Vins cruise to victory
HOLDERS St Vincent’s made it three wins from three starts in Dublin SFC1 Group 2 with this commanding triumph over Lucan Sarsfields at O’Toole Park on Saturday afternoon.
Although Lucan had an outside chance of reaching the knockout stages, goals by Adam Baxter (two), Cormac Diamond and Enda Varley helped Vins to ease over the line after they led 1-10 to 0-8 at half-time.
Scorers – St Vincent’s: A Baxter 2-1, C Diamond 1-3, E Varley 1-1 (0-1f), T Quinn (2f), J Feeney 0-3 each, S Lambe, L Smyth 0-2 each, G Brennan, E Fennell, S Carthy, S O’Meara 0-1 each. Lucan Sarsfields: C Gallagher (2f), E O Conghaile 0-3 each, B Gallagher 0-2 (1f), P Casey, S Newcombe, J Carey, D Shanahan 0-1 each.
ST VINCENT’S: M Savage; M Concarr, F Breathnach, C Wilson; S Lambe, G Brennan, B Egan; E Fennell, L Galvin; J Feeney, L Smyth, C Diamond; A Baxter, S Carthy, T Quinn. Subs: E Varley for Carthy (34, BC), A Giblin for Fennell (42), R McBride for Feeney (47), T Diamond for Smyth (52), C O’Brien for Baxter (54), S O’Meara for Diamond (55).
LUCAN SARSFIELDS: C O’Flynn; L Walsh, S Cleary, D Newcombe; P Casey, D Gallagher, D O’Shaughnessy; E O Conghaile, D Gavin; S Newcombe, B Gallagher, J McCormack; S O’Shaughnessy, C Gallagher, H Ladd. Subs: CJ Smith for D O’Shaughnessy (28), K Moran for McCormack, D Shanahan for Ladd (both 41), J Carey for C Gallagher (50).
Referee: James King (Garda/Westmanstown Gaels).