Congratulations to all the Senior Hurlers and their backroom team after their dramatic win over Kilmacud Crokes at Parnell Park this afternoon.
Cuala 1-15 Kilmacud Crokes 0-15
Cuala finished the stronger in the last 10 minutes to hold onto their Dublin SHC title and claim back to back crowns for the first time.
The lads outscored Crokes by 0-06 to 0-01 in these closing minutes to win by a three-point margin. Colm Cronin had two important late scores alongside Mark Schutte and David Treacy.
The lads will be back in Parnell Park next Sunday in their AIB Leinster club championship quarter-final clash with Borris-Kilcotton of Laois.
Cuala: S Brennan; O Gough, C O’Callaghan, S Timlin; J Malone, P Schutte, J Sheanan; S Moran (0-01), D O’Connell; C Waldron, C Cronin (1-03), D Treacy (0-05, 0-04f); S Treacy (0-1), N Kenny (0-03), M Schutte (0-2).
Subs: C O’Callaghan for Waldron.
Kilmacud Crokes: M Collins; N Corcoran, R Walsh, J Clinton; B O’Carroll, J Doughan, C MacGabhann; R O’Loughlin, N O’Riordain; R O’Dwyer, O Rorke (0-10, 0-05f, 0-02 65), C Conway (0-01); F Whitely (0-01), R O’Carroll, S McGrath.
Subs: D Mulligan (0-03) for O’Loughlin