Monday 24 June 2019

Bandon edge thriller

Bandon beat Castletroy 17-15 after a dramatic start (stock picture)
Bandon beat Castletroy 17-15 after a dramatic start (stock picture)

Three Cork schools are through to the semi-finals of the Munster Schools Junior Cup after they all won on the road yesterday.

In the semi-finals, St Munchin's College will play PBC while CBC will meet Bandon Grammar.

Bandon beat Castletroy 17-15 after a dramatic start and finish to the most exciting of the quarter-finals.

Kyle Buttimer put Bandon ahead with a try after only two minutes and then Louis Archer kept his cool to slot over the winning penalty two minutes into injury time.

Darragh French, Ben Comiskey, Daniel Squires and Darragh McSweeney got over for tries as PBC beat Crescent Comprehensive 25-14.

Des Fitzgerald and John Burke scored tries for Crescent, which were both converted by Darragh Casserly.

In the third of yesterday's quarter-finals, CBC beat Rockwell 18-3, with tries from Darragh Bourke and Andrew O'Mahony. George Coomber converted both of those scores as well as landing two penalties.

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