Last Friday November 15th, Bruff played host to Cashel in the Women’s Development League. It was a great game, keanly contested by well matched sides. 11 mins in Cashel took advantage of some weak defending to score a converted try 0-7. After 24 mins Niamh Raleigh put her poacher skills to use, taking advantage of a Cashel error to touch down in the corner. Catherine Quinn narrowly missed the conversion. 5 mins into the second half Niamh Gleeson barrelled over the line following a well worked maul off a line out to make the scores 10-7. Audrey Dempsey extended the lead to 13-7 on the 26th minute with a penalty. Cashel battered Bruff line for final 5 minutes & 1 minute into injury time they managed to capitalize on some lax Bruff defending to touch down under the posts. The following conversion saw Cashel take the win by a point 13-14.
U18’s hosted Thomand this weekend .Despite a strong start from the opposition Bruff soon took the game in hand and ran out easy winners with a score of 33 -3 .Try scorers for Bruff were Aaron Daly 2, Kevin McManus 1 ,Paul Downes 2 & 4 cons .The lads are away to Newcastlewest next weekend .
Munster’s Christmas Heineken game is v Perpingnan on Dec 8th in Thomond park text 0871386244 to apply.
First 40 applicants guaranteed tickets.
The MSSL away game between Nenagh Ormond and Bruff J1 fixed for 2:30pm in Nenagh has been cancelled as Nenagh are unable to field.