Wednesday 28 September 2016

Hurley the star man in Crescent cruise

Crescent Comp 39 Glenstal Abbey 17

Published 28/01/2016 | 02:30

Crescent College Comprehensive are through to today’s quarter-final draw: SPORTSFILE
Crescent College Comprehensive are through to today’s quarter-final draw: SPORTSFILE

Daniel Hurley was the star of the show as Crescent Comprehensive put six tries past Glenstal on the 4G pitch at University Of Limerick.

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The Limerick school led 15-10 at the interval - with tries from Calvin Nash and a stunning solo effort from full-back Hurley - and took control in the second half.

Further tries followed from Anson Thai, Conor Phillips and Jack Fehilly to stretch the lead to 34-10. Glenstal refused to throw in the towel and pulled back a try from George Dowing, before Niall Mulcahy had the final say.

The win puts Crescent into tomorrow's quarter-final draw. Glenstal are out.

Crescent CC - D Hurley; C Phillips, C Nash, B O'Hora, G Dickenson; M Hanley, J Lyons; J Henchy, J Barry, T Connolly; J Blake, F Coleman; N Mulcahy, P Hickey, B Faloon. Reps: A Thai, M Sheehan, D Feasey, S Leahy, M Edwards, M Shanahan, J Fehilly.

Glenstal Abbey- J Mawhinney; J O'Mahoney, L Fitzgerald, J Stafford, G Daly; B Healy, R Johnston; P Moloney, G Downing, E Bergin; T Broderick, S Downes; R Clarke, J Williams, M Fleming. Reps: S Scanlon Garry; H Downing, J McMahon, C Booth, T McCoole, D Floyd, C O'Sullivan, T Maloney.

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