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  • ormond lad
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    Schools Cup 2019

    Shame its gone back to straight knock out with no second game for all sides

    Rockwell beat Munchins 36-5 in senior and Bandon Grammar beat High School Clonmel 67-0.
    Junior competition starts next week and next games in senior are week of 11th february
    Last edited by ormond lad; 24th-January-2019, 16:09.

  • Sulla
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    Rockwell win JC, v Muchins 23-12 in Musgrave

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  • Arthur Guinness
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    Two good games today. Rockwell/Munchin’s final on March 27th.
    Last edited by Arthur Guinness; 13th-March-2019, 23:45.

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  • Sulla
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    JC SF double header on tomorrow in Thomond park, Castletroy v Munchins, 1pm, Cres Comp v Rockwell, 3pm

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  • mac22
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    Originally posted by Ruck Em View Post
    Was at this today. Bandon will rightly feel they left this behind. Unlucky when conceding the first try to Pres, they spilt a ball at half way when running it out (against a strong wind), the Pres sub picked the ball up cleanly and showed a great burst of speed to make it to the try line. Bandon replied more or less immediately with a converted try to go 6 points up with only 4 mins left. Credit to Pres who managed to reply with a try from their No 8 (Kendelen) which was converted as time was up.

    The game was restarted and Pres secured possession, for some reason the chose to go into contact rather than kick it dead. Bandon secured the ball then for a number of minutes, before Pres got it again and again didn't kick it dead. Bandon then had more possession until Pres got it for a 3rd time in additional time when they then kicked to touch to end the game. There was 6 or 7 minutes of play involved in these passages of play.

    The Bandon fullback looked like a very nice player, some very good balanced running.

    The final is on Paddy's Day at 4pm, between Pres and Christians. Both teams are tied at the top of the honours list with 29 titles each at the moment (I think).
    Going to be a great game i'd say, Eir Sport are showing it live. You never know with these two who will win but on form you would imagine CBC will win it

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  • Ruck Em
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    Originally posted by mac22 View Post
    PBC just about beat Bandon 19/18 and limp to the final against CBC
    Was at this today. Bandon will rightly feel they left this behind. Unlucky when conceding the first try to Pres, they spilt a ball at half way when running it out (against a strong wind), the Pres sub picked the ball up cleanly and showed a great burst of speed to make it to the try line. Bandon replied more or less immediately with a converted try to go 6 points up with only 4 mins left. Credit to Pres who managed to reply with a try from their No 8 (Kendelen) which was converted as time was up.

    The game was restarted and Pres secured possession, for some reason the chose to go into contact rather than kick it dead. Bandon secured the ball then for a number of minutes, before Pres got it again and again didn't kick it dead. Bandon then had more possession until Pres got it for a 3rd time in additional time when they then kicked to touch to end the game. There was 6 or 7 minutes of play involved in these passages of play.

    The Bandon fullback looked like a very nice player, some very good balanced running.

    The final is on Paddy's Day at 4pm, between Pres and Christians. Both teams are tied at the top of the honours list with 29 titles each at the moment (I think).
    Last edited by Ruck Em; 6th-March-2019, 20:58.

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  • mac22
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    PBC just about beat Bandon 19/18 and limp to the final against CBC

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  • Southern Ros
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    Originally posted by Sulla View Post
    In Connacht, CBS Roscommon beat the Jes to go into their 1st ever SC final
    No rugby there in my day!
    But has got very strong in the last few years. Good for Connacht rugby to expand the hinterland.

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  • mac22
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    Junior Cup - PBC beaten by Rockwell and Munchins beat CBC

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  • ormond lad
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    Originally posted by Sulla View Post
    In Connacht, CBS Roscommon beat the Jes to go into their 1st ever SC final
    Theyre a very handy side. Mainly Creggs RFC players but few others as well. An international and few others capped provincially.
    Will be underdogs for final against Garbally who beat Sligo Grammar 36-10 yesterday

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  • Sulla
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    In Connacht, CBS Roscommon beat the Jes to go into their 1st ever SC final

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  • Sulla
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    Bandon dethroned Glenstal 31-14 in their SC match later at Thomond yesterday, they now face PBC in semi next week.

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  • Sulla
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    Castletroy beat Ard Scoil this afternoon in their JC QF. 26-15, never really in doubt after taking a 21-0 lead, AS pulled it back to 21-10 before a 4th try halfway in to the 2nd half sealed it.

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  • ormond lad
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    Originally posted by i_like_cake View Post
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ID:	2559432Yea, schools rugby in munster is very skewed toward the 2 rugby playing schools of Cork.
    Wouldnt you expect it to be. Theyre big schools. Bigger in terms of Male pupils than any others. Corks bigger city yet just two rugby schools not like the number of schools in smaller city so theyve greater spread of pupils to pick from...

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  • ormond lad
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    Originally posted by mac22 View Post
    Christians are huge favorites in Seniors and apparently Christians and Rockwell in Juniors . Christians also in the Harty Cup final , it pays to flood teams with sports scholarships !
    Bit harsh to just say scholarships. Whatever about senior but junior as well.
    Christians are in harty as well not sure how scholarships played role in all their success..

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