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All the action from today's club football
Bernard McGuckian of Ballinderry Shamrocks

Glenswilly and Ballinderry Shamrocks booked their places in the AIB Ulster Senior Club Football Final following today's Senior club football action.

Cratloe of Clare advanced to the Munster decider, while Portlaoise ensured a Leinster semi-final date with Moorefield.

Colin Kelly and Michael Murphy netted goals in Glenswilly's 3-9 to 2-8 win over Fermanagh champions Roslea Shamrocks at Healy Park.

A goal each from Kelly and Murphy helped Glenswilly to a 2-5 to 0-5 interval lead, with Seamus Quigley and James McMahon kept Roslea in touch.

Kevin Cosgrove and Peter Lynch reduced the deficit for Roslea, but Kelly claimed his second goal, after he flicked a Murphy free to the net in the 42nd minute.

Roslea bagged goals from Quigley (penalty) and Conor Mulligan, but a trio of unanswered points handed Glenswilly a four-point win.

Ballinderry Shamrocks booked their date in the decider against the Donegal side, following a 1-10 to 0-9 win over Kilcoo at the Athletic Grounds.

Both sides finished the game with 13 men, with Kevin McGuckin and Ryan Scott dismissed for Shamrocks, while Kilcoo had Ryan Johnston and Paul Greenan sent to the line.

Shamrocks started strongly and led by 1-5 to 0-1 after 18 minutes, with Michael McIver netting an early goal.

The Derry men's strong start stood them well in this game, as they held a 1-6 to 0-4 lead at the interval.

Kilcoo continued their rally on the restart, as scores from substitutes Jerome Johnston and Sean Devlin saw the deficit cut to three points.

But this was as close as Kilcoo would get in the second half, as McIver delivered the insurance point, before the late sending's off for Ryan Johnston and Greenan.

A day after being crowned Clare Senior Football Champions, Cratloe booked their place in a first Munster Club SFC decider, thanks to a 1-10 to 0-11 win over Ballincourty of Waterford at Cusack Park.

The East Clare side took county honours following a 0-10 to 0-7 win over Doonbeg at the same venue 24 hours previously, and came from behind to add another victory at the Ennis ground.

Ballinacourty led but 0-6 to 0-5 at half-time, but a goal from Clare All-Ireland hurling winner Conor McGrath tied the game at 1-5 to 0-8 on the restart.

The Waterford side regained the lead, but scores from Cathal McInerney and Liam Markham helped Cratloe to victory.

Cratloe will meet Dr. Crokes in the provincial final, after the Killarney side claimed a 3-16 to 1-5 win over Loughmore-Castleiney yesterday.

Colm Cooper, Brian Looney and Kieran O'Leary netted Crokes goals.

Portlaoise came back from an eight-point deficit to take a 1-15 to 3-7 win after extra-time over Longford Slashers at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.

Goals from Mark Smith, Martin Nevin and Niall Mulligan helped Longford Slashers to a 3-3 to 0-6 half-time advantage, while points from Martin Nevin and Peter Foy handed the Longford champions an eight-point lead inside three and a half minutes of the restart.

The seven-in-a-row Laois champions were seven points in arrears in the 40th minute, but they registered 1-4 without reply, including a 42nd minute Brian McCormack goal, with a Paul Cahillane point forcing extra-time.

Portlaoise outscored their opponents by three points to one in extra-time, with Adrian Kelly, Craig Rogers and Kevin Fitzpatrick on target, to ensure a semi-final date with Moorefield next weekend.

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