Wednesday 18 September 2019

Six-try Garryowen seal Bateman Cup triumph

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Garryowen celebrate their Bateman Cup victory
Garryowen celebrate their Bateman Cup victory

Garryowen got their hands on the Bateman Cup for the first time since 2012, as brothers Neil and Liam Cronin combined for three tries in their 45-21 win over first-time finalists City of Armagh at Templeville Road.

The six-try Light Blues were in sizzling form, the Cronins scoring the final three after first-half efforts from young backs Bryan Fitzgerald, Peadar Collins and Jamie Heuston.

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Grand Slam-winning Ireland U-20 out-half Ben Healy kicked 13 points in an assured display, nine of them helping Garryowen to lead 24-7 at the break.

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