Holders Presentation Brothers College advanced to a home quarter final tie against St. Munchin's with a 21-5 hard earned victory over Glenstal Abbey at C.I.T.
With the Temple Hill ground unplayable the game was switched to the C.I.T. grounds at short notice.
Pres’ out half Eamon Mills opened the scoring with a drop goal after twenty minutes to lead 3-0 at half time. Conor Kearns was off target with two penalty efforts in the opening half.
Rory Scannell extended the Mardyke College’s advantage with a penalty five minutes into the second half. Tries by Barry Fitzgerald (forty eight minutes) and skipper Ryan Murphy six minutes later, the latter converted by Scannell made it 18-0.
Twelve minutes from time Scannell kicked his second penalty and with seven minutes remaining Kearns got in for a try for Glenstal.
Scorers P.B.C.: Barry Fitzgerald, Ryan Murphy tries, Rory Scannell 2 pens, con, Eamon Mills Drp gl.
Glenstal Abbey: Conor Kearns try.
P.B.C.: Seamus Glynn; Stephen Dinan, Rory Scannell, Ian O’Donoghue, James Kiernan; Eamon Mills, Chris Bannon; Brian Scott, Will Foley, Killian Kingston; Paul Derham, Barry Fitzgerald; John Fitzgerald, Adam Hudson, Ryan Murphy (capt).
Glenstal Abbey: Rob Shanahan; Bill Connors, Conor Kearns, Stephen O’ Donnell, Sean Gleeson; Luke Bradley, Shane Costigan; David Higgins, Dan Healy, Noel Frisby; Liam Egan, Kevin Prendergast; Tom Ryan, Cillian Mc Donagh, Ian McCarthy.
Replacements: Andrew Devereux, Keelan Bourke, Andrew Boland, Gerard Quinn, Cal McCarthy, Michael O’ Riordan, Kevin Lynch.
Referee: Shane Kierans (M.A.R.)
Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior Cup: P.B.C. 21, Glenstal Abbey 5;
Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior Cup Quarter Finals:
Wednesday 16th February (Provisional Date)
Rockwell v Ard Scoil Ris
Crescent Comp. v Castletroy College,
C.B.C. v Glenstal Abbey
P.B.C. v St. Munchin's