Monday 18 December 2017

Delaney pulls strings

Crescent Col 21 Rockwell 5

The Limerick school outscored their opponents by three tries to one with outhalf Jack Delaney excelling. Stock photo
The Limerick school outscored their opponents by three tries to one with outhalf Jack Delaney excelling. Stock photo
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Holders Crescent College eased into the semi-final of the Munster Junior Cup with victory over Rockwell College at Clanwilliam.

The Limerick school outscored their opponents by three tries to one with outhalf Jack Delaney excelling. He scored their first try and then had a big input for their second that gave them a 10-0 advantage at half-time.

Delaney then kicked two second-half penalties before Rockwell finally got on the board through a John O'Sullivan try with five minutes left. There was still time for Crescent to add another try through Seamus Hurley.

Rockwell College - N Kennedy; S Tarleton, D Farrelly, P Wall (A Maher 55), M Mulligan; E Daly, J O'Sullivan; A Buttimer, C Shanahan (J Shine 24), S Rapoport, B O'Dea, K Grogan, A Flannery, C Hayes, Joe Dwan.

Crescent Col Comp - C Quilligan; G Kelly (D O'Shea 49), T O'Sullivan (B Davey 58), B Moore, S Hurley; J Delaney, J Connolly; E O'Sullivan (J Rickard 60), J Skehan Fitzgerald (A Spillane 62), J Cross (B O'Sullivan 52) D Doyle, S Malone, B Scott (D O'Grady 60), J McKeogh, D Rickard (L Burke 49).

REF - K Imbusch (MAR)

Strong CBC finish sinks Rís

CBC 30 Ard Scoil rÍs 8

CBC finished strongly to see off a battling Ard Scoil Rís at Irish Independent Park and book their place in the semi-final.

After the sides exchanged early penalties, CBC crossed first when Aaron Leahy got over the line. A penalty from Cian Whooley just before the break stretched the lead to 11-8.

Killian Dineen gave Ard Scoil Rís hope with a breakaway try but George Coomber re-established a 10-point lead for CBC when he converted Leo Daly's effort.

CBC then closed out the game with tries from Conor Lavin and Robbie Shalloe.

CBC - A O'Regan; S Rall, M Donnelly, R Kelleher, M McCarthy; F MacFhlannchadha, R O'Sullivan; C Lavin, M O'Connor (J Moylan 45), C Whooley; A Leahy, L Daly; H O'Riordan, M Buckley, G Coomber. Reps: R Horgan, D Shanahan, B O'Donnell, P McBarron, B Kahn, A Cremin, J Ryan, R Shalloe, L Murphy.

Ard Scoil Rís - A Long; D Dineen, K Danaher, W O'Callaghan, C O'Reilly; J Hourigan, J Ward-Murphy; D Okeke, I Leonar, J Moloney; L O'Keeffe, G Hanrahan; K Dineen, S Fitzgerald, A O'Halloran. Reps: A Nihill-Daly, R McEilligott, J Dillon, D Twomey, J Barry, C Moloney, E Collins, G Noonan, A Quigley, D Smith.

REF - Claudio Dona.

Irish Independent

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