DUBS STARS 3-18 DUBLIN 2-13
Danny Sutcliffe and Fionn O Riain Broin led the way as the Dubs Stars defeated Dublin in the annual Dublin Bus/Herald Dubs Stars hurling challenge at Chanel, Parnell’s on Thursday afternoon.
Sutcliffe clipped five points from play while O Riain Broin chimed in with an impressive 2-4 (0-1 ‘65’).
The Dubs Stars led 1-13 to 1-3 at the break having taken advantage of the wind in the opening period.
The Dubs Stars opened up an early 0-4 to 0-1 lead before Aodhán Clabby goaled for the Dubs to bring the sides level.
Approaching the interval O Riain Broin raised a green flag to put his side into a commanding half-time lead.
Paul Winters’ penalty early in the second half ignited a Dublin revival as they drew within four points for their opponents.
However, goals from Shane Stapleton and O Riain Broin’s second saw the Dubs Stars to victory.
SCORERS – Dubs Stars: F O Riain Broin 2-4 (0-1 ’65’), D Sutcliffe 0-5, S Stapleton 1-1, C Carton, C Conway 0-2 each, A Morris, O O’Rorke, R Hardy, P Maguire 0-1 each. Dublin: P Winters 1-5 (1-0 pen, 0-2f), A Clabby 1-2, C McBride, J Hetherton 0-2 each, M Quilty, G Whelan 0-1 each.
DUBS STARS: M Collins; C O’Callaghan, G McManus, C Mangan; S Durkin, G O’Meara, C MacGabhann; D Mulligan, A Morris; C Carton, D Sutcliffe, C Conway; F O Riain Broin, O O’Rorke, S Stapleton. Subs used: R Hardy, P Maguire, D Quinn.
DUBLIN: C Dooley; S O’Connor, S Barrett, C Murphy; S Lambert, M Quilty, C Robinson; C McBride, J Hetherton; F McGibb, G Whelan, P Winters; S Ryan, J Roche, A Clabby. Subs used: S McClelland, R Murphy, Peadar Carton.
REF: D Harrington (St Sylvester’s).