Walsh Cup: Saffrons easily beaten by Dublin
Antrim suffered a second defeat in the 2016 Walsh Cup after losing out 3-25 to 1-17 against Dublin on Sunday.
Paul Ryan bagged 1-10 for the hosts at DCU as second-half goals from Eamon Dillon and Sean O'Reilly paved the way for a 14-point win.
Eddie McCloskey netted Antrim's goal while Liam Watson scored nine points in a game where the Saffrons were level on five occasions.
Dublin pulled clear after leading 1-11 to 1-10 at the interval.
Ryan hit the ground running for Ger Cunningham's charges, as a fourth minute goal handed them a 1-2 to 0-1 advantage.
Antrim worked hard and levelled the tie at 1-4 apiece after 22 minutes thanks to McCloskey's goal.
Kevin McKernan tied matters for the fourth time, at 1-8 apiece in the 29th minute, but Dublin kicked on before the break.
A second Niall McMorrow point put the hosts back in front, before a Ryan score doubled their advantage.
Watson finished the half with two further points, but Ryan brought his tally to 1-5 with a point in between to ensure a one-point lead at the break.
Despite Antrim's efforts, Dublin surged clear after the restart.
Goals from O'Reilly (1-1) and Dillon (1-3) provided the platform for a comfortable Dublin win.