FAUGHS 3-7 ST VINCENTS 1-13
Three first half goal almost saw Faughs get their Evening Herald Dublin SHC A Group 2 off to a winning start at Tymon North on Wednesday night.
Shane ONeill gave Vincents the ideal start with a goal in the seventh minute as they opened up a 1-3 to 0-1 lead but they only added another point in the opening half as goals from Conor McCann, Conor Heavey and Pádraig Heavey saw the home side lead 3-3 to 1-4 at the break.
However, Vincents battled back with a point from sub Diarmuid Connolly bringing the teams level with 15 mintues to play, 3-4 to 1-10.
SCORERS – Faughs: P Ryan 1-1; C Heavey, C McCann 1-0 each; C Aherne 0-2 (0-1f); J Heneghan, C Brennan (0-1f), S White 0-1 each. St Vincent’s: S Loughlin 0-4 (0-3f); S O’Neill 1-0, E Drumgoole, P Fleury 0-2; R Fallon (‘65’), C McBride, D Connolly, T Connolly 0-1 each.
FAUGHS – T Donoghue; M Devane, D Burke, T Blackwell; M O’Brien, M Connolly, K O’Brien; C Aherne, E Twomey; J Heneghan, C McCann, S White; C Brennan, C Crowley, C Heavey. Subs: L Heavey for Blackwell (14), P Ryan for White (23).
ST VINCENT’S – P Clerkin; R Drumgoole, D Qualter, R Trainor; C Billings, R Fallon, M Chawke; D Russell, C Fallon; C McBride, P Fleury, S Loughlin; E Drumgoole, S O’Neill, C Flaherty. Subs: D Connolly for McBride (36), T Connolly for O’Neill (55).
REF – G McGrath (Setanta).