Dublin Senior Football Championship First Round: St Mary’s, Saggart V Whitehall Colmcille – The Evening Herald – April 21 2017

Kelly points way for Mary’s

ST MARY’S, SAGGART…………………………….. 1-15


Daire Walsh

ST MARY’S, Saggart booked their place in the next round of the Dublin SFC with a 1-15 to 1-7 victory over Whitehall Colmcille at 12th Lock last night.

A 0-4 haul from Blaine Kelly helped Mary’s to establish a 0-8 to 0-5 interval lead over Whitehall – who fielded without Cormac Costello but had Dublin U21 Tony O’Sullivan on duty.

A John Bridgeman penalty offered Colmcilles a lifeline in the second-half, but the scoring prowess of Kelly and Cian Walsh ensured that Mary’s remained in control.

Scorers – St Mary’s Saggart: B Kelly 0-5 (1f), C Walsh 1-2, C Mac Gearailt (1f), A Marshall, C Finn 0-2 each, C Howard, R Butler 0-1 each. Whitehall Colmcille: J Bridgeman 1-1 (1-0 pen, 0-1f), T O’Sullivan 0-2 (1f), A O’Brien (’45), J Moore, H Mcinnerney, S Moran 0-1 each.

ST MARY’S SAGGART: S Redmond; S Walsh, K Scannell, P Doyle; S O’Toole, C Howard, J Maguire; A Darcy, A Brady; R Butler, C Walsh, A Marshall; C Mac Gearailt, B Kelly, C Finn. Subs: S Tynan for Scannell (h-t), R Sagersson for Finn (52), G Murray for Butler (58).

WHITEHALL COLMCILLE: S Sharpe; D Ryan, J O’Brien, K Mateer; N O’Connor, J Moore, N O’Donnell; A O’Brien, H McInerney; M Quinn, T O’Sullivan, C Ryan; P Corry, S Moran, C Ryan. Subs: J Bridgeman for Quinn (40), C Dunne for Moore (42), D O’Sullivan for Mateer (43), D Redmond for C Ryan (47).

Referee: C Mooney (St Patrick’s, Palmerstown).

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