6 Dec, 21:27
Munster A tasted defeat for the first time this season as they went down 17-7 to Plymouth Albion in the British and Irish Cup on Friday night.
Ireland: F Jones; F McFadden, D Cave (R Henshaw 73), J Downey, A Trimble; I Madigan (P Jackson 61), I Boss (P Marshall 57); T Court (D Kilcoyne 65), R Strauss (S Cronin 65), M Ross (D Fitzpatrick 62); D Tuohy (M McCarthy 72), D Toner; K McLaughlin (C Henry), T O’Donnell, P O’Mahony Capt. Replacements: S Cronin, D Kilcoyne, D Fitzpatrick, M McCarthy, C Henry, P Marshall, P Jackson, R Henshaw.
Ian Keatley provided 22 of Emerging Ireland's 42 points, scoring two tries and kicking 6 conversions. The bonus point win moved the Emergers into second place with the South African President's XV claiming the IRB Tbilisi Cup.
Emerging Ireland: D Kearney; N Morris, E Griffin, N Reid, T O'Halloran; I Keatley, J Cooney; J McGrath, R Herring, M Bent, D O'Callaghan, D Foley, R Ruddock Capt., J Murphy, E McKeon. Replacements used: M Allen for Reid (22 mins), M Heaney for Cooney (35), R Lutton for McGrath, N Annett for Herring, I Nagle for Foley, P Nelson for Kearney (all 50), D Ryan for McKeon (61).