Dublin Senior ‘A’ Hurling Championship Group One: St Jude’s V O’Toole’s – The Evening Herald – April 9 2018

Fionn hits high note for Jude’s

Dublin SHC Group 1

ST JUDE’S 0-20

O’TOOLE’S 0-11

Daire Walsh

AN outstanding performance by Fionn Ó Riain Broin helped St Jude’s to secure a comfortable victory in the Dublin Senior ‘A’ Hurling Championship at O’Toole Park on Saturday.

The Trinity College student developed a strong understanding in attack with county star Danny Sutcliffe – who contributed three points in the opening period. Conor Carton kept O’Toole’s in contention, before Ó Riain Broin, Sutcliffe, Joe McManus and Mark Maguire guided Jude’s towards a 0-12 to 0-7 interval lead.

Eoghan Darcy, Carton and Andrew Morris found the range for O’Toole’s after the break, but they couldn’t curb the influence of Ó Riain Broin. The impressive wing-forward finished with 0-7 name as St Jude’s cruised to a commanding win.

Scorers – St Jude’s: F O Riain Broin 0-7 (1f), D Sutcliffe 0-4, M Maguire 0-3, D Fox (1f, 1 ‘’65’), J McManus (1f) 0-2 each, T Devlin, R Joyce 0-1 each. O’Toole’s: C Carton 0-7 (7f), A Morris (1f), E Darcy 0-2 each.

ST JUDE’S: D Walsh; P O Laimhin, G McManus, C Mangan; T Divilly, E McLoughlin, A Byrne; D Fox, N Mangan; F O Riain Broin, T Devlin, D Sutcliffe; J McManus, M Maguire, R Joyce. Subs: P Maguire for Devlin, D McLoughlin for Joyce (both 48), J Kennedy for Joyce, M Malone for Byrne (both 59).

O’TOOLE’S: B McLoughlin; C Gethings, R Walker, G Dinn; G O’Meara, M Carton, E Darcy; D Mooney, C Carton; P Bradshaw, D Farrelly, A Morris; P O’Donoghue, C Mulligan, C Wilson. Subs: P McLoughlin for B McLoughlin (38), A Lynch for O’Donoghue (40), D Concarr for Wilson (46).

Referee: J Buckley (Setanta).

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