Wednesday 13 December 2017

Cork Con aiming to have final say against Garryowen at Thomond

Promising Munster youngster Johnny Holland
Promising Munster youngster Johnny Holland

The ODM Financial Munster Senior Cup final between Garryowen and Cork Con will take place at Thomond Park on Friday, December 20 (7.30).

Both sides progressed to the final earlier this month, with Cork Con beating UCC 21-11 at the Mardyke thanks to 16 points from Munster academy player Johnny Holland.

Garryowen beat Shannon 20-17 in their semi-final at Thomond Park, with fly-half Jamie Gavin contributing 15 points to seal their passage to the decider.

Title holders Cork Constitution, who have 24 Munster Senior Cup wins to their name, went on to win the All-Ireland Bateman Cup last season when they defeated St Mary's College at Templeville Road.

Garryowen last won the cup in 2012 and that year also went on to claim the All-Ireland Bateman Cup. The Dooradoyle side have won 38 titles in total and lead the way with most cup wins since the competition began in 1886.

Gate entry on the night with the following prices: Adult €10, Students/OAPs €5.

Irish Independent

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