Junior Rugby Update And Club Results
20th October 2013 By Munster Rugby
Clonmel are the new leaders in the Munster Junior League.
The big shock of the day was at Ballyanly where newly promoted Muskerry got their first points of the campaign in Division 1 of the Munster Junior League after a 19-17 home victory over joint leaders Tralee. Muskerry were awarded a penalty try and Darragh Masterson converted and kicked four penalties. Eoin O’Carroll replied with two tries for the Kerry side and Garreth Walsh converted both and also added a penalty.
Clonmel have moved to the top after their 19-7 away win over Kilfeacle. A try from David O’Gorman and a conversion and three penalties from Brian Lonergan gave Clonmel a 16-0 interval lead. Pat Ryan replied with a try for Kilfeacle which Gavin Heuston converted and Lonergan added another penalty in the second half.
Cobh Pirates were denied a victory in Clonakilty when Sean White scored a last minute try and Ciaran Calnan converted from the side line for a 27-27 draw. Stephen Cotter also scored a try for the home side and Calnan contributed seventeen points with a try, two conversions and a penalty. Cobh replied with two tries from Alan Langford and one by Mark Chandler. Greg Higgins kicked a conversion and two penalties and Eoin Geary added two conversions.
St. Mary’s received a walk over from Galbally.
Kanturk picked up maximum points in their 30-24 home win over Old Christians. Peter Earlie and Kealon Buckley each scored two tries for the Duhallow side and Stephen McAuliffe kicked two conversions and two penalties. Paddy Naughton, Aidan Ware and Tom Harrington replied with tries for Old Christians and Stuart Lee kicked three conversions and a penalty.
Newcastle West recorded up their second win of the campaign with an 18-17 away win over Waterpark. Tries from James Kelly and Niall Kelleher and a conversion and a penalty by Sean Herlihy gave the visitors a 15-3 half time lead. Colm O’Shea replied with a penalty for Waterpark. Herlihy kicked a second penalty for the winners in between tries from Garrett Molloy and Murray Kinsella, both of which O’Shea converted.
Skibbereen picked up their first win of the campaign with a 15-13 home win over Mallow. Michael Limerick and David Shannon scored tries for Skibb’ and Ger Hurley added a penalty and a conversion.
Kinsale recorded their third maximum point victory in Division Two with a 59-15 home win over Crosshaven. They ran in nine tries with David Kingston getting three and Ian Costello, Damien Kozik and Luke Richards getting two each. Sean Kingston kicked five conversions and Costello two.
St. Senan’s kept up their challenge with a 36-0 home win over Thurles. Declan Rowe contributed two tries and three conversions of his side’s total. Eamon O’Donovan, Jake Egan, Emile Masite and Brian Collins also scored tries.
Clanwilliam defeated Waterford City 39-6. John Flynn kicked two penalties for the Suirsiders.
Bandon defeated Presentation at Rathuard 19-17. Christian Mulcahy and Gearoid Crowley scored tries for Bandon and Olan Crowley kicked three penalties.
A try from Matthew Ahern and a conversion and three penalties by JJ Casey helped Castleisland to a 16-9 home win over Ennis.
Killorglin recorded their first victory in this Division with a 13-8 away win over Newport. Chris O’Sullivan and Tony Lynch scored tries for the Kerry side and Trevor West kicked a penalty.
Abbeyfeale are top in Division Three after their second bonus point victory of the campaign. Abbeyfeale travelled to Kilrush and defeated the Clare side 29-3. David Collins, Michael O’Donnell, Sean Scannell and Michael Roche score tries for Abbeyfeale and Thomas Hassett kicks three conversions and a penalty.
Douglas recorded a 33-6 away win over Fermoy. Barry Hynes, Graham Murray and Eoin Philpott scored tries for the visitors and Philpott kicked three conversions and four penalties. Dylan Lacey replied with two penalties for Fermoy.
A try from Tiernan Browne was not enough for Charleville who lost at home to Ballincollig 15-5.
Tries from Andrew Carey and Ed Flavin and a conversion and a drop goal by David Hickey gave Dungarvan a 15-5 away win over Dunmanway-Bantry Bay. John O’Sullivan replied with a try for the home side.
Munster Junior League Division 1: Clonakilty 27, Cobh Pirates 27;
Kanturk 30, Old Christians 24;
Kilfeacle 7, Clonmel 19;
Muskerry 19, Tralee 17;
Skibbereen 15, Mallow 13;
Waterpark 17, Newcastle West 18;
Division 2: Castleisland 16, Ennis 9;
Clanwilliam 39, Waterford City 6;
Kinsale 59, Crosshaven 15;
Newport 8, Killorglin 13;
Presentation 17, Bandon 19;
St. Senan's 36, Thurles 0;
Division 3: Charleville 5, Ballincollig 15;
Dunmanway-Bantry Bay 5, Dungarvan 15;
Fermoy 6, Douglas 33;
Kilrush 3, Abbeyfeale 29;
Munster Seconds League North: Garryowen , Shannon ;
Nenagh Ormond , Young Munster ;
Thomond 3, Bruff 28;
South: Cashel , U.C.C. ;
Junior 2 League South Group A: Mallow 14, Kanturk 7;
Section B: Cork Constitution 33, Skibbereen 3;
Group C: Clonmel 25, Cashel 3;
Junior 3 League South: Bandon 18, Dunmanway- Bantry Bay 13;
Midleton 25, Sunday's Well 12;
U.C.C. , Ballincollig ;
Youghal 32, Cork Transport 9;
Gleeson League: Galbally 0, Newcastle West 28;
South Under 14 League Section 1: Bandon 20, Muskerry 17;
Highfield 10, Bantry Bay 41;
Section 2: Cobh Pirates 35, Kanturk 7;
Old Christians 0, Cork Constitution 15;
West Under 14 League: Killarney 50, Listowel 20;
Under 18 Friendly: Kanturk 12, Highfield 25;
Womens All Ireland League Division 1: Highfield 33, Galwegians 0;
Old Belvedere 29, U.L. Bohemian 5;
Tralee 12, Portlaoise 6;
Division 2: Fermoy 8, Ballincollig 5;