KILMACUD CROKES 2-12 ST PATS, PALMERSTOWN 2-9
Kilmacud Crokes had to fend off a last quarter comeback from the Palmerstown men before prevailing in this Dublin SHC ‘A’ Group A round-robin clash in O’Toole Park on Saturday evening.
Crokes led 1-11 to 1-2 at the interval and 2-11 to 1-5 with 15 minutes remaining before Pat’s closed the gap to make for an interesting conclusion.
Dave O’Hanlon scored both goals for Pat’s with Damien Kelly and Sean McGrath raising green flags for the winners.
SCORERS Kilmacud Crokes: D Kelly 1-2, S McGrath 1-0, R ODwyer, K OLoughlin (2f, 1sline) 0-3 each, Ross OCarroll, B ORorke, J Sweeney, C Clinton 0-1 each. St Pats, Palmerstown: D OHanlon 2-0, S Stapleton 0-4 (0-3f), A Glennon 0-2, L Rushe, D Rushe, C Dolan 0-1 each.
KILMACUD CROKES – M Collins; N Corcoran, B OCarroll, J Doughan; G McMorrow, Rory OCarroll, R OLoughlin; D Mulligan, J Sweeney; R ODwyer, D Kelly, K OLoughlin; B ORorke, Ross OCarroll, S McGrath. Subs: C Clinton for Sweeney (35); J Burke for McMorrow (42); N ORiordan for ORorke (52).
ST PATRICKS (P) – D Gallagher; D Byrne, G Kelly, G Dunne; C Dolan, B OHanlon, K Ward; P Keaney, D Mooney; A Glennon, L Rushe, L Dunne; D OHanlon, D Rushe, S Stapleton. Subs: N Sweeney for Mooney (inj, 29).
REF – J Brennan (Thomas Davis).