Sunday 17 December 2017

Treacy to the fore as Cuala pip St Brigid's

A match ball sits on the field during a wet night
A match ball sits on the field during a wet night

Cuala enjoyed their first league win of the year when narrowly defeating St Brigid's by 2-14 to 1-16 in their Dublin AHL1 encounter in Bray yesterday morning.

Seán Treacy was in excellent form for the winners, scoring his side's opening goal while Colm Cronin added a pivotal second goal for the hosts in the second-half.

Defensively, both Oisín Gough and Simon Timlin impressed for the winners with Shane Stapleton, Cian Waldron and Treacy landing crucial points for the winners.

Elsewhere, Naomh Fionnbarra eked out a narrow 0-14 to 0-13 win over St Pat's with pairings of O'Toole's/Kilmacud Crokes and Ballinteer St John's/Lucan Sarsfields sharing the spoils.

In AHL2, Na Fianna, Crumlin and Castleknock lead the way after their wins over Faughs, Raheny and Parnells respectively.

AHL1: St Vincent's v Ballyboden St Enda's OFF; Ballinteer St John's 1-10 Lucan Sarsfields 1-10; Nh Fionnbarra 0-14 St Patrick's (P) 0-13; Cuala 2-14 St Brigid's 1-16; Craobh Chiaráin v St Jude's OFF; O'Toole's 2-17 Kilmacud Crokes 1-20. AHL2: Whitehall Colmcille 1-13 Erin's Isle 1-9; Crumlin 2-14 Raheny 0-7; St Sylvester's 0-10 St Oliver Plunkett's/ER 3-12; Nh Mearnóg 3-14 Kilmacud Crokes 1-14; Na Fianna 1-17 Faughs 1-14; Castleknock 1-12 Parnells 0-4.

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