Ballymun Kickhams got their Dublin SFC campaign off to a commanding start when they defeated Parnell's 2-19 to 0-5 in Parnell Park on Wednesday night.
The Mun settled early with points from Dean Rock (two), Jason Whelan, who kicked four points from play in the clash, and Fiach Andrews with Willie Henry replying for the Coolock men to make it 0-4 to 0-1 inside ten minutes.
That trend continued during the opening half and by the interval Ballymun Kickhams had moved 0-12 to 0-2 clear with defenders Davy Byrne and Alan Hubbard getting in on the scoring act.
Two second half goals from Rock and sub Kevin Leahy ensure Kickhams of a very safe passage into the next round.
The influential Rock, who finished with 1-6 (1-0 pen, 0-5f), converted from the penalty spot in the 48th minute and seven minutes later Leahy applied the finishing touch to see Anto McCaul's side to their 20-point victory.
Also in Parnell Park first half goals form Andrew Kerin and Sam Molony saw Ballyboden St Enda's overcome St Maur's 2-10 to 0-7.
Despite the concession of these goals inside the opening 15 minutes the men from Rush were still very much in contention at the break when trailing 2-3 to 0-6 following points from Ciaran Reddin and Chris Carthy.
However, the only managed to score a solitary point in the second period as Boden ran out convincing winners.
In Silver Park Kilmacud Crokes had it more difficult than many probably imagined against Division 3 outfit, Whitehall Colmcille, as the Stillorgan men prevailed 0-13 to 0-5.
Brian Kavanagh (0-3, 0-3f), Dara Mullin (0-3), and Barry O'Rorke (0-3, 0-1f) were the chief scorers for Crokes who got late scores from subs David Campbell and Mark Vaughan to steer them to victory. Cormac Costello was the chief scorer for Whitehall with 0-4 (0-2f).
One former and one current Dublin senior footballer, Barry Cahill and Philly Ryan, scored goals for St Brigid's in their comprehensive 3-17 to 0-6 victory over Erin's Isle in Garristown while St Anne's edged out Round Tower Clondalkin 0-10 to 1-6 in O'Toole Park.