AS IT HAPPENED: Bandon Vs Munchin’s 

Ronan Calvert reports from Bandon RFC..

Bandon host St Munchin’s at Bandon RFC today hoping to make it three cup wins in as many years against the Limerick men. Kick off is at 14:30 

  • 1′: Game kicks off
  • 4′: Penalty for Bandon straight in front, just outside the 22.
  • 5′: The ball skims off the post, kick missed. It remains 0-0.
  • 10′: Munchins attacking well but Bandon defence is looking strong
  • 14′: Bandon penalised for a high tackle. Jazz Pendijito finds touch for the visitors on the 22.
  • 15′: Attack ends as Munchins knock on. 
  • 22′: Bandon clear their lines, bringing play outside their 22.
  • 25′: Another scrum. Munchins knocking on inside the Bandon half this time. 
  • 29′: Penalty for Munchins from a central position but Pendijito fires wide. 
  • 30′: Bandon ten Rowan Palmer finds touch from a penalty. Play brought up to the Munchins 22.
  • 31′: TRY! Bandon get good ball from their line-out, fire it out and Victor Lovell slices through the Munchins defence to score. 7-0. 
  • 32′: Bandon drill a clever kick in behind forcing Munchins to throw into their line-out five out from their own line. 
  • 34′: Munchin’s held up following some impressive play by the forwards. 
  • 35′: Superb defence from Bandon to deny Munchins of any first half points. Half time 7-0
      • 36′: Second half begins as Munchins’ kick off bounces into touch five out from the Bandon line.
      • 37′: Bandon get out of jail with some brilliant, crisp passing. They take place up to half way. 
      • 42′: TRY!: Following plenty of pressure, Evan Sheehan scores for Munchins. Not converted. 7-5
      • 51′: Scrum on the halfway. Four lads down with cramp. 
      • 58′: Munchins attack once more but knock on in a promising position.
      • 60″: Munchins win back the ball and set up a maul, but Bandon disrupt it, winning a scrum five out from their own line. 
      • 65′: Bandon choke tackle Munchins, bringing an extended period of dominance to an abrupt end. 
      • 68′: Bandon win a penalty and that should be that. 
      • 70′: Munchins make one last dash for the line but Kristan Lugod is dragged into touch. 
      • FT: Bandon 7-5 Munchins

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