The U18’s had to battle hard to earn an 18-15 victory over a dogged Young Munsters team in the league on Sunday. Bruff trailed 10-5 at half time with the Bruff try coming from the lively open side flanker Conor Fitzpatrick.
Bruff’s Munster Clubs Captain Dylan Reeves-Wasik made it 10-10 shortly after the restart with a try before a determined Yng Munsters team went back into the lead 15-10. But Bruff showed their metal and dug deep to grind out the win. Jack O Grady was at the end of a great team try with only minutes remaining. The conversion was missed but Kevin McManus made up for it in style by slotting a penalty with less than 5 minutes on the clock to win the game for 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
The U16’s travelled to Newcastle West on Sunday knowing that they needed a big performance to keep their 100% record intact. NCW have being going very well in the league and have been very strong at home in particular. Bruff got off to the perfect start and lead 10-3 at half time, with trys from Danny Gleeson & Martin Carew. Bruff added 2 more try’s in the 2nd half from Mikey O Grady & Captain Liam Cunningham with John Bateman adding a conversion. The game finished 22-10 to Bruff.
The 16’s face table toppers Young Munsters at home next weekend and know they have some improving to do if they are to keep their 5 game winning streak unblemished
Squad, U16s Callum Winship, Jamie Carey, Michael O’Grady, John Bateman, Jason Fitzgibbon, David Carroll, Martin Carew, Liam Cunningham, Jack O’Malley, Donnacha McCarthy, Jerry O’Dea, Daniel Gleeson, Bradley Riordan, Michael O’Donovan, Joseph O’Connell, Niall Breen, James Hanly, Seamas Bulaeir, Gearoid Moynihan, Declan Kenny, Mark Hanly, Shea Dunworth , Jamie McCarthy , Jack Houlihan, Jack O Connell, Sean McCarthy & Jonathon Fitzpatrick.
The U15’s beat Thomond 24 – 12. Four try’s two conversions to two tries and one conversion, scores for Bruff from No8 Dylan o leary 2 trys, Joe Johnston 2trys . And 1 conversion each from Joe Johnston and Adam O Dwyer.
The game was played in heavy fog, it was a good team performance again, against a tough Thomond team.
The U13s lost to UL Bohs and the u14s were beaten by Old Crescent