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Junior Rugby Roundup week ending 8th November

9th November 2009 By Munster Rugby

Junior Rugby Roundup week ending 8th November

Richmond have opened up a four point gap at the top of the First Division of the Munster Junior League as Clanwilliam take over top spot in the Second Division and Castleisland and Waterford City are the new leaders of their sections in the Third Division.

A great second half fight back by Richmond saw them defeat Skibbereen 31-22 at Richmond Park to go clear at the top of the table.

Skibbereen led 15-6 at half time with tries from Dave Shannon and Donal Mehigan and Mark Kingston kicked a conversion and a penalty. Brian Begley replied with two penalties for the home side. Ivan Jennings increased Skibbereen’s lead with a try which Kingston converted but two tries from Michael Kelleher and one each by Michael Phelan and Pat Humphreys and a conversion and penalty by Begley saw the home side take the points.

Defending champions Cashel inflicted a first league defeat on Waterpark 23-16 at Ballinakill. Brendan O’Connor and Maximilliano Nannini scored tries for Cashel and Pat O’Connor kicked three penalties and two conversions. Jamie Walsh and Donal Kavanagh scored tries for the home side and Brendan Walsh kicked two penalties.

Tralee are now in joint second place after their 12-6 home win over Cobh Pirates. Brendan Ronan had the Cork side 6-0 ahead at half time with two penalties. Andrew Brace scored two tries for the home side and Gareth Walsh added one conversion.

Kilfeacle recorded their first win of the campaign with a 13-5 away win over St. Senan’s. A try from Shane Flavin and a conversion and penalty by Shane Luby and a drop goal by John Keehan were the Tipperary side’s scorers while Declan Coughlan replied with a try for the home side.

Ballincollig moved into joint fourth place with Cashel following their 11-0 away win over Crosshaven. Paudge Bohane scored a try for the winners and Keith Stafford kicked two penalties.

Clanwilliam defeated Kanturk 10-9 to go top of the Second Division. A try by Pauric Ryan and a conversion and penalty by Willie Dwyer had the home side 10-3 ahead at half time. Peter Earlie kicked three penalties for the North Cork side.

Galbally still remain unbeaten following their 26-15 away win over Youghal. Des Lane scored two tries for the winners and Stephen Bourke and James Taylor got a try each for the winners. Karl Bourke kicked two penalties. Youghal replied with tries from Alan and Dave Fox and two penalties by Jonathon Ormond.

Newcastle West and Kinsale shared the spoils at the West Limerick venue when they played out a 10-10 draw with all the scores coming in the opening half. Christy Berkley scored a try for the home side and Tommy Kelleher kicked a conversion and penalty. Kinsale replied with a try from Peter Murphy and Jason Murphy added a conversion and penalty.

The other three ties in this Division were all postponed as was the Shandon Carrick-on-Suir game in the Third Division.

Section A leaders in the Third Division Presentation were beaten at home by Abbeyfeale 8-0. Danny Ward scored a try for the winners and Pat O’Sullivan kicked a conversion.

Castleisland moved into top spot following their 35-6 home win over Kilrush. Padraic Cronin showed his experience by scoring two tries for the home side and John Lyons, Matthew Ahern and Dave McMahon got one each. Mark Connolly kicked two conversions and two penalties. Paul Conway replied with two penalties for the Clare side.

Killarney defeated Scariff 29-0 to keep their challenge on track. Tim Dudley, Paul O’Sullivan, Ollie O’Neill, Ger Moynihan and Brian O’Leary were all try scorers for the Kerry side and Sean Hickey kicked two conversions.

Corca Dhuibhne won the Kerry derby with a 23-6 home win over Killorglin. John Curran, Kieran Collins and Colm O’Shea were try scorers for the West Kerry Gaeltacht side and Curran kicked a conversion and two penalties. Brian Gannon replied with two penalties for Killorglin.

Waterford City defeated Dungarvan 31-8 to go top of their section. Sean O’Mahony, Tom Bowes, Karl Read and Len Power were try scorers for Waterford and Daniel Fell kicked four conversions and a penalty. Dungarvan had a try from Colin Cunningham and a penalty by Jim Curran.

Charleville defeated Mallow 14-9 in the North Cork derby. Frankie Holly scored a try and three penalties for the winners and Brian Morris replied with three penalties for the visitors.

Fermoy over came Douglas 20-12. Cathal O’Keeffe and Olan Crowley were try scorers for Fermoy who were also awarded a penalty try. Joe Lee kicked a conversion and penalty and Andy Larkin replied with four penalties for Douglas.

Shannon defeated Old Crescent 33-19 in the North section of the Munster Seconds League. Thomond received a walk over from Nenagh Ormond and the other games were postponed.

Cork Constitution remain top of the Southern section after their 18-13 away win over Sunday’s Well. Fintan Whelan scored a try for the Well and Shane Brady kicked a conversion and two penalties.

U.C.C were 48-7 winners over Midleton at the Mardyke. Keith Buckley scored three of his side’s eight tries. Willy Devane, Willy Walsh, Alan Dinan, Johnny McCarthy and Shane Murphy were the other try scorers. Kevin Kidney kicked four conversions.

Dolphin won the big game in the Junior Two League South when they defeated arch rivals Cork Constitution 28-15. Dave Griffin, Pascal Cronin ad Tim Cotter scored tries for Dolphin and Pat Ahern kicked two conversions and three penalties.

Dunmanway were 34-7 home winners over Kinsale. Sean Coakley and Stephen Chambers scored two tries for the winners and Ryan Morrissey got one. Mark Kingston kicked three conversions and a penalty.

Two tries from David Wilson and a conversion by Eoin O’Callaghan earned Bandon a share of the spoils when they played a 12-12 draw with Skibbereen.

Four penalties by James Allman saw Listowel win their third consecutive game when they defeated Castleisland 12-8.

Bandon defeated Cork Transport 12-0 in the Junior Three League. Mark O’Sullivan scored two tries for the winners and Ivor Helen kicked a conversion.

A Interprovincial:
Munster A 30,Ulster 8;

AIB League Division 3:Naas 13,Ards 16;

AIB Cup Round 3:Ballymena 20,Young Munster 9;
Belfast Harlequins 7,Dolphin 20;
Cork Constitution 33,Shannon 14;
Garryowen 19,St. Mary’s College 3;
Lansdowne 16,Blackrock College 24;
Old Belvedere 17,Clontarf 14;
Queens University 24,U.C.C. 3;
U.C.D.16,Galwegians 29;

AIB Junior Cup:Clonmel 0,Sligo 11;

Munster Junior League:
Division 1:
Crosshaven 0,Ballincollig 11;
Richmond 31,Skibbereen 22;
St. Senan’s 5,Kilfeacle 13;
Tralee 12,Cobh Pirates 6;
Waterpark 16,Cashel 23;

Division 2:Clanwilliam 10,Kanturk 9;
Ennis v St Mary’s Off;
Newcastle West 10,Kinsale 10;
Newport v Muskerry Off;
Old Christians v Bandon Off;
Youghal 15,Galbally 26;

Division 3 Section A:Castleisland 35,Kilrush 6;
Killarney 29,Scariff 0;
Killorglin 6,Corca Dhuibhne 23;
Presentation 0,Abbeyfeale 8;

Section B:Charleville 14,Mallow 9;
Dungarvan 8,Waterford City 31;
Fermoy 20,Douglas 12;
Shandon v Carrick-on-Suir Off;

Munster Seconds League North:Bruff v Garryowen Off;
Shannon 33,Old Crescent 19;
Thomond v Nenagh Ormond Off;
Young Munster v U.L. Bohemian Off;

Munster Seconds League South:Sunday’s Well 13,Cork Constitution 18;
U.C.C. 48,Midleton 7;

Gleeson League Division 1:Shannon 13,Bruff 0;

Junior 2 League South Section A:Kanturk 3,Tralee 27;
Listowel 12,Castleisland 8;

Section B:Bantry Bay 13,Clonakilty 27;
Dunmanway 34,Kinsale 7;
Skibbereen 12,Bandon 12;

Section C:U.C.C. 50,Old Christians 21;

Section D:Crosshaven 3,Carrigaline 15;
Dolphin 28,Cork Constitution 15;

Junior 3 League South:Cork Transport 0,Bandon 12;
Youghal 18,Fermoy 10;

Under 21 South Western Conference Division 1 Section A:Highfield 22,Corinthians 5;
N.U.I.G. 6,Young Munster 13;

Section B:Cork Constitution 22,Buccaneers 15;
Galwegians 14,Waterpark 15;
Sunday’s Well 13,Bruff 23;

South Under 19 League:Highfield 9,Crosshaven 0;

South Under 19 Development League:Douglas 37,Clonakilty 0;
Dunmanway 3,Muskerry 24;
Highfield B 12,Kinsale 5;

South Under 17 League Section A:Clonakilty 12,Kinsale 15;
Skibbereen 5,Ballincollig 37;

Section B:Charleville 17,Kanturk 0;
Cobh Pirates 10,Mallow 8;
Midleton ,Fermoy ;

Section D:Dolphin 48,Cork Constitution 0;
Sundays Well 5,Highfield A 20;

South Under 15 League:Cork Constitution 48,Midleton 0;
Kanturk 39,P.B.C 12;

Womens AIL:
Division 1:
Blackrock 25,Highfield 15;
Galwegians 5,U.L. Bohemian 58;
Navan v Ballincollig Off;
St. Mary’s 0,Cooke 10;

Division 2 South:Nenagh Ormond v Youghal Off;
Thurles 21,Galbally 7;
Tralee 7,Shannon 7;


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