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Cork & Limerick Charity Cup Local Derby Deciders

31st August 2017 By The Editor

Cork & Limerick Charity Cup Local Derby Deciders

Nenagh Ormond will take on UL Bohemian in the semi final of the Limerick Charity Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Matt Mackey

The semi-finals of the Limerick Charity Cup are down for decision this weekend, together with the finals of the Cork Charity Cup and the Cork Charity Shield.

The semi-finals of the Limerick Charity Cup are down for decision this weekend, together with the finals of the Cork Charity Cup and the Cork Charity Shield.

The first semi-final of the Limerick Charity Cup sees Garryowen going head to head with Old Crescent at Dooradoyle on Friday evening. Both sides recorded comprehensive victories in their respective openers as Garryowen defeated holders Young Munster 45-10 at Tom Clifford Park and Old Crescent ran out home 55-7 winners over Bruff. Neil Cronin was Garryowen’s top scorer, accounting for 25 points of their total while Ronan McKenna kicked 15 points for the Rosbrien side.

In the second semi-final on Saturday, Nenagh Ormond take on UL Bohemian at New Ormond Park with both sides winning low scoring quarter finals. The North Tipperary side recorded a 14-7 home win over Shannon, while UL Bohemian defeated Thomond 19-15 at Liam Fitzgerald Park.

The final of the Cork Charity Cup sees Cork Constitution taking on UCC at Temple Hill on Saturday. The Temple Hill side will be aiming to win the trophy for the third successive season, while the Students last won the trophy in 1982.

The Lilywhites ran out 18-10 winners over Highfield at Woodleigh Park in a repeat of last season’s decider. The Students defeated Dolphin 9-3 at the Mardyke with a hat trick of penalties from James Taylor.

Sunday’s Well and Cashel will contest the inaugural Cork Charity Shield decider at Towns Park in Midleton, with the Cyril Fitzgerald Plate being awarded.

Cashel defeated Midleton 21-15 at the East Cork venue and held a 21-0 lead early on, while Sunday’s Well defeated Clonmel 24-12 at Irish Independent Park.

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