Cork Con FC J1 18-14 Tralee RFC
Venue: TemplehillCompetition: Munster Junior Cup 2nd Round
Cork Constitution qualified for the Munster Junior Cup with a very hard earned win over a game Tralee outfit at Temple Hill on Sunday afternoon. In fine conditions, and on a firm surface, the outcome was in doubt up to the final ten minutes.
Ciaran Crowley kicked Tralee into the lead with a 7th minute penalty. Tomas Quinlan equalised with a similar effort in the 11th minute, but Tralee went 9-3 ahead with two further penalties by Crowley. Quinlan narrowed the gap to 9-6 with his second penalty in the 29th minute.
Tralee scored first in the second period with a try by prop forward Aonrai O’Donovan in the 48th minute. With the aid of the fresh breeze, Constitution pressed hard and Eoin O’Donnell ran in a fine score in the right corner in the 62nd minute. And eight minutes later O’Donnell clinched the win for Constitution with a second try in the same corner, which Quinlan converted with a fine kick from the touchline.Referee:
R.Horgan MAR.Con Players:
G.O’Suilleabhain; E.O’Donnell, R.Jermyn, C.Jouve, G.Duggan; T.Quinlan, A.Dorgan; J.Rochford, R.Daly, C.Corkery; Y.Browne, D.O’Brien; A.Ross, B.Fitzgerald, M.O’Mahony. Replacements: R.Flanagan, G.Murray, E.Beechinor, P.O’Leary, C.McAuliffe.
E.O’Donnell 2T; T.Quinlan 1C2P.Tralee RFC Players:
E.O’Connell; E.Murphy, N.Crean, E.Jadowski, F.O’Nuallain; C.Crowley, R.Liston; A.O’Donovan, R.Galvin D.Giles; R.O’Sullivan, F.Duwe; M.Maher, H.Moran, B.O’Sullivan. Replacements: A.Sheehy, S.Behan, TO’Sullivan, E.Henderson, D.O’Neill.
A.O’Donovan 1T; C.Crowley 3P.