Croke Cup holders St Kieran’s College will appear in their sixth consecutive All Ireland final at the end of the month as Ballyhale Shamrocks hero Eoin Cody scored eight points (five frees and three from play) in a nervy victory over CBC at the WIT Arena this afternoon.
Both teams were already assured of progress to the Harty Cup quarter-finals thanks to comprehensive beatings of Castletroy College earlier on, but it was Christians who sent out the loudest message of intent at Bansha as they powered their way to another heavy victory.
There’s more than city pride at stake as old rivals Christian Brothers College and Presentation Brothers College meet at Musgrave Park this afternoon (2.30pm) in the first of the Munster Schools Senior Cup semi-finals.
Christian Brothers College confirmed the favourable impression created in their opening round victory over Crescent with an emphatic 28-15 defeat of Ardscoil Rís in the quarter-final of the Munster Schools Senior Cup at UL yesterday.
There was a nice moment about an hour before kick-off at Sixways Stadium on Saturday when Donncha O’Callaghan and Geordan Murphy found themselves in the same part of the pitch as the sides limbered up for this Premiership clash.