NA FIANNA produced a dominant second-half performance when recording a 1-12 to 1-8 victory over ST VINCENT'S in their Dublin MFL Division 1 clash at St Mobhi Road on Sunday morning.
The hosts trailed by 1-4 to 1-2 at the interval but the efforts of goalkeeper Luke Carey and defenders Justin Egan, Andrew Baxter and John Connell helped settle matters with 1-3 from Eric Caffrey and six points shared by AJ Murphy and Alisdair Fitzgerald seeing them home by four points.
At Somerton Park, Luke Bennett, Liam Quinn and Michael McCluskey were hugely influential as CASTLEKNOCK defeated ST SYLVESTER'S by 2-8 to 1-8.
Quinn's move from full-forward to defensive duties helped settle matters while in attack, Colin Lynch and Ciarán Millmore netted for the hosts and Fintan Murray chipped in with three points over the hour.
League leaders BALLYBODEN ST ENDA'S were made to fight all the way by bottom club LUCAN SARSFIELDS as they secured a hard-earned 4-22 to 2-8 victory at the 12th Lock.
Colm Basquel converted two penalties for 'Boden with the other goals coming from Sam Molony and Colm O'Neill while at the opposite end of the pitch, Brian Bobbett and full-back Shane Clayton figured prominently for the visitors.
At Páirc de Búrca, CUALA'S full-back line of Kevin Killian, Dylan Treacy and Ciarán McDermott starred as the Dalkey outfit eked out a narrow 0-11 to 0-9 win over KILMACUD CROKES.
Having started the game in goals, Dublin minor dual player, Con O'Callaghan, moved to midfield and provided a wealth of possession for the visitors who secured their win through scores from Seán Treacy, Cillian Sheanon, O'Callaghan, Niall James and Martin Cahalane.
The remaining fixture in the top flight division saw NAOMH MEARNóG register their third league win when accounting for CLONTARF by 1-16 to 0-12 in Portmarnock.
DUBLIN – MFL1: Na Fianna 1-12 St Vincent's 1-8; Lucan Sarsfields 2-8 Ballyboden St Enda's 4-11; Kilmacud Crokes 0-9 Cuala 0-11; Nh Mearnóg 1-16 Clontarf 0-12; Castleknock 2-8 St Sylvester's 1-8.