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Weekend Junior Roundup & Results

23rd February 2009 By Munster Rugby

Weekend Junior Roundup & Results

Cashel retained their Munster Junior League Crown as three of the top four sides in the Second Division lose

Cashel will again represent Munster in this season’s All Ireland Provincial League which begins next month after their 30-10 home win over Richmond which saw them win their second title.

Eoin O’Connor, Phil O’Connor, Kevin Quinlan and Diarmuid O’Connor scored tries for the winners. Pat O’Connor kicked two conversions and a penalty and Conor Quinlan rounded it off with a drop goal. Richmond replied with tries from Jody O’Sullivan and Mossie O’Connor.

Kilfeacle still remain in second spot after their 22-10 home victory over Skibbereen. Jack O’Sullivan and Ger Luby each scored two tries for the winners and Shane Luby kicked one conversion. Michael O’Donovan and Peter Mihaere were Skibbereen’s try scorers.

Tralee continued their good run and moved up to third place after their 22-20 win over Thurles. Liam O’Connell scored two of the Kerry side’s three tries and Joe Costelloe got the other. Gareth Walsh kicked two conversions and a penalty. Mick Butler and Philip Rabbitte crossed for tries for the visitors and Aidan Dwyer converted both and also added two penalties.

Old Christians won the bottom of the table clash at Bandon when they defeated the home side 15-3. Aidan Tobin kicked five penalties for the winners and Robert Desmond replied with a drop goal for the West Cork side.

Clonmel added to Newport’s woes with a 22-9 home win. Conor Cooney scored two tries and kicked two conversions and one penalty for Clonmel. David Joyce also scored a try for the winners. Dan August replied with two penalties for the visitors and Shane Ryan one.

Cobh Pirates had a surprise 23-0 home win over Crosshaven. Rob O’Donovan and Cillian Casey were try scorers for the Pirates and Eamon Ronan converted both and also kicked three penalties.

The big shock of the day was in the Second Division when leaders Ballincollig crashed 49-12 away to Clanwilliam. The Tipperary side had secured maximum points by half time as they led 25-0. Derek Shields was the home side’s top scorer with two tries, two penalties and four conversions. Their other try scorers were Ian Quinlan (2), Andrew Lacey, Eamon Buckley and Padraig Ryan. Neil O’Donovan and Brian O’Mahony scored tries for the Mid Cork side and Keith Stafford added a conversion.

The teams in second and third place met at Kinsale, where the home side ran out 13-11 winners over St. Senan’s with a late try. Two penalties by Darren Guerin had the Clare side 6-5 ahead at the break. Andy Lynch scored a first half try for the home side and Jason Murphy’s penalty put Kinsale in front. Ian Fitzgerald restored Senan’s lead with a try but a second try from Lynch secured the points for the home side.

Ennis also lost valuable points when a dramatic last minute try by Sean Barry gave bottom side Youghal a 20-19 home victory. Stephen Kelly scored Youghal’s other try. Barry converted both and also kicked two penalties.

As a result of Youghal’s victory Mallow are now propping up the table, when two late converted tries denied them victory at Newcastle West. Declan Moloney, Richard Langford, Carl Hayes and Tommy Kelleher were the home side’s try scorers and Sean Nevin converted all four. John Singleton and Leonard Brown replied with tries for Mallow and Andy Cashman converted both and also kicked two penalties.

Abbeyfeale are also in grave danger of making the drop after they lost away to Kanturk 16-10. Robert Brown and Dan Foley were try scorers for the West Limerick side. Kanturk hit back with tries Simon Mulholland and Tim Field and two penalties from Dan O’Callaghan.

A Timmy Keating try and a conversion and four penalties by Darragh Masterson helped Muskerry to a 19-11 victory over Charleville. Mike O’Brien scored a try for the home side and Frankie Holly kicked two penalties.

Castleisland lost their unbeaten record in Section A of the Third Division after their 14-8 defeat away to St. Mary’s. Matthew Hickey scored a try for the Corbally side and Barry Gibbons kicked three penalties. Denis Leen replied with arty for the Kerry side and Shane Flynn added a penalty.

Killarney continued their recent good run with a 10-3 home win over promotion chasing Presentation. Timmy Dudley scored a try for the winners and Sean Hickey kicked a penalty and a conversion.

Killorglin proved too strong for Scariff in the bottom of the table battle as they ran out 42-10 winners. Kieran Crowley scored two tries for the winners and Trevor West, Brian Gannon, Ronan Curtayne and Enda Murphy also scored tries. Curtayne converted four of the tries and also added a penalty.

In Section B Carrick-on-Suir maintained their place at the top with a 24-10 away win over Douglas. Peter Steele scored two tries for the winners and James Wallace one. Wallace kicked one conversion and Ross Clery added two conversions and a penalty. Austin Bolger and Alan Lyne scored tries for the home side.

Galbally collected maximum points after they defeated bottom side Dungarvan 36-0. Liam Casey scored two tries and three conversions for the Limerick side and Niall McNamara, Ian Shire, Philip O’Sullivan and Eoin Bourke also scored tries.

Fermoy kept their promotion challenge alive with a 20-10 victory over Waterford City. Dave McCarthy and Peter Stapleton scored tries for the winners and Joe Lee kicked two conversions and two penalties. Nicky Jacob replied with a try the visitors and Conor Power kicked a conversion and penalty.

Holder’s U.C.C. and Bandon will contest the Junior Two League South Final. The Students defeated Cork Constitution 27-10 and Bandon were surprising 23-12 away winners over Ballincollig.


Magners League:Munster 28,Edinburgh 14;

AIB League Division 1:Buccaneers 43,Terenure College 11;
Dolphin 22,Cork Constitution 41;
Dungannon 15,Ballymena 19;
Galwegians 13,Clontarf 25;
St. Mary’s College 18,Blackrock College 8;
U.C.D. 7,Garryowen 14;
U.L. Bohemian 6,Old Belvedere 13;
Young Munster 10,Shannon 28;

Division 2:Bective Rangers 15,Ballynahinch 46;
Bruff 6,U.C.C. 14;
Clonakilty 15,Wanderers 14;
D.L.S.P. 9,Belfast Harlequins 24;
Greystones 9,Old Crescent 22;
Highfield 20,Instonians 17;
Malone 36,Dublin University 41;
Thomond 0,Lansdowne 9;

Division 3:Ards 0,Rainey Old Boys 13;
Co. Carlow 37,Portadown 3;
Corinthians 26,Banbridge 11;
Midleton 17,Suttonians 12;
Naas 25,Connemara 12;
Nenagh Ormond 16,Old Wesley 11;
Queens University 12,Barnhall 5;
Waterpark 10,Sunday’s Well 15;

Munster Junior League Division 1:Bandon 3,Old Christians 15;
Cashel 30,Richmond 10;
Clonmel 22,Newport 9;
Cobh Pirates 23,Crosshaven 0;
Kilfeacle 22,Skibbereen 10;
Tralee 22,Thurles 20;

Division 2:Charleville 11,Muskerry 19;
Clanwilliam 49,Ballincollig 12;
Kanturk 16,Abbeyfeale 10;
Kinsale 13,St Senan’s 11;
Newcastle West 28,Mallow 20;
Youghal 20,Ennis 19;

Division 3 Section A:Killarney 10,Presentation 3;
Scariff 10,Killorglin 42;
St. Mary’s 14,Castleisland 8;

Section B:Douglas 10,Carrick-on-Suir 24;
Fermoy 20,Waterford City 10;
Galbally 36,Dungarvan 0;

Munster Seconds League:Shannon 55,Bruff 45;

Junior 2 League South Semi Finals:Ballincollig 12,Bandon 23;
U.C.C. 27,Cork Constitution 10;

Mick Barry Cup:Tralee 8,Bantry Bay 8;
Muskerry 10,Corca Dhuibhne 10;

George O’Connell Cup:Clonakilty 37,Carrigaline 19;

Kelly Cup:
Shandon 11,Dunmanway 3;

Junior 4 League:Fermoy 18,Mallow 19;
U.C.C. 29,Listowel 6;

Gleson League Play Offs:Garryowen 16,Old Crescent 13;

Under 20 South Western Conference Division 1:Bruff 25,Highfield 12;
Galwegians 0,Garryowen 45;
Shannon 19,Cork Constitution 42;

Division 2 South:Waterpark 25,Midleton 0;

South Under 18 Development League:Youghal 41,Fermoy 5;

South Under 16 League Semi Finals:Cobh Pirates 5,Highfield 10;
Crosshaven 50,Youghal 0;

South Under 16 West Cork Cup:Kinsale 8,Muskerry 15;

South Under 14 League Section B:Dolphin 22,Fermoy 14;
Cobh Pirates 34,Mallow 17;

Women’s Provincial Cup Final:Highfield 22,Shanon 0;



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