Ballinteer beat Noamh Fionbarra in a tight contest in the Senior Hurling Championship on Saturday evening in Marley Park. The side were level for alot of the game but St. Johns metal showed as they eventually ran out 7 point winners. The teams were level at half time 1-07 to 1-07 with Noamh Fionnbarra having missed a penalty after a great stop on the line. Ballinteer moved up through the gears after half time and started to pull away with a goal from Fergal Chambers and a penalty scored by Joey Maher. Naomh Fionnbarra were, however, thrown a lifeline as they were awarded their second penalty of the game. This time however they hit the post and the ball was cleared away. The game ended 3-13 to 1-12.