23 May, 16:14
A Munster Under 17 combined selection of players from the Regional Development Squad and Munster 'B' Schools recently attended a 11 a-side blitz at Cork Institute of Technology grounds.
Richmond easily saw off the challenge of Thurles with a 48-7 victory at Richmond Park. The winners led 34-0 at half time. Garrett O’Hanlon scored two tries and Tomas Aherne, Jeff McNamara, Thomas O’Brien, Gearoid Phelan and Ross O’Neill. Jonathon Forde kicked four conversions and a penalty and Darragh Clancy also added a conversion.
Both Ballincollig and Youghal received walk overs in the Munster Junior Clubs Shield.
Newcastle West edged out St. Mary’s in a thriller at the West Limerick venue with a last minute try from Alan Roche which Tom Kelleher converted for a 17-16 victory. The home side led 7-3 at half time with a try by Roy Keating which Roche converted to a penalty by Sean Lyons. Roche extended Newcastle West’s advantage with a penalty but Mary’s hit back with a try from Niall Hartigan and a conversion and two penalties by Lyons.
Newly promoted Presentation defeated Bandon 20-10 at the West Cork venue. .Mark Phair and Ger Hall were the visitors try scorers with Phair kicking two conversions and two penalties. Tim Crowley and Ger Paul Lucey replied with tries for Bandon.
The other promoted side Scariff lost at home to Mallow 14-10. Sean Glynn scored all of Mallow’s points with a try and three penalties. Tom Cronin and Darra McNamara replied with tries for the Clare side.
Kinsale defeated Muskerry 23-5. Renaud Sergre, Andy Lynch and Ian Costello scored tries for the winners and Paul Perez kicked two penalties and a conversion. Rob Mahony replied with a try for the visitors.
Abbeyfeale defeated Kilrush 20-15 in the opening round of the Martin O’Sullivan Cup with a 20-15 victory. The winners led 12-3 at half time. Colin Quirke scored two tries for the winners, Patrick Twomey kicked two penalties and a conversion for Abbeyfeale and Michael Roche added a conversion.
Charleville defeated Corca Dhuibhne at Ballydavid 13-5. Ger Sheehan scored two tries for the North Cork side and Frank Holly kicked a drop goal.
Tries from Dermot Fahy and Ciaran O’Sullivan and a conversion and penalty by Con Foley earned Dungarvan a 15-10 away victory over Killorglin.
Waterford City defeated Bantry Bay 44-14. Colin Lynch and Sean O’Mahony scored two tries each for the winners and John Doran and David Whelan got one each with Aaron Foskin kicking four penalties and two conversions.
It was a mixed day for Cork Constitution after their Junior side defeated Sunday’s Well 34-8 in the Munster Seconds League. Simon Hanbidge scored two of the winner’s five tries, with Conor Desmond, Brian Vaughan and Eoin O’Donnell getting the others. Peter O’Sullivan kicked three conversions and a penalty. Darren Blower scored a try for the ‘Well and Pat McSweeney kicked a penalty.
Carrigaline caused a big shock in the Dennehy Cup with a 23-12 away win over holders Cork Constitution. Shane McCarthy, Dave O’Donoghue and Roy Murphy scored tries for the winners and John Tait kicked a conversion and a penalty.
Carrigaline will face Highfield in next week’s semi finals after the Woodleigh Park side defeated Mallow 30-11. Matthew Kelleher scored two tries for the winners and Dave Norris and Peter Cotter scored one each. Mick Hayden and Darragh O’Keeffe each kicked a conversion and a penalty. Brian McMahon replied with a try for Mallow and Ger Deady kicked two penalties.
The other semi final will be between Cobh Pirates and Old Christians. Cobh defeated Muskerry 30-3 with Greg Higgins, Ken Calahane, Conor Farrell and Dave Mulcahy scoring tries and Higgins added two conversions and two penalties.
Old Christians defeated Ballincollig 34-17 at Rathcooney. Arthur Crowley and Conor Owens each scored tries for Ballincollig, Paul Dinneen kicked a conversion and a penalty and Keith Stafford added a conversion.
RaboDirect Pro 12: Glasgow 12, Munster 23;
Under 20 Inter Provincial: Munster 9, Leinster 13;
Under 19 Inter Provincial Group A: Munster 13, Connacht 13;
Under 19 Inter Provincial Group |B: Exiles 8, Munster 27;
ODM Munster Senior Cup: Bruff 39, Clonakilty 0;
Cork Constitution 9, Garryowen 15;
Dolphin 28, Old Crescent 0;
Midleton 20, Highfield 6;
Nenagh Ormond 13, Shannon 35;
Thomond 3, U.L. Bohemian 19;
Young Munster 38, U.C.C. 6;
Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup: Clanwilliam 7, Kilfeacle 30;
Cobh Pirates 22, Tralee 12;
Richmond 48, Thurles 7;
Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Shield: Ballincollig v Castleisland; OFF
Bandon 10, Presentation 20;
Kinsale 23, Muskerry 5;
Newcastle West 17, St. Mary's 16;
Scariff 10, Mallow 14;
Youghal v Ennis; Off
Martin O'Sullivan Cup: Abbeyfeale 20, Kilrush 15;
Carrick-on-Suir v Dunmanway; Off
Corca Dhuibhne 5, Charleville 13;
Killorglin 10, Dungarvan 15;
Waterford City 44, Bantry Bay 14;
Munster Seconds League North: Garryowen 31, Shannon 26;
Nenagh Ormond v U.L. Bohemian; No Result Received
Old Crescent v Young Munster; Off
Thomond 14, Bruff 13;
Munster Seconds League South: Cashel v Dolphin; Off
Highfield v Clonakilty; Off
Midleton 10, U.C.C. 42;
Sunday's Well 8, Cork Constitution 34;
Mansergh Cup: Clonmel 7, Galbally 11;
Dennehy Cup Quarter Finals: Cobh Pirates 30, Muskerry 3;
Cork Constitution 12, Carrigaline 23;
Mallow 11, Highfield 30;
Old Christians 34, Ballincollig 17;
Muskerry Cup Quarter Finals: Bandon v Kinsale; Off
Clonakilty v Youghal; Off
Cork Transport 0, Dolphin 12;
Sunday's Well v Douglas; Off
North Munster Under 21 League Section A: Young Munster v Thomond; Off