Cork Con FC J2 47 - 12 Cobh Pirates RFC
Venue: Templehill
Competition: Junior 2 League
Match Report:

Cork Constitution won their third Junior 2 League victory, all against East Cork clubs, when they defeated Cobh Pirates under lights at Templehill on Friday evening.

The major scoring was done in the first half, as Constitution led 33-0 at the break, before easing off in the second period. Johnny McCarthy scored the first try almost from the kick off to signal his team’s intent. Robin O’Flynn converted; and he added the conversion again in the 6th minute to a try by skipper Cormac Fouhy. The skipper scored again on the quarter hour, converted by O’Flynn for 21-0. Ronan Boylan scored on the half hour, unconverted for 26-0.

Pirates scored their try on 48 minutes, from centre Kieran McKevitt , converted by O’Donovan. But Constitution had the final say in the half with a try and conversion by Robin O’Flynn, for 33-7 at the interval.

Cobh scored the first try after the break by No.8 O’Reilly for 33-12 On the hour, Constitution had their sixth try by centre Johnny McCarthy; and the seventh try by replacement centre Martin Ahern in the 70th minute. Robin O’Flynn converted both tries for a comprehensive victory.


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Con Players:

Cork Constitution: R.O’Flynn; A.Kiernan, B.O’Regan, J.McCarthy, M.Waters; S.Caul, D.Hayes; D.O’Connell, J.Tyner, R.Boylan; D.Clarke, C.Fouhy; C.Fitzgerald, W.Ireland, J.D.Costelloe. Replacements: M.O’Sullivan (1), R.Mintern (2), A.Whelan (5); M.Ahern (13), G.Fitzgerald (15). 

Con Scorers:

J.McCarthy 2T; C.Fouhy 2T; R.Boylan 1T; B.O’Regan 1T; M.Ahern 1T; R.O’Flynn 6C.

Cobh Pirates RFC Players:

E.Meaney; E.O’Sullivan, K.McKevitt, S.Meade, S.O’Neill; I.O’Donovan, P.Carey; S.Blake, C.McDowell, A.Fitzgerald; C.O’Deaghlaigh, B.Roynane; M.Lynch; A.O’Flynn, K.O’Reilly. Replacements: P.Bransfield, M.Pender, M.Davidson, E.Rooney, T.Hawes.

Cobh Pirates RFC Scorers:

K.McKevitt 1T; K.O’Reilly 1T; I.O’Donovan 1C.

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