O’TOOLE’S 0-18 ST JUDE’S 0-11
Five points from play as well as two frees from Michael Carton helped O’Toole’s to victory in their Evening Herald Dublin SHC ‘A’ Group 2 round-robin clash at St Anne’s Park (Clontarf pitch) on Thursday night.
Jude’s, with some good scores from Ciarán Mangan and Stephen Larkin, dominated in terms of possession when backed by the breeze in the opening half yet the sides entered the break on level terms, 0-8 each.
As the game progress the Larriers grew in authority with scores from Carton, Liam Ryan and Kevin Flynn saw them get their campaign off to a winning start.
SCORERS – O’Toole’s: M Carton 0-7 (0-2f), Peadar Carton 0-3, L Ryan, M Cunningham, K Flynn (0-1f) 0-2 each, G O’Meara, P Bradshaw 0-1 each. St Jude’s: C Mangan 0-4 (0-2f), S Larkin 0-3 (0-2f), S Ryan, R Joyce, J Ryan, B Farrell 0-1 each.
O’TOOLE’S – B McLoughlin; R Walker, D Webster, G O’Meara; J Bastow, K Ryan, P Brennan; M Carton, A Morris; Peadar Carton, K Flynn, C Carton; M Cunningham, L Ryan, Paddy Carton. Subs: D Farrelly for Paddy Carton (ht), P Bradshaw for Brennan (41 inj), P Donohue for Walker (60).
ST JUDE’S – G McManus; B Farrell, S McLoughlin, F Feore; S Larkin, G Nolan, C Coone; V Kelly, C Kelly; J McManus, J Ryan, C McMahon; R Joyce, S Ryan, C Mangan. Subs: S Hyland for Joyce (53), N Guckian for McLoughlin (58)
REF – T Carton (Naomh Fionnbarra).