18 Jun, 15:54
This week's Club Notes come from Carrick-on-Suir RFC.
Scorers Crescent Comp: Padric Ryan, Larry Hanley tries.
Castletroy College: Barry Neville pen.
Crescent Comp: Brian Murphy; Paul O’Sullivan, Diarmuid Dee, Greg Barry, Chris Buckley; Larry Hanley, Michael D’Arcy; Cormac O’Connor, Rory Kavanagh, Niall Horan; Shane Stanley, Jack Dineen; Sean Monaghan (capt), Padric Ryan, Jack Donovan. Replacements: Joe Burke, Joe Keyes, Seaghan Gleeson, Brendan McSweeney, James Frawley, Peter Liston, Mike McElligott.
Castletroy College: Barry Neville; Jonathan McDonnell, William Shanahan, Eoghan Clancy, Andrew Fullen; Sean Moran, Neil Cronin (capt), Keith Kennedy, Darragh O’Brien, Brandon Foley-Friel; David O’Brien, Kelvin Reale; Michael Dooley, Conor Bonfil, Enda Carroll. Replacements: Stephen Shinners, Tom Kelly, Conor Clancy, David Butler, Ben Burns, Luke Clohessy, Conor Burns.
Referee: Frank Butler (M.A.R.)
Rockwell 8, Ard Scoil Ris 3.
Favourites Rockwell were pushed all the way by a gallant Ard Scoil Ris side at Clanwilliam Park before booking their place in the last four.
Ard Scoil Ris got off to a great start with a penalty from out half Rory Collins for a 3-0 lead after three minutes. Collins was off target with a similar effort minutes later.
Rockwell came more into the game after this but penalty misses on 17, 19 and 33 minutes left the Limerick school 3-0 ahead at half time.
Three minutes into the second half scrum half Brian Haugh levelled the scores with a penalty for Rockwell and six minutes from time to the delight of the large following from the Tipperary school he got in for a try to clinch victory.
Scorers Rockwell College: Brian Haugh try, pen.
Ard Scoil Ris: Rory Collins pen.
Rockwell: Donagh McGillycuddy; Shaun Horgan, Harry McNulty, Killian Kiely, Rob Jermyn; David Johnston, Brian Haugh; Cian O’Donnell (capt), Darragh Mulcahy, MJ Murphy; Aaron Sweeny, Aidan O’Sullivan; Richard Moran, Sonny Dwyer, Luke Cahill. Replacements: Eddie Phelan, David Kennedy, Brendan Crosse, Luke McGrane, Alex Lynch, Ronan Maher.
Ard Scoil Ris: Jamie McGarry; Kevin Phelan, Alex McNamara, Andrew O’Byrne, Eamon Farrell; Rory Collins, Sean Noonan; David Canny, Gavin Doherty, Brian Masterson; Ciaran Power, Eoin McCabe; Kevin Walsh, Peter Hodnett, Peter McCann (Capt). Replacements: Conor Mc Loughlin, Andrew McGrath, Shane Considine, Darragh O’Shea, Paul O’Sullivan, Luke McGrath , Liam McMahon.
Referee: Ollie Hodges (M.A.R.)
C.B.C. 13, Glenstal Abbey 3.
Christian Brothers College had to battle to the final whistle at Temple Hill to book their place in the semi finals where they will meet Rockwell.
In a closely fought opening half play swung from end to end but due to the heavy rain handling errors were numerous. Christians went into the lead with a try from Yasin Browne three minutes before the break and Darragh McNamara converted for a 7-0 half time lead for the Cork side.
A drop goal from out half Brendan Monohan and a penalty by McNamara extended Christians lead. Conor Kearns kicked a penalty for Glenstal but it was not enough to prevent C.B.C. advancing.
Scorers C.B.C.: Yasin Browne try, Darragh McNamara pen, con, Brendan Monohan drop goal.
Glenstal Abbey: Conor Kearns pen.
C.B.C.: Darragh McNamara; John McCarthy, Kevin Slater(capt), Conor Barry, Cian O’Halloran; Brendan Monohan, Charlie O’Regan; Peter McCabe, Conor Scannell, James Quirke; Yasin Browne, Kieran Frost; Ian Whelan, Dean Nolan, Sean Glynn.Replacements: Rory Daly, Charlie Slowey, Dylan Philpott, Dave O’Riordan, Ciaran Keogh, Sean Keohane, Tom Moorehead.
Glenstal Abbey: Rob Shanahan; Bill Connors, Conor Kearns, Stephen O’ Donnell, Sean Gleeson; Luke Bradley, Shane Costigan; David Higgins, Dan Healy(capt), Noel Frisby; Liam Egan, Kevin Prendergast; Tom Ryan, Cillian McDonagh, Ian McCarthy.Replacements: Andrew Devereux, Keelan Bourke, Andrew Boland, Gerard Quinn, Cal McCarthy, Michael O’ Riordan, Kevin Lynch.
Referee: Dave O’Flynn (M.A.R.).
Semi Final Draw:
Rockwell College v C.B.C. (5th/6th March)
Crescent Comp v P.B.C. / St. Munchin’s (5th/6th March)