21 May, 10:02
Presentation Brothers College Transition Year Students recently completed a Rugby Coaching Course following 11 weeks of modules tutored by Munster Rugby Coaching Officers.
Munster U20s who are being coached by Greig Oliver have had a successful pre-season playing four games with only one defeat. They did play Connacht in a warm up game earlier and won 15- 10, so tonight’s contest should be a very close game.
Munster U20s: Darren Sweetnam (Bandon Grammar); Rob Jermyn (Midleton), Harry McNulty (Dub University), Rory Scannell (Dolphin), Adrian Enright (Abbeyfeale); Tom Kiersey (Waterpark), Brian Haugh (Young Munster); Niall Horan (Crescent Comp), Will Foley (Dolphin), Brian Scott (UCC); Sean McCarthy (Shannon), John Madigan (Charleville); Jack O'Donoghue (U.L. Bohemian), Darren Ryan (Young Munster), John Fitzgerald (PBC). Replacements: Max Abbott (PBC), Cian O'Donnell (Cashel), Dave Hartnett (PBC), Jamie Kind (Dolphin), Dave O'Connell (UCC), Ben Nugent (UCC), Shane O'Leary (Young Munster), James McInerney (Garryowen), Reserve: Cronan Gleeson (Shannon) .
Connacht U20s: Alex O’Meara; Conor Fitzgibbon (Buccaneers), Mark Roche (Lansdowne), Ryan Casey (Naas), Phil O’Neill (UCD); Darragh Leader (Galwegians), Barry Digby (Buccaneers); Adam Boland (Lansdowne), Jason Connolly (Monivea), Jamie Dever (Corinthians); Sean O’Brien (Galwegians), Ultan Dillane (Corinthians); Aidan Connaughton (Buccaneers), Paul Maxwell (Buccaneers), James Connolly (IT Carlow). Replacements: Niall Fitzgerald |Shannon), John Conroy (IT Carlow), Brian Teape (Buccaneers), Mick Mannion (IT Carlow), Luke Satchwell (Buccaneers), Cathal Murtagh, Conor Joyce, Ryan Sheridan (Buccaneers).
Referee: R Kerr (IRFU).
The Munster Under 19 begin their campaign with a trip to Belfast tomorrow Saturday to face Ulster. Keith Murphy coaches the side who had a tough preseason winning all their games.
Munster U19s face Ulster which will be played at Ravenhill with a 4.00 kick-off.
Munster U19s: David Johnston (Rockwell); Cillian Ansbro (Youghal), Dan Goggin (St. Munchin's), Ned Hodson (Midleton College), Cormac O'Donnell (St. Munchin's); Shane Airey ( St. Munchin's), Ryan Foley (CBC); Rory Burke (CBC), Ben Burns (Castletroy), Charlie Slowey (CBC); Lee Nicholas (St. Munchin's), Darragh Moloney (CBC): Diarmuid Dee (Crescent Comp.), Oisin O'Mara (Kilfeacle), Sonny Dwyer (Rockwell) capt. Replacements: Liam Cronin (Castletroy), Aidan Slattery (PBC), Conor Glynn (Ard Scoil Ris), Patrick Kearns (Ard Scoil Ris), Jack Dineen (Crescent Comp), Aaron Atkinson (Garryowen), Greg Barry (Crescent Comp), JJ McDonnell (Castletroy).