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Lucan leave it late

LUCAN SARSFIELDS 0-14 TEMPLEOGUE SYNGE ST 1-9

GREY clouds but bright football at O'Toole Park on Saturday. The old venue was fairly humming in the second half. And this Dublin SFC fourth round duel was to produce a compelling conclusion.

Lucan sprinted away with the first. They led by eight points to one by the 21st minute.

It was 0-10 to 0-4 at the break.

Slowly Synger crept back into it. Points from Declan Treanor (two frees), Cathal Morley and Niall Scully reduced the deficit to four points in the 48th minute.

A minute later, Eoghan O'Gara's interception let in Scully for a goal. Then Alan O'Brien levelled it.

With extra-time beckoning Paul Casey went on the burst which led to a Tommy Brennan free. Stephen O'Shaughnessy made sure.

SCORERS - Lucan Sarsfields: T Brennan 0-4 (2f), M Twomey, J O'Neill, D Gallagher, B Gallagher (2f) 0-2 each, P Casey, S O'Shaughnessy 0-1 each. Templeogue Synge Street: D Treanor 0-5 (3f), N Scully 1-1, A O'Brien 0-2, C Morley 0-1.

LUCAN SARSFIELDS: F Gordon; C Larkin, B O'Neill, Dan Gallagher; P Casey, S O'Shaughnessy, A Kirwan; M Twomey, B Collopy; S Newcombe, J O'Neill, D Quinn; Dermot Gallagher, T Brennan, B Gallagher. Subs: K Moran for Twomey (45); S Garbutt for J O'Neill (48); D Kealy for Larkin (52); M Casey for Dermot Gallagher (54).

TEMPLEOGUE SYNGE ST: E Spillane; C Donohoe, R Finlay-O'Donnell, M Treanor; C McKiernan, C Byrne, D Treanor; A O'Brien, D Bastick; F Coffey, C Morley, T Hourican; E O'Gara, G Vickery, B McKiernan. Subs: N Scully for Vickery (ht); F O'Gara for Morley (45); M Cannon for Donohoe (54).

REF: G McMahon (Kilmacud Crokes).