Leinster jump clear after break
INTERPROVINCIAL SCHOOLS/Leinster A Schools 22 Munster A Schools 1:TWO TRIES in the second half helped Leinster overcome Munster at Musgrave Park yesterday. Centre Cormac Hughes scored under the posts after 56 minutes and added the conversion to leave Leinster 17-10 in front. Seven minutes later right wing Niall James sealed victory with Leinster’s fourth try in the corner.
The sides were level 10-10 at the break after Leinster jumped in front with a try from secondrow Sam Gibney on three minutes before Munster rallied with a try from wing Andrew Carey, converted by Dylan Cadogan. Cadogan’s penalty stretched the lead to 10-5, but Leinster levelled in injury-time with Conor Dempsey’s try.
MUNSTER A: D Cadogan (HS Clonmel); A Carey (Dungarvan CBS), K Desmond (Bandon GS), J O’Donnell (Dungarvan CBS), J Donovan (Nenagh CBS); D Kavanagh (DLS Waterford), I Daly (CBS Tramore); T Adamakin (Villiers School), P Keating (HS Clonmel), P Butler (Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh); J O’Dwyer (HS Clonmel), S Carey (do); B Moore (Midleton College), R Kingston (Bandon GS, capt), M Riordan (Hospital CBS). Subs used: R Steele (Midleton College), S Scully (Bandon GS), P Traynor (De La Salle, Waterford), R Coffey (Mounthawk, Tralee), B Coady (Villiers School), D Finnerty (St Anne’s, Killaloe).
LEINSTER A: A Coade (Wilson’s Hospital); N James (Newpark CS), R Martaise (Wilson’s Hospital), C Hughes (Moyne CS), J Orr (Sandford Park); J Boyd (St Columba’s College), A Brabazon (Wilson’s Hospital); C Dempsey (Good Counsel College), S Reamsbottom (Mount Temple Comprehensive, capt), K Browne (Good Counsel College); S Gibney (Mount Temple Comprehensive), D Doyle (Ratoath CS); D Carroll (Gorey CS), A Keating (St Patrick’s Classical School), D Buckley (Wilson’s Hospital). Subs used: B McDonnell (St Paul’s College), T Fegan (Tullow CS), J Salinger (Newpark CS), J Wall (Ashbourne CS), M Dolan (St Colmcille’s CS), A Kind (Ardscoil na Trionóide, Athy), S Bewley (St Columba’s College), R Harrington (Gorey CS).
Referee: G Noonan (IRFU).