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Weekend Rugby Roundup & Results

17th November 2013 By Munster Rugby

Weekend Rugby Roundup & Results

No changes at the top of the First and Second Division of the Munster Junior League as Ballincollig take over the lead in Division Three.

No changes at the top of the First and Second Division of the Munster Junior League as Ballincollig take over the lead in Division Three.

Leaders St. Mary’s still remain in top spot in Division One after their 22-11 home win over Kilfeacle. A try by Brian Downey and a conversion and penalty by Ben Sargent had the home side 10-6 ahead at the interval. James Hogan replied with two penalties for Kilfeacle.
Tries from Barry Kelly and Paul Loughlin, the latter converted by Sargent extended the home side’s lead to 22-6. Cormac O’Donoghue scored a late try for the visitors.

Kanturk remain level with St. Mary’s after their 27-22 away win over Tralee. Tries from John Duggan, Sean McCabe and Micheal O’Neill all converted by Stephen McAuliffe had the visitors 21-7 ahead at half time. Ronan O’Sullivan scored Tralee’s try which Garrett Walsh converted. McAuliffe added two penalties after the break and the home sides replied with tries from Walsh and Liam Quaid with Walsh adding a conversion and a penalty.

Newcastle West are now just a point behind the leaders after their 39-17 bonus point win at home to Muskerry. The home side led 27-3 at the break. Stephen Kelly scored two tries for the winners and Ryan Nixon Tommy Kelleher and Ronan Mulcahy got one each. Sean Herlihy kicked four conversions and two penalties. Conor Buckley and Martin Muldoon replied with tries for Muskerry and Darragh Masterson converted both and also added a penalty.

Clonmel kept their challenge alive with a 14-12 away win over Cobh Pirates.
Two penalties from Conor Cooney gave Clonmel a 6-0 interval lead. Cooney added a third penalty and a try by Luke Hogan had the Tipperary side 14-0 before Cobh rallied with tries from Greg Higgins and Alan Langford and a Higgins conversion.

Old Christians edged out Skibbereen 14-9 at Rathcooney. Stuart Lee kicked three penalties for the winners and Paddy Naughton got a try. Ger Hurley replied with two penalties for Skibbereen and Steve Hansel got one.

Clonakilty recorded their third draw of the campaign when they were held by Mallow 13-13. Dave Walsh scored a try for the home side and Andy Cashman kicked a conversion and two penalties. Clonakilty replied with a try from Stephen Cotter and a conversion and two penalties by Ciaran Calnan.

Bottom side Galbally recorded their first win of the campaign with a 21-15 away win over Waterpark. Dave Fitzgerald and Paddy Kiersey were try scorers for Waterpark and Geoff Deegan kicked a conversion and a penalty.

The meeting of the top two sides in the Second Division finished all square after Kinsale and St. Senan’s played out a 9-9 draw. Sean Kingston kicked three penalties for Kinsale and Declan Rowe replied with three for the Clare side.

Bandon closed the gap on the leaders with a 38-3 home win over Killarney. Tom Ferguson scored two tries for the home side and Michael Beechor and Jack Murphy got one each. Richard Walsh kicked two conversions and four penalties and Murphy also added a conversion. Paudie Sheahan replied with a penalty for the visitors.

Clanwilliam continued their challenge with a 22-17 away win over Crosshaven. Ray Merrigan, Chris Doyle and Richard Childs scored tries for the Tipperary side and Brian Kissane converted two and added a penalty. Danny O’Donovan and Eamonn Ring replied with tries for Crosshaven and Ian Smith converted both and added a penalty.

Thurles collected maximum points with a 30-3 away win over Youghal. Eoghan O’Dwyer scored two tries, two conversions and two penalties for the Tipperary side and Tommy Keane and Shane Fogarty got one each. Keith McCarthy replied with a penalty for the home side.

Presentation and Newport played out a 22-22 draw. Presentation had a try from Shane O’Brien and Mark Phair converted and added five penalties. Philip O’Brien, Sean Berkery and Brian Collins were try scorers for Newport and O’Brien kicked two conversions and a penalty.

Waterford City had a 31-26 home win over Ennis and the Killorglin Castleisland game was postponed.

Ballincollig are the new leaders in Division Three after their 6-5 away win over Carrigaline. Kevin Doyle kicked two penalties for Ballincollig and Shane O’Halloran replied with a try for the home side.

Douglas maintained their challenge with a 20-0 away win over Kilrush. Alan O’Flynn and Liam Hynes were their try scorers and Eoin Philpott converted both and also added two penalties.

An injury time penalty from Conor Foley gave Dungarvan a 15-14 away win over Fermoy. A try from Ian Pratt and two penalties by Cathal O’Keeffe gave Fermoy an 11-0 half time lead. Dungarvan hit back with tries from Patrick Crowther and Darragh Ryan and a conversion by Foley. Dylan Lacy added a penalty for the home side late in the game to put Fermoy 14-12 in the lead but Foley’s penalty saw the points go to Dungarvan.

Charleville defeated Scariff 31-17. Dan Dooney and Robbie Madden scored tries for Scariff and Dooney kicked two conversions and a penalty.

Carrick-on-Suir recorded a 51-0 home win over Dunmanway-Bantry Bay.

Cork Constitution defeated Midleton 26-13 in the South Munster Seconds League. Alan Ross, Eoin O’Donnell and Philip O’Leary were Con’s try scorers and Pat Parfrey kicked three penalties and a conversion.

Highfield defeated Cashel 20-8 with two tries from George French and one by Colin Lougheed. Darragh O’Keeffe added a conversion and a penalty.

In the Junior Two League South Mitchelstown inflicted the first defeat of the season on leaders Muskerry 10-5. Colm Moloney scored a try for the winners and Richard McGrath kicked a conversion and a penalty. Shane O’Brien was Muskerry’s try scorer.

Cobh Pirates defeated Dolphin 22-13. Danny Keating and Cian Gormley scored tries for Cobh who were also awarded a penalty try. Ian Jones kicked two conversions and a penalty.

Bandon had a surprising 47-3 home win over Kinsale. Peter Galvin, Colm Verling, Giles Murphy, Tim O’Mahony, Pat O’Donnell, Pat Prendergast and Rob Wilmot scored tries for Bandon and Olan Crowley kicked six conversions.

A try and two penalties from Simon Barry helped Cork Constitution to an 11-6 home win over Highfield.

ODM Financial Munster Senior Cup Semi Finals:
Shannon 17, Garryowen 20;
U.C.C. 11, Cork Constitution 21;

ODM Cyril Fitzgerald Plate Semi Finals: Highfield 18, Young Munster 27;
Sunday’s Well 5, Nenagh Ormond 28.

Munster Junior League Division 1: Cobh Pirates 12, Clonmel 14;
Mallow 13, Clonakilty 13;
Newcastle West 39, Muskerry 17;
Old Christians 14, Skibbereen 9;
St. Mary's 22, Kilfeacle 11;
Tralee , Kanturk 27;
Waterpark 15, Galbally 21;

Division 2: Bandon 38, Killarney 3;
Crosshaven 17, Clanwilliam 22;
Killorglin v Castleisland Postponed;
Kinsale 9, St. Senan's 9;
Presentation 22, Newport 22;
Waterford City 31, Ennis 26;
Youghal 3, Thurles 30;

Division 3: Carrick-on-Suir 51, Dunmanway-Bantry Bay 0;
Carrigaline 5, Ballincollig 6;
Charleville 31, Scariff 17;
Fermoy 14, Dungarvan 15;
Kilrush 0, Douglas 20;

Munster Seconds League North: Garryowen 10, Richmond 16;

South: Cashel 8, Highfield 20;
Dolphin 42, Sunday's Well 36;
Midleton 13, Cork Constitution 26;

Gleeson League Section A: Presentation 0, St. Mary's 48;

Section B: Clanwilliam 12, Richmond 11;
Ennis 8, U.L. Bohemian 30;
Fethard 10, Garryowen 16;

Junior 2 League South Section A: Cobh Pirates 22, Dolphin 13;
Mallow 24, Shandon 5;
Mitchelstown 10, Muskerry 5;
Old Christians 13, Kanturk 14;

Section B: Bandon 47, Kinsale 3;
Cork Constitution 11, Highfield 6;

Junior 3 League South: Charleville 10, Ballincollig 37;
Youghal 22, U.C.C. 19;

West Munster League: Iveragh 18, Listowel 17;

Under 20 South Western Conference Division 1: Garryowen 23, Cork Constitution 24;
Highfield 24, Galwegians 14;
NUIG-Corinthians 5, U.L. Bohemian 27;
Waterpark 6, Buccaneers 40;

South Under 18 League Section 1: Cobh Pirates 19, Cork Constitution 26;
Kanturk 10, Sunday's Well 26;
Youghal 35, Mallow 0;

Section 2: Bantry Bay 15, Highfield 34;
Clonakilty 23, Skibbereen 17;
Kinsale 11, Midleton 10;

South Under 18 Development League: Ballincollig 32, Old Christians 0;
Mitchelstown 15, Fermoy 10;

South Under 16 League: Dolphin 17, Bantry Bay 5;

South Under 14 League Section 1: Ballincollig 31, Bantry Bay 24;
Bandon 29, Highfield 7;
Muskerry 10, Clonakilty 12;

Section 2: Charleville 21, Sunday's Well 5;
Fermoy 8, Kanturk 38;

West Under 16 League: Castleisland 13, Corca Dhuibhne 12;

West Under 14 League: Castleisland 19, Abbeyfeale 15;

Womens AIL Division 2: Ballincollig 0, Fermoy 5:


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