Cuala secured an historic All-Ireland victory over the Clare Champions Ballyea (Cuala 2-19 Ballyea 1-10) in the All-Ireland Final at Croke Park on St Patricks Day.

Kerry native Darragh O’Connell – who was named TG4 “Man of the Match” – hit a brace of points while substitute Colum Sheanon added another two as the Ballyea challenge withered completely. (

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Cuala: S Brennan; P Schutte, Cian O’Callaghan, S Timlin; O Gough; S Moran, J Malone (1-0); J Sheanon (0-1); D O’Connell (0-3); D Treacy (0-9, 8f) C Cronin (1-1), S Treacy, C Waldron, Con O’Callaghan (0-2), M Schutte (0-1. Subs: C Sheanon (0-2) for Waldron 47m; R Tierney for Timlin 61m; N Kenny for Cronin 63m.

Referee: Fergal Horgan (Tipperary)