After a busy week on the Munster Schools Rugby calendar, with all semi finals decided in the Munster Schools Cups, those of you who missed the fantastic displays have a number of opportunities to see the games on Chorus Sportschannel in the next few days.
In the first Semi-final of the Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior Cup, CBC took on defending champions St. Munchin s College in a very tense game at Musgrave Park last Wednesday. It showcased some of the best talent in the school s competitions, with a nail biting finish to rival any top level game. CBC unseated the champions with a fantastic finish, winning 19-13 and securing their place in the Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior Cup final on St. Patrick s Day.
In the second Senior Cup Semi-final, Cork and Limerick were once again drawn on opposite sides, with Presentation Brothers College travelling to Thomond Park to face Crescent College Comprehensive. It was to be PBC s day, emerging 19-5 victors, and setting up the prospect of a a riveting all Cork clash in the Senior Cup Final at Musgrave Park on St. Patrick s Day.
In the Avonmore Milk Junior Cup Semi-final replay between Crescent College Comprehensive and Christian Brothers College, it was last year s winners CBC who came through this low scoring game to win a place in the Junior Cup Final against Ard Scoil Ris on Thursday 10th March in Thomond Park. In their initial outing, the teams drew 10-10. In the replay, CBC managed to hold onto an 8-5 advantage to win the game.
The following Munster Schools Cup games will be shown on Chorus Sportschannel this coming week.
Senior Cup Semi-finals: CBC v St. Munchin s College- played at Musgrave Park, Wed. 2nd March Crescent College Comprehensive v PBC- played at Thomond Park, Sun 6th March
Junior Cup Semi-final Replay: Crescent College Comprehensive v CBC- played at Musgrave Park, Thurs 3rd March
Monday 7th March 2005 8pm: Senior Cup Semi-finals 10pm: Senior Cup Semi-finals
Tuesday 8th March 2005. 7pm: Senior Cup Semi-finals 8.30pm: Crescent v CBC- Junior Cup Semi-final Replay 9pm: Senior Cup Semi-finals 10.30pm: Crescent v CBC- Junior Cup Semi-final Replay
Wednesday 9th March 2005. 6pm: Senior Cup Semi-finals 7.30pm: Crescent v CBC- Junior Cup Semi-final Replay 9.30pm: Crescent v CBC- Junior Cup Semi-final Replay
Thursday 10th March 2005: 6.30pm: Crescent v CBC- Junior Cup Semi-final Replay