Paddy Clery was replaced by Mike Carroll. Shortly after the start there was a penalty for offside to Malone. Niall o connor slots the first 3 over. Malone 3-0 Bruff.
After 13 phases Bruff win a lineout but lose possession. Bruff were penalised 7 metres out, Scrum Malone. Try by Malone’s no. 14 Michael barker under posts. Conversion Niall o Connor. Malone 10-0 Bruff.
Pen. Offside following a nice break by Chris Leatham. Malone 13-0.
With pressure on there was relief for Bruff. A penalty inside 22 results in touch on halfway.A turnover then a kick downfield from Malone is returned to touch by Robbie Finn.A Mike Carroll kick and chase goes dead. Scrum to Malone outside their 22.Penalty Bruff on 22. Diving in. 29 mins. Converted by Brian Carroll. Malone 13-3 Bruff.
Scutchie and squiddy swapped out on 31 mins.Coleman and Cathal in.Penalty offside to Bruff. Touch between Malone 22&40.Defensive scrum ends up with touch for Malone after penalty.A Sinbin Cathal for killing at ruck ends a tough first half. Malone 13-3Bruff half time.
Try Chris Latham in left corner on 41 mins. Converted o Connor. Malone20-3Bruff. A hard restart allows for a relief penalty for Bruff inside 22. Doesn’t find touch and Malone responds with a try by Robbie Diack. Converted o Connor. Malone 27-3.
Strong Bruff attack foiled by a knock on. Five metre scrum to Malone.No 8 breaks and gets held back. Penalty Malone and a break down left following quick tap lets Leatham in for a bonus point try for Malone. Converted o Connor. Malone32-3Bruff
A penalty for Bruff doesn’t make touch Malone return kick to halfway.Maul from lineout results in scrum to Bruff.Penalty Malone. Losing bind. Attack Lineout on Bruff 22. A Bruff lineout on five is cleared downfield.
Returned down rhs for another try for Latham. O connor hits pistols to miss his first of the day. 39-3 to Malone.
Richie Mac kicks great to within ten and Bruff attack but Malone get relief with a penalty.
Penalty Malone not releasing kicked dead. 22dropout.Chip over goes to centre mark grabbed break down left sloped three meters out. Scrum Bruff.Penalty Malone on Bruff 22.Try Malone on inside. Converts. Full time 46-3 to Malone.
1. Ger Collins2. John Hogan3. Colm O’Sullivan4. Maurice O’Connell (C)5. Mike McCarthy6. Dumani Mtya7. Danny Keogh8. Paddy Clery9. Eoghan Maher10. Brian Carroll11. Andrew Breen12. Garry Leonard13. Mark Cosgrove14. Robbie Finn15. Brendan Deady16. Cathal O’Regan(H)17. Michael Lynch (P)18. Mike Carroll19. Richard McAuliffe20. Noel Forde