SENIOR SEMI-FINAL REPORT: Three Try Glenstal Power Past Crescent

Denis Hayes reports from Markets Field Three tries from star men Ronan Quinn, Andrew Hogan and Mark Fleming accompanied by fifteen points from the boot of outhalf Ben Healy has sent Glenstal into their second consecutive and only third ever Munster Senior Schools Cup Final. The rescheduled fixture kicked off at 2pm and only 3 … More SENIOR SEMI-FINAL REPORT: Three Try Glenstal Power Past Crescent

Shackles Off: Time To Stand Up And Fight

RONAN O’GARA WROTE in his latest book, “When you get into bonus territory the shackles come off. There’s a massive emotional release.” It’s one of my favourite lines from a rugby player because of what it means when put into practise. Everything is different at the semi-final stage. A stage that I think has probably been … More Shackles Off: Time To Stand Up And Fight

JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL REPORT: Crescent Overcome Castletroy Challenge

The game began well with each side looking threatening. However, an error from Castletroy out-half, Andrew Shanahan, allowed Comp to grab an early lead with a try from James McKeogh. It was converted by Jack Delaney to make the early score 7-0. The weather deteriorated and so did the handling of both sides with multiple … More JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL REPORT: Crescent Overcome Castletroy Challenge

JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: Crescent Vs Castletroy

Limerick rivals Crescent and Castletroy go head to head in tomorrow’s Junior Cup semi-final at UL (2pm) Crescent come into this one following a comfortable 21-5 win over Rockwell and are being tipped to repeat that level of performance in the semis. Castletroy had a similar result on their last day out as they put … More JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: Crescent Vs Castletroy

SENIOR CUP REPORT: Glenstal Go Through Despite Epic Ardscoil Efforts

Denis Hayes reports from Thomond Park Glenstal immediately asked questions of the Ardscoil defence in the opening exchanges and after just two minutes a well worked play released full back Jack O’Mahony into space. O’Mahony evidently took little time to grow into the game as he pulled off a bit of magic with a chip over … More SENIOR CUP REPORT: Glenstal Go Through Despite Epic Ardscoil Efforts