Grownup Hurling League Department 1 final Na Fianna 0-22 Ballyboden St Enda’s 0-17
Na Fianna were crowned Go-Ahead Dublin AHL1 champions with their 0-22 to 0-17 victory over Ballyboden St Enda’s in Parnell Park last Saturday night.
Dublin elderly Donal Burke blazed a trail for the St Mobhi Road males with ten factors, including seven frees.Na Fianna led 0-18 to 0-12 at the three-quarter pen with a crucial minute in this contest coming at the commencement of the last quarter.Boden were awarded a fine yet Eoin Skelly refuted Simon Lambert and Na Fianna swept down area to rating which put themselves into a seven-point lead, 0-19 to 0-12.
Read more in this weeks Dublin Gazette out in shops currently Shane Barrett extended that advantage to 8 points with a fine point before Simon Lambert and Conor McKeon tried to lift Boden with ratings of their own.Donal Burke’s sharp close quarters free, his tenth rating of the day, had Na Fianna 0-21 to 0-14 clear prior to Luke McDwyer struck 3 (two releases, one from play) in fast succession for St Enda’s. But Na Fianna fit winners with Seán Ryan concluding the racking up for the Glasnevin men.In the opening half factors from Colin Currie, Donal Burke (2 frees), as well as AJ Murphy in fast succession had NaFianna 0-5 to 0-2 in advance by the tenth minute.However, by the initial water break Boden were level after Shane Kennedy, with 2 factors consisting of a 65, and Niall McMorrow got on target (0-5 each).
Na Fianna made their essential move with ratings just before and also after the half-time interval.Scores from Donal Burke, Seán Baxter and also Burke again from halfway guaranteed a 0-12 to 0-8 lead for their side at the break.Na Fianna continued in outstanding style on the reboot with Colin Currie, Donal Burke (two releases) as well as Seán Currie racking up to lead 0-16 to 0-8. The freetaking for Conor Dooley as well as a point from play by Seán McDonnell hauled Boden back right into contention, 0-18 to 0-12, by the 2nd water break.If Boden had successfully converted the penalty at the beginning of the 4th quarter it would have made it extremely interesting however Eoin Skelly’s kept Na Fianna when traveling to the AHL1 title.
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