Thirteen-man Fr O’Neill’s held out against 14-man Tooreen to book their place in the All Ireland intermediate club hurling final against Tullaroan following a dramatic and hard-fought four-point victory in Bord Na Móna O’Connor Park Tullamore today.
The incessant rain continued to make life difficult for both Imokilly and Sarsfields in the second Cork senior hurling championship quarter final at Páirc Uí Rinn tonight. However, it was three-in-a-row seeking Imokilly, and favourites for the title, who are through to meet St Finbarr’s in the last four.
Not even the torrential rain and the strong, cold and swirling wind at Thomond Park yesterday could dampen the delight of Presentation Brothers Cork as they defeated Glenstal Abbey by 11-3 to capture the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior Cup for the 29th time.
Presentation Brothers joined their Cork neighbours at the top of the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior Cup honours list when they enjoyed a fully deserved 11-3 victory over Glenstal in a Thomond Park final spoiled by incessant, torrential rain.
It was as close as forecasted, but Christian Brothers College, Cork eventually squeezed through to the Seat Munster Schools Junior Cup final with a dramatic late victory over arch- rivals Presentation College at Musgrave Park yesterday.