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Cork Con FC 1st XV 11 - 15 Young Munster
Venue: Greenfields
Competition: All Ireland League Div.1
Match Report:

Young Munster gained revenge for their first round defeat at Templehill to claim the points at Greenfields on Saturday. The teams were level at 3-3 at halftime from a 31st minute penalty by Airey for the home side, equalised y Tomas Quinlan with a similar effort for Constitution in injury time.


Young Munster scored an unconverted try in the left corner in the 50th minute by right wing Craig O’Hanlon for 8-3. Tomas Quinlan missed a penalty chance for Constitution in the 55th minute, but nailed a similar effort in the 62nd minute to close to 8-6.


Gerry Hurley scored a try when Kevin O’Byrne peeled from a ruck on 69 minutes, but Quinlan missed the conversion. And they succumbed in the final minute when Copeland scored from a 5-metre lineout, and O’Hanlon’s conversion closed out a narrow win.

Referee:

P.Haycock IRFU

Con Players:

 L.O’Connell; M.Clune, N.Kenneally, J.J.O’Neill, R.Jermyn; T.Quinlan, G.Hurley; B.Quinlan, K.O’Byrne, G.Sweeney; B.Hayes, C.Kindregan Capt.; G.Lawler, R.O’Neill, L.Cahill. Replacements: D.McCormack; D.Murphy; G.Duffy (3); J.McSwiney (4), J.Higgins.

Con Scorers:

J.J.O’Neill 1T; T.Quinlan 2P.

Young Munster Players:

A.Tynan; C.Hayes, J.Harrington, J.Kelly, C.O’Hanlon; S.Airey, J.Lyons; P.Meyor, G.Slattery, C.Skehan; T.Goggin, M.Mullen; B.Kilkenny, D.Walsh, G.Combes.Replacements: M.O’Meara, C.Bartley (5); D.Dee (4); R.Guerin (10); B.Swindlehurst (11).

Young Munster Scorers:

C.O’Hanlon 1T; R.Copeland 1T; S.Airey 1P1C.

Cork Constitution FC

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