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19 Of The Best Images From The Weekend's Club Finals Action

19 Of The Best Images From The Weekend's Club Finals Action

Croke Park was the place to be for club GAA action over the weekend.

On Saturday, Conahy Shamrocks won the junior hurling title, defeating Russell Rovers. That victory was the first of a clean for Kilkenny in the hurling deciders. Later that evening, Tullaroan beat Fr O'Neill's in a thrilling intermediate final.

On Sunday, Ballyhale Shamrocks created history, winning back-to-back hurling titles for the first time in the club's history with victory over Borris-Ileigh. It was Ballyhale's eighth senior title, the most now of any club, hurling or football.

That was followed by further history in the football final as Corofin defeated Kilcoo after extra-time to become the first club to win three consecutive All-Ireland titles.

Sportsfile were there to capture the best of the action.

A general view of action during the AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Corofin and Kilcoo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

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A general view of action during the AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Corofin and Kilcoo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Micheál Lundy of Corofin in action against Daryl Branagan of Kilcoo during the AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Corofin and Kilcoo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Conor Cunningham of Corofin celebrates after scoring his side's first goal of the game during the AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Corofin and Kilcoo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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Kieran Molloy of Corofin celebrates after the AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Corofin and Kilcoo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Corofin players celebrate as Ronan Steede of Corofin is interviewed following the AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Corofin and Kilcoo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Corofin joint-captains Micheál Lundy, left, and Jason Leonard lift the the Andy Merrigan Cup following the AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Corofin and Kilcoo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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Eamon Grome with the Borris-Ileigh team mascot Paddy the cockerel prior to the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Ballyhale Shamrocks and Borris-Ileigh at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Eoin Cody of Ballyhale Shamrocks in action against Dan McCormack, left, and Séamus Burke of Borris-Ileigh during the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Ballyhale Shamrocks and Borris-Ileigh at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

James Devaney of Borris-Ileigh reacts after failing to convert a chance during the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Ballyhale Shamrocks and Borris-Ileigh at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

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Ballyhale Shamrocks celebrate after winning the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Ballyhale Shamrocks and Borris-Ileigh at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Ballyhale Shamrocks players celebrate following the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final between Ballyhale Shamrocks and Borris-Ileigh at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Peter Walsh of Tullaroan looks for a new hurl after scoring his side's second goal during the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship Final between Fr. O’Neill's and Tullaroan at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

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Tullaroan players celebrate after the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship Final between Fr. O'Neill's and Tullaroan at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Tullaroan mentor Mickey Walsh, centre, with his sons, from left, Tommy, Pádraig, Martin, and Shane as they celebrate with the cup after the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship Final between Fr. O'Neill's and Tullaroan at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Former Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Nickey Brennan interviews Tommy Walsh of Tullaroan after the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship Final between Fr. O'Neill's and Tullaroan at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

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Tullaroan captain Shane Walsh, left, lifts the cup alongside team-mate Joe Norton after the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship Final between Fr. O'Neill's and Tullaroan at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Conahy Shamrocks Jack O'Connor, and Aidan Walsh, behind, celebrate after the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Junior Club Championship Final between Russell Rovers and Conahy Shamrocks at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Conahy Shamrocks players celebrate with the cup after the AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Junior Club Championship Final between Russell Rovers and Conahy Shamrocks at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

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