Rockwell book place in Avonmore Milk Senior Final
3rd March 2010 By Munster Rugby
Rockwell College 12, Castletroy College 10.
Rockwell are through to their second successive Avonmore Milk Schools Senior Cup Final after a dramatic win over Castletroy at Clanwilliam Park.
Padraig O’Connor opened the scoring with a penalty to put Castletroy ahead. Rockwell drew level with a penalty by J.J. Hanrahan after ten minutes to leave it 3-3 at half time.
Hanrahan put Rockwell in front with a penalty twelve minutes into the second half and increased their lead with a third penalty.
Out half Padraig Quinn got in for a try for Castletroy and O’Connor converted to leave the Limerick side a point ahead.
In an exciting finish Hanrahan dropped a goal from a five metre scrum to put Rockwell through to a final against either St. Munchin’s or P.B.C. on march 17th at Thomond Park.
Scorers Rockwell: J.J. Hanrahan 3 pens. 1 drp gl.
Castletroy College: Padraig Quinn try, Padraig O’Connor pen, con
Rockwell: Brian O’Rahilly; Shaun Horgan, Harry McNulty, Donagh McGillicuddy, Ross Mullane; JJ Hanrahan, Tim Rafferty; Tom Doyle, Richard Moran, Cian O’Donnell; Stephen Maguire, Sean McCarthy; Shane Buckley (capt), Joseph Meagher, Luke Cahill.
Castletroy College: Padraig O’Connor; Sean Cunningham, Peter Murray, Stephen O’Carroll, Andrew Fullen; Padraig Quinn, Neil Cronin; Keith Kennedy, James Rael (capt), Alex De Sousa; David O’Brien, Michael O’Dwyer; Michael Dooley, Kevin Doyle, Enda Carroll.
Referee: Dermot Moloney (M.A.R.)