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Watch: Áine O'Sullivan's Stunning Lob Gives Cork Huge Boost In All-Ireland Final

Watch: Áine O'Sullivan's Stunning Lob Gives Cork Huge Boost In All-Ireland Final

An intense All-Ireland senior ladies final between Cork and Dublin saw three goals in the first half, the pick of which was a clinical effort from goal machine Áine O'Sullivan.

The opening exchanges saw both sides slowly find a feel for the game. St Sylvesters forward Nicole Owens was lively for Dublin and slotted a long-range point while Cork's Orla Finn began to find her range from frees. However, midway through the first half Dublin were awarded a penalty which was expertly converted by Sinéad Aherne.

Yet Ephie Fitzgerald's side did not give in and O'Sullivan's awareness after a mix-up in the Dublin defence saw her capitalise. While there was some debate as to whether she was going for goal, the score kept Cork within touching distance of the defending champions.

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The half-time score was Dublin 2-6, Cork 1-5.

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Maurice Brosnan

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