Cork Con FC J2 51 - 6 Shandon
Venue: Temple HillCompetition: Junior 2 League South
Cork Constitution emerged as clear winners of their opening Junior 2 League game against Shandon, played in perfect conditions at the Lakelands pitch on Sunday morning.
Shandon started well and were level at six points each after 10 minutes. Simon Barry kicked two penalties for the home side, and Barry Leahy matched him for Shandon. But Constitution were well ahead by the break scoring three converted tries for 27-6. Skipper Kevin Minihan got the first on 15 minutes; hooker Cian Parkes got the second in the 20th minute, and wing Dave Hayes scored just on half time. Simon Barry collected the three conversions.
Simon Barry converted further tries by Rory O’Sullivan and Dave Hayes in the third quarter. And in the final quarter, Constitution completed the rout with a second try by Rory O’Sullivan and the seventh try by Eddie Quinn.Referee:
K.Clancy; R.O’Sullivan, N.Murphy, D.Hurley, D.Hayes; S.Barry, K.Minihan Capt.; E.Quinn, C.Parkes, D.O’Brien; S.O’Connor, C.Fouhy; P.Royale, F.Rowan, J.Young.Con Scorers:
D.Hayes 2T; R.O’Sullivan 2T; K.Minihan 1T; C.Parkes 1T; E.Quinn1T; S.Barry 2P5C.