A full round of of this week’s Senior 1 Football Championship Results
This evening saw Round 2 of the Dublin Senior 1 Football Championship come to a close, as the teams take a break for the inter county championship season to take over for a few months.
Having beaten Ballyboden St. Endas in Round 1, Kilmacud Crokes added another win to their account on Thursday evening, beating St. Oliver Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh by 2-15 to 0-17 in Parnell Park. This puts Crokes in a solid position before facing Raheny in Round 3. Unfortunately for Raheny they were beaten by Ballyboden on Thursday by 4-06 to 1-09, leaving both sides on 2 points after two rounds. Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh are bottom of the pack with no wins yet, and will be facing Ballyboden in the final round.
Skerries Harps and Lucan Sarsfields played out a 1-12 a piece draw in O’Toole in St. Margarets last night, leaving both sides with one draw and one loss each. Reigning champions St. Vincents had a tough encounter with Na Fianna today, but prevailed, winning 2-17 to 2-15. This puts Vincents top of the pile, with Na Fianna in second position. on 2 points. The Mobhi Road men will face Skerries in the last round with Vincents taking on Lucan.
St. Judes and St. Sylvesters both picked up their second wins of the campaign this week, Judes beating Parnells 1-22 to 0-08 and Sylvesters beating Ballinteer St. Johns 0-16 to 2-09. This puts both sides top in Group 3 with Parnells and Ballinteer yet to register a win. The final round will see the table toppers play each other with the bottom pair squaring off.
Like Group 3, Ballymun Kickhams and Castleknock are paired at the top of Group 4 and will play each other in the final round. Ballymun beat Clontarf today by 4-18 to 1-06 and Castleknock defeated local rivals St. Brigids 1-16 to 0-07. That should see both sides through to the knockout stages of the competition regardless of the final round result.
The Senior 1 Football Championship will break now and resume following the GAA Provincial and All Ireland Series.