10 Dec, 15:57
Christian Brothers College senior side will host their Presentation Brothers College counterparts in the Brother O'Reilly Cup this Friday, 13th December at 7.15pm in Lansdowne, Cork.
Munchin’s made the better start and raced into an early 6-0 lead with a drop goal and penalty from out half Ben Nugent.
Ross Caplice came close to getting a try for Pres’ but knocked on close to the line and on the stroke of half time prop Killian Kingston did get in for a try under the posts and Rory Scannell converted to leave it 7-6 in favour of the Cork side at half time.
Two tries on forty and forty seven minutes by winger James Kiernan saw Pres’ race into an eleven point lead.
The Mardyke College were never troubled after this and must now travel to Limerick to face Crescent College Comprehensive at the start of March.
Scorers P.B.C.: James Kiernan two tries, Killian Kingston try, Rory Scannell conv.
St. Munchin’s: Ben Nugent drop goal, pen
P.B.C.: Seamus Glynn; Steve Dinan, Rory Scannell, Ross Caplice, James Kiernan; Eamonn Mills, Chris Bannon; Brian Scott, Will Foley, Killian Kingston; Paul Derham, John Fitzgerald; Adam Hudson, Jack Duffy, Ryan Murphy (capt).
Replacements: Denis Keohane, David Horgan, Fergal Dinneen, David Evans, Ian Silke, Josh Barrett, Barry Fitzgerald.
St.Munchin’s: Paul Curtis; Conor Barry, Eamonn Carr(capt), Cormac Murphy, Dan Goggin; Ben Nugent, Evan Mulcahy; David Wallace, Daniel Montgomery, Evan Ryan; Matthew McSweeney, Gavin Ryan; Darren Ryan, Cian Ryan, Craig McCallum.
Replacements: Lee Nicholas for Cian Ryan 46, Barry McNamara for Daniel Montgomery, Brian Danagher for Craig McCallum both 49, Cormac O’Donnell for Ben Nugent (inj) 67, Shane Madden for Cormac Murphy 69.
Referee: Darragh McCormack (M.A.R.).