Clayton Hotels Munster Junior Cup is centre stage

Clayton Hotels Munster Junior Cup is centre stage

AFTER two weeks of senior action, the focus switches to the group stages of the new-look Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Junior Cup this week.

Crescent College Comprehensive host Limerick rivals St Munchin’s College in Group A in Dooradoyle today, Wednesday, October 16 at 2.30pm.

On this Friday, Castletroy College host Ardscoil Ris in Castletroy, 2.30pm. Meanwhile, Murroe side Glenstal Abbey host Bandon Grammar School in Group B this Wednesday, also 2.30pm.

There are four sides in Group A of the Junior Cup, with schools playing three group fixtures each prior to Christmas.

Meanwhile, in the Senior Cup, Castletroy College got off to a winning start in Group A when recording an 18-7 victory away to Bandon Grammar School in West Cork.

The Limerick side scored two well taken first half tries from winger Mark Lyons and second-row John Toland. 

Exciting scrum-half Jack Oliver converted one of tries and added two second half penalty goals to seal the comprehensive victory. 

Castletroy's second group game will be a home fixture against competition heavyweights PBC, of Cork, on Wednesday, October 23.

Glenstal Abbey host Crescent College and St Munchin’s host CBC in other group games on that day.

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