Blackrock College staged a unforgettable fightback from 17 points down to win the Energia All-Ireland League Men’s Division 2B promotion play-off final against Greystones.
James Blaney’s men scored 22 points in the last 27 minutes at Dr Hickey Park, with out-half Peter Quirke finishing with 15 points and Matthew Cosgrove having a big influence off Blackrock’s bench.
Back rower Cosgrove made a midfield break which led to ‘Rock’s decisive try in the final play. Quirke’s looping pass sent centre Matthew Dwan over in the right corner to seal a 25-23 victory.
It was a hugely disappointing finish to a stellar season for Greystones, who topped the table and scored 692 points across the full campaign. ‘Stones captain Killian Marmion and his team-mates can hold their heads high.
Check out photos from a thrilling Division 2B decider between Greystones and Blackrock: