12 Dec, 17:21
Munster Rugby recently held a Clare Schools U16 blitz at Ennis in Lees Road, Co. Clare.
Crescent College Comprehensive are through to the final of the Bowen Shield after their 15-3 home win over C.B.C. in the first semi final. Greg O'Shea, JJ O'Neill and Gearoid Lyons scored tries forthe winners. Thomas Quinlan was the Cork side’s scorer with a penalty.
Both Ard Scoil Ris and Rockwell will contest the final of the McCarthy Cup after narrow one point victories.
A last minute try by Oisin Bernard gave Ard Scoil Ris a 16-15 home win over C.B.C. James Brennan scored the winners other try and Peadar Collins kicked two penalties. Michael O’Halloran replied with five penalties for the Sydney Hill College.
Rockwell had a surprise 11-10 away win over Crescent College Comprehensive in the other semi final. Blake Ryder was Rockwell’s try scorer and Bill Johnston kicked two penalties. Anson Thai replied with a try for Crescent and Cian Clifford kicked a conversion and penalty.
Bandon Grammar and Midleton College got the Avonmore Milk Schools Junior Cup under way in Bandon but the sides will have to meet again as the game finished scoreless.
Bowen Shield: Crescent Comprehensive 15, C.B.C. 3;
Rockwell 25, Ard Scoil Ris 0;
McCarthy Cup Semi Finals: Ard Scoil Ris 16, C.B.C. 15;
Crescent Comprehensive 10, Rockwell 11;
Avonmore Milk Schools Junior Cup Qualifier: Bandon Grammar 0, Midleton College 0;