Cork Con FC J2 48 - 15 Dolphin RFC
Venue: TemplehillCompetition: South Munster Junior 2 League
Cork Constitution defeated Dolphin in the Junior 2 League on the all-weather surface at Irish Independent Park on Friday evening. They led 19-3 by the mid-point of the first half, and by 26-3 at half-time. And they notched six tries, as they gained a bonus point victory.
Centre Gavin Fitzgerald scored the first try after six minutes, converted by Robin O’Flynn. Full back Kieran Bowen scored the second after 12 minutes, as the visitors settled well on the all-weather surface. Eoin Murphy scored the third try on 20 minutes, converted by O’Flynn for 19-0. R.O’Herlihy put the home side on the board with a penalty for 19-3 after 25 minutes. But Constitution made it 26-3 by the interval with a try by Michael Coughlan after an attack from 40 metres, and a series of rucks and mauls. Robin O’Flynn converted for 26-3 at the break.
Constitution continued to dominate in the second period, scoring three further tries by Michael Coughlan following a 40 metre attack; Gavin Fitzgerald from 30 metres; and Kieran Bowen in the 70th minute, again after quick hands by the three-quarters. Robin O’Flynn kicked the conversion for
But Dolphin had the final say with a late try and conversion by full back Treacy.
W.Keane IRFUCon Players:
K.Bowen; A.Kiernan, G.Fitzgerald, J.McCarthy, E.Murphy; R.O’Flynn, G.Bradley; M.O’Sullivan, D.O’Connell, R.Boylan; C.Fouhy, D.Clarke; M.Coughlan, E.Derham, C.Fitzgerald. Replacements: M.O’Sullivan (3), A.Whelan (2), K.Diskin (7), T.Adams (14), S.Caul (11).Con Scorers:
G.Fitzgerald 2T; K.Bowen 2T; E.Murphy 1T; M.Coughlan 1T; G.Fitzgerald 1T; E.Derham 1T; R.O’Flynn 4C.Dolphin RFC Players:
E.Treacy; G.Ross, R.O’Herlihy, E.Chadwick, J.Louw; J.O’Donovan, M.O’Donovan; J.Lordan, R.Foran, W.Ryan; E.McGrath, D.O’Shea; S.Moore, D.Keogh, A.Foley. Replacements: P.Yelverton, C.Stokes, L.O’Shea, C.Healy, S.Morrissey.Dolphin RFC Scorers:
E.Treacy 1T1C; R.O’Herlihy 1T1P.