Tipperary reach first All-Ireland SFC semi-final since 1935 as they stun Galway

Conor Sweeney celebrates after scoring his second goal in the win over Galway
Conor Sweeney's two goals helped Tipperary stun Galway at Croke Park

Tipperary produced a remarkable display of attacking football to reach their first All-Ireland semi-final since 1935 as they beat Galway 3-13 to 1-10.

Galway led 0-4 to 0-1 after 15 minutes but Tipp then hit 1-6 without reply with Michael Quinlivan netting.

Damien Comer's goal cut Tipp's lead to 1-8 to 1-5 at half-time but two second-half goals from Conor Sweeney helped seal the Premier County's deserved win.

Tipperary will face either Tyrone or Mayo in the All-Ireland semi-finals.

On the evidence of Sunday's game, neither Tyrone boss Mickey Harte or Mayo manager Stephen Rochford will underestimate Liam Kearns' side in the semi-final.

In Sunday's other quarter-final, Kerry eased to a 2-16 to 0-11 victory over Clare.

The sides were level at 0-3 to 0-3 after 20 minutes but Donnchadh Walsh's goal started a Kerry scoring burst of 1-4 which helped the Kingdom lead 1-8 to 0-4 at half-time.

Darran O'Sullivan's second goal put further daylight between the teams as Kerry progressed to a semi-final meeting with either holders Dublin or Donegal.


All-Ireland SFC Quarter-Finals

Kerry 2-16 0-11 Clare

Galway 1-10 3-13 Tipperary

All-Ireland MFC Quarter-Final

Kerry 1-24 2-10 Derry