A round-up of the weekend’s Gaelic football club action, as 2017 All-Ireland champions Dr Crokes were beaten in the Kerry county final.
Kerry SFC final
East Kerry 2-14 Dr Crokes 1-7
Dr Crokes’ bid for a second four-in-a-row of the decade fell short in Tralee on Sunday afternoon, as a David Clifford-inspired East Kerry claimed the county title by double-scores.
The Fossa club man rattled the net early in the second half, as the divisional side claimed their first title since 1999.
Austin Stacks will represent the county in Munster, after winning the Kerry Club Championship in April.
Tipperary SFC final
Clonmel Commercials 3-19 JK Brackens 0-7
2015 Munster champions Clonmel Commercials regained the Tipperary title in style on Saturday, running out 21-point winners over JK Brackens at Semple Stadium. They will now face Milltown-Malbay in the Munster semi-final.
Connacht SFC semi-finals
Corofin 1-10 Ballintubber 0-11
All-Ireland champions Corofin scraped through a tough test against Mayo winners Ballintubber in Tuam. A goal from Liam Silke proved the difference, after the county star found the net early in the second half.
Corofin are through to the provincial final, as they chase their fourth consecutive Connacht crown.
Munster SFC quarter-finals
Nemo Rangers 1-09 Newcastle West 0-9
Nemo Rangers are through to the Munster semi-final, where they will take on Austin Stacks, after a narrow win over Newcastle West of Limerick.
St Joseph’s Milltown 1-11 Rathgormack 0-11
St Joseph’s Milltown needed extra-time to edge by Waterford winners Rathgormack, but eventually secured safe passage through to the semi-final as they won by three points.
Leinster SFC quarter-finals
Garrycastle 3-11 Ratoath 2-12
2012 All-Ireland finalists Garrycastle edged Meath champs Ratoath in a high-scoring affair in Mullingar, to set up a Leinster semi-final against Ballyboden. Westmeath legend Dessie Dolan scored three points, to help his side into the final four.
Ballyboden St Enda’s 1-11 Newtown Blues 0-5
The Dublin winners are up and running in Leinster, with a comprehensive triumph over Newtown Blues of Louth. Seven days after their county final win over Thomas Davis, they backed it up as they embark upon the provincial series.
Portlaoise 1-11 St Patrick’s 2-08 (Portlaoise win 5-4 on penalties)
Following penalty drama seven days ago in Fermanagh, Aughrim played host to such a tie-breaker this weekend. Laois champs Portlaoise were forced all the way by the Wicklow outfit, eventually progressing after scoring all five of their penalties.