A keenly contested Munster Schools U15 Cleary Cup Final was played in Clonmel RFC on Tuesday,16th April between the High School CBS and the Abbey CBS. After a very exciting match, the High School took the spoils with the narrowest of victories.
The Munster U18 Schools v Munster U18 Clubs selection game scheduled for today at the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has been postponed to Saturday, 20th April at Rockwell College (ko 11am) due to unplayable pitch conditions.
Underdogs Castletroy College caused a major upset at Dooradoyle when they won the Munster Schools Junior Cup for the second time with a deserved victory in front of a very large attendance and thus denied Crescent their first double following their Seniors victory on Monday.
Crescent booked their place in next Monday's Munster Schools Cup Final at Thomond Park kick off 2pm against defending champions Rockwell after a dramatic try in injury time. At Dooradoyle Castletroy College defeated a fancied Ardscoil Ris side in the first semi final of the Munster Schools Junior Cup.
Holders C.B.C. will play Crescent College Comprehensive in the semi finals of the Munster Schools Junior Cup next Wednesday 13th March at Tom Clifford Park after a win over Rockwell in their quarter fianl replay at Musgrave Park.
Last year's Munster Schools Senior Cup finalists Rockwell College and St. Munchin's College will meet tomorrow (Tuesday 5th March) at Clanwilliam Park, ko 3pm, in the semi final stage of the competition.
A second half comeback by St. Munchin's saw them book a place in the semi finals of the Munster Schools Senior Cup and a meeting with holders Rockwell after a narrow victory over Ardscoil Ris at Annacotty.
Castletroy earned themselves a home quarter final tie in the Munster Schools Junior Cup against the losers of Friday's tie between Rockwell and St. Munchin's as a result of their victory over Glenstal Abbey.
Approximately 400 players and their parents attended a Representative Team Information evening presented by Ultan O'Callaghan, Munster Domestic Rugby Manager and Peter Malone, Elite Player Development Manager last night at the Charleville Park Hotel.
We catch up with the newly appointed Munster U18 Schools Head Coach Mark Butler who gives us an insight into Munster Schools Representative Rugby at the start of this season's player selection process.
The Munster Rugby squad held their Captain's run at Christian Brothers College, Cork, yesterday in advance of their RaboDirect PRO12 fixture against Connacht tomorrow night at the Sportsground (ko 5.15pm).
The semi final lineup for next week's Bowen Shield was decided today but until the outcome of an objection by CBC as to which schools finished first and second is decided the pairings for next week's semi final will not be known.
Avonmore Sponsorship and Communications Manager Kieran O'Connor recently paid a visit to Rockwell College and St. Munchin's College to present both squads with pre final 'Kit Bags' ahead of the Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior Cup Final.
St Munchin's caused an upset at Temple Hill with a deserved victory over Presentation Brothers College in the semi-final of the Avonmore SuperMilk Munster Schools Senior Cup and will now face Rockwell College in the decider on Monday 19th March at Thomond Park, kick off 3.00, in a repeat of the 2001 decider between the sides which Rockwell won 13-5.
The final of this year's Avonmore SuperMilk Munster Schools Senior Cup will be at Thomond Park on Monday 19th March after holders Rockwell booked their place in the decider with a deserved victory over C.B.C. at Musgrave Park.
It was a great day for the Cork Schools with P.B.C. reaching both the Avonmore SuperMilk Munster Schools Senior and Junior Cup semi finals and C.B.C. and Castletroy College also advanced to the last four of the Junior Cup.
St. Munchin's booked a semi final tie against the winners of next week's replay between Glenstal Abbey and P.B.C. after a victory over Ard Scoil Ris at Clifford Park in the Avonmore SuperMilk Munster Schools Senior Cup.
Following yesterday's Cup draw between P.B.C. and Glenstal in the Avonmore SuperMilk Munster Schools Senior Cup, the replay has been fixed for Clifford Park on next Wednesday 29th February with a 3.00 kick off.
Victory for Avonmore Supermilk Munster Schools Senior Cup holders Rockwell College, but defeat for the holders in the last two season's Crescent College Comprehensive in the Avonmore SuperMilk Munster Schools Junior Cup.
Both C.B.C. and P.B.C. made winning starts to their Avonmore Munster Schools Senior Cup campaigns with victories over Ard Scoil Ris and Crescent College Comprehensive and Castletroy College defeated Rockwell in the Avonmore Supermilk Munster Schools Junior Cup.
St. Munchin's booked a home tie against the losers of tomorrows tie between C.B.C. and Ard Scoil Ris after a deserved victory over Castletroy College at Dooradoyle in their opening game in the Avonmore SuperMilk Munster Schools Senior Cup.
Presentation Brothers College moved into first place in the Bowen Shield for at least twenty four hours after their big win over Bandon Grammar at Wilton. Crescent College Comprehensive can go back top if they win their game against Ard Scoil Ris on Thursday 20th.
Defeat for Munster U19's in their Group A Inter Provincial Championship game against Leinster at Donnybrook as Munster won the Group B series and there were also victories for the Under 18 Schools and Club sides.
The Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Junior Cup semi finals are down for decision on Wednesday and the big game in the Schools calendar, the Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior Cup Final will be played on Thursday (St. Patrick's Day) at Musgrave Park.
The semi finalists of the Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Junior cup will be known by the end of the week, with the four quarter finals taking place on Wednesday and Thursday in Cork, Limerick and Tipperary.
With sevens rugby bidding to make a big impact at the Olympics in Rio 2016 and a growing tradtion of age-grade sevens competitions around the province, three local Tipperary schools recently took to playing a round robin blitz in Nenagh Ormond.
Munster Rugby would like to congratulate Waterpark College and Bandon RFC, winners of the recent competition to train with three of the Australian International players who are on tour to play Munster in Thomond Park on Tuesday, 16th November.