Kilmacud take hold of Group 2
Dublin SHC 'B'
Kilmacud Crokes seized control of Group 2 of the Dublin Senior 'B' Hurling Championship following their comfortable 3-22 to 1-16 win over Naomh Barróg in Silver Park on Saturday evening.
Eddie Gibbons proved their key scorer with a personal haul of thirteen points while Barry O'Rorke (1-4) and Barry Horan (1-3) also made impressive scoring contributions.
Further down the field, goalkeeper Sean Garvey was impeccable between the sticks as Crokes pulled clear thanks to fine displays by Eddie Byrne, Cian Ryan, Conor Hayes and Paul Comerford.
The remaining fixture in Group 2 saw Cuala ease past Castleknock by 3-19 to 0-13 in Shankill.
In Group 1, Na Fianna made light of their AHL4 status when beating Raheny by 0-15 to 0-13 in St Anne's Park.
John Tierney, Danny Flaherty and David Murtagh impressed throughout for a Na Fianna team that eked out the win thanks to six points from Pádraig Buggy and two points apiece from Michael Farrell and Cathal Caverley.
It proved slightly more comfortable for Ballyboden St Enda's, who saw off Crumlin by 1-25 to 2-12 in Páirc Uí Mhurchú.
Gavin Corrigan shone for the hosts with 0-7 to his name while the lively Finn McDonagh (0-4) and Kevin Desmond (0-4) helped ensure Boden's win.
SHC 'B' Group 1: Raheny 0-13 Na Fianna 0-15; Ballyboden St Enda's 1-25 Crumlin 2-12.
SHC 'B' Group 2: Cuala 3-19 Castleknock 0-13; Kilmacud Crokes 3-22 Naomh Barróg 1-16.