11 Dec, 14:35
This week's club notes come from Carrick-on-Suir, Midleton and Shannon rugby clubs.
The game between Presentation and Killarney was postponed to the Rathuard pitch being unplayable.
Carrick-on-Suir have moved off the foot of the table after their 14-8 home win over Thurles. Two penalties from Charlie Boland had Carrick’ 6-3 ahead at half time. Owen Dwyer kicked a penalty for Thurles. A try by Joe Kelly put Thurles back in front but Boland replied with his third penalty and a try by Mick O’Grady secured the points for the home side.
In the other game in this Division Ennis recorded a maximum point victory at home to Dungarvan. Tries by Niall Nevin and Brian Dolan and a Dave Murphy penalty had Ennis 13-8 ahead at half time. Kevin Delahunty scored a try for the Waterford side and Seamus Keating added a penalty. Dolan and Patrick Harding scored second half tries for the Clare side and Murphy converted one. Cormac Condon replied with a try for Dungarvan and Keating converted and also added a penalty.
Kanturk will face Richmond in the final of the Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup after they overcame the challenge of Old Christians 21-10. Tries by Philippe Trippier and Brendan Kelleher both converted by Darragh Meade had Kanturk 14-3 ahead at half time. Stuart Lee kicked a penalty for the visitors. Dan McCabe added a third try for Kanturk and Meade converted and the Rathcooney side responded with a try from Rob Grey which Lee converted.
Mitchelstown defeated Kanturk 18-8 in their Junior 2 League South tie. Pa Magee scored a try, conversion and two penalties for the winners and Pat Norris also scored a try.
ODM Cyril Fitzgerald Plate Final: Dolphin 7, Nenagh Ormond 29;
Munster Junior League Division 2: Carrick-on-Suir 14, Thurles 8;
Ennis 25, Dungarvan 18;
Mallow 17, Castleisland 6;
Presentation v Killarney Postponed;
Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup Semi-Final: Kanturk 21, Old Christians 10;
South Munster Junior 2 League: Kanturk 8, Mitchelstown 18;
South Under 19 League: Dolphin 16, Mallow 0;
South Under 17 League Quarter Final: Midleton 22, Crosshaven 10;