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Blackrock Come From Behind Against Bohs

Blackrock Come From Behind Against Bohs

UL Bohemians made a disappointing start to their AIB League Division 1A campaign when Blackrock College came from behind to beat them in front of a small Thomond Park crowd.

AIB LEAGUE: DIVISION 1A: Saturday, October 3

UL BOHEMIANS 3 BLACKROCK COLLEGE 8, Thomond Park Stadium

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Scorers: UL Bohemians: Pen: Ed Torrie
Blackrock College: Try: Andrew Conway; Pen: James Power
 

The home side were on top in the forward exchanges in the first half but could not penetrate a solid ‘Rock defence.

All that Bohs had to show for their dominance was a penalty by out-half Ed Torrie.

Blackrock started the second half in livelier manner and launched a series of rucks and mauls.

Ultimately it paid off when schoolboy star Andrew Conway finished off a terrific left wing attack with a try which centre James Power converted, and there was no denying the Dubliners their opening win.

UL BOHEMIANS: Danny Riordan; Cian Aherne, David Moloney, Martin McPhail, Finbar Aherne; Ed Torrie, Cathal Sheridan; David Kilroy, Sean Henry, Mike Storey, David Foley, James O’Neill, Tommy O’Donnell, John Ed O’Connor (capt), Kieran Essex.

Replacements: Eddie Rossiter, Richie Feeney, Kieran O’Gorman, Paul Rowley, Giles Boland.