24 May, 10:30
This week's Club Notes come from Cashel and Shannon Rugby Clubs.
Richmond remain in second place a point behind the leaders after their 19-17 away win over Crosshaven. Garrett O’Hanlon scored a try for Richmond and Jonathon Ford kicked a conversion and four penalties. Crosshaven replied with tries from Pete Morrissey, Donagh Murphy and Eamon Ring with Kieran Doran adding a conversion.
Waterpark defeated Galbally 17-11 at Ballinakill. The sides were level 6-6 at half time. John Flynn kicked two penalties for Waterpark and Liam McInerney replied with two for the visitors. A red card to a Galbally player proved the turning point of the game in the second half. Flynn kicked two further penalties for the home side and Paul Molloy scored a try. Brendan Childs replied with a try for Galbally.
Kanturk have moved up to third place after a penalty five minutes from time by Darragh Meade gave them a 13-10 away win over Tralee. The home side led 7-3 at half time with a try from Sean Hurley which Garret Walsh converted and Darragh Meade replied with a penalty for the Duhallow side. Walsh extended Tralee’s advantage with a penalty but a try by John O’Sullivan converted by Meade tied up the scores until Meade’s late winner.
Clonmel collected maximum points with a 24-5 away win over Cobh Pirates. Ben Martin put Clonmel ahead with a try after three minutes but Alan Langford had the sides level with a try shortly after. A try by Mark Jenkinson converted by Martin just before half time made it 12-5 at the break. Greg Carroll and David Lonergan added further tries in the second half and Martin kicked one conversion.
Thurles moved off the foot of the table with their first win of the campaign after a 14-12 home win over Kilfeacle. Laurence O’Gorman and Shane Fogarty scored tries for the winners and Jason Moore converted both. Dan Lowry and Packie Burke replied with tries for Kilfeacle and Mark Burke kicked a conversion.
St. Senan’s defeated Clanwilliam 23-11 to move above the Tipperary side in the table. Darragh McCoy and Ian Fitzgerald scored tries for the winners and Declan Collins converted both and also added three penalties. Brian O’Rahelly replied with a try for Clanwilliam and Brian Kissane kicked two penalties.
Mallow have opened up a five point gap in the Second Division with a flattering 35-7 home win over Scariff as the game between the two sides behind them in the table Youghal and Presentation was postponed.
A red card for a Scariff player in the second half turned the game in Mallow’s favour. The home side had tries from Jason Sheehan, Len Browne, Sam Holt, Dave Walsh and Michael Sweeney and Walsh converted all five. Tom Cronin replied with a try for the Clare side and James Kelly converted.
St. Mary’s moved into second place after their 16-12 away win over Ennis. Darren Clancy scored a try for the Saints and Sean Lyons converted and also added three penalties. Bryan Murphy replied with three penalties for Ennis and David Murphy kicked one.
Newcastle West maintained their challenge with a 19-13 home win over Killarney. The sides were level 10-10 at the interval. Sean Neville scored a try, conversion and three penalties for the winners and Alan Roche kicked one. Killarney replied with a try from Mike Nash and a conversion and two penalties from Paudie Sheahan.
Muskerry slipped into the relegation battle after their 32-12 home defeat by Kinsale. Peter Murphy, Joe Lyons, Renaud Sergeree and Paul Perez were try scorers for Kinsale and Perez added three conversions and two penalties. Jaydee Meyer and Conor Buckley replied with tries for the Ballyanly side and Buckley kicked a conversion.
Ballincollig eased their relegation worries with a 16-15 win over Bandon at Tanner Park. Two penalties by Kevin Ryan had Ballincollig 6-0 ahead at half time. Dave Power extended their advantage with a try which Ryan converted. Bandon hit back with tries from Richard Milner and Chris Hartnett and Sean O’Riordan kicked a conversion and penalty to lead 15-13 with eight minutes remaining. Ryan secured victory for the home side with a penalty five minutes from time.
Newport remain bottom of the table after their 24-13 away defeat by Castleisland. Kieran Downey scored two tries for the Kerry side and Kevin Lyons and Mike Cronin got one each. JJ Casey kicked two conversions. Shane Ryan replied with a try conversion and penalty for the visitors and Darragh Ryan kicked a drop goal.
Killorglin maintain their lead at the top of the Third Division after their 13-12 away win over Douglas. Barry Sheehan and Andrew O’Reilly scored tries for the winners and Dave Coffey kicked a penalty. Dave O’Callaghan replied with two tries for Douglas.
Dungarvan came from 6-0 down at half time to defeat Abbeyfeale 10-6. Cian Walsh scored a try for the visitors and Conor Foley added a conversion and penalty. Tom Enright kicked two penalties for Abbeyfeale.
Fermoy defeated Corca Dhuibhne 43-12. The visitors led 14-5 at the interval with tries from Jim Mackesy and Shane O’Riordan. O’Riordan converted both and also kicked a penalty. Brendan Garvey scored the Gaeltacht side’s try. Shane O’Donoghue, Peter Stapleton, Denis Howard and Ian Hutchinson added further tries after the break for teh North Cork side and O’Riordan kicked five conversions and a penalty. Billy O’Connor replied with a try for the West Kerry side and Kevin Moriarty kicked a conversion.
Charleville defeated Kilrush 20-8. Ger Sheehan and Willie O’Sullivan scored tries for Charleville and Frankie Holly kicked a conversion and two penalties and Shane Corkery also added a conversion. Philip Burke replied with a try for Kilrush and Brian Johnson kicked a penalty.
Dunmanway won the bragging rights in west Cork after their 22-3 home win over Bantry Bay. Darren Sweetnam scored a try and penalty for the winners and Dan Sweeny kicked a conversion and four penalties. Brian Keohane replied with a penalty for Bantry.
Dungarvan remain in second place after they defeated Abbeyfeale 10-6. Cian Walsh was Dungarvan’s try scorer and Conor Foley added a conversion and penalty.
Cork Constitution still remain on top of the South Munster Seconds League after their 25-14 home win over Dolphin. Neill O’Connell Peter O’Sullivan scored first half tries for the Temple Hill side for a 12-0 interval lead. O’Sullivan kicked one conversion. Niall Barry opened Dolphin’s account with a try and Brendan O’Shea converted. O’Sullivan and Danny O’Shea added further tries for Constitution and O’Sullivan added a penalty. Brian Roche scored a second try for Dolphin and Chris Bannon converted.
Castleisland defeated Kenmare 29-10 in the Junior Two League South. Padraig Dignam scored two tries for the winners and Dan Dunleavy one. James Dignam kicked four penalties and a conversion. Kenmare replied with a try from David O’Brien and a conversion and penalty by AJ Christian.
Dolphin defeated U.C.C. 27-0 at the Mahon. Brian O’Sullivan scored two tries for the winners and Wayne Ryan, Martin Aherne and Killian Walsh got one each. Aidan Uniacke kicked one conversion.
Munster Junior League Division 1: Cobh Pirates 5, Clonmel 24;
Crosshaven 17, Richmond 19;
Old Christians 9, Skibbereen 20;
St. Senan's 23, Clanwilliam 11;
Thurles 14, Kilfeacle 12;
Tralee 10, Kanturk 13;
Waterpark 17, Galbally 11;
Division 2: Ballincollig 16, Bandon 15;
Castleisland 24, Newport 13;
Ennis 12, St. Mary's 16;
Mallow 35, Scariff 7;
Muskerry 12, Kinsale 32;
Newcastle West 19, Killarney 13;
Youghal v Presentation Off;
Division 3: Abbeyfeale 6, Dungarvan 10;
Corca Dhuibhne 12, Fermoy 43;
Douglas 12, Killorglin 13;
Dunmanway 23, Bantry Bay 3;
Kilrush 8, Charleville 20;
Munster Seconds League North: Nenagh Ormond 10, Bruff 34;
Munster Seconds League South: Cork Constitution 25, Dolphin 14;
U.C.C. 19, Midleton 5;
Gleeson League Division 1A: Old Crescent 3, UL Bohemian 7;
Richmond 8, Garryowen 8;
Shannon 27, Bruff 21;
Division 1B: Newcastle West 38, Kilfeacle 14;
South Junior 2 League Section A: Castleisland 29, Kenmare 10;
Listowel 6, Tralee 41;
Killarney 22, Iveragh 10;
Section C: Carrigaline 17, Kinsale 10;
Clonakilty 23, Bandon 23;
Section D: Cork Constitution 32, Muskerry 7;
Old Christians 32, Mallow 21;
Section E: Dolphin 27, U.C.C. 0;
Highfield v Cobh Pirates Off;
South Munster Junior 3 League Section A: Bandon 0, Sunday's Well 50;
Under 21 South Western Conference Section A: Buccaneers 36, U.L. Bohemian 23;
Galwegians 50, Bruff 3;
N.U.I.G. 9, Cork Constitution 75;
Thomond 18, Highfield 15;
Section B: Dolphin 40, U.C.C. 12;
Shannon 10, Young Munster 6;
Waterpark 13, Old Crescent 16;
East Under 17 League Section A: Thurles 36, Cashel 3:
Waterpark 58, Carrick-on-Suir 5;
Section B: Dungarvan 41, Clanwilliam 12;
North Munster Under 15 Conference: Ennis 38, Thomond 20;
North Munster Under 13 Conference: St. Mary’s 15, Presentation 21;
South Munster Under 19 League Section 1: Bandon 3, Crosshaven 3;
Ballincollig 7, Clonakilty 12;
Highfield 17, Cork Constitution 5;
Section 2: Midleton 8, Kanturk 33;
Sunday's Well 17, Fermoy 17;
South Munster Under 19 Development League: Mallow 32, Old Christians 10;
South Munster Under 17 League Section 1: Cork Constitution 7, Highfield 41;
Youghal 5, Sunday's Well 25;
Section 2: Bandon 0, Clonakilty 36;
Dunmanway 0, Bantry Bay 40;
Skibbereen 36, Kinsale 0;
Section 3: Cobh Pirates 17, Mallow 5;
Section 4: Carrigaline 12, Charleville 39;
Muskerry 12, Crosshaven 7;
Old Christians 19, PBC 16;
South Munster Under 15 League Section 1: Fermoy 8, Muskerry 26;
Youghal 7, Old Christians 36;
Section 2: Clonakilty 23, Bandon 14;
Dunmanway 34, Carrigaline 23;
Highfield 17, Ballincollig 0;
West Munster Under 15 League: Abbeyfeale 5, Tralee 35;
Women's All Ireland League Division 1: Blackrock College 15, Galwegians 7;
Cooke 12, Highfield 20;
Navan 14, U.L. Bohemian 53;
St. Mary's College 0, Old Belvedere 26;
Division 2 South: Ballincollig 52, Thurles 0;
Galbally 15, Port Laoise 19;
Tralee 41, Young Munster 0;