St Patrick's Athletic got off to a winning start in their first match of the 2012 FAI Cup.
Crumlin United were the hosts in today's match at Richmond Park, but they found themselves trailing after only 3 minutes after a deflected cross from Darren Meenan sailed over the head of Dave Meehan.
The Saints doubled their lead 10 minutes later, when man of the match Jake Carroll finished off a fine move involving Darren Meenan.
The third goal came from Jake Kelly who fired past Meenan with only minutes remaining.
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