The Senior 1 Football Championship Rounds come to a close and we know the Quarter Final pairings
Dublin Senior 1 Football Championship
Kilmacud Crokes 3-25 (34) Templeogue Synge Street 1-06 (9)
Raheny 1-08 (11) Ballinteer St. Johns 1-13 (16)
A comprehensive win for Kilmacud Crokes this afternoon secures their place in this year’s Quater FInals in the Dublin Senior 1 Football Championship. Their 3-25 to 1-06 win over Templeogue Synge Street was their third consecutive win leaving the erigning champions unbeaten again in this competition. They’ll be joined in the last 8 by Group 1 runners up Ballinteer St. Johns who’s 1-13 to 1-08 win over Raheny today combined with their Round 2 draw with Synge Street was enough to see them over the line and into the knockouts.
Clontarf 0-07 (7) Ballyboden St. Endas 1-16 (19)
Cuala 2-08 (14) Ballymun Kickhams 0-11 (11)
Ballyboden St. Endas and Cuala have successfully qualified for the last eight from the Group 2 section. It will be disappointment for Ballymun Kickhams with such a wealth of Inter County talent but sady they came up short againt Cuala this afternoon. Cuala will be extremely pleased of their run in Senior 1 this year with a 2-08 to 0-11 win today. They drew with Ballyboden in Round 1 and secured a victory over Clontarf. Boden added a 1-16 to 0-07 win over Clontarf this afternoon to finish group winners on score difference.
The Quarter Finals will see Kilmacud Crokes play Cuala and Ballyboden take on Ballinteer St. Johns.
St. Judes 2-08 (14) Thomas Davis 2-09 (15)
Skerries Harps 0-05 (5) Na Fianna 4-15 (27)
One point was enough of a winning margin for Thomas Davis as they secured a second football championship win yesterday. And that 2-09 to 2-08 victory over St. Judes sends them into this year’s Quarter Finals as runers up in Group 3. Joining them of course are group winners Na Fianna who saw off Round Towers Lusk comfortably by 4-15 to 0-05. That was Na Fianna’s third win on the bounce, and throughout the 3 round contest they never looked in trouble.
Whitehall Colmcille 1-13 (16) Lucan Sarsfields 1-14 (17)
Castleknock 1-11 (14) Round Towers Lusk 0-06 (6)
We had a three way tie at the top of Group 4 after yesterday’s final round results. Castleknock, Whitehall Colmcille and Lucan Sarsfields all finished on four points at full time. But with the better points difference it will see Castleknock and Whitehall advance to this year’s Quarter Finals. After wins in the opening two rounds Whitehall’s unbeaten run came to an end with Lucan Sarsfields shading a one point win yesterday by 1-14 to 1-13. Castleknock recovered from their loss to Whitehall in Round 2, beating Round Towers Lusk by 1-11 to 0-06.
Castleknock will face Thomas Davis in the Quarter Finals, with Na Fianna squaring off against Whitehall Colmcille.