Rockwell will face holders C.B.C. in the quarter finals of the Munster Junior Cup after a hard earned win over St. Munchin's at Clanwilliam Park.
Rockwell 13, St. Munchin’s 10.
Rockwell enjoyed the better of the exchanges in the opening half and Bill Johnston
put them ahead with a penalty after seventeen minutes. Mikey Wilson
increased the lead with a try five minutes later to lead 8-0 at half time.
Full back Stephen Quirke
extended Rockwell’s advantage with a try after forty five minutes.
Munchin’s rallied in the closing stages, a try by skipper Adam Moloney
brought Munchin’s back into contention and Jason Kiely
In an exciting finish Kiely
closed the gap with a penalty, but a determined Rockwell side held on for victory.
Stephen Quirke; Charlie Manton, Lee Molloy, Blake Ryder, Tim Brennan; Bill Johnston, Daryl Egan; Niall Campion, Ben Murray, John Tierney; Jack Binchy, Conor Cashman; Jack Kennedy, Darren Fehilly, Mikey Wilson. Replacements:
Sean O’Brien, James Kendrick, Conor Beary, Morgan Irwin, Leigh Devereaux, Keelan Looby, Kieran Moynihan, Jamie Stone St. Munchin’s:
Jonathan O’Hanlon; Cameron Stephenson, Matthew Lyons, Sean Kelly, Marcus Browne; Jason Kiely, Brian Bennett; Emmett O’Callaghan, James Burke, Ronan Kirwin; Sean Hayes, Conor Radcliffe; Adam Moloney (capt), Aaron McNamara, John Foley. Replacements:
Evan Quinlivan, Colin Kelly, Kieran McGuirk, Hugo McDonald, Shane Corbett, Kieran Galvin, Adam Guerin, Evan O’Connor