07 Mar 14
Munster A just edged out Connacht Eagles 32-26 in an eight-try thriller at Dooradoyle this afternoon.
Wallace converted but England survived by the skin of their teeth at times before Shane Geraghty landed his sde's only score of the second half with a last minute penalty.
The Northampton Saints out-half scored an opening half try and in the 72nd minute got a vital ankle tap on the flying Fionn Carr as he raced for the Saxons line.
Ireland 'A' : G Duffy; F Carr, F McFadden (I Humphreys 68 min), K Matthews (D Cave 54 min), I Dowling; P Wallace, P Stringer (I Boss 62 min); M Horan, R Best ( Fogarty ht), T Buckley (M Ross 62 min); M O'Driscoll capt (R Caldwell ht), D Toner; S Jennings, S O'Brien, J Muldoon (C Henry 55 min).
England Saxons: A Goode (Saracens); D Strettle (Harlequins, D Waldouck (Wasps), B Barritt, N Cato (both Saracens); S Geraghty (Northampton), B Youngs (Leicester); N Wood (Gloucester), D Paice (London Irish), P Doran-Jones; D Attwood (both Gloucester), G Skivington (Wasps, capt); T Wood (Worcester), A Saull (Saracens), P Dowson (Northampton). Reps: T Mercey (Saracens), R Webber (Wasps), G Parling (Leicester), L Narraway (Gloucester), M Young (Newcastle), J Clarke (Northampton), M Benjamin (Worcester).