12 Dec, 17:21
Munster Rugby recently held a Clare Schools U16 blitz at Ennis in Lees Road, Co. Clare.
Scrum half John Carew opened the scoring with a try for Bruff after two minutes which out half David O’Grady converted. Skipper Tom O’Dwyer scored Bruff’s second try and O’Grady got their third which he also converted for a 19-0 lead.
Paul O’Keeffe kicked a penalty for Kanturk after twenty four minutes but a forth try by Shane Doona converted by O’Grady left it 26-3 at half time.
Eight minutes into the second half O’Grady scored his second try and ten minutes from time Aaron Daly scored a try for Kanturk.
Alex McAuliffe completed the scoring with Bruff’s sixth try four minutes from time.
Kanturk’s Sean Cremin was named man of the match.
Scorers Bruff: David O’Grady 2 tries & 3 conversion, John Carew, Tom O’Dwyer, Shane Doona & Alex McAuliffe tries.
Kanturk: Aaron Daly try, Paul O’Keeffe 1 conversion.
Bruff: Graham Whelan; Brian O’Connell, Shane Doona, Cian Tierney, Gavin Reidy; David O’Grady, John Carew; Chris Casey, Eric Finn, Brendan Keogh; Mark McKenna, Connor O’Dwyer; Eamonn Costello, Alex McAuliffe, Tom O’Dwyer.
Replacements: Jamie Aherne, Andrew O’Connell, Liam O’Dwyer, Mike Walsh, Adrian Cooke, Anthony Neylon, Darragh Glynn, Hugh Lane.
Kanturk: James Sherlock; Alan O’Brien, Sean Cremin, Aaron Daly, Ronan O’Brien; Paul O’Keeffe, Conor O’Keeffe; Patrick Collins, Denis O’Donoghue, Denis O’Sullivan; Jack Bradley, Paul O’Connor; Michael O’Brien, Ciaran Boyce, Conor O’Sullivan.
Replacements: John McAuliffe, Conor Moylan, Sean Callaghan, Patrick Hogan, Mark Sullivan, Padraig O’Callaghan, Daniel McSweeney.
Referee: Will O’Connor (M.A.R.)