Ardscoil fail PBC's French test
PBC 48 ArdScoil Rís 3
Presentation Brothers College are through to the quarter-finals of the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Junior Cup after a convincing win at Irish Independent Park.
Pres broke the deadlock after four minutes when out-half Darragh French went blind side from a scrum on the Ardscoil 22 to send Daniel Hurley in for a try.
Five minutes later they doubled their lead when Hurley and French combined to set up Patrick Campbell for a try. At the end of the first quarter French made a great break for a try but Christopher Guerin replied with a penalty to make it 15-3.
Just before half-time French sent Daniel Squires in for a try which French converted. Darragh McSweeney, French (two) and Brian Anthony added tries with French and Squires converting one each.
PBC - D Squire; T Ryan (C Buckley 44), D Hurley, B Coburn, R Wilson (N Howell 44); D French (A O'Brien 47), L Ormond (B Kiernan 47); J O'Brien (C Desmond ht), C O'Connor, D McSweeney (M Maroney 54); I O'Keeffe, S O'Sullivan (C Harrington 50); B Forde, B Anthony, P Campbell (C Coughlan 50)
ArdScoil Rís - P Hassett; A Keyes (P O'Donnell 44), C Noonan, D McGleenan, C Guerin; R O'Gorman, D Shine (D Keogh 37); M Moylan (T Collins 53), J White, R Carew; D O'Loughlin (J Maloney 38), O O'Reilly; C Kelly, B McEnery, M O'Connor (S Noonan 49).
REF - P Sheehan