Weekend Preview | Munster Senior Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals
14th September 2022 By Leonard Allen
It is another busy weekend with action continuing in the Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Cup and the Women’s All Ireland League.
The Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Plate also gets underway this weekend.
There is also plenty of local action in North Munster, South Munster, and East Munster.
In the quarter-finals of the Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Cup, holders Young Munster are away to Clonmel and the winners will meet Cork Constitution or Cashel, who meet at Temple Hill, in the semi-finals.
Garryowen lock horns with Nenagh Ormond at Dooradoyle and the winners will take on Shannon or Highfield, who play at Coonagh.
Dolphin take on Newcastle West at Musgrave Park in the quarter-finals of the Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Plate on Friday evening. The winners will meet Sunday’s Well or UL Bohemian, who meet at Musgrave Park on Saturday.
Midleton welcome Old Crescent to East Cork and the winners will take on UCC or Bruff, who meet at the Mardyke.
In the Women’s All Ireland League, the two Munster sides will be looking to make the most of home advantage as they go in search of their first points.
Following their heavy defeat by Galwegians at Crowley Park, Ballincollig entertain Old Belvedere, who defeated UL Bohemian 14-5 last time out, at Tanner Park.
UL Bohemian are at home to defending champions Railway Union.
The only game in North Munster is the West Limerick derby in the quarter finals of the Transfield Cup between Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale. The winners await Shannon or Richmond in the semi-finals.
In South Munster, there is one quarter-final of the County Cup down for decision as holders Muskerry continue their defence of the trophy against Old Christians at Rathcooney. The winners will be rewarded with a home tie against Clonakilty in the semi-finals.
There are two O’Neill Cup ties down for decision as Fermoy entertain Douglas and Kinsale take on Cobh Pirates.
In East Munster, the Mansergh Cup continues and the Garryowen Cup gets underway.
Mansergh Cup holders Cashel continue their defence of the trophy with a relatively short trip to Thurles. The winners will have a bye into the final.
Newport are at home to Galbally-Mitchelstown and the winners will be rewarded with a home semi-final against Waterpark or Fethard, who meet at Ballinakill.
Garryowen Cup holders Clanwilliam welcome Clonmel to Tipperary Town for their opener.
Kilfeacle are at home to Nenagh Ormond and Carrick-on-Suir make the long trip to Scariff.