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Munster Juniors Begin Interpro Campaign.

24th April 2008 By Munster Rugby

The Munster Junior Interprovincial team start their campaign on Saturday when they travel to Leinster, and with an unprecedented third grand slam in a row in the offing, they certainly will be aiming for a strong start.

2008 Junior Interprovincial Championship

Leinster v Munster

Saturday 26th April 2008
Malahide RFC, KO 2.30pm

In total, eleven clubs are represented, with nine new caps in the 23-strong team. This includes Ballincollig’s Brian O’Keeffe at full back, David Joyce, John Long, and Morgan Lyons from Clonmel, props Barry Moloney (Cashel) and John O’Sullivan (Kinsale), with second row John Gilmartin from Bandon, Ger Looby from Kilfeacle at openside flanker and Peter Morrissey from Crosshaven completing the nine new caps.

After Saturday’s clash with Leinster, Munster’s next game is a home fixture against Ulster in Ballincollig RFC on May 3rd, and finally they face Connacht on May 10th.


Munster Junior Team v Leinster

15. Brian O’Keeffe (Ballincollig)
14. David Joyce (Clonmel)
13. Pat O’Connor (Cashel)
12. Diarmuid O’Connor (Cashel)
11. Stephen O’Brien (Old Christians)
10. Eamon Ronan (Cobh Pirates)
9. John Long (Clonmel)
1. Barry Moloney (Cashel)
2. Gordon Ryan (St. Mary’s) Captain
3. John O’Sullivan (Kinsale)
4. Phil Ryan (Cashel)
5. John Gilmartin (Bandon)
6. Pierce Breen (Kilfeacle)
7. Ger Looby (Kilfeacle)
8. Stephen Ryan (St. Senans)

Replacements:
16. Timmy O’Callaghan (Bandon)
17. James Mullane (Kilfeacle)
18. Morgan Lyons (Clonmel)
19. Paul Memory (Crosshaven)
20. Peter Morrissey (Crosshaven)
21. John Silke (Cashel)
22. Charles Walsh (Kilfeacle)
23. Colm McCarthy (Kinsale)


Munster Juniors Management Team:
Manager: Tony Daly
Coaches: Kevin O’Dwyer, John Lillis, Martin Brislane.
Selectors: Christy McNamara, Liam Lennon, Liam Lehane.
Physiotherapist: Orla Foley


JUNIOR INTERPROVINCIAL FIXTURES:

26/4/08
LEINSTER V MUNSTER, MALAHIDE RFC

03/05/08
MUNSTER V ULSTER, BALLINCOLLIG RFC, 3pm kick off

10/05/08
MUNSTER V CONNACHT, VENUE TBA


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