KILMACUD CROKES 1-10 FAUGHS 1-8
Kilmacud Crokes secured their victory in the Evening Herald Dublin SHC A on Saturday night with a hard-earned win over Faughs.
Seán McGrath got the first half goal from Crokes and at the interval they led 1-5 to 0-4. Points from Barry ORorke and McGrath moved their side six points clear early in the second half.
But Faughs responded with a Ciarán Brennan free and Pádraig Ryan goal to trail by the minimum, 1-7 to 1-6. Back came Crokes with a vital brace of points from ORorke as they held strong at the finish to claim victory.
SCORERS – Kilmacud Crokes: S McGrath 1-2 (0-1 65), B ORorke 0-3, F Armstrong (0-2f), D McGovern (0-1sline) 0-2 each, J Burke 0-1. Faughs: P Ryan 1-1, C Aherne (0-2f, 0-1 65), C Brennan (0-2f) 0-3 each, S White 0-1.
KILMACUD CROKES – M OhOgain; G McMorrow, N Corcoran, A Grogan; R Walsh, R O’Carroll, A de Paor; A Cleary, C Clinton; B O’Rorke, D McGovern, J Burke; F Armstrong, N O Riordain, S McGrath. Subs: S Gillen for O Riordain; J Doughan for Armstrong.
FAUGHS – T Donohue; M Devane, D Burke, L Heavey; K O’Brien, M Connolly, M O’Brien; C Aherne, E Twomey; J Heneghan, C McCann, S White; C Brennan, C Crowley, C Heavey. Subs: P Ryan for Heneghan; F Heavey for McCann; E McKenna for White.
REF – D Conway (Ballyboden St Endas).