Munster Schools Senior Cup: Ardscoil Rís spring surprise with defeat of holders CBC
Maurice Noonan lands touchline penalty to seal win while Glenstal Abbey beat Rockwell College
Glenstal Abbey celebrate after defeating Rockwell College 18-0 in the Munster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final at Clanwilliam RFC, Tipperary. Photograph: Inpho
Wing Maurice Noonan was the hero, brilliantly kicking a touchline penalty into the teeth of a howling wind in the closing act nine minutes into injury-time.
Ardscoil led 6-0 at half-time following a couple of penalties by Craig Casey after eight and 31 minutes.
Glenstal Abbey are also through to the semi-finals after defeating Rockwell College 18-0 at Clanwilliam. Tries from Ronan Quinn and Ben Healy, who also kicked a couple of penalties and a conversion in a man-of-the-match display, kept the Limerick school on track for a first title.
Wing Sam O’Donovan increased Pres’s lead with a try. Peter Sylvester dropped a goal and Seán French kicked a penalty.