Cork Con FC J2 18 - 17 University College
Venue: TemplehillCompetition: Junior 2 League
Cork Constitution J2 XV gained the narrowest of victories over Highfield 27-26 last week, and followed up with another one point victory over UCC at Templehill on Friday, to keep their J2League challenge alive.
Ray O’Flynn opened the scoring with a penalty for Constitution, before Simon Barry touched down for the first try in the 13th minute. Ray O’Flynn added the extras for 10-0. However, College scored a converted try by their right wing with a team effort from their own line. And they made it 10-12 with a second try before half time.
However, Constitution re-snatched the lead on the hour with a try by Adams from a line-out drive for 15-12. College regained the lead on 70 minutes with an unconverted try by their wing forward . However, Constitution took the spoils with a last minute penalty by Ray O’Flynn
Stuart Donaldson MARCon Players:
G.Fitzgibbon; K.Fitzgibbon, S.Barry, M.Ahern, D.King; R.O’Flynn, D.Hayes; D.O’Connell, K.Kelleher, R.O’Donoghue; S.Randles, T.Adams; B.Ferguson, E.Derham, W.Ireland.
Replacements: M.Lane (10 ); E.Murphy (9 ); L.D.Padrano ( 1), P.Kelleher (3); S.Murray.
R.O’Flynn 1T2P1C; T.Adams 1T;