Sunday’s Well Progress in ODM Munster Senior Challenge Cup
24th September 2007 By Munster Rugby
Sunday’s Well caused a major shock in the opening game in the ODM Munster Senior Challenge Cup with thrilling 10-6 away victory over Thomond at Fitzgerald Park. Bruff also caused an upset by claiming the Limerick Charity Cup in a one point victory over UL Bohemians. Click here for more results
A try by skipper Ian Carroll and a conversion and penalty by Jonathan Lynch helped the ‘Well to a home tie against Waterpark in next week’s second round. Mark Phayer kicked two penalties for the home side.
Bruff also caused a major upset in the Limerick Charity Cup Final when they ended U.L. Bohemian’s hopes of a third successful win in the competition with a 16-15 victory at Dooradoyle. Bernard Daly scored the all important try for the winners which was their first time winning this competition.
Crosshaven knocked out Cobh Pirates in the Third Round of the Heineken Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup. Two penalties from Liam Delaney and one from Dave Hurley helped them to a 9-3 victory. Eamon Ronan replied with a penalty for the holder’s.
Thurles will now travel to Crosshaven next week after their 46-7 home win over Ennis. Thurles led 8-7 at half time with a try from David Sweeney and a Jason Moore penalty. Two further tries each from Sweeney and Paddy Whelan and one apiece from Francis Bannon and Moore with the latter kicking four conversions ended the Clare side’s interest in the competition.
Kilfeacle defeated Richmond 30-11 with tries from Shane Flavin, Pierce Breen, Stephen Flood and Michael Collins. Mark Hanly converted two of the tries and also added two penalties.
They will now face Kanturk after the North Cork side defeated Tralee 12-11 in a gripping encounter, Darragh Meade kicked four penalties for the winners with Cian O’Sullivan replying with a try for the home side and Joe Costello adding two penalties.
Four penalties by Ollie McGlinchey helped Cashel to a 12-6 home win over Old Christians and their reward is a home tie against Clonmel after the South Tipperary side defeated Youghal 51-7.
Kinsale are the only Third Division side in the competition after they defeated Killarney 67-0. They will now face Abbeyfeale after the West Limerick side defeated Castleisland 13-0.
U.L. Bohemian’s hopes of retaining their Transfield Cup came unstuck in the final at Richmond Park, when they lost to Shannon 28-15.
Holders Cork Constitution advanced to the semi finals of the Dennehy Cup with a 44-17 home win over Ballincollig. Highfield defeated Sunday’s Well 25-16, while Douglas overcame Old Christians at Rathcooney 14-0. In the other tie Cobh Pirates were 22-6 home winners against Bandon.
Clonakilty will face Crosshaven in next week’s Semi final of the O’Sullivan Cup following Crosshaven’s 32-0 home win over Muskerry.
The other semi final will be between Cork Transport and Dolphin. Transport overcame Carrigaline 15-5, while Dolphin brushed aside the challenge of Dunmanway 46-10.
ODM Munster Senior Challenge Cup:
Thomond 6,Sunday’s Well 10;
Limerick Charity Cup Final:
Bruff 16,U.L. Bohemian 15;
Waterpark 22,Midleton 12; Young Munster 6,Shannon 31;
Heineken Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup:
Abbeyfeale 13,Castleisland 0;
Cashel 12,Old Christians 6;
Crosshaven 9,Cobh Pirates 3; ]
Kilfeacle 30,Richmond 11;
Kinsale 67,Killarney 0;
Thurles 46,Ennis 7;
Tralee 11,Kanturk 12;
Youghal 7,Clonmel 51;
Transfield Cup Final:
Shannon 28,U.L. Bohemian 15;
Ballincollig 25,Mallow 16;
Charleville 16,Muskerry 3;
Fermoy 10,Bandon 7;
St. Senan’s 14,UL Bohemian 23;
Cobh Pirates 22,Bandon 6;
Cork Constitution 44,Ballincollig 17;
Old Christians 9,Douglas 14;
Sunday’s Well 16,Highfield 25;
Carrigaline 5,Cork Transport 15;
Crosshaven 32,Muskerry 0;
Dolphin 46,Dunmanway 10;
Sunday’s Well 0,Highfield 20;
Schools Senior Friendly:
P.B.C. 21,C.B.C. 5;
Schools Senior 2 Friendly:
P.B.C. 20,C.B.C. 11;