LGM TRAMTRAX STUDENT INTERPROVINCIAL FINAL
CONNACHT V MUNSTER
On Saturday next, the 29th, Munster take on Connacht in the final of the LGM TRAMTRAX students Inter Provincial final at the grounds of Railway Union RFC, Park Avenue, Dublin.
This is the second year of the competition and Connacht , as holders , arrive defending their title after a hard fought win over Ulster in Armagh last week. . The Connacht team is managed by Kevin O' Sullivan of Athlone Institute of Technology and is coached by Charlie Cooper who is a rugby development officer with the Connacht Branch.
Munster strolled into the final after a convincing win over Leinster in which John Lilis (Waterford Institute of Technology) at outhalf excelled with a 21 points return. The Munster team is being coached by John Lambe (Old Crescent) and Matt Porter (Ul Bohemians) and is managed by Donal Duggan (Thurles).
The game kicks off at 2.30 pm at the Railway Union grounds, Park Avenue; so if you are in and around Dublin for the big game on Sunday, why not come along and lend your support.Judging by the amount of high quality All Ireland League players included in both panels , it promises to be a fascinating encounter, full of action and excellent scores.
15 Andrew Finn, CIT 14 Rory Kenneally, CIT 13. Alan O'Boyle, UL 12 Kevin Lucey, CIT 11 Reuben Jayanardene, Colaiste Stiofain 10. John Lilis, WIT 9. AidanRees, UL 1. Shane Nolan, LIT 2.Francais Strumble, WIT 3 Aonraoi O'Donovan, CIT 4 Declan O' Connell, UL 5 Mark Ryan, LIT 6 John Ed O Connor, UL 7. Brendan Cutriss, Colaiste Stiofain 8. Brendan Guilfoyle, LIT
Replacements: 16 Brian Farrell, LIT, 17 Mark Finney; WIT, 18 Conor Quaid, CIT, 19 Brian Clancy, LIT, 20 Stephen Mee, Colaiste Stiofain
Manager: Donal Duggan. Coaches John lambe (Old Crescent) & Matt Porter (Ul Bohemians)
15 R. McGowan AIT 14 G. Greene AIT 13 K. Turley AIT 12 S. Quinn AIT 11 G. Modley AIT 10 D. Keegan AIT 9 J. McDonagh AIT 1 G. Kenny (Capt) AIT 2 P. Flanagan AIT 3 A.Doolan AIT 4 A. Hughes AIT 5 T. Loughley AIT 6 A. Cloonan AIT 7 C. Finnerby AIT 8 A. Hall AIT
16 P. Rice AIT 17 K. O'Gorman AIT 18 P. Breen GMIT 19 R. Kavanagh AIT 20 I. Murphy AIT 21 N. Divilly AIT Manager: K. O'Sullivan (Irish Colleges Rugby Union), Coach: C. Couper, Physio: P. O'Halloran, Fitness: D. Curley.