Senior Football: Quinn goal fires Fianna to victory

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Na Fianna, this year’s recently crowned AFL1 champs, obtained their Permission Dublin SFC1 Group 1 account off to a winning beginning when defeating a battling Whitehall Colmcille 1-18 to 0-12 at Parnell Park last Friday evening.

Na Fianna were nine points clear at the period, 0-15 to 0-6, with David Quinn’s objective in the 56th minute the only goal of the competition.

Whitehall took pleasure in lots of ownership in the 2nd fifty percent as well as outscored their opponents 0-3 to 0-1 in the 3rd quarter while Matt Moran left the field from his full-back placement to try stop the influence of Na Fianna’s James Doran.

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Learn more in this weeks Dublin Gazette out in shops now Nevertheless, they truly needed a goal by that stage if they were to install a heroic return. They did have the chance in the 42nd minute from the charge area, after the laborious and pacey Enda O’Donnell was fouled, but Cormac Costello’s initiative was well conserved low to his right by Na Fianna keeper Stephen Murray.

Costello added four 2nd fifty percent indicate his three in the opening half to tally 0-7 (0-6f) total while Eddie Moran hit a second point of the video game in the 54th min.

The Glasnevin side, managed by Larry Norton, had eight various scores over the hour with Dublin elderly Aaron Byrne coming on throughout the 2nd fifty percent to infuse fresh life right into their attack, he also included a fine point when he connected the play from deep protection right into assault.

Seán Caffrey of Na Fianna at work against Josh Thorpe of Whitehall. Photo: Daire Brennan/Sportsfile

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