Former Leinster and Ireland hooker Shane Byrne touched down twice as Blackrock College won through to the AIB Cup semi-finals for the first time.
2007/08 AIB CUP QUARTER-FINAL: Sunday, February 3
BLACKROCK COLLEGE 33 UCD 7, Stradbrook
Scorers: Blackrock College: Tries: Shane Byrne 2, Sean Byrne, Kieran Moloney, Fionn Carr; Cons: Kyle Tonetti 2, Fionn Carr, Daniel Barnett
UCD: Try: Cian Aherne; Con: Killian Lett
‘Rock broke clear of UCD in the second half at Stradbrook, after establishing a 12-7 half-time lead.
Byrne pounced from close range for his first try, while loosehead prop Kieran Moloney did likewise.
Winger Cian Aherne showed good pace to nab UCD’s only try, but second half scores from Byrne, Sean Byrne and Fionn Carr completed a good day at the office for ‘Rock.
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