Big AIL win for Young Munster

Chris Moore receives his player-of-the-match award from Derek Tobin. Photo: Young Munster/X.

YOUNG Munster notched-up a a big win in Division 1A of the All-Ireland League at the weekend.

The Cookies, who trailed Ballynahinch 22-7 at one stage, came with a late rally to win 26-25 at Tom Clifford Park.

Cian Casey, Keynan Knox, Donnchadh O’Callaghan and Stephen Mcloughlin scored tries for “The Cookies” and Casey added three conversions.

Elsewhere, Dublin University won their first game of the campaign with a 28-9 win over Shannon at College Park. Mike Cooke kicked three penalties for Shannon.

In Division 1B Garryowen, who trailed Buccaneers at Dooradoyle 17-7 at half time, ran out comfortable 33-17 winners to move up to fourth place.

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Donnacha Byrne scored two of Garryowen’s five tries, and Colm Quilligan, Colm Hogan and Dylan Hicks were the other try scorers. Jack Oliver kicked four conversions.

In 2A, Cashel remain in second place after their hard earned 19-13 home win against Old Crescent. Ronan McKenna replied with a try, conversion and two penalties for the visitors.

UL Bohemian defeated Navan 26-17 to hold on to fourth place at Annacotty.

John Foley, Paul Clancy and Tim Cullen were “The Robins” try scorers. They were also awarded a penalty try and Harry Byrne kicked two conversions.

A last minute converted try by Tullamore denied Bruff the points in Division 2C as they shared the spoils in a 20-20 draw. Cal McCarthy and Cillian Rea scored tries for Bruff and Paul Collins converted both and also kicked two penalties.