Dublin side Cuala will face Slaughtneil in All-Ireland Club Hurling semi-final

Cuala's Oisin Gough battles with O'Loughlin Gaels' Mark Kelly at Portlaoise
Cuala won their first Dublin senior hurling title in 2015

Dublin side Cuala will be Slaughtneil's opponents in the All-Ireland Club Hurling semi-finals in February after they won the Leinster title on Sunday.

Cuala earned a 3-19 to 1-16 victory over Kilkenny club O'Loughlin Gaels at Portlaoise to lift the provincial title for the first time.

Con O'Callaghan, Colm Cronin and Mark Schutte hit Cuala's goals with free-taker David Treacy finishing with 0-11.

Danny Loughnane scored O'Loughlin Gael's second-half goal.

Cuala, who landed their first Dublin title in 2015, will be favourites in the All-Ireland semi-final against the Derry club on 4 February.

Slaughtneil clinched their first Ulster title in October after defeating 2012 All-Ireland champions Loughgiel 2-14 to 1-13 in the decider.

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