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East Munster Season Update

7th November 2013 By Munster Rugby

East Munster Season Update

As we approach the second weekend in November competition is beginning to heat up in East Munster Leagues across all age groups.

As we approach the second weekend in November competition is beginning to heat up in East Munster Leagues across all age groups.

At Under 16 and Under 18 level the final round of games in the group stage is scheduled to be played this Sunday. In the Under 18 League in Section A Clanwilliam are in first place with there wins from three games and they travel to Carrick on Suir on Sunday hoping to cement first place and a home quarter final.

There is a tie for second place behind them with both Clonmel and Waterford City on 6 points a-piece with both having won two of their first four league matches. Clonmel travel to Waterford City on Sunday in a game that will decide who gets the other home quarter final place from this group. Dungarvan host Fethard in this section's remaining game and a win for either side will clinch a quarter final place.

In Section B Waterpark have qualified in first place of the quarter finals after four wins from their opening four league games while there is a three way tie for second place with Nenagh, Galbally and Thurles all having won two of their four games played to this point.

Kilfeacle and Cashel bring up the rear in this group. On Sunday Cashel are scheduled to travel to Waterford to take on Waterpark while Kilfeacle host Nenagh and Galbally travel to Thurles.

At Under 16 level In Section A Fethard and Dungarvan are unbeaten with three wins a-piece from their opening three matches while the remaining four sides in this section have all won one match from their games played to date. Dungarvan travel to Fethard this Sunday in a top of the table clash while Carrick on Suir host Clanwilliam and Clonmel travel to play Waterford City.

In section B Waterpark have qualified in first place with four wins from their opening four games and they host Cashel on Sunday as Cashel attempt to get a win that may give them a home quarter final depending on other results.

The final round of games in the Under 14 League are also scheduled to be played this weekend. In Section A the top two sides will face off when Kilfeacle travel up to North Tipperary to take on a so far undefeated Nenagh side. Thurles host Cashel and Clanwilliam travel to Galbally in the remaining games in this section. The top two sides will also face off in Section B when the unbeaten Waterpark travel to Fethard in a top of the table clash. Waterpark have clinched first place while a win for Fethard will guarantee them a home quarter final however a win for Waterpark and either or both of Carrick on Suir and Waterford City win against Clonmel and Dungarvan respectively then a playoff for second place may be required.

After all of the league games have been played the qualifiers for the next phase of each league will be much clearer.

Fixtures: Sunday, 10th November 2013:-

U14 section A
Fethard v Waterpark
Clonmel v Carrick on Suir
Waterford City v Dungavan

U14 section B
Thurles v Cashel
Nenagh v Kilfeacle
Galbally v Clanwilliam

U16 Section A

Waterford City v Clonmel
Carrick on Suir v Clanwilliam
Dungarvan v Fethard
u16 Section B
Kilfeacle v Nenagh
Waterpark v Cashel

U18 Section A
Waterford City v Clonmel
Carrick on Suir v Clanwilliam
Dungarvan v Fethard

U18 Section B
Kilfeacle v Nenagh
Thurles v Galbally
Waterpark v Cashel

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