It is going to be a repeat of last season's Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior Cup Final on St. Patrick's Day after holders P.B.C. defeated Crescent at Thomond Park to book their final spot.
Crescent College Comprehensive 12, P.B.C. 23.
Pres’ winger Steve Dinan put his side ahead with a penalty after three minutes. The Limerick side hit back and were in front on thirteen minutes when Padric Ryan got in for a try.
Dinan hit the upright with a penalty four minutes later but converted a try by Paul Derham a minute before the break for a 10-5 half time lead.
Four minutes into the second half Ross Caplice extended PBC advantage with their second try and Rory Scannell made it 20-5 on sixty two minutes with another try.
Crescent’s out half Larry Hanley touched down two minutes into injury time and Diarmuid Dee converted but Dinan had the final say with a penalty a minute a later.
Scorers Crescent Comp.:
Padric Ryan, Larry Hanley tries, Diarmuid Dee con.
Paul Derham, Ross Caplice, Rory Scannell tries, Steve Dinan 2 pens, con.
Brian Murphy; Paul O’Sullivan, Diarmuid Dee, Greg Barry, Chris Buckley; Larry Hanley, Michael D’Arcy; Cormac O’Connor, Ruairi Kavanagh, Niall Horan; Shane Stanley, Jack Dineen; Sean Monaghan (capt), Padric Ryan, Jack Donovan.
Joe Burke, Joe Keyes, Seaghan Gleeson, Brendan McSweeney, Nigel Kerr, Peter Liston, Ronan O’Doherty.
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, Aiden Slattery, David Evans, Ian Silke, Ian O’Donoghue, Barry Fitzgerald.
Referee: Trevor Collins (M.A.R.).