7 Dec, 18:36
Heavy defeat for Dolphin in Ulster Bank League Division 1A as Cork Constitution and Young Munster win but Garryowen are still searching for their first win of the campaign.
Leonard Allen & Cormac Liddy
Dolphin defeated U.C.C. 28-12 to set up a semi final meeting with Cashel after their victory at Curaheen Road. The visitors led 16-0 at half time with tries from John Cleary and Barry Keeshan. The Dolphin out half also added two penalties.
Christy Condon and Keeshan added further tries after the break with Keeshan converting his own try to bring his total to eighteen.
Midleton defeated Clonakilty in the all Division 2A clash at The Vale 18-12.
Peter Brougham gave the East Cork side a 3-0 lead at half time. Brougham added a try conversion and a penalty in the second half and Kieran Burns also scored a try. Clonakilty replied with tries from Joe Crowley and Darragh Lynch with Matt Kirby converting one.
Midleton will now face Highfield in the other simi final after the Woodleigh Park side recorded a 25-6 home win over Sunday’s Well. The Well led 6-3 at half time with two penalties from Eamon Ronan to one Colin Mahony. However the home side took their chances in the second half running in four tries from John Murphy, Richard Childs, Darragh Buckley-Barry and John Sheehan. Rick Jacobs converted one of the tries.
In the Limerick Charity Cup holders Young Munster defeated Bruff 24-0 at Clifford Park, Shannon were 33-22 away winners over Nenagh Ormond and in the Division 2A clash at Rosbrien Thomond defeated Old Crescent 12-3.
In an exciting contest at Annacotty U.L. Bohemian edged out Garryowen 14-13.
Cork Charity Cup: Cashel 17, Cork Constitution 13;
Clonakilty 12, Midleton 18;
Highfield 25, Sunday's Well 6;
U.C.C. 28, Dolphin 12;
Limerick Charity Cup: Nenagh Ormond 22, Shannon 33;
Old Crescent 3, Thomond 12;
U.L. bohemian 14, Garryowen 13;
Young Munster 24, Bruff 0;