As It Happened: Rockwell Vs Munchins 

Welcome along to our live feed of Rockwell College vs St Munchins college from Clanwilliam RFC

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  • The teams enter the field. Munchins have retired the number 8 jersey in honour of their fallen hero. 

 

  • 1′: The game kicks off and Munchins immediately win a penalty. Keith McInerney converts. 3-0
  • 7′: Munchins rewarded with another penalty as they put early pressure on their oppoenents. Lineout on the 22 metre line.
  • 11′ Munchins cough up possession and now Rockwell venture into opposition territory.
  • 18′: Rockwell lineout in Munchin’s 22. Rockwell penalty straight in front
  • 18:’ They tap and go, spread it wide and Nicolas Kennedy dives in by the corner flag! 5-3.Conversion missed.
  • 24′: Munchin’s 10 Jamie Ryan is yellow carded in front of his own posts. Rockwell scrum it and go wide once again. Nicolas Kennedy is over for his second in the left corner!
  • 25′: Conversion missed. 10-3 to Rockwell.
  • 27′: From the restart, Nickolas Kennedy breaks away, chips through, gathers and runs it in under Munchins posts. If our eye sight is accurate, the fullback has grabbed a hattrick within 28 minutes. 17-3 to Rockwell.
  • 30′: Brian O’Dea sinbinned for foul play. Munchins hooker Sean Airey joins him for retaliation.
  • Half time: Rockwell 17-3 Munchins
  • 36′: Second half is underway. Munchins have a mountain to climb here but they have good field position.
  • 38′: Rockwell win a penalty and clear to the half way line.
  • 40′: Munchins work a brilliant lineout move and Dylan Higgins bursts through to score in the corner. Keith McInerney strikes a beauty from the corner. 17-10. Game on!
  • 47′: Break in play as Munchin’s Keith McInrney goes off injured.
  •  52′: Rockwell make a break through into the right corner. Scrum half John O’Sullivan appears to be the one being congratulated. 22-10
  • 55′: Munchin’s hit back and win a 5 metre scrum. Potential lifeline here.
  • 57′: Rockwell win a turnover penalty 10 metres out from their own line. Eddie Daly’s resulting kick finds the halfway mark.
  • 59′: Rockwell seeing out the win here. Lineout called inside Munchin’s half
  • 60′:FT: 22-10 victory for Rockwell. In truth, it was never in doubt.

Senior Cup

  • 2′: The game kicks off and Munchins show early promise.
  • 7′: Munchins win a penalty but Jason Kiely pulls it. Opportunity squandered..
  • 9′: Some superb work from Evan Maher and the Munchins pack had earned them a penalty close in.
  • 10′: Jason Kiely slots it. Munchins 3-0 Rockwell
  • 17′: Rockwell dominance only leads to a turnover. Munchins 10 Jason Kiely clears.
  • 21′: clever kick in behind by Rockwell gathered well by Munchins winger 22 drop out
  • 22′: Penalty to Rockwell kicked by outhalf Jake Flannery 3-3
  • 25′:Rockwell penalty missed still 3-3
  • 28′: Rockwell score in the left corner after down great work by the pack. They lead 8-3
  • 32′:: Rockwell fullback Ryan O’Sullivan finishes a fine move to dive for the line. Jake Flannery does brilliantly to add the extra two. 15-3
  • 35′: Instant response. Munchins’ Luke Costello glides I’m for a try. Conversion missed.
  • Half time: 15-8
  • 36′: Back underway. Rockwell attack through Ryan O’Sullivan
  • 40′ Shane Kelly breaks through the Rockwell defense for a long range effort. The number 26 will be proud of that one. Conversion missed. Just two in it now 15-13 to the hosts.
  • 44′: Penalty to Munchins after a commanding Rockwell maul. Kiely clears all the way up to his opponents 22.
  • 46′: Another penalty for Munchins here. This time in an easier position. Chance to take the lead.
  • 47′: Kiely misses. Relief for Rockwell.
  • 49′: Penalty kick to Rockwell, Flannery converts. Crucial score. 18-13
  • 55′: Lineout to Munchins inside the 22.
  • 56′: Rockwell on the backfoot now. Munchins tap and go 5 out.
  • 58′: Munchins would have been in only for an incredible read and tackle by Harry Fitzgerald on the wing.
  • 60′: Jake Flannery has been sent to the bin as Munchin’s pound Rockwell try line.
  • 61′: Munchins spread it wide and Tyrone O’Halloran steps one or two before scoring a brilliant try. Conversion missed, 18-18.
  • 64′: Munchins joy is short lived. Andrew Daly mirrors O’Halloran’s effort at the other end. And they convert. 25-18 to Rockwell.
  • 69′: Penalty for Rockwell. Could be game over here.
  • 69′: Flannery gets it. 28-18 to the hosts.
  • FT: Rockwell 28-18 Munchins

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