Saturday 22 September 2018

Crokes and Vins produce real thriller

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The attacking displays of Mark Vaughan and Tomás Quinn proved the highlight as Kilmacud Crokes and St Vincent's shared a thrilling 3-14 apiece draw in their Dublin Adult Football League Division 1 clash at Silver Park on Saturday evening.

Vaughan struck 1-5 for the hosts with their other goals coming through Eugene Keating and senior debutant Aidan Jones for a Crokes team in which Kevin Nolan and Ross O'Carroll impressed from full-back and centre-back respectively.

The visitors kept in touch through Quinn's attacking prowess with Eamon Fennell in superb form at midfield for Vinnies.

Kilmacud's draw allowed Ballyboden St Enda's to claim top spot in the table with an Andrew Kerin penalty helping Boden to a hard-earned 1-15 to 1-2 win over Templeogue Synge Street.

Kerin hit 1-5 of his team's tally while both Ryan Basquel and Colm Basquel added 0-3 apiece for the new league leaders.

AFL1: St Oliver Plunkett's/ER 0-14 Ballymun Kickhams 0-14; Ballyboden St Enda's 1-15 Templeogue Synge Street 1-12; St Maur's 3-13 Raheny 1-5; Cuala 3-11 St Brigid's 2-11; Kilmacud Crokes 3-14 St Vincent's 3-14; Parnells 1-3 Thomas Davis 2-17; Na Fianna 3-6 St Jude's 1-13; St Sylvester's 2-18 Fingal Ravens 2-9.

AFL2: St Patrick's Donabate 0-6 Clontarf 3-13; St Mary's Saggart 1-10 St Peregrine's 2-14; Erin's Isle 3-11 Ballinteer St John's 1-10; Skerries Harps 0-17 Nh Barróg 0-5; O'Toole's 0-12 Castleknock 1-11; Lucan Sarsfields 2-9 St Patrick's Palmerstown 1-14; Nh Mearnóg 1-7 Scoil Uí Chonaill 4-14.

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