Friday 30 September 2016

Conway gets CBC over line

CBC 10 St Munchin's 7

Published 12/02/2016 | 02:30

St Munchin's were very unfortunate not to go in front but the last pass in a good move was knocked on in the touchdown (Stock picture)
St Munchin's were very unfortunate not to go in front but the last pass in a good move was knocked on in the touchdown (Stock picture)

CBC survived a few anxious moments before squeezing into a semi-final clash with Glenstal.

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But by the finish the Cork side just about deserved their place in the last four. They went 3-0 ahead after eight minutes when Billy Caine landed a penalty after Crescent strayed offside.

St Munchin's were very unfortunate not to go in front but the last pass in a good move was knocked on in the touchdown.

CBC finished the half stronger and it took a super tackle on the line by Alex Casey to deny them a try.

The second half belonged to CBC and in particular Fergal Conway. The centre scored a spectacular try after being twice involved in the build-up ten minutes from the end, but at the other end two minutes later he was shown a yellow card for persistent offside as St Munchin's tried to force their way over.

Finally three minutes from the end St Munchin's were rewarded for their efforts with a try in the corner by Kristan Lugod which Jazz Pendejito superbly converted from the touchline.

CBC - T Downes; M Soames, C Coughlan, F Conway, H O'Riordan; B Caine, J O'Riordan; H Fitzgerald, D Good, M Donnelly; C O'Sullivn, D McAuliffe, C Walsh, C Barry, S Buckley. Reps: D O'Hara for Barry,(37), C Rasmussen for Fitzgerald (38), A Coleman for Good (39), K Waterman for H O'Riordan.

St Munchin's College - C Walters; K Lugod, J Neill, B McLeish, d Woods; J Pendejito, C Purcell; C Hynes, H Wood Hennessy, E Sheehan; P Kelly, A Casey; M Crowe, L kelly, J Kingston. Reps: C Duggan for McLeish (17), E kelly for Wood Hennessy, J Hamilton for Kingston, S Doyle for Lugod, T Higgins for Walters.

Ref - R Horgan (MAR)

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