11 Dec, 14:35
This week's club notes come from Carrick-on-Suir, Midleton and Shannon rugby clubs.
Ulster U18 Schools 28, Munster U18 Schools 24.
No joy for Munster in their opening Interprovincial tie at Gibson Park.
Two converted tries gave Ulster a 14-0 interval lead but Munster were level with two tries by skipper Ryan Murphy and converted by Rory Scannell after just ten minutes of the second half.
Ulster added two further tries for a deserved victory.
Munster: Darren Sweetnam (Bandon Grammar School);Harry McNulty (Rockwell College),Seamus Glynn(PBC),Cormac Murphy(St. Munchin’s College),Darragh McNamara(CBC);Rory Scannell(PBC),Brian Haugh(Rockwell College);David Canny(Ard Scoil Ris),Brian Scott(PBC),Niall Horan(Crescent Comprehensive College);Evan Ryan(St. Munchin’s College),Ross McCarthy(PBC);Gavin Ryan(St. Munchin’s College),Dean Nolan(CBC),Ryan Murphy Capt,(PBC). Replacements:Daniel Montgomery(St. Munchin’s College),Richard Moran(Rockwell College),David Wallace(St. Munchin’s College),Sean McCarthy(Rockwell College),Darren Ryan(St. Munchin’s College),Ryan Foley(CBC),Paul O’Sullivan(Crescent Comprehensive College),Cian O’Donnell(Rockwell College),Will Foley( PBC),Charlie O’Regan(CBC),Cian O’Halloran(CBC),Cillian Kiely(Rockwell),Padraig Ryan(Crescent Comprehensive College),Shane Gavin(St. Munchin’s College).
2pm Kick-off: Munster 18, Leinster 28
In the first of the Under 19 Interprovincial championship games at Thomond Park, Leinster were in complete control.
Tries by Ferdia Kenny, Jack Conan and Stephen Murphy and a conversion and penalty by Peter Lydon had the visitors 20-3 ahead at half time. Sean Og Murphy kicked a penalty for the home side.
Munster came more into it after the break and were rewarded with tries by Darren O'Shea and Coran Keane. Murphy converted one of the tries and also kicked a penalty. Marcus Walsh scored a try for Leinster and Lydon added a penalty.
Scorers: Darren O’Shea, Joe Keane tries, Sean Og Murphy 2 pens, con.
Munster:Tom Ryan (Garryowen);Jamie McGarry(Ard Scoil Ris),Eamonn Carr(St. Munchins),Kevin Slater capt (CBC),Shaun Horgan(Rockwell);Sean Og Murphy(PBC),Neil Cronin(Castletroy College);Coran Keane(PBC),Dan Healy(Glenstal Abbey),Richard Martin(Dolphin);Stephen Maguire(Rockwell), Darren O'Shea(Crosshaven);Yasin Browne(CBC),Eoghan Cross(Garryowen),Jeremiah Cronin(Highfield). Replacements:Tim Rafferty (UL Bohemian) for Neill Cronin (9 mins), Jack Considine(Young Munster) for Richard Martin, Barry McNamara (St. Munchin’s) for Dan healy both HT, Joe Keane(UL Bohemian) Eamonn Carr 45 mins, Ben Crumplin(Crosshaven) for Jeremiah Cronin 50 mins, Cian McGovern(Crosshaven) for Tom Ryan, Kieran Frost(CBC) for Stephen Maguire both 55 mins..
4pm Kick-off: Munster 11, Leinster 27
In the second game at Thomond Park, a strong second half performance saw Leinster run out deserving winners.
The visitors led 10-6 at half time with tries from Sean O'Loughlin and Oscar O'Suilleabhain. Cian McGovern kicked two penalties for Munster.
Alex Griffin added a try for Munster in the second half but tries from O'Loughlin and Zach Jungman both converted by Peter Osbourne, who also kicked a penalty, made it a double for the visiting side.
Scorers:Alex Griffin try, Cian McGovern 2 pens.
Munster:Joey Doherty(Dungarvan);Joe Keane(UL Bohemian), Darren O'Keeffe capt (Crosshaven),Graham Murray(PBC), Mark Leonard(Shannon);Cian McGovern(Crosshaven),Evan Mulcahy(St. Munchins College);Keith Kennedy(Castletroy College),David O'Sullivan(Midleton College),Andy Weston(Midleton College);Kieran Frost(CBC),Dave O'Brien(Castletroy College);Henry Travers(Bandon Grammar),Michael Culhane(Newcastle West),Sean Glynn(CBC).
Replacements:Tony Cantwell(Clonmel) for Michael Culhane 7 mins, Conor Barry(CBC) for Joey Doherty, Conor Scannell(CBC) for David O’Sullivan both HT,Brendan Monohan(CBC) for Cian McGovern 55mins,Ciaran Keogh(CBC) for Jack Donovan 58 mins, Kevin Long(Garryowen) for Mark Leonard, Alex Griffin(Garryowen) for Evan Mulcahy both 60 mins.