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Today was a good day for Dublin's Dean Rock in more ways than one

Ten points, a league winner’s medal, and top scorer honours – not a bad haul for the Ballymun man.

Rock, left, edged out Colm O'Neill in the top scorer charts.
Rock, left, edged out Colm O'Neill in the top scorer charts.
Image: Tommy Grealy/INPHO

DEAN ROCK HAS TOPPED the Division 1 scoring charts after playing a starring role in Dublin’s third straight National Football League title.

Rock finished with 0-10 (seven frees) as the Dubs blasted past Cork in Croke Park on Sunday.

It took his total to 1-52 for the league campaign — enough to overtake Colm O’Neill and relegate the Cork marksman into second place.

O’Neill finished with 5-39 after he scored 0-6 (five frees) in the 1-21 to 2-7 defeat.

Down’s Donal O’Hare finished as the Division 2 top scorer with 4-29, though his five points on Sunday were not enough to help the Ulster men past Roscommon.

National Football League – Division I

  • 55: Dean Rock, Dublin (1-52)
  • 54: Colm O’Neill, Cork (5-39)
  • 38: Michael Murphy, Donegal (2-32)
  • 33: Conor McManus, Monaghan (0-33)
  • 29: Darren McCurry, Tyrone (0-29)

National Football League – Division II

  • 41: Donal O’Hare, Down (4-29)
  • 34: Michael Newman, Meath (1-31)
  • 34: Diarmuid Murtagh, Roscommon (2-28)
  • 33: Donie Kingston, Laois (3-24)
  • 31: John Heslin, Westmeath (0-31)

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