14th October 2013 By Munster Rugby
A full series of games across all three Divisions of the Munster Junior League as Cobh Pirates, St. Mary’s and Tralee are the early pace setters in Division 1:
Cobh Pirates collected maximum points in their 33-19 home win over Muskerry. Eoin Geary scored two tries for the winners and Joey Hoynes and Greg Higgins got one each. Higgins kicked three penalties and a conversion and Geary also added a conversion. Ian Sullivan, Chris Campbell and John Herlihy replied with tries for Muskerry and Jonathan Buckley kicked two conversions.
St. Mary’s had a 34-7 home win over Skibbereen at Corbally. Conor Kinnane, Stephen Frawley and Brian Downes scored tries for Mary’s and Ben Sargent converted two of them for a 19-7 half time lead. Ivan Jennings was the visitors try scorer and Ger Hurley converted. John Sheehan and Ben Martin added further tries with Sargent adding one conversion.
Tralee defeated Galbally 26-5 at O’Dowd Park, Two first half tries from Eoin Murphy and two penalties by Kieran Crowley gave the Kerry side a 16-0 interval lead. Dan O’Connor and Liam Quaid added further tries to secure the bonus point.
Clonmel made it two wins from two with a 29-17 home win over Clonakilty. Dave Lonergan, Dylan Cadogan and Alex Sheehan scored tries for the Tipperary side and Brian Lonergan kicked four penalties and a conversion. Peter Shallow replied with two tries for Clonakilty and Ciaran Calnan converted both and also added a penalty.
Kanturk picked up maximum points with a 32-5 home win over Kilfeacle. Dave Fitzpatrick and John O’Sullivan were their try scorers and Mark Healy kicked a penalty and a conversion and Sean McAuliffe also added a conversion.
A last minute penalty by Stuart Lee helped Old Christians to a 29-27 home win over Newcastle West. Lee, Paul Whelan and Mark Gleeson scored tries for the Rathcooney side and Lee kicked four penalties and a conversion. Stephen Kelly replied with three tries for the West Limerick side and Donal Egan got one. Sean Herlihy added two conversions and a penalty.
Waterpark defeated Mallow 20-16. David Hughes scored two tries for the winners and Colin O’Shea converted both and also added two penalties.
In Division Two Kinsale are the only side with maximum points from two games after their 32-3 away win over Killorglin. Sean Kingston scored two tries for the winners and David Kingston and Damien Kozik got a try each. Peter Murphy kicked three conversions and two penalties.
St Senan’s picked up maximum points after their 32-5 home win over Bandon. Warren Kelly and Brian Collins scored two tries each for the Clare side and Jake Egan got one. Declan Rowe added two conversions and a penalty.
Thurles and Waterford City each recorded back to back wins. Thurles defeated Castleisland under lights on Saturday evening 17-13. Mike Cronin scored a try for the Kerry side and JJ Casey kicked a conversion and two penalties.
Waterford City defeated Killarney 10-3 with tries from Ben Duggan and Nicky Jacob.
Youghal ran out 30-13 home winners over Newport. Alan Moloney, Garrett Hogan, Dave Murphy and Roy McArdle scored tries for the winners and Aaron Daly added two conversions and two penalties.
A try from Brian O’Rahilly and four penalties and a conversion by Brian Kissane helped Clanwilliam to a 19-3 away win over Ennis.
Six penalties from Ian Smith earned Crosshaven an 18-17 home win over Presentation.
In Division Three newcomers Carrigaline were the big winners defeating Kilrush 62-0 in their first ever game at this level.
There were also big wins for Ballincollig 35-6 home winners over Fermoy and Douglas 29-9 winners against Carrick-on-Suir where Charlie Boland kicked three penalties for the visitors.
Three tries from Michael Roche and one by Ger Walsh helped Abbeyfeale to a 20-3 home win over Charleville.
Tries from Conor Moloney and Stephen Madden and two conversions and a penalty by Dan Downey earned Scariff a 20-18 home win over Dunmanway-Bantry Bay.
Cork Constitution recorded their second bonus point victory in the Munster Seconds League South with a 40-3 home win over Cashel. Cathal O’Flaherty scored two tries for the winners and Gearoid O’Suilleabhain, Michael Keyes, Rory Daly and Conor Cunningham got a try each with O’Suilleabhain kicking five conversions. Andy Kelleher replied with a try for the visitors.
Dolphin recorded a 24-20 away win over Highfield. Barry Keeshan, Pat Daly and Harry Fleming scored tries for Dolphin and Keeshan converted all three and also added a penalty. Wayne Falvey, Rory Kenneally and James Daly replied with tries for the ‘Field an Colm Downes kicked a conversion and a penalty.
In the Junior 2 League South Highfield recorded a 47-22 home win over Clonakilty. Mark Spillett, Dan McSwiney, Darren Walsh, Denis Quaid, Olan Kenneally, Gavin Murphy and Chris Lyons scored tries for the winners and Dave Eustace added six conversions.
Tries from Andrew Quinlan and Barry Leahy and a Leahy penalty were not enough for Shandon who lost away to Muskerry 17-13.
Club Under 18 Inter Provincial: Munster 24, Ulster 6;
Munster Junior League Division 1: Clonmel 29, Clonakilty 17;
Cobh Pirates 33, Muskerry 19;
Kanturk 32, Kilfeacle 5;
Mallow 16, Waterpark 20;
Old Christians 29, Newcastle West 27;
St. Mary's 34, Skibbereen 7;
Tralee 26, Galbally 5;
Division 2: Crosshaven 18, Presentation 17;
Ennis 3, Clanwilliam 19;
Killorglin 3, Kinsale 32;
St. Senan's 32, Bandon 5;
Thurles 17, Castleisland 13;
Waterford City 10, Killarney 3;
Youghal 30, Newport 13;
Division 3: Abbeyfeale 20, Charleville 3;
Ballincollig 35, Fermoy 6;
Carrigaline 62, Kilrush 0;
Douglas 29, Carrick-on-Suir 9;
Scariff 20, Dunmanway-Bantry Bay 18;
Munster Seconds League North: Shannon 12, Thomond 17;
South: Cork Constitution 40, Cashel 3;
Highfield 20, Dolphin 24;
Junior 2 League South Section A: Mitchelstown 17, Cobh Pirates 12;
Muskerry 17, Shandon 13;
Old Christians 18, Mallow 16;
Section B: Highfield 47, Clonakilty 22;
Kinsale 38, U.C.C. 16;
Section C: Cashel 10, Waterpark 57;
Waterford City 12, Clonmel 17;
Junior 3 League South: Dunmanway-Bantry Bay 11, Charleville 0;
Gleeson League: Thomond 27, Galbally 20;
Under 20 South Western Conference Division 1: Garryowen 22, Highfield 15;
Sunday's Well 7, NUIG-Corinthians 13;
Waterpark 0, U.C.C. 41;
Division 2: Bruff 26, Midleton 10;
West Under 16 League: Castleisland 30, Iveragh 10;
Killarney 10, Listowel 15;
Tralee 48, Killorglin 12;
Under 18 Friendly: Youghal 8, Highfield 55;
Womens All Ireland League Division 1: Galwegians 29, Tralee 8;
U.L. Bohemian 10, Highfield 27;