10 Dec, 11:00
Munster Rugby recently hosted a Stage 1 Coaching Workshop in Old Crescent RFC for all Coaches from the Mini Section.
In the Second Division the top of the table clash between Galbally and Kanturk ended in a 23-19 victory for the Limerick side and now they have a three point lead at the top of the table. Tries by Eddie Fraher and James Taylor and two conversions and two penalties by Liam Casey had Galbally 20-6 ahead at half time. Darragh Meade kicked two penalties for the visitors. Casey kicked a third penalty for Galbally but Kanturk rallied in the final quarter and a try from Michael O’Leary and a conversion and two penalties by Meade earned the visitors a losing bonus point.
Castleisland who shared second place with Kanturk lost ground as St. Mary’s defeated them 33-22. Matthew Hickey scored two tries for the winners and Ryan Hartigan and Niall Couilan got one each. Sean Lyons kicked three conversions and two penalties. Kieran Downey replied with a try for the Kerry side and Mark Connolly kicked a conversion and five penalties.
Mallow took full advantage to move into second place after their 14-9 home victory over Youghal.
A try in the opening half by Brian O’Sullivan gave Killarney a 5-0 home victory over Newport.
Newcastle West got back into the promotion race with a deserved 33-26 away win over Kinsale. Paudie Fogarty, Niall Kennedy, Declan Moloney, Donal O’Sullivan and Darren Hayes were try scorers for the West Limerick side. Hayes kicked a conversion and a penalty and Tommy Kelleher also added a penalty.
A penalty in the first half and a drop goal in the second by Eoghan O’Donovan gave Bandon a 6-0 home win over Muskerry who had good performances from Aidan Murray, Jaydee Meyer, Willie Healy and Tim Keady.
A last minute penalty by James Leahy, his third of the game, secured a losing bonus point for Charleville who lost at home to Ennis 15-9. Bryan Murphy kicked five penalties for the visitors.
The top of the table clash in the Third Division saw leaders Scariff and Fermoy share the spoils after an 11-11 draw. The Clare side looked like they were heading for their fifth victory with a try from Tony Cronin and two penalties by James Kelly as they led 11-3 with minutes remaining. Darren Roche scored a try for the home side and Shane O’Riordan landed his second penalty of the game in the final minute to level the scores.
There was a big surprise at Bantry as the home side recorded their first ever victory in the league against promotion chasing Corca Dhuibhne 15-8. Michael Lithgow and Brian Keohane scored tries for the winners and Keohane kicked a conversion and Andre Polivka a penalty. Chris Ferriter scored a try for the visitors and Ciaran Collins added two penalties.
Presentation moved a point behind leaders Scariff after their 40-7 away win over Carrick-on-Suir. Mark Phair scored three tries for the winners and kicked five conversions. Christy Cox, Ollie Delaney and James Calvert also crossed for tries.
Tries by Adam Roche and Andrew Scannell helped Abbeyfeale to a 17-9 home win over Killorglin. Scannell converted both tries and also added a penalty.
Waterford City were 27-10 home winners over Douglas. Jason Power, Len Power, Colm Lyons and Tom Bowes were try scorers fro the Suirsiders. Aaron Foskin kicked a penalty and Darren Walsh two conversions.
Munster Junior League Division 1:Clonmel 13,Kilfeacle 17;
Cobh Pirates 12,Richmond 29;
Crosshaven 22,Skibbereen 16;
Old Christians 43,Ballincollig 0;
St. Senan's 12,Waterpark 19;
Thurles 6,Cashel 46;
Tralee 10,Clanwilliam 33;
Division 2:Bandon 6,Muskerry 0;
Charleville 9,Ennis 15;
Galbally 23,Kanturk 19;
Killarney 5,Newport 0;
Kinsale 26,Newcastle West 33;
Mallow 14,Youghal 9;
St. Mary's 32,Castleisland 22;
Division 3:Bantry Bay 15,Corca Dhuibhne 8;
Carrick-on-Suir 7,Presentation 40;
Dungarvan v Kilrush Off;
Fermoy 11,Scariff 11;
Killorglin 9,Abbeyfeale 17;
Waterford City 27,Douglas 10;
Munster Seconds League North:Shannon 48,Nenagh Ormond 9;
UL Bohemian 13,Young Munster 21;
South:Dolphin 26,Midleton 26;
Sunday's Well 17,Cork Constitution 15;
Gleeson League Division 1:Old Crescent 3,Shannon 3;
Richmond 14,UL Bohemian 14;
St. Mary's ,Bruff ;
Thomond 27,St. Senan's 11;
Young Munster ,Garryowen ;
Division 2:Cashel ,Kilfeacle ;
Galbally 28,Newcastle West 8;
Junior 2 League South Section A:Tralee 62,Kenmare 8;
Section C:Muskerry 7,Mallow 27;
Section E:Sunday's Well 34,Crosshaven 27;
Section F:Cork Constitution 22,Cobh Pirates 19;
Kelly Cup:Bandon 22,Ballincollig 45;
Junior 3 League South Section B:Cork Transport 7,Fermoy 12;
Under 21 South Western Conference Division 1 Section A:Dolphin 13,Garryowen 13;
U.C.C. 36,Old Crescent 15;
Young Munster 12,N.U.I.G. 7;
Section B:Bruff 24,Sunday's Well 3;
Buccaneers 3,Cork Constitution 17;
Shannon ,U.L. Bohemian ;
Waterpark ,Galwegians ;
Division 2 North:Kilfeacle ,Buccaneers ;
Monivea Thomond ;
Avonmore Milk Under 19 League Section A:Richmond 0,Young Munster 19;
Section B;St. Senan’s 11,U.L. Bohemian 19;
Section C:Clonmel 38,Clanwilliam 7;
Kilfeacle 17,Cashel 5;
Waterpark 24,Thurles 0;
Section D:Sunday's Well 12,Crosshaven 24;
Section E:Bandon 17,Clonakilty 12;
Section F:Mallow 11,Muskerry 22;
Section F Play Off:Cobh Pirates 5,Fermoy 12;
East Under 17 Quarter Final:Thurles27,Dungarvan 42;
South Under 15 League Section 2:Highfield 0,Clonakilty 21;
South Under 13 League Section 3:Crosshaven 16,Kinsale 34;
Section 4:Bandon 22,Sunday's Well 19;
Section 6:Mitchelstown 14,Old Christians 0;
West Under 15 League:Corca Dhuibhne 36,Listowel 0;
Killarney 46,Killorglin 17;
Tralee 24,Abbeyfeale 5;
Under 19 Friendly:Ballincollig 13,Tralee 8;
Under 17 Friendly:Ballincollig 0,Tralee 36;
Under 13 Friendly:Tralee 40,Listowel 5;
Womens AIL Division 2:Ballincollig 7,Shannon 35;
Tuam 0,Youghal 44;