6 mins: Sixty seconds longer than in the drawn game, Galway open the scoring in the replay through a Joe Canning free.
7 mins: A foul on Eoin Larkin gives Henry Shefflin the chance to reply from a free.
9 mins: Fouled on half-way, Shefflin points the resulting free.
11 mins: Kieran Joyce wins a Galway puck-out and works the sliotar to T.J. Reid. Back on his own half-back line he gets the ball to debutant Walter Walsh, who scores his first senior championship point (KK 0-3, Galway 0-1).
13 mins: Canning points a free.
14 mins: Shefflin snaps up a point after a Galway back loses possession.
16 mins: GOAL! Iarla Tannian drops in a teasing ball. David Burke gets in behind Jackie Tyrrell, flicking the sliotar home from the edge of the square.
17 mins: T.J. Reid hits back with a point from the resulting puck-out.
18 mins: GOAL! Clearing a ball from his own 65, Canning catches Kilkenny light at the back. Cyril Donnellan gets it to Damien Hayes, who squares the sliotar for Burke to crash home (0-5, 2-2).
18 mins: GOAL! Kilkenny post an instant reply, silencing the Galway cheers. Netminder James Skehill does well to swat Eoin Larkin’s shot away, but can’t stop Richie Power from slamming in the rebound.
21 mins: Larkin robs Tannian of possession and hits a point.
22 mins: Tony Og Regan is slow to an intended pass from Andy Smith. Power intercepts and turns it into a point.
23 mins: Shefflin free after Niall Donoghue is yellow-carded for fouling Larkin.
24 mins: Shefflin is allowed to grab another loose ball, teeing up Walter Walsh for his second point.
25 mins: Cillian Buckley sweeps up the Galway puck-out and gives it to Shefflin to point.
26 mins: Tommy Walsh’s long ball sees Richie Hogan open his account. That’s 1-6 without reply for the Cats (1-11, 2-2).
28 mins: Canning points a free - his side’s first score in 10 minutes.
33 mins: CHANCE! Brian Hogan bursts forward and tries for a point, but Skehill blocks the ball down. He tries to take the sliotar out and slips, but still manages to kick it away before Walsh can pounce.
35+1 mins: CHANCE! Galway go close to grabbing a third goal when Cyril Donnellan darts on the inside of J.J. Delaney in injury-time, but his close range shot is palmed to safety by David Herity. Canning points the 65, but still leaves his team four behind.
HALF-TIME: Kilkenny 1-11, Galway 2-4.
38 mins: Richie Hogan grabs Jackie Tyrrell’s clearance. He holds off Kevin Hynes to make a point.
38 mins: Sub Joseph Cooney wins a loose ball and sends it out to Andy Smith on his right to point. It’s Galway’s first such score from play.
40 mins: CHANCE! Larkin’s pass sends Hogan driving through. Sub goalkeeper Fergal Flannery stops his shot, but Shefflin converts the 65.
44 mins: Controversy reigns when Donnellan drills the sliotar to the net but play is called back for a free. Canning points it - but should the goal have stood?
46 mins: Canning arrows over a sideline cut to leave three points in it (1-13, 2-7).
47 mins: CHANCE! Canning goes close to drawing his side level when he unleashes a pile-driver of a shot across Herity but the sliotar hits the butt of the netminder’s left hand post and bounces out.
48 mins: Within seconds Cillian Buckley gets the ball in his hand, putting it over the bar. Having almost lost their lead, the Cats are now four clear (1-14, 2-7).
49 mins: RED CARD! Cyril Donnellan gets his marching orders after a rash swing out at Delaney leaves the Fenians man with a nasty gash to his forehead.
50 mins: Power grabs the resulting free from Paul Murphy and points it.
51 mins: Michael Fennelly adds a point. Now all of Kilkenny’s six forwards and two midfielders are on the scoresheet.
53 mins: Walter Walsh grabs his third point of the afternoon, picking up a rolling ball out on the right.
55 mins: Shefflin free.
56 mins: Tony Og Regan lands a fine point, dodging a challenge from Power before scoring from distance.
57 mins: Richie Hogan snaps up a pass from Larkin and shoots the point.
58 mins: GOAL! T.J. Reid collects a crossfield ball from Richie Hogan but his shot is stopped by Flannery. The sliotar spills in front of Walsh, who has the simple task of tucking it away into the Hill 16 net (2-19, 2-8).
60 mins: Kieran Joyce gets in on the act, converting a free from inside his own 65.
62 mins: GOAL! Galway fans start heading for the exit door as Kilkenny sub Colin Fennelly controls a long Buckley clearance, holding off Johnny Coen and rising the sliotar up high enough to flick one-handed past Flannery (3-20, 2-8).
65 mins: Canning free.
66 mins: GOAL! Galway sub Jonathan Glynn lands a peach of a goal, firing home into the top left corner of the net, but it’s too little too late (3-20, 3-9).
67 mins: Shefflin 65.
68 mins: Shefflin free.
70 mins: Canning gets his first point from play.
70+1 mins: That’s quickly followed by his second, but the result is well beyond doubt now as Kilkenny secure their 34th senior All-Ireland title.
FULL-TIME: Kilkenny 3-22, Galway 3-9.