Crescent College target big schools cup double

Colm Kinsella

Reporter:

Colm Kinsella

This is another busy period for domestic rugby fixtures
CRESCENT COLLEGE will look to complete a famous double in Cork later today, Wednesday, when the Dooradoyle students face PBC in the SEAT Munster Schools Junior Cup decider at Temple Hill (3pm)

CRESCENT COLLEGE will look to complete a famous double in Cork later today, Wednesday, when the Dooradoyle students face PBC in the SEAT Munster Schools Junior Cup decider at Temple Hill (3pm)

Crescent have already claimed the Senior Cup title this season, defeating local rivals Ardscoil Ris in the decider at Thomond Park on St Patrick’s Day.

Cormac Blake skippered Crescent to that Senior Cup success and his younger brother John will look to complete a famous family double when he captains their Junior Cup side today.

Crescent College won the Junior Cup title in both 2010 and 2011 and reached the final again last year when beaten narrowly by Castletroy College. Three players from the 2013 side are key members of the squad this year, captain Blake, Brian Ryan and Sean Scanlon-Garry.

Crescent College winger Kelvin Brosnahan is a son of former Young Munster RFC and Limerick GAA player Francis, while lock Scott Leahy is a son of former Ireland ‘A’ player Shane. Crescent defeated CBC and Glenstal at the quarter-final and semi-final stage of the Cup.

CRESCENT COLLEGE SQUAD: Brian Ryan, Mark Shanahan, Kelvin Brosnahan, Bryan Fitzgerald, Wiktor Nowak, Matthew Hanley, Mark Fitzgerald, Sean Scanlon-Garry, Michael Sheahan, Jack Henchy, Scott Leahy, Cillian Reynolds, Tomas Connolly, John Blake (Capt), Rory McMahon, Peter King, Conor Dennehy, Eoin O’Halloran, Karl Moloney, Tommy O’Hora, Aaron Cosgrave, Joe Gannon, Daniel Hurley, Mark Walsh, Killian O’Shaughnessy, Edwin Wixted, Niall Gannon, Sean McNamara.

COACHING TEAM: Head Coach: Chris Cullinan; Assistant Coaches: Pat Rickard; Francis Brosnahan; Shane Leahy; Dave Nolan; Eoghan Cross; Brian Collins.