11 Dec, 14:35
This week's club notes come from Carrick-on-Suir, Midleton and Shannon rugby clubs.
Five of the six Munster Junior Cup ties that were scheduled went ahead with Old Crescent being the only side to win away from home.
A penalty by Patrick Quinn and a try by Kevin Hodnett late in the second half gave the Rosbrien side an 8-0 victory over Fermoy. Ian Pratt, Courtney Canning, Dave Callanan and James O’Driscoll tried their best to safe the game for the home side.
At Musgrave Park Sunday’s Well defeated Castleisland 8-3 with all the scores coming in the second half. Frank O’Sullivan scored a try for the winners and Mick Lynch kicked a penalty. Connie Reynolds replied with a penalty for the visitors.
Another Kerry side to make their exit were Third Division leaders Killorglin who lost away to Youghal 17-13. Gavin Dower, Eamon Boland and Alan Frahill O’Connor scored tries for Youghal and Lee McCarthy kicked a conversion.
Second Division leaders Muskerry defeated Dungarvan 19-6. JJ Herlihy scored two tries for the winners and Tyrone O’Regan one, with Jonathan Buckley adding two conversions. Conor Foley replied with two penalties for the West Waterford side.
Mallow defeated Thurles for the second successive week 11-0. Chris O’Regan scored a try for the home side and Dave Walsh kicked two penalties.
The Abbeyfeale v Nenagh Ormond tie was postponed and also called off by the referees were the Division Two game between Killarney and Carrick-on-Suir and the Third Division game involving Kilrush and Ballincollig.
Holders Richmond advanced to the final of the Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup with a 36-16 home win over St. Senan’s. Finbar Hogan, Gareth O’Hanlon, Stephen Clancy and Niall Benson scored tries for the Limerick side and Clancy kicked four penalties and two conversions.
Presentation eased their relegation worries in Division Two of the Munster Junior League with a 19-12 away win over Newport. The winners were awarded a penalty try and Mark Phair converted and added four penalties.
Waterford City have moved up to second place in the Third Division after their 24-11 away win over Charleville. The visitors had the bonus point wrapped by half time as they led 24-6 with tries from Liam McCarthy Xian Foskin, Sean O’Mahony and Nicky Jacob, with Jacob converting two of the tries. Brian Brennan replied with two penalties for Charleville and Rob Rea scored a late try.
Thomond won the McInrney Cup with a 35-12 win over Bruff at Annacotty
In the Junior Two League South Carrigaline took a big step towards topping their section with a 13-12 away win over second placed Kinsale. Kieran Kelleher and John Tait scored tries for the winners and Brian Fleming kicked a penalty. Sean Kingston replied with four penalties for the home side.
In the same section Bandon were 18-0 home winners over Skibbereen. Ian Dempsey and Brian Ahern scored tries for Bandon and Olan Crowley kicked a conversion and two penalties.
A try by Peter McSweeney and a conversion and penalty by Tadgh Hawes helped Cobh Pirates to a 10-7 away win over Mallow.
Old Christians defeated Cork Constitution 7-3 with a try by Alan O’Connell and a conversion by Darragh Daly to a penalty by Shane O’Halloran.
Womens Interprovincial: Leinster 12, Munster 15;
Billy Keating Cup: Midleton 20, Sunday's Well 26;
All Ireland Junior Cup Quarter Finals: Clogher Valley 7, Newbridge 5;
Cooke 23, Kanturk 32;
Enniscorthy 15, Donaghadee 8;
Tullamore 47, Monivea 17;
Munster Junior Cup: Fermoy 0, Old Crescent 8;
Mallow 11, Thurles 0;
Muskerry 19, Dungarvan 6;
Sunday's Well 8, Castleisland 3;
Youghal 17, Killorglin 13;
Munster Junior League Division 2: Newport 12, Presentation 19;
Division 3: Charleville 6, Waterford City 24;
Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup Semi-Final: Richmond 36, St. Senan's 16;
Gleeson League Division 1A: Young Munster 12, St. Mary's 13;
McInerney Cup Final: Thomond 35, Bruff 12;
South Munster Junior 2 League Section C: Bandon 18, Skibbereen 0;
Kinsale 12, Carrigaline 13;
Section D: Mallow 7, Cobh Pirates 10;
Section E: Cork Constitution 3, Old Christians 7;
South Munster Junior 3 League Section A: Dolphin 14, Crosshaven 10;
North Under 16 League: Newcastle West 10, Bruff 8;
North Under 14 Conference: St. Senan's 14, Newcastle West 32;
South Under 19 League: Skibbereen 3, Cork Constitution 36;
South Under 17 League Quarter Final: Clonakilty 36, Muskerry 0;
Section 3 Play Off: Cobh Pirates 21, Kanturk 37;
South Munster Under 15 League Section 2: Cobh Pirates 29, Mallow 40;
Midleton 39, Mitchelstown 0;
West Munster Under 15 League: Castleisland 29, Corca Dhuibhne 12;
Tralee 36, Killorglin 7;
West Munster Under 13 League: Corca Dhuibhne 7, Killorglin 32;