St Clement’s see off Bandon to set up clash with Glenstal

Bandon Grammar 5 St Clement’s College 17

St Clement’s opened the scoring in the 20th minute when Aaron Dunne was credited with a pushover try next to the posts after a five-metre lineout. Jack Broderick added the conversion.

Bandon opened their account two minutes before the break when David Jennings scored a try from a driving maul, following a five-metre lineout.

Ross Fitzgerald and Darragh Ryan added tries for Clement’s in the third quarter, before they had to withstand a late rally by the West Cork side.

St Clement’s will now meet Glenstal Abbey.

Scorers for Bandon Grammar: D Jennings try.

Scorers for St Clement’s College: A Dunne, R Fitzgerald & D Ryan tries; J Broderick conversion.

BANDON GRAMMAR: S Hudson; E Barrett, B Murphy, A Moore, P Walters; R Smith, L Kingston; G Pringle, E Barrett, D Jennings; J O’Dwyer, J Lanzaad; R Stokes, O Deane, G Coombes.

Replacements: F Pock, G Reidy, D Perkinson, D Kelly, J Donnelly, C Scully, L Fleming.

ST CLEMENT’S COLLEGE: J Broderick; R Fitzgerald, S Gleeson, N Clancy, D Ryan; H O’Brien, R Minihan; D Joyce, A Somers, C Ryan; K Burchardt, K Madden; S Ogie, A Dunne, K Clifford.

Replacements: Declan Browne, C Clancy, E Kenny, O Kiely, J Page, J Higgins, E Murnane, Donnie Browne.

Referee: R Coughlin (MAR).

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