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This schools rugby photo perfectly sums up the absolute agony of losing a big game

Should schools rugby really mean this much?

The Crescent College team celebrate Source: James Crombie/INPHO

CON HOULIHAN ONCE wrote of a schools senior cup final that it ‘is a final in the most complete sense of the word because for almost all of the protagonists it is their one and only chance.’

That might be the level of expectation sixth year students place on the finale of their schools career but judging by this picture, there is plenty of pressure at Junior Cup level too.

Crescent College beat Limerick rivals Castletroy in the Munster Junior Cup semi-final at Thomond Park yesterday and losing captain Conor Bermingham was devastated at the final whistle.

In a fantastic shot captured by James Crombie of INPHO, Crescent scrum-half Mark Edwards attempted to console his opponent.

Mark Edwards consoles Castletroy College's captain Conor Bermingham Source: James Crombie/INPHO

It will take a bit of photographic magic to bring us a better sporting picture this year. It is the perfect illustration of the do-or-die attitude that some students hold towards schools rugby.

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