Cork Con FC J2 27 - 12 UCC
Venue: Temple HillCompetition: Junior 2 League, Phase 2
Cork Constitution won their first Junior 2 League second phase game at Temple Hill on Sunday with a good win over University College. Leading 5-0 at the interval they upped their performance level in the second half to stretch their lead to 22-0 after 66 minutes. However, College struck back with two late tries before Con finished with a fourth bonus-point try.
Ryan Hassan scored the first half try when he carried over after 36 minutes. Pierre Hadbi added a penalty at the start of the second period before Tadh Buckley ran in for a try under the posts on 57 minutes. Hadbi added the conversion and repeated the effort for a try by hooker Ben Halpin on 66 minutes. Then UCC struck for a pair of tries in a minute by Alex Coyne and Eoin Corcoran. Mick Murphy converted the first try, and that brought College back to 22-12 with 5 minutes remaining on the clock. However, Constitution closed out the game with a try by James Sullivan in the final minutes.Referee:
M.Keyes; J.Sullivan, T.Buckley N.Murphy, P.Hadbi; J.O’Donovan, D.Hayes; E.Quinn, B.Halpin, D.O’Connell; C.Fouhy, C.O’Connor; P.Royale, J.Young, F.Rowan