Wins for Munchin’s and Crescent in Schools Cup

Cresent Comprehensive’s players celebrate Darragh McKeogh scoring a try. Photo: INPHO/Bryan Keane

ST. MUNCHIN’S College and Crescent College Comprehensive both won their respective quarter-finals of the Munster Schools Boys Senior Rugby Cup mid-week.

Munchin’s defeated Bandon Grammar School (34-17) courtesy of tries from Adam Cusack, Matthew Te Pou, Tony Foley and inspirational captain Oisín Minogue (2), while Tom Wood was often accurate off the tee.

Presentation Brothers Cork (PBC) will provide semi-final opposition for the Limerick side. The tie is fixed for Virgin Media Park on Tuesday February 20, 1.30pm.

St Munchin’s: Matthew Te Pou; Alex Quinn, Adam Cusack, Danny Williamson, Gearoid O’Brien; Tom Wood, Rory McDermott; Peter Dougan, Adam O’Shaughnessy, Oskars Vitolins; Anthony Foley, Callum Black, Tommy O’Driscoll, Charlie Grace, Oisín Minogue (captain).

Replacements: David Geoghegan, Eoin O’Callaghan, Donnacha Colgan, Darragh Fogarty, Billy Power, Jarrod Arenhold, Adam McGlynn, Azad Mohamad, Cathal Glynn, Brendan Minogue.

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Crescent overcame Rockwell College (32-22), with tries from Jonathan Byrne, Ryan Scanlon, Ronan Ryan, Darragh McKeogh and Oran Copley, with the other points scored by kicker Evan Cusack.

In the semi-final, Crescent will meet CBC. This fixture is listed for Virgin Media Park on Wednesday February 21, 2pm.

Crescent College: Fionn Rowsome; Ryan Scanlon, Michael O’Mara, Ben Gallagher, Samuel Jordan; Evan Cusack, Andrew Clery; Ronan Ryan, Jonathan Byrne, Cathal Lanigan Ryan; Darragh McKeogh, Conor Ryan; Daniel Magee, Tom O’Brien, Cormac Quinn.

Replacements: Michael O’Brien, Cian Enright, Aleks Reddan, Oran Copley, Adedamola Obasa, Jayden Carmody, Gerry Joyce, Harry McDonogh, Rafael Junior Okafor, Rory O’Connor.