LSL Senior Sunday
Killester United came from a goal down to eventually defeat title rivals Crumlin United in the only LSL top flight game on Sunday.
Gary Howlett’s men fell behind early on, but pulled level via Lennie McMillan before the turn.
The combative former Drumcondra striker then secured a massive win for the Haddon Park side with a good finish early in the second half.
The win now see’s Killester go eight points clear of second place Bluebell, nine clear of St Mochtas and a sizeable 11 clear of Sunday’s opponents Crumlin, although it has to be stressed they have played more games than any other team in the division.
Crumlin started brightly but needed a brilliant David Meehan save from Sean Rodgers to keep the game level on 15 minutes.
Within a minute of that save the visitors were in front. The front man on fire for the Saturday side this season Leon Foley brought his form to intermediate level and opened the scoring.
There was little by way of chances over the next 15 minutes, but Killester did finish the half strong and eventually drew level.
After John Brophy grazed the bar and Michael Kelly had an effort saved McMillian was levelling. The big striker converting come corner time for a team that is well drilled set piece wise.
Within seven minutes of the restart McMillian and Killester celebrating again. This time the front man fired home at the near post after collecting a throw to put his side in three point pole.
Five minutes later and McMillian was close to becoming a hat trick hero after another good Stephen Chambers delivery.
Crumlin to their credit did push in what was an entertaining encouther, but couldn’t find a way past Evan Whelan initially and