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Leinster Colleges Defeat Munster Counterparts

19th December 2007 By Munster Rugby

Leinster Colleges Defeat Munster Counterparts

Leinster Colleges team claimed their third Provincial title by defeating Munster Colleges in the final of the Treasury Holdings interprovincial championship at Monkstown FC yesterday.

Leinster’s first try was scored in the fifth minute by winger Darragh Fanning and quickly converted by Brian Collins. Aiden Tobin opened the Munster sheet with a drop goal in the eight minute. Three penalties were awarded, two to Leinster and one to Munster in the following ten minutes, with one successful score to Leinster.
In the twenty fourth minute Leinster extended their lead to 15 points to 3 points with David Rowan going for a try.

In the final minutes of the first half, 2nd row David Carley scored for Leinster leaving the score at half time 20 points to six..

Munster went into the 2nd half with greater vigour an quickly followed Jonathan Molloys try with two tries- one by Alan Lynch and Keith Mathiasz.

The final score was Leinster 30 Munster 16

P De Barra (IT Carlow), David Rowan (IADT), Craig Morrin (IT Tallaght),
Mick O’Shea (Garda College), Darragh Fanning (IT Tallaght), Brian Collins (IT Blanchardstown), Kris Green (CDVEC), Stephan Snell (NCI), Alex O’Sullivan (IADT), Jonathan Molloy (ITT), Damien Carley (IT Carlow), Barry Holmes, John Downey (DLVEC), Dan Kenny, Donagh O’Shea (IT Carlow)
Subs used
Kieran Hyland for Richard O Sullivan, Kevin Lynch for Alex Mackessy, Kieran Hoqwlin for Aiden Tobin, Anthony Walshe for Alan Guiry

Niall Horgan (CSN), David Joyce (WIT), Ciaran Naughton(WIT), Richard O Sullivan (Tralee IT), Alan Mackessy (CIT), Aiden Tobin (CIT), Paddy Hyland (WIT), David Copeland (UL), Keith Mathiasz (LIT), Alan Guiry (LIT), John Gilmartin (Garda), Dave Barry (Garda), Stephan Melbourne (LIT), Darren Twomney, Paul Murphy (CIT),
Substitutes used
Joe Gorman for Alex O Sullivan, Shane Cahill for Jonathan Molloy, Robert Smith for Dan Kenny, John Daver for John Dowling, John Walker for Damien Carley, Sami Dowling, Darragh Fanning


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