• mikegannon

Great win for the U-15, 2 games left and still in a shot at the semi's

Monivea 27-14 Oughterard


Monivea U15s travelled to Oughterard for round 8 of the league.


On a cold day in difficult conditions with only 15 players Monivea started strongly with 2 tries from Finnian Murray in the opening 17 minutes,

Monivea continued to dominate the opening half with 2 further tries from Oran Burke and Eoin Geraghty with Geraghty kicking a conversion to leave the halftime score Monivea 22 Oughterard 0

The second half was a closer affair with the boys unable to keep up the same level of intensity from the first half.

A few soft penalties allowed Oughterard to get into the game scoring a converted try on 48minutes,

Battling for the remaining 13 minutes Oran Burke got over again after a fantastic back line move.

Oughterard had the last score on 59 minutes a converted try to leave the final score Monivea 27 Oughterard 14,

With 5 wins from 8 games Monivea remain 3rd in the league, still in with a chance of making the semifinal with 2 games remaining.

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