McHugh runs riot in Easkey triumph
EASKEY 4-9 RAHENY 1-3
FOUNDED the same year as the association itself in 1884, Easkey produced a performance worthy of their heritage in Parnell Park on Saturday afternoon.
Joe McHugh finished with an incredible 4-4 of his side's total.
EASKEY -- D Rolston; C Connolly, F Ryan, T Whitty; J Weir, R McHugh, E Killgannon; J Kelly, P O'Connor; C Gordon, M Gordon, S Mulligan; A Killcullen, J McHugh, D Hanley.
RAHENY -- I Fitzpatrick; D Keogh, M Nolan, J Fagan; J Geary, C Storey, C Duffy; A Kellymacrory, G McNamara; S Grenham, F O'Flynn, D Robinson; B McHugh, A Finn, S O'Flynn.
REF -- K Donoghue (Dublin).
Setanta hold out
for thrilling success
JUST hours before St Brigid's recorded their historic Division 1 triumph at Jones's Road, Setanta ensured that they weren't the only Dublin victors, as they narrowly overcame Cootehill in a thriller.
The Ballymun men had that little bit extra throughout and were able to hold out for a hard-earned, but deserved success.
SETANTA -- O Nicholls; J Broughton, A Nolan, A Perry; A Kearney, C Thompson, B Doyle; D Kelly, J Brady; N Whelan, N Proudfoot, R Proudfoot; J Bowden, S Phipps, R Larkin.
COOTEHILL -- N Clerkin; C Reilly, P Jackson, S Clerkin; M Moffett, G O'Rourke, D Carney; N Fitzpatrick, C Farrell; B McIntyre, C Wall, K Traynor; C Shalvey, J McKay, J Holland.
REF -- S Hurson (Tyrone).