Ballinteer St John's impressed from the outset when registering a comfortable 2-18 to 0-10 victory against O'Toole's in their Go Ahead Dublin Adult Hurling League Division 2 encounter at Blunden Drive on Sunday morning.
The visitors exerted a strong dominance at centrefield through the pairing of Brian Smith and Iain Ó hEithir while both James Gilligan and Jack Gilligan ensured a tough morning for the Larriers attack.
Further up the field, Seamus Fenton impressed with a personal tally of nine points, seven frees, and with both Rob Aherne and Charlie Mulvaney raising green flags, St John's eased to victory with Glenn Whelan and Ben Hyland scoring four and three points respectively.
It proved far tighter at Broomfield as St Sylvester's pipped Whitehall Colmcille by 1-22 to 2-18.
There was little to separate the teams throughout with Sylvester's well served by the performances of Cian Whitney, Killian O'Flynn and Eoghan Buckley.
Dan Murphy top scored with six points with the hosts confirming their win through the scoring contributions of Whitney (1-2), Ciaran McLoughney 0-4, Buckley (0-3) and Sean Graham (0-3).
Ballyboden St Enda's remain unbeaten and joint top as a strong third quarter saw them pull away from Thomas Davis, prevailing by 1-17 to 0-14 at Kiltipper Road.
The sides were deadlocked at 0-7 apiece at the break with Keith McCarron starring in a defensive capacity for the visitors before Boden took control upon the restart.
Shane Kennedy was the catalyst as he plundered 1-2 and his scores and those of substitutes Mark Lambert and Conor Kennedy proved central by the final whistle.
St Enda's are joined in top spot by both Raheny and Castleknock, who enjoyed wins over Naomh Fionnbarra and Scoil Uí Chonaill respectively.
Raheny were 2-17 to 2-12 winners in Broombridge while Neil Hogan and Niall O'Callaghan netted in Castleknock's 2-20 to 1-13 victory over Scoil.
GO AHEAD AHL 2 RESULTS: O'Toole's 0-10 Ballinteer St John's 2-18; Raheny 2-17 Naomh Fionnbarra 2-12; Erin's Isle v Setanta OFF; Ballyboden St Enda's 1-17 Thomas Davis 0-14; Whitehall Colmcille 2-18 St Sylvester's 1-22; Scoil Uí Chonaill 1-13 Castleknock 2-20.