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Munster’s Denis Hurley, Simon Zebo and John Ryan meet the young players at last year’s Easter Rugby Camps

Munster’s Denis Hurley, Simon Zebo and John Ryan meet the young players at last year’s Easter Rugby Camps

Munster’s Denis Hurley, Simon Zebo and John Ryan meet the young players at last year’s Easter Rugby Camps

Munster Rugby, in conjunction with the Munster Rugby Supporters Club, will shortly be running two Easter Camps for 7-12 year olds - one for boys and one for girls.

The camps are both being held in Irish Independent Park, Cork from Tuesday, April 7 to Thursday, April 9.

The camps take place over the three days (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) between 9:30am and 1:30pm.

The camp fee is €30 per child.

Check out the Domestic section of the Munster Rugby website for details on how to book a place at a camp. Please note that there are limited places and they will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Mouthwatering weekend of Munster Youth action

Three of the four semi-finals in the Munster Youth competitions are down for decision this weekend.

Dolphin and Newcastle West-Estuary get things underway in Cork tomorrow in the semi-final of the U-18 League competition.

The Cork side had to battle hard last week for their 20-16 quarter-final victory against Dungarvan. Cameron O'Shaughnessy and Timmy Sheehan were Dolphin's try-scorers and O'Shaughnessy kicked two conversions and two penalties.

Newcastle West-Estuary saw off Cashel with a 27-12 victory. They scored four tries with Sean Murphy getting two and Mark Broderick and Tom Daly also crossing Sean Ivess kickedseen points.

The other semi-final sees Bruff taking on Waterpark at Kilballyowen Park. These sides met in the group stages, with Waterpark winning 14-10.

Bruff were in devastating form last week when they brushed aside Highfield 32-14. Kevin McManus contributed a try, penalty and two conversions; Matthew O'Dea (2), Dylan Reeves Wasik and Jack O'Grady were the other try scorers.

Waterpark defeated Kinsale 32-13 in their quarter-final at Ballinakill. Dave Murphy, James Kiersey, Tom Swift and Jack Walsh scored tries and Alex Molloy kicked two penalties and two conversions. Cian Hogan added a conversion.

The first semi-final of the Pan-Munster U-16 League will be played at Tom Clifford Park on Sunday when Young Munster host Bruff.

Young Munster defeated Muskerry last week 27-10, while Bruff were 17-8 home winners over Clonakilty. Jason Fitzgibbon, Mikey O'Grady and Jack O'Malley were the try-scorers for Bruff and John Bateman kicked a conversion.

The last remaining quarter-final is on Sunday when Waterpark will have home advantage against either Garryowen or Killarney

Fixtures

Tomorrow

Munster Youths U-18 League semi-finals: Bruff v Waterpark, Kilballyowen Park, 5.30; Dolphin v Newcastle West-Estuary, Mahon, 12.00;

Sunday

Munster Youths U-16 League quarter-final: Waterpark v Garryowen or Killarney, Ballinakill, 1.45;

Munster Youths U-16 League semi-final: Young Munster v Bruff, Tom Clifford Park, 5.30.

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