Bruff travelled to the Canal bank this evening in the Transfield cup q/final, after a gutsy display in terrible conditions we went down on a score line of 25-20 scoring 4 try’s on the night.
Our senior cup fixture versus Sunday’s well is rescheduled for 15th sept in musgrave park 2.30
our transfield cup refixture takes place in Richmond Monday evening 7.30
The J1 team kicked off their season with at 23-8 Defeat in the Transfield cup to St Mary’s. Marcus Mulivhill got Bruff’s only try with Tommy Carroll kicking a penalty.
The under 13’s got their season off to a winning start with a 32-13 victory over Thomond in a pre-season friendly, while the U18’s also started off the season with a win in a friendly over an amalgamation team from Pres/Richmond
There were also a number of Bruff players on duty with Munster this weekend. Paul Downes & Brian Fanning were in action for the Munster u19’s team that went down to Leinster in their opening game of the inter pro’s.
Paul Downes kicked a penalty and a conversion in the 19-10 away loss, played in Templeville road.
The club would also like to congratulate the Fanning Brothers, Brian & Darragh who were both involved with the Limerick Minor team that won this seasons Munster minor championship. Unfortunately the minors lost out to Kilkenny in last weekend’s All-Ireland final. Both of them were key to Bruff’s success at u18’s level last season and we look forward to seeing them back in the club colours later this year.
Transfield Cup Final
Bruff J2 look to keep the momentum going by beating St. Mary’s in Rosbrien on Sunday, kick off 2.30.
The seconds won in the Transfield cup semi. Trys from Shane Burke, Andrew Breen, Kevin Madigan, Ger o’ Connell and Barry Enright(Who kicked the remaining points) made it 35-22 to the home side.