Monday 5 December 2016

Garryowen enjoy welcome win

Daragh Small

Published 18/11/2016 | 02:30

Ger Slattery was on the score sheet for Young Munster, as they continued to lead the way, with a brilliant 31-23 win over Terenure College at Lakelands Park. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE
Ger Slattery was on the score sheet for Young Munster, as they continued to lead the way, with a brilliant 31-23 win over Terenure College at Lakelands Park. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

The Limerick challenge continues to improve on the club scene, and Garryowen are now seventh in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A after they picked up their third win of the campaign at home to St Mary's College last weekend.

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Niall Horan, David Johnston, Liam Coombes, Alwyn van Vuuren, Hugh O'Brien-Cunningham and Elliot Fitzgerald crossed the whitewash, while the hosts were also awarded a penalty try at Dooradoyle.

The thrilling 43-38 victory was a welcome result for the Limerick outfit, in a weekend where all three Munster sides got the better of their opposition in the top tier.

David Gleeson, Jack Harrington, Ger Slattery and Rob Guerin all scored tries for Young Munster, as they continued to lead the way, with a brilliant 31-23 win over Terenure College at Lakelands Park.

elsewhere, Cork Con remain fourth following a 24-17 victory over reigning champions Clontarf in Temple Hill - Shane Daly, James Murphy and Ned Hodson got on the score-sheet with tries there.

UL Bohemians stay in touch with Buccaneers at the top of Division 1B, following a 14-13 win at home to Shannon in the Limerick derby at UL last weekend.

Finbar Aherne scored, while UL Bohs were also awarded a penalty try. Riley Winter and Shane Mullally touched down for Shannon but they are bottom of the table after their sixth defeat. UCC are seventh and Dolphin are ninth.

In Division 2A, Nenagh Ormond are top, Highfield are fourth, Sunday's Well are seventh and Cashel are ninth. Old Crescent are seventh in 2B, and Thomond are ninth.

In 2C, Midleton are fifth, Bruff are eighth while Kanturk are bottom.

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