Tonight’s u16’s cup final vr Garryowen has been switched to Annocotty. The game has a 7pm Ko and all support would be welcomed
The u15’s lost their 2nd final of the season with a 13-8 defeat to NCW in the North Munster cup on Tuesday evening. Played in terrible conditions Bruff battled right to the end and came close to scoring right at the death but they just couldn’t get over the NCW line.
It was another harsh lesson for this bunch who have now lost 3 finals in 2 years. No doubt the experience will stand to them and they will had learned for the experience. A very hard working & honest bunch they’ll come back fighting
The u16s had to work hard to see off Ennis in the semi-final of the North Munster Cup on Sunday . Bruff stormed out of the blocks scoring 3 first half tries thanks to John Bateman, G Carew & Mikey O Grady. Calum Winship added a 4th Bruff try in the 2nd half but that was the end of the Bruff dominance as, Ennis battled hard scoring 2 tries of their own in the closing stages. Bruff eventually won out on a scoreline of 22-13 and now go on to meet Garryowen in the final next Tuesday night at 7pm in Thomond park.
This will be the 6th final of the season that a Bruff underage team has contested.
The u18’s exited the Open cup last weekend with a 24-17 loss to UL Bohs.
Munster final fixed for Sunday
The u18s are in action on Sunday when they take on Newcastle West/Estuary for the crown of Munster champions. Bruff came through the group stages with victories over Clonmel, Bantry Bay & Shannon but lost away to Waterpark by 14points to 10. Bruff had a comprehensive win over Highfield in the Qrt finals and again crossed paths with Waterpark in the Semi. This time Bruff came out on the good side of a hard fought 10-8 home win over the visitors.
Bruff have met NCW two times already this season. In the North Munster league group stages NCW took the spoils but it was to be Bruff who were crowned North Munster league champions when the teams met in the league final in January on a score-line of 18-17.
This game is bound to be a thriller and all supporters are asked to turn out in big number to cheer on this great bunch of young men.
The game has a 12 O Clock KO on Sunday and will be played on the main pitch in Thomond park. Enter via West stand
Bruff Squad- Kevin McManus, Dean O’Shea, Odhran Ring, Thomas Breen, Darren Kennedy, Matthew Lockhart O’Dea, Tadgh Leddin, Brady Day, Thomas Quigley, Darragh Moore, Cian Mulqueen, Fearghal Cooke, Gareth Cooke, Conor Fitzpatrick, Simon Divilly, Jack Fitzgerald, Brian Bulfin, David Crofton Young, David Moloney, Cian Clifford, John Bulfin, Jack O’Grady, Dylan Reeves- Wasik, Niall Byrne , Sean Hartigan ,Adam Sheehy ,Cormac Daly ,Aaron Daly ,Lorcan Hayes
There are 2 games over the next few days. The u14’s travel to Newcastle West this evening for a 6.30 ko in the Cup, while the u18’s are at home tomorrow night to Young Munster’s in the cup
|Thur 2nd Apr||u14’s||Cup||NCW||Killanen NCW||6.30pm|
|Friday 3rd||u18’s||Cup||Yng Munsters||Kilballyowen||7.00pm|