Jeremy Manning
Jeremy Manning in action at the weekend against Edinburgh
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Easy Win For Munster A
2 February 2009, 2:28 pm
By Pat Geraghty
Munster ran out convincing 39-6 winners over Leinster in the A game played in front of a huge attendance at Waterpark RFC this afternooon.
A Scott Deasy try, converted by Jeremy Manning after just seven minutes gave Munster the ideal start and Manning added a penalty for a 10 point lead. Leinster out-half James Power landed a penalty but a second Deasy try, again converted by Manning, pushed the home side further in front and although Power was on the mark again before half time, an early second-half Manning converted, Duncan Williams try put this game way beyond Leinster's reach.

Tommy O'Donnell weighed in with a try in the 55th minute and two further tries from replacement Mike Sherry simply served to emphasise the dominance of a well drilled Munster side.

Munster A: Denis Hurley (Murray Kinsella 67 min ); Finbar Ahearne, Kieran Lewis (Danny Barnes 43 min), Scott Deasy, Ciaran O'Boyle (Andrew Burke 62 min); Jeremy Manning, D Williams (Mike Prendergast 58 min); Darragh Hurley (Dave Ryan 55 min), Michael Essex (Mike Sherry 60 min), Timmy Ryan; Donncha Ryan, Dave Foley; Billy Holland (Ian Nagle 54 min), Tommy O'Donnell, Nick Williams (Kieran Essex 54 min).

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