Cork Con FC J1 9 - 13 University College Cork
Venue: Curraheen Road
Competition: Munster Seconds League South
Match Report:

Cork Constitution lost their Munster Seconds League tie with University College Cork, played at the Curraheen Road on Sunday afternoon. They trailed 6-7 at half time, and were unable to get on terms in the second period.

Liam O’Connell gave Constitution the lead from a penalty in the 17th minute. College scored the only try in the 25th minute, when prop forward Peter Duffy got the touchdown from a mauled line-out. Dylan Horgan converted for 7-3 to College. Just on the half time break, Constitution had a penalty converted by Liam O’Connell to leave a point between the sides.


Horgan and O’Connell exchanged penalties in the third quarter, before Horgan closed out the game with a similar effort in the final minute.


Constitution are joint-second in the table on 13 points, from two wins and a draw, after six games, with just one game remaining at home to Kanturk next Sunday.


Con Players:

J.Uprichard; J.Ahern, K.Desmond, J.Dowling, G.Kennedy; L.O’Connell, J.Higgins; D.Abbott, M.Todd, M.O’Sullivan; E.Beechinor, D.Fitzgerald; B.Ferguson, M.O’Mahony, R.O’Halloran. Replacements: C.Parkes, K.Daly, N.Murphy, T.Buckley (all played).

Con Scorers:

L.O’Connell 3P.

University College Cork Players:

B.Monohan; R.Slater, S.O’Donnell, G.Ryan, D.Kenny; D.Horgan, K.Kidney; S.Randles, B.Vaughan, P.Duffy; O.Linnell, M.Sullivan; E.Earle, J.Fitzgerald, P.Traynor. Replacements: D.Healy, A.Daly, K.Farmer, T.O’Hare (all played).

University College Cork Scorers:

P.Duffy 1T; D.Horgan 2P1C.

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