Tries from Andrew Trimble, Vincent Gough and Stephen Grissing helped Ireland Schools to a 20-5 win over Ireland Under 19s at Lakelands.
Tries from Andrew Trimble, Vincent Gough and Stephen Grissing helped Ireland Schools to a 20-5 win over Ireland Under 19s at Lakelands yesterday (Sunday). The Schools opened the scoring with a try from Trimble after he had done well to pick up a loose ball. Out-half Fergal Lawlor converted and added a penalty for an 8 point interval lead.
The leaders extended their lead in the second half while the Under 19s had a late try from replacement Anthony Kavanagh.
Ireland Schools. David Kingston (PBC Cork); Stephen Grissing (St Marys College), Cian McNaughton (Rockwell College), Andrew Trimble (Coleraine A.I.), Vincent Gough (Castlenock College); Fergal Lawlor (Cistercian Roscrea), Duncan Williams (CBC Cork ); Palmer Eccles (Regent House), James Coady (Blackrock College), Adrian Kirkpatrick (Ballymena Academy); Ross Noonan (CBC Cork ), Alex Dunlop (Terenure College); Chris Henry capt (Wallace H.S), Gavin Murphy ( Clongowes), Kevin McLaughlin (Gonzaga).
Ireland Under 19 T Horner (Belfast Harlequins); E Hoadley (Exiles), G Stafford (Lansdowne), D Keane (Exiles), C O’Boyle (Garryowen); G Steenson (Queens Uni), M Kirkwood (B Harlequins); R Sweeney (St Mary’s Coll), O McCormack (St Mary’s Coll), R Loughney (UL Bohs); M Melbourne (Garryowen), L Stevenson (B Harlequins); B mcNamee (Exiles), O Hennessy (Dungannon), T Ryan (Highfield).
Replacements. F Leonard (UL Bohs), for McCormack; S Auld (B Harlequins) for Kirkwood; K Geraghty (Exiles) for Steenson; R McCarter (Queens) for O’Boyle; C Treston (Blackrock Coll) for McNamee; G Maxwell (Dungannon) for Sweeney; A Kavanagh (Garryowen) for Ryan.