Bruff J2 were playing UL Bohs in the Gleeson League last weekend. Richard McAuliffe kicked all of the Bruff score’s and it was 6 nil to Bruff at the break. Two tries and one conversion in the 2nd half for Bohs put Richard McAuliffe under pressure as he kicked a penalty with the last play of the game to end with a draw. Bruff 12 – 12 UL Bohs
Fixtures for this weekend are as follows:
Saturday October 29th:
AIL Division 1b, UCD v Bruff, Belfield, 2.30
Gleeson League, Thomond v Bruff, Fitzgerald Park, 2.30
Sunday October 30th
Munster Senior Seconds League, Young Munster v Bruff, Venue TBC, 2.30
Please note that Bruff u14’s will travel to play Mullingar in a friendly on Sunday 6th Nov. The bus will leave Kilballyowen at 8.30am. Any Parents wishing to travel by bus please contact Ken Daly 087 8035473 as numbers are limited. Match kickoff is scheduled for 12.00. Please note that the cost for the bus will be €5 for player and €10 for parents.
Well Anything the All Blacks can do Bruff U 14’s can do better as they put on a sensational second half show to turn this highly entertaining u 14 league tie around. Played in poor conditions that you can only expect in late October, Bruff trailed 5-0 at half time after Young Munsters centre scored a good try going over in the right hand corner. They were very unfortunate to miss the resulting conversion. Bruff sustained 2 injuries in the 1st half forcing 2 changes in the backs, which disrupted their game but thankfully neither injury was serious. JD and Jerome gave a rousing half time talk and Bruff came out all guns firing for the second half and were rewarded for consistent pressure when wing forward Gareth Cooke scored under the posts, Matthew O ‘Dea slotted the resulting conversion and Bruff lead 7-5. Straight from the kickoff again Bruff charged for the Young musters line and after 5 mins of consistent pressure centre Tom Breen broke through 3 tackles to score, the conversion was missed but Bruff had a lead of 12-5 with 10 mins to go….Odhran Ring and Stephen Dunworth were introduced and they lead another charge which saw Young Munsters penalised for a breakdown infringement in front of their posts and Matt O’Dea coolly slotted the penalty to leave the score 15-5 in Bruff’s favour. A magnificent effort all round and leaves Bruff with 2 wins from their first 3 games of the season. Well done to all
In a replay of last years ODM Munster Senior Cup final in Thomond park, Bruff Senior XV take on Garryowen in defence of our Munster Senior Cup Title.
We have come a long way in our forty years, mostly by virtue of the fantastic support that we get from all of you on days like this.
The Bruff roar is what really spurred on the boys in last years final, the roar when they came out onto the pitch and every time that they needed support in the final few minutes in defence of their line.
Please make your way to Thomond for the 7:30pm kick-off and hopefully we can spur on the lads and retain this fantastic 125 year old trophy.