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Plenty of drama in the Munster Junior Cup as Sunday’s Well caused a major upset in the AIB All Ireland League

9th February 2009 By Munster Rugby

Plenty of drama in the Munster Junior Cup as Sunday’s Well caused a major upset in the AIB All Ireland League

Struggling Sunday’s Well produced their best performance of the season to record their second win of the campaign with a 25-12 win over promotion chasing Queens University at Musgrave Park

The ‘Well led 13-12 at half time with two tries from John Moynihan and A Chris Burnett penalty to four penalties by Ian Porter. Burnett made sure of victory with four second half penalties.

In the Munster Junior Cup Garryowen and Clonmel produced a thriller at Dooradoyle when they finished level 26-26 and will have to it all again at the Tipperary venue on the 1st March.

The lead changed hands on several occasions with Kevin Hartigan’s try in the final minute looked like it had sealed victory for the Light Blues but Morgan Lyons equalized with a penalty.

Trailing to a Cormac O’Keeffe penalty at half time, Kilfeacle hit back with tries from Jack O’Sullivan and Stephen Flood, one of Which Shane Luby converted and a drop goal John Keenan for a 15-3 victory over Dolphin.

Richmond also came from 10-0 down at half time to defeat Young Munster 18-10 in their replay. David Hurley had scored a try for the "The Cookies" and Jeff Purcell converted and also added a penalty. Stephen Clancy and Ger Phelan replied with tries for the Junior club and Darragh Clancy kicked two penalties and a conversion.

Four penalties from Dan Fogarty saw Nenagh Ormond come from 8-3 down at half time to defeat Midleton 12-8 at the Tipperary venue. Sean Hennessey had given the East Cork side the lead with a try and penalty.

Holder’s Cork Constitution booked their place in the quarter finals with a 24-5 home win over Highfield as did U.C.C., who swept a side the challenge of Mallow 67-0.

Ennis overcame Newport in a mud bath 13-5 and will now face U.L. Bohemian.

Cashel moved another step closer to retaining their Junior League title with a 43-13 home win over Old Christians. Kevin Quinlan, Darragh O’Brien, Kevin Leamy and Pat O’Connor were the corers for the winners.

Tralee moved into third place with a 25-24 away win over Cobh Pirates.

In Division Two Ballincollig are back on top after they collected maximum points from their 37-7 away victory over Charleville.

Carrick-on-Suir extended their lead in Section B of the Third Division after they scored four tries to defeat Waterford City.

Holders St. Senan’s were held to a 10-10 draw at home to Galbally in the Munster Junior Plate.

Skibbereen were easy 35-11 winners over Clanwilliam, while Newcastle West defeated Bandon in a very exciting contest with an injury time converted try. Also through are Killarney who beat neighbours Killorglin 34-18.

Castleisland got the better of Kanturk 13-6, St Mary’s recent good run continued when they beat Scariff 26-8 and Douglas edged out Sunday’s Well 12-10.

In the Avonmore Milk Schools Junior Cup Glenstal and Crescent Comp played out a 3-3 draw at Clanwilliam Park. A date for a replay has yet to be confirmed.


AIB League Division 1: Buccaneers 8; Galwegians 9;

Division 2: Ballynahinch v Highfield Off;

Division 3: Sunday’s Well 25, Queens University 12;

Munster Junior Cup: Cork Constitution 24, Highfield 5;

Garryowen 26, Clonmel 26;

Kilfeacle 15, Dolphin 3;

Nenagh Ormond 12, Midleton 8;

Newport 5, Ennis 13;

Richmond 18, Young Munster 10;

U.C.C. 67, Mallow 0;

Munster Junior Plate: Abbeyfeale v Clonakilty Off;

Bruff v Thomond Off;

Castleisland 13, Kanturk 6;

Douglas 12, Sunday’s Well 10;

Killarney 34, Killorglin 18

Newcastle West 21, Bandon 17;

Skibbereen 35, Clanwilliam 11;

St. Mary’s 26, Scariff 8;

St. Senan’s 10, Galbally 10;

Munster Junior League Division 1: Cashel 43, Old Christians 13;

Cobh Pirates 24, Tralee 25;

Division 2: Charleville 7, Ballincollig 37;

Division 3: Waterford City 8, Carrick-on-Suir 28;

Junior 2 League South Section A: Cork Constitution 20, Sunday’s Well 3;

Mick Barry Cup: Muskerry 25, Bantry Bay 22;

Tralee 14, Crosshaven 16;

Section B: Old Christians 10, Skibbereen 3;

George O’Connell Cup: Carrigaline v Kanturk Off;

Highfield v Castleisland Off;

Junior 3 Play Offs: Bandon 10, Kinsale 20;

Junior 4 League: Mallow 13, U.C.C. 3;

Under 20 South Western Conference Division 1: Bruff 17, Corinthians 25;

Buccaneers 42, Young Munster 11;

Garryowen 15, U.C.C. 35;

Shannon 23, Galwegians 18;

U.L. Bohemian 32, Cork Constitution 10;

Avonmore Milk Schools Junior Cup: Glenstal 3, Crescent Comp 3 (AET):

South Under 18 Semi Final: Highfield 22; Muskerry 5;

South Under 16 League Section A: Clonakilty 7, Bandon 8;

Section B: Cork Constitution 10, Fermoy 50;

Youghal 22, Kanturk 12;

South Under 14 League Section A: Clonakilty, C.B.C.;

Highfield v Kinsale Off;

Sunday’s Well 10, Cork Constitution 5;

Section B: Muskerry 17, Cobh Pirates 19;

Women’s All Ireland Cup: Clonmel 20, Clanwilliam 5;

Galwegians 21, Tralee 0;

Nenagh Ormond 38, Shannon 5;

Youghal 26, Kinsale 0;


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