Kilmacud Crokes were crowed Dublin JFC ‘A’ winners for 2016 when overcoming St Oliver Plunkett’s/Eoghan Ruad by the minimum (2-9 to 1-11) last Sunday in Parnell Park.
Gareth Fox was the top-scorers for Crokes with a personal tally of 2-3 (1-0 pen, 0-1f).
The sides were level five times in the second half before Seán O’Connor’s winning point in the fourth minute of added time.
Crokes led by 1-3 to 0-3 at the interval with Fox hitting the Crokes goal from play.
Nine minutes into the second half, Plunkett’s got a goal that edged them two points clear when Leigh Herron finished from close range.
However, a minute later Fox found the net from the spot.
Plunkett’s equalised on the hour with Conor Bresnan’s point, O’Connor put Crokes ahead again before Herron equalised in a dramatic conclusion.
In the 64th came the winner when O’Connor slotted over to see Crokes win the title for the first time in 30 years.