Saturday 18 November 2017

Slattery leads by example

UCC 13
Young Munster 22
Munster Senior Cup

The title returned to Limerick and to Clifford Park for the sixth time on Saturday after Young Munster recorded their third victory over UCC this season with a deserved victory in the final of this competition at Musgrave Park.

It was nip and tuck up to the final 20 minutes, when a try by skipper Ger Slattery sealed the title for the Limerick side.

Alan Kingsley kicked the rest of the winners' scores and Andrew Burke contributed 10 points of the students' total.

UCC-- W Walsh; B Derham, B Dennehy, I Dineen, C Crowley; A Burke (R O'Sullivan 50), B Slater; G Duffy (B Cagney 61), A Cudmore, J Ryan; M Lenihan, P Donnellan; D O'Callaghan, B O'Callaghan, S O'Sullivan (R Barry 61).

Young Munster-- I Cross; A Carroll, D Corcoran, C Casey, R Moloney; A Kingsley, M Prendergast; G Flaherty(G Burke 50),G Slattery, A Cotter; S O'Neill(J O'Neill 50), D Payne; L Og Murphy (K hanley 64), S Hassett, N Melbourne.

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