In Pictures: Ballyboden need extra-time to push past Clonmel

While Castlebar Mitchels got the better of Crossmaglen Rangers

BY Chris Jordan 20:07 Saturday 13 February 2016, 20:07 13 Feb 2016

Ballyboden St. Enda's needed extra-time to shake off the challenge of Clonmel Commercials in today's AIB All-Ireland Club championship semi-final.

The Dublin champions kicked five points in the extra 20 minutes as they pulled off an incredible turnaround to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

Trailing by three and down a man following a red card to midfielder Declan O'Mahoney, Ballyboden forced extra time with three scores inside the final five minutes to level it, and from there they never looked back. 

The final score was 0-15 to 0-10.

They will go on to face Castlebar Mitchells who had a one point win over perennial Ulster challengers Crossmaglen Rangers. 

They beat the Armagh side by 0-13 to 0-12 with Mayo midfielder Barry Moran swinging over the crucial score late in the game. 

Here are the best pictures from an incredible day of football. 

Ballyboden v Clonmel

Conal Keaney brushes past his man

Not quite Michael.....former footballer of the year Michael Dara McAuley attempts to field the ball

Declan O'Mahoney receives his marching orders 


Declan O'Mahoney and Michael Quinlivan challenge each other in the air

An off the ball clash between Darren O'Reilly and Seamus Kennedy

Darragh Nelson celebrates his late leveler for Ballyboden

Ballyboden celebrate at the final whistle
Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Castlebar v Crossmaglen

Stephen Keane beats his marker to the ball for a stunning shot

Barry Moran fields with Johnny Hanratty in close attention

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny takes in some of the action

Barry Moran carries posession past Stephen Kernan
Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

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