A huge third quarter, which saw St Jude’s score 1-5 without reply, helped the Templeogue men past Skerries Harps in the Dublin SFC at Parnell Park.
The sides were level at the break but, with the help of county start Kevin McManamon’s goal, the 2018 finalists booked their spot in the semi-finals on a 1-17 to 1-10 scoreline.
In the day’s other last-eight clash, Kilmacud Crokes were 4-15 to 1-12 victors over St Vincent’s.
Staying on the east coast, Diarmuid Barry’s early major set St Martin’s on their way to a two-point victory over Starlights in Wexford.
Two goals from Darren McHale sealed a surprise win for Knockmore over three-in-a-row chasing Ballintubber in Mayo.
McHale’s second strike in the 50th minute gave the underdogs a crucial four-point lead in the quarter-final clash and they closed it out 2-11 to 0-12.
— RTÉ GAA (@RTEgaa) August 29, 2020
Elsewhere, Mohill became the first side into the Leitrim SFC semi-finals after thumping Allen Gaels by 3-16 to 2-09 at Avantcard Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada.
Leitrim forward Keith Beirne hit 2-07, both of his goals coming in the first half as Mohill built an unassailable 3-08 to 0-03 interval lead.
Caleb Duffy netted twice for Allen Gaels during the second period.
Fenagh St Caillins joined Mohill in the last four later on Saturday evening after thanks to a 2-14 to 1-08 win over Leitrim Gaels.
Up the road, Aaron Tierney and Ruairí Corrigan struck for early goals as Kinawley beat Erne Gaels to advance to the semi-finals in Fermanagh.
Pearse Og v Maghery, Athletic Grounds, 7pm
QF Castlerahan V Lavey, Kingspan Breffni, 6:30pm
Dublin SFC QFs
St Jude’s 1-17 Skerries Harps 1-10
Kilmacud Crokes 4-15 St Vincents 1-12
Kinawley 2-08 V Erne Gaels Belleek 1-09
Moycullen v Mountbellew/Moylough, Tuam, 6pm
St James’ v Oughterard, Pearse Stadium, 6pm
Killarney Legion 1-09 St Brendan’s Board 2-17
East Kerry V St.Kierans, East Kerry, 7:15pm
Leitrim SFC QFs
Mohill 3-16 Allen Gaels 2-09
Fenagh St Caillins 2-14 Leitrim Gaels 1-08
Ballylanders v Oola, Kilmallock
Ballysteen v Newcastle West, the Bog Garden
Monaleen v Galbally, Bruff
Mayo SFC QFs
(both live on RTÉ2 and the RTÉ Player)
Ballintubber 0-12 Knockmore 2-09
Ballaghaderreen v Breaffy, Elvery’s McHale Park, 7.30pm
QF St Croan’s v Boyle, Strokestown, 7:30pm
Coolera/Strandhill v Tourlestrane, Markievicz Park, 6:15pm
Geevagh v Coolaney/Mullinabreena, Scarden, 6:15pm
QF Coalisland 1-09 Derrylaughan 1-06
Westmeath SFC QFs
Rosemount 1-10 Athlone 2-11
Mullingar v Killucan, TEG Cusack Park, 6:30pm
Starlights 1-09 St Martin’s 1-11
Shelmaliers v Castletown, Chadwicks Wexford Park, 6pm
In Tipperary, goals either side of half-time set Kiladangan up for an eight-point victory over Toomevara.
Dan O’Meara scored the first in the dying seconds of the opening half to leave five between the sides at the break. A Willie Connors major killed Tommevara’s mention shortly after the restart.
When the third three-pointer arrived from Joe Gallagher just over five minutes later, the lead was seven, and the north-Tipp club weren’t to be denied from there.
Across the border, TJ Reid hit 1-16 as defending champions Ballyhale Shamrocks started their Kilkenny campaign with a comprehensive victory over Rower-Inistioge at UPMC Nowlan Park.
Brian Cody, Eoin Cody, and Colin Fennelly got the other goals in a 38-point triumph.
An unanswered 2-06 in the first half extra time helped Mullinavat past Danesfort by 5-27 to 1-25.
While a strong finish saw Killimordaly past Mullagh in the preliminary quarter-final of the Galway SHC.
QF Ruairí Óg Cushendall 0-16 O’Donovan Rossa 2-11
Cork Premier SHC
Blackrock v Bishopstown, Ballyanley
Erins Own v Newtownshandrum, Glantane
Glen Rovers v Na Piarsaigh, Páirc Uí Rinn
Sarsfields v Ballyhea, Mourneabbey
St Finbarr’s v Carrigtwohill, Carrigaline
Killimordaly 0-25 Mullagh 1-18
Sarsfields 4-17 Ardrahan 0-19
Ballyhale Shamrocks 4-34 Rower-Inistioge 0-08
Danesfort 1-25 V Mullinavat 5-27 (AET)
Longford Slashers v Clonguish Gaels, C and D Devine Park, 7pm
Kilcormac/Killoughey 1-23 Coolderry 1-22
Belmont v Shinrone, Birr, 6:30pm
Kiladangan 3-16 Toomevara 0-18
Thurles Sarsfields v Nenagh Éire Óg, Semple Stadium, 6pm