2nd XV INTO FINAL OF O'SULLIVAN CUP
Posted by Kinsale RFC on 05 October 2008
On a fantastic day in Crosshaven, Kinsale opened the scoring with a penalty from James Lynch, the home side then replied with penalty to level the scoring. Fifteen mins into game, Dave O'Connell scored the first try for Kinsale. Moments later, Kinsale scored a second try through Ian Coughlan which was converted by James Lynch giving the visiting side a 15 -3 advantage at half time. Crosshaven came out with all guns firing in the second half, putting Kinsale under pressure and scored 2 quick tries in succession bringing the score up to 15 13. Kinsale batteld bravely and were awarded for sustained pressure with a drop goal from David O'Connell to leave final score 18 13. Kinsale weathered a fierce Crosshaven storm in the final ten minutes but held on bravely. They will now face either Carrigaline or Cork Con in the final of the O'Sullivan Cup. Next Sunday's fixture is at home against Bandon, Kick off 2.30 tbc Final of O'Sullivan Cup prov scheduled for 16 November