Gallery: Cuala are All Ireland Hurling Club Champions

They beat Ballyea by 2-19 to 1-10 at Croke Park

BY Simon Maguire 18:07 Friday 17 March 2017, 18:07 17 Mar 2017

Cuala celebrate winning at the final whistle. Image: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Dublin side Cuala won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Club Championship at Croke Park on St. Patrick's Day after a 2-19 to 1-10 win over Ballyea.

Cuala's Darragh O'Connell scored three points and was named man of the match as the Dubliners ran out winners by 12 points who also become the first club from the capital to win the Tommy Moore Cup.

Colm Cronin and Jake Malone scored the goals as the Dalkey side delivered on their tag as favourites.

Cuala led by 1-07 to 0-04 at the break as the Clare side struggled to keep with the pace. David Treacy scored nine points on the day for Cuala.

Here are some of the images from Cuala's historic win:

Ballyea’s Pearse Lillis with Sean Moran of Cuala. Image: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

 

Ballyea’s Niall Deasy with Darragh O’Connell of Cuala. Image: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

 

Cuala's Colm Cronin scores the first goal of the game. Image: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Cuala's Colm Cronin hits the crossbar after lobbing Kevin Sheehan of Ballyea.

Image: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Gary Brennan of Ballyea surrounded. Image: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

 

Cuala’s Jake Malone scores a goal. Image: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson 

 Cuala players celebrate at the final whistle. Image: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Cuala's Marc Schutte celebrates. Image: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

 

Cuala's Oisin Gough lifts the trophy. Image: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

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