21 May, 10:02
Presentation Brothers College Transition Year Students recently completed a Rugby Coaching Course following 11 weeks of modules tutored by Munster Rugby Coaching Officers.
Douglas without a win in the Third Division travelled to promotion chasing Killorglin and defeated the home side 15-10. All the scores came in the opening half. Mark Coveney and Shane Burke scored tries for Douglas and Paul Byrne kicked a conversion and penalty. Morgan Foley replied with a penalty for Killorglin and Dave Coffey converted and also added a penalty.
Abbeyfeale followed up their big league win over Charleville last week with a 20-13 away win over Waterford City. Patrick Twomey, Michael Enright and Ger Walsh scored tries for the visitors and Michael Roche kicked a conversion and penalty. City had a try from Simon O’Hara and a conversion and two penalties by Darragh Walsh.
Division Three leaders Dungarvan had a convincing 36-19 away win over Corca Dhuibhne to setup a second round meeting with Sunday’s Well. Darrell Ryan scored two tries for the winners and John Cooney, Robbie Buckley, Cian Walsh and David O’Riordan got one each. Conor Foley kicked three conversions. The West Kerry Gaeltacht side replied with tries from Neil Flaherty, Ciaran Collins and Eamon Hickson with Collins adding two conversions.
Carrick-on-Suir received a walk over from Kilrush.
The top two sides in Division One of the Munster Junior League are due to meet in Limerick next week in a game that could have a big bearing on the destination of the Munster Junior League title. Leaders Richmond held on to top spot with a 14-5 away win over Waterpark. James McDermott scored a try in the opening half for a 5-0 lead for Richmond. Jonathon Ford added three penalties after the break and James Walsh replied with a try for Waterpark.
Second place Kanturk’s away game with Crosshaven was postponed and this allowed Skibbereen to move ahead of the Duhallow side with a 42-0 home win over Clanwilliam. The winners scored twenty one points in each half. Michael Limerick, Peter Mihaere, Peter Stout, Kieran Shannon, Michael Calnan and David O’Keeffe were try scorers for Skibbereen and Ger Hurley kicked two penalties and three conversions.
Old Christians caused a big upset with a 9-6 home win over title chasing Galbally. A penalty from Aidan Tobin and a Conor Quaid drop goal for Christians had the sides 6-6 at half time, David Guerin replied with two penalties for the Limerick side. Conor Mangan kicked a penalty after the break to secure the points for the Rathcooney side.
Clonmel defeated Thurles 11-0. The visitors led 3-0 at half time with a penalty from Brian Lonergan. Danny Lyons kicked a second penalty after the break and Jaco Oosthuysen scored a try.
A second half try from Alan Langford converted by Mark Chandler gave Cobh Pirates a 7-3 away win over Tralee. Garrett Walsh kicked a penalty for the home side in the opening half.
St. Senan’sand Kilfeacle shared the spoils after a 3-3 draw at Jim Slattery Park. The sides were scoreless at half time. Declan Collins kicked a penalty for the Clare side and Mark Burke replied with one for Kilfeacle.
The meeting of the two unbeaten sides in Division Two resulted in a home win for leaders Mallow over Presentation on a 14-6 scoreline. Mallow led 14-0 at half time with a try from Sam Holt and three penalties by Michael Lucey. Shane O’Brien replied with two penalties for the Rathuard side in the second half.
St. Mary’s remain in second place after their narrow 16-14 away win over Youghal. The home side led 14-3 at the break with a try from Alan Moloney and three penalties by Aaron Daly to a Sean Lyons penalty. Tries from John Barry and an intercept by Matthew Ryan and a second Lyons penalty saw Mary’s take the spoils.
Kinsale have moved ahead of Presentation after their 33-0 away win over Ballincollig. Joe Lyons and Stephen Murphy scored two tries each for Kinsale and Renaud Sergere got one. Paul Perez kicked four conversions.
Newcastle West defeated Castleisland 13-8 to keep their promotion hopes alive. The sides were tied 3-3 at half time JJ Casey opened the scoring with a penalty for Castleisland and Tommy Kelleher levelled for the home side. The winners were awarded a penalty try and Kelleher converted and also kicked a penalty. Pat Fitzgerald earned the Kerry side a losing bonus point with a try.
Two penalties by Eoin Keohane gave Muskerry a 6-3 interval lead at home to Killarney, but the visitors hit back to run out 18-6 winners.
Scariff eased their relegation worries with a 30-20 away win over Bandon. The home side led 12-10 at half time with tries from Des Prendergast and Chris Hartnett and a Kevin South conversion. Pat Prendergast scored a third try for Bandon after the break and South added a penalty. Scariff replied with tries from Steve Madden, Robbie Madden and Paul McTiernan. James Kelly kicked three conversions, two penalties and a drop goal.
The Ennis Newport game was postponed due to the pitch being waterlogged.
In the Junior Three League South a try from Ger Wade and a conversion and penalty by Mark Bevan gave Cork Transport a 10-7 away win over Sunday’s Well.
Mitchelstown defeated Fermoy 18-3 in their derby game at Fermoy. Paudie Dennehy and Sean Coughlan scored tries for the winners and Richard Barry kicked a conversion and two penalties.
Munster Junior Cup: Carrick-on-Suir walk over from Kilrush.
Corca Dhuibhne 19, Dungarvan 36;
Highfield 36, Bantry Bay 5;
Killorglin 10, Douglas 15;
Waterford City 13, Abbeyfeale 20;
Munster Junior League Division 1:Crosshaven v Kanturk Postponed
Old Christians 9, Galbally 6;
Skibbereen 42, Clanwilliam 0;
St. Senan's 3, Kilfeacle 3;
Thurles 0, Clonmel 11;
Tralee 3, Cobh Pirates 7;
Waterpark 5, Richmond 14;
Division 2: Ballincollig 0, Kinsale 33;
Bandon 20, Scariff 30;
Ennis , Newport Postponed;
Mallow 14, Presentation 6;
Muskerry 6, Killarney 18;
Newcastle West 13, Castleisland 8;
Youghal 14, St. Mary's 16;
Munster Seconds League North: Young Munster 22, Thomond 6;
Gleeson League Division 1B:Clonmel 15, Kilfeacle 8;
Fethard 24, Newcastle West 3;
South Junior 2 League Section A:Iveragh 8, Tralee 18;
Section B:Dungarvan 10, Waterford City 17;
Youghal 7, Waterpark 13;
Section C:Carrigaline 15, Skibbereen 13;
Kinsale 14, Bandon 18;
South Junior 3 League Section A:Bandon 0, Crosshaven 11;
Sunday's Well 7, Cork Transport 10;
Section B:Fermoy 3, Mitchelstown 14;
Under 21 South Western Conference Section B:Dolphin 12, Shannon 8;
Old Crescent 24, Young Munster 13;
East Under 17 League Semi Finals: Dungarvan 12, Thurles 10;
North Munster Under 14 League:U.L. Bohemian Eagles 15, Bruff 0:
South Munster Under 19 League Section 1: Ballincollig 15, Bandon 24;
Cork Constitution 5, Crosshaven 26;
Section 2:Cobh Pirates 22, Dolphin 16;
South Munster Under 19 Development League:Muskerry 10, Kinsale 27;
Old Christians 14, Mallow 14;
South Under 17 Section 4 Play Off:Muskerry 12, Charleville 30;
South Under 17 League:Bantry Bay 15, Ballincollig 12;
Youghal 29, Dolphin 5;
South Munster Under 15 League Section 1:Muskerry 15, Youghal 15;
Sunday's Well 17, Fermoy 5;
Section 2:Ballincollig 3, Crosshaven 13;
Highfield 12, Skibbereen 24;
Kinsale 21, Dolphin 17;
P.B.C. 30, Clonakilty 34;
West Munster Under 13 League:Tralee 41, Iveragh 14;
Under 19 Friendly:Midleton 5 , Tralee 0;
Under 14 Friendly:Midleton 12, Tralee 7;
Women's All Ireland League Division 1 Group A:U.L. Bohemian 17, Old Belvedere 0;
Women's Development League:Bandon 5, Abbeyfeale 36;