Kilburn Gaels threw a spanner in the works of Robert Emmetts' London SHC three-in-a-row bid at Ruislip today.
The underdogs upset the odds when registering a 1-16 to 0-14 victory.
A Sean Conlon goal on the stroke of half-time was a key ingredient in their winning formula and they led by 1-8 to 0-6 at the midway point.
Kilburn Gaels - J Barron; K Campion, N Coen, C Hickey; W Campion, B Regan, K Kennedy (0-1); A O'Leary, C McAlinden (0-1); F Collins (0-3), S Carey (0-1), S Conlon (1-0); S Lambert (0-6f), J Troy (0-1), D Reale (0-2, 1f). Subs: A Murphy (0-1) for S Lambert, C Reid for S Conlon, C Lambert for S Carey.
Robert Emmetts - S Ryan; M Conroy, S Griffey, C Walsh; P McNaughton, P Horkan, E Kiely; D Roberts (0-1), G Hill (0-2); A O'Leary, R Murphy (0-3, 2f, 1'65), R Costello; J Roberts, M O'Laodha, C Lordan (0-1). Subs: E Chawke (0-6f) for J Roberts, D O'Regan for M O'Laodha, F McMahon (0-1) for P Horkan, M Dwyer for R Costello, C O'Brien for E Kiely.
Referee: E Naughton.