Cork Con FC U20 5 - 28 Dolphin
Venue: Musgrave ParkCompetition: Under 20 - Donal Walsh Trophy
Cork Constitution Under 20 XV succumbed to a surprising defeat on Saturday at Musgrave Park, as an enterprising Dolphin side scored a comprehensive victory.
Dolphin took the lead with a try by Cameron O’Shaughnessy from a quick tap penalty after just 5 minutes. And full back Alan O’Sullivan scored a second try on 10 minutes, with O’Shaughnessy adding the conversion for 12-0. A further penalty by O’Shaughnessy added to Con’s woe, and on the half hour Dolphin were out of sight with a third try scored by Alan O’Sullivan, with O’Shaughnessy kicking the conversion.
Shane O’Leary pulled a score back for Constitution before the break to leave the Musgrave Park outfit 23-5.
In the second half Dolphin maintained their grip on the match, and closed it out with their fourth try from Keith Kelleher for a bonus point win.
R.Cleary MARCon Players:
B.Pope; S.Gray, A.McHenry, H.Murphy, B.Galvin; G.Brooks, S.Murphy; L.Farrell, G.Good, S.Deane; K.Daly, S.O’Leary; R.Hyde, R.England, R.Walsh. Replacements: D.Coughlan (1); J.Humphries; J.Cronin (7); P.O’Riordan, P.Kilbride, D.McDermott (10).Con Scorers:
S.O’Leary 1TDolphin Scorers:
C.O’Shaughnessy 1T1C1P; A.O’Sullivan 2T; K.Kelleher 1T.