Cork Con FC J2 60 - 7 Waterford City
Venue: Templehill
Competition: Junior 2 Cup
Match Report:

Cork Constitution Junior 2 XV followed up their big first round win over Mallow with another emphatic win over a gallant Waterford City side at Temple Hill on Sunday afternoon. Played in remarkably good conditions after a very wet week. Constitution scored ten tries to secure their passage to the next round.

Constitution led 34-7 at the break. Rory O’Sullivan scored the first after 5 minutes and Simon Barry converted. Dave Clarke got th second try on 16 minutes and Sean Keohane scored a fine try on the left wing after good work by Jack O’Sullivan inn the 23rd minute. Rory O’Sullivan scored his second try in the 27th minute and Conor O’Flaherty powered over for the fifth try after 35 minutes. Simon Barry converted for 27-0 to the home side. Just before the break Stephen O’Rourke scored a consolation for the visitors, but Con emphasised their superiority with a try by captain Kevin Minihane to leave te half time score at 34-7.

In the second period Con kept up the momentum and scored further tries from Paul Ryan and Rory O’Sullivan – his third, before front row Eddie Quinn added to his total from last week. Dave Hayes finished the try scoring as Simon Barry added three second half conversions.


Joe Geary

Con Players:

S.Singleton; S.Keohane, J.O’Sullivan, D.Clarke, R.O’Sullivan; S.Barry, K.Minihan Capt.; E.Quinn, D.O’Connell, S.Murray; C.O’Connor, C.O’Flaherty; P.Ryan, F.Rowan, N.Murphy.

Con Scorers:

R.O’Sullivan 3T; D.Clarke 1T; S.Keohane 1T; C.O’Flaherty 1T; K.Minihan 1T; P.Ryan 1T; E.Quinn1T; D.Hayes 1T; S.Barry 5C.

Waterford City Scorers:

S.O’Rourke 1T.

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