9 Dec, 12:44
Munster Rugby and IRFU Referee Department have just completed their very successful joint venture to find the next generation of referees in schools within the Limerick area.
Full back James Frawley opened the scoring with a try for Crescent after fifteen minutes but Rockwell hit back with a penalty from Rory Parata within minutes. Five minutes before half time Aidan Moynihan scored a try for Rowell and Parata converted to leave it 10-3 at half time.
The only score in the second half was a try from Steve McMahon.
Rockwell: Steve McMahon; David O’Mahony, Shaun O’Donoghue, Rory Parata, William Coffey; Aidan Moynihan, Ben Riley; Denis O’Connell, Sean McNulty, James Maxwell; Adam Horgan, Sean O’Connor; Tommy Anglim, Sonny Dwyer, Aidan Butler. Replacements: Jack Bolger, David O’Dwyer, Neville Flynn, Jimmy Feehan, Jack Brophy, Rory Horgan, Elliot Mulcahy, Alan McMahon.
Crescent College Comprehensive: James Frawley; Jason O’Sullivan, JJ O’Neill, Joey Purcell, Jack Hogan; Gearoid Lyons, Gary Fitzgerald: Michael O’Donnell, James Green, Liam McMahon; Jonny Keane, Eoin Casserly; Cormac Blake, Jay Kavanagh, Jack Dinneen. Replacements: Cillian Rea, Michael McGann, Gerard Mullins, Robert Scott, Conor Beatty, Diarmuid Dee, Ed Barry, Andrew Harrison.
St. Munchin’s 3, P.B.C. 11.
PBC gained revenge for last year’s defeat in the semi finals of the Senior Cup with a deserved victory over St. Munchin’s at Corbally.
Pres’ led 3-0 at the interval with a penalty from John Poland.
Shane Airey had Munchin’s level with a penalty early in the second half, but on fifty two minutes a lucky bounce of the ball for winger Ben Murphy saw him gather and race thirty metres to restore the Cork side’s advantage.
Poland added a penalty to ensure a home quarter final tie for the Mardyke College against Crescent.
St. Munchin’s: Shane Halpin; Kelton Faloon, Dan Goggin, Ed O’Keeffe, Gary Bateman; Shane Airey, Ryan Meagher; David Begley, Jordan Prenderville, Brendan Keogh; Shane O’Mullan, Killian Browne; Lee Nicholas (capt), John Sheehan, Ben Kilkenny. Replacements: Thomas Madden, Peter Meyer, Eoghan Brennan, Tom O’Dwyer, Nathan Nugent, Alan Wallace, Dylan Kelly, Shane Doona
P.B.C.: James Daly; Rob Reardon, Peter O’Brien, Cian Murphy, Ben Murphy; Paul Kiernan, John Poland; Matthew Curtin, Max Abbott, Stephen McCarthy; Dylan Lane, Conor Casey; Morgan Carey, David St. Ledger, Michael Murphy. Replacements: Cian Stanton, David O’Halloran, Bryan Traynor, Andrew Cusack, Eoin Perry, Ronan Griffin, Mark O’Callaghan, Conor Flanagan.
Ardscoil Ris 39, Glenstal Abbey .6
The score line did not reflect the effort that Glenstal put in at Annacotty as Ard Scoil set up a quarter final meeting with St. Munchin’s.
Ardscoil played with the elements in the opening half, but fell behind to a drop goal from Kevin O’Keeffe. A try by Brion Moriarty and a penalty by Robbie Bourke made it 8-3 in favour of Ardscoil at the break.
Second half tries from Bourke, Tony Cusack, Colin Ryan, Moriarty and Cathal Flanagan ensured victory for the City school side. Bourke converted three of the tries. O’Keeffe replied with a penalty for Glenstal.
Ardscoil Ris: Stephen Fitzgerald; Colin Ryan, Ronan McKenna, Robbie Deegan, Brion Moriarty; Robbie Bourke, Colm Noonan; Tony Cusack, Thomas Walsh, Conor Glynn (capt); Patrick Kearns, Paul Obande; Kelvin Browne, Shane Fenton, Craig Irwin. Replacements: Jack O’Halloran, Cathal Flanagan, Killian Bracken, Frank Bradshaw Ryan, Joe Cannon, Joe Murray, David O’Mahony, Oscar Lyons.
Glenstal Abbey: Hugh Connors; Cal Og Healy, Andrew Boland, Eoin Hurley (capt), Michael Boland; Kevin O’Keeffe, Rory Horgan; Joe Hartnett, John Healy, Richie O’Hara; Eoin Ryan, Karl Glynn, Conor Hughes, Rossa Dooley, Conor Buckley. Replacements: Ian Molloy, Matthew Ryan, Henry Beynon, Max Ryan, Jamie McAlease, Michael Hogan, Mauritz Finke.
Munster Schools Senior Cup: Ardscoil Ris 39, Glenstal Abbey 6.
Rockwell College 15, Crescent College Comprehensive 5.
St. Munchin’s 3, P.B.C. 11;