St Munchin’s Overcome St Clement’s To Reach Junior Cup Semi-Finals
30th January 2018 By The Editor
St. Munchin’s are the first side through to the semi-finals of the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Junior Cup following a 60-6 win over St. Clement’s on the back pitch of Thomond Park on Tuesday afternoon.
Munchin’s got off to a quick start when prop Kieran Ryan crashed over the line for a try which Darragh Long converted.
Tries from Donnacha O’Callaghan and Dylan Higgins both converted by Long made it 21-0 after eleven minutes.
Two tries from Kevin Sheehy and a try and two conversions by Long made it 40-0 to Munchin’s at half-time.
Josh Costello, O’Callaghan (2) and Conor O’Shaughnessy added further tries for Munchin’s.
Clement’s rallied with two late penalties from Cian Casey.
St. Munchin’s: Josh Egan; Joshua Costello, Seamus McCarthy Burbage, Darragh Long, Conor O’Shaughnessy; Alexander Wood, Donnacha O’Callaghan; Kean Sheehy, Joachim Clohessy, Kieran Ryan; Louis McCormack, Graham Kirwan; Dylan Higgins, Evan Hickey, Liam Neilin.
Replacements: Denis Bermingham, Nathan Walsh, Jonathan Kelly, Morgan Bateman, Diarmuid DeBarra, Conor O’Brien Comerford, Scott Quilligan, Joseph Dougan.
St. Clements: Conor Galvin; Adam McNamara, Gary O’Halloran, Tarkan Pinarci, Jack McGarry; Cian Casey, Keith Punch; Ronan Madden, Shane Malone, Sean Farrell; Chima Ohanya, Jeffrey Rainsford; Jamie Pearse, Jason Murray, Kian McGrath.
Replacements: Noel Kinnane, Gerard McGrath, Keith O’Brien, Ben Murphy, Liam Kelly, Josh Shinners, Nathan Lane, Desmond Cowhey, Sean O’Halloran.
Referee: Niall Kendall (MAR).