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Williams keeps Dubs firing

DUBLIN NORTH 1-10
WESTMEATH CollegeS 0-10
Dublin South 1-14
Carlow Schools 0-5

Published 17/01/2011 | 05:00

GRAHAM Williams' 52nd-minute goal helped Dublin North to see off brave Westmeath Colleges in this lively encounter at DCU yesterday.

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The Lake County side shot six unanswered points from Kieran Glennon (3), Dylan O'Regan, Dan Kelliher and David Fennell on their way to a surprise 0-8 to 0-4 lead at half-time.

Four Paul Winters frees levelled it up but Westmeath regained the lead through John Boyle. Williams' excellent finish and a brace of points from Winters clinched it for the home side.

SCORERS -- Dublin North: P Winters 0-7 (6f), G Williams 1-0, C Kilkenny (1f), S Boland, C McHugh 0-1 each. Westmeath Colleges: K Glennon 0-4 (3f), R Greville 0-2f, D Kelliher (1f), D Fennell, J Boyle, D O'Regan 0-1 each.

Dublin North -- C Ryan; O McCabe, R Mullins, M O'Dea; J Curley, E O Chonghaile, C Prunty; S Boland, C McHugh; P Winters, E Quinn, D Forde; A Rooney, C Kilkenny, G Williams. Subs: S Deignan for Quinn (49), D Flaherty for Curley (50).

Westmeath -- C Duggan; T Gallagher, M Glennon, L Varley; E McCabe, D Kelliher, D O'Keefe; D Fennell, G Greville; R Greville, J Boyle, K Glennon; D O'Regan, D McCormack, C Morrison. Subs: L Gavin for Morrison (43), S Murtagh for O'Regan (58).

DUBLIN South dominated Carlow Schools at Pairc Ui Bhriain. They led 1-7 to 0-4 at the break after Kevin Ward got the goal. Dublin South added 0-7 in the second half and now meet St Kieran's in the quarter-final.

Scorers -- Dublin South: B McCarthy 0-5 (4f), N Greene 0-3, K Ward 1-0, K Russell, K McMahon, R McGowan 0-2 each. Carlow Schools: C Wall 0-4 (4f), D Galwey 0-1.

Dublin South -- G Harrington; D Mulligan, F O'Donoghue, J Barnes; D Butler, T Devlin, B Errity; G Whelan, B McCarthy; K Ward, K McMahon, R McGowan; N Greene , S Harrington, K Russell. Subs: C Devins for McGowan (46), K Kelly for Ward (51), E Prendergast for Russell (52), D Byrne for Errity (55), P Maken for Butler (55).

Carlow -- M Lawlor; J Byrne, P Doyle, D Kennedy; S Murphy, D Galwey, C Dunbar; P Ahern, C Wall; R Byrne, D Dalton, P Fortune; A Gleeson, C Dermody, C O'Toole. Subs: S Wogan for Gleeson (ht), J Shaw for Dermody (45), K Brennan for Byrne (45), J O'Keeffe for O'Toole (49), J Nolan for Dalton (55).

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