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Celebrations for Cork's CBC as they lift Munster schools junior rugby cup

Christians saw off Crescent College in today’s final.

Eoin Monahan lifts the trophy CBC captain Eoin Monahan lifts the trophy. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

CORK’S CHRISTIAN BROTHERS College were crowned Munster Schools Junior Cup champions with a 22-10 win in today’s final against Limerick’s Crescent College Comprehensive at Thomond Park.

It was the 16th time the Cork school had won this competition and they laid the foundations in the opening period when they went into a 15-3 lead at the interval.

Robert Loftus and Robert Hedderman grabbed first-half tries while Eoin Monahan struck over a drop goal and a conversion.

Conor Phillips and Conor Dennehy tackle Colin Sisk Crescent College's Conor Phillips and Conor Dennehy tackle Colin Sisk of CBC. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Crescent College battled back with John Hurley scoring a try that he converted but Christian’s sealed their triumph with a try from JD O’Hea that was converted by Monahan.

Eoin Monahan lifts the trophy Captain Eoin Monahan lifts the trophy. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Eamonn Doyle celebrates after the game CBC's Eamonn Doyle celebrates. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

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