Weekend Rugby Roundup
30th September 2007 By Munster Rugby
Clonmel, Crosshaven, Kanturk and Kinsale all qualified for the semi finals of the Heineken Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup and also will be Munster’s representatives in this years AIB All Ireland Junior Cup.
Kinsale will be the first Third Division side to take part in the All Ireland competition after they defeated Second Division side Abbeyfeale 24-17. Jeremy Coughlan and Tadgh Wright scored tries for the winners with Kiwi Frazer Hodgson kicking a conversion and four penalties.
Kanturk defeated Kilfeacle 22-20 in a thrilling tie at the North Cork venue. Simon Mulholland, Brendan and Paul Cotter all scored tries for the winners with Darragh Meade kicking two conversions and a penalty. Aidan Long, Declan Carr and Michael Collins replied with tries for the Tipperary side with Mark Hanly kicking a conversion and penalty.
A try from Jake Grey and a penalty each by Dave Hurley and Liam Delaney gave Crosshaven an 11-0 home win over Thurles.
A Brendan Mullins try and four penalties by Conor Coomey saw Clonmel defeat Cashel 17-3. Ollie McGlinchey replied with a penalty for the home side.
Clonmel will now meet Kanturk and Kinsale will take on Crosshaven in the semi finals which are scheduled for the October weekend at neutral venues.
Ballincollig and Skibbereen will meet in the Final of the O’Neill Cup. The West Cork side defeated Fermoy 38-7, while tries from Niall Hayden, Glen Murphy and Dave Lucey and a conversion and three penalties by Walker Jacob helped Ballincollig to a 26-0 home win over Charleville.
Douglas are through to the Dennehy Cup Final for the first time after their 36-11 home win over Highfield, while Clonakilty and Dolphin will contest the O’Sullivan Cup Final.
Dolphin defeated Cork transport 27-12, while Clonakilty edged out Crosshaven 19-14.
Youth Interprovincial:Leinster 19,Munster 6;
Women’s Interprovincial:Munster 12,Leinster 8;
ODM Munster Senior Cup:Bruff 12,U.L. Bohemian 24;
Clonakilty 10,Shannon 53;
Dolphin 20,Young Munster 19;
Midleton 7,Garryowen 13;
Old Crescent 29,Nenagh Ormond 23;
Sunday’s Well 32,Waterpark 18;
U.C.C. 6,Highfield 27;
Heineken Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup Quarter Finals:
Crosshaven 11,Thurles 0;
Kinsale 24,Abbeyfeale 17;
Kanturk 22,Kilfeacle 20;
Cashel 3,Clonmel 17;
O’Neill Cup Semi Finals:Skibbereen 36,Fermoy 11;
Ballincollig 26,Charleville 0;
Gleeson League:Old Crescent 9,Shannon 15;
Dennehy Cup Semi Final:Douglas 36,Highfield 11,
O’Sullivan Cup Semi Finals:Cork Transport 12,Dolphin 27;
Clonakilty 19,Crosshaven 14;
Junior Friendly:Clanwilliam 33,St. Senan’s 51;
Sunday’s Well 18,Dolphin 16;