Happily however, the news about the injury is good and he will be able to lead his side in the May 4th decider. " It was one of our own players that clattered into me and initially I thought it was all over as regards the final. " said the big number 8." But thankfully it's not as bad as I first thought and I'll be fine in a few days."
Garryowen were possibly a little unfortunate in that they found Cork Con on one of their best days with Mick O'Driscoll again producing a towering performance and Frank Sheahan deadly accurate with his line out throwing.
They now face a Shannon side who were narrow 15-12 winners over Clontarf in a game that Shannon dominated while the Dublin side never threatened the home side's line.