Munsters book Charity Cup semi-final date with UL-Bohs

Colm Kinsella

Reporter:

Colm Kinsella

This is another busy period on the domestic fixtures front in rugby
YOUNG Munster booked a semi-final meeting with UL-Bohemian in the Limerick Charity Cup thanks to a convincing 32-15 away quarter-final win over Nenagh Ormond on Wednesday night.

YOUNG Munster booked a semi-final meeting with UL-Bohemian in the Limerick Charity Cup thanks to a convincing 32-15 away quarter-final win over Nenagh Ormond on Wednesday night.

Munsters’, who outscored their gritty opponents by four tries to two, led 7-3 at the end of a close and competitive opening half. The returned Darragh O’Neill scored the visitors try while Paul Downes duly added the conversion. Jack Mollumphy replied with a penalty goal for AIL Division 2A side Nenagh.

Last season’s AIL Division 1 semi-finalsts, Young Munster took control of the tie in the second period. Tries from Alan Ross, Ger Slattery and Mike Vaughan sealed an impressive win for the Greenfields side. Paul Downes added a conversion and two penalties, while Wayne Martin also kicked a conversion.

Home side Nenagh Ormond had tries from Johnny Hayes and Gerard Hermes, while Mollumphy added a conversion.

Young Munster are now scheduled to face UL-Bohs in the semi-final of the Limerick Charity Cup at Clifford Park on Tuesday, September 1 at 7pm.

The second semi-final between Old Crescent and Garryowen is due to take place at Rosbrien on Thursday, September 3 at 7.30pm.