UL Bohemians and Nenagh Ormond got their competitive seasons off to winning starts last evening as both won their opening Charity Cup ties against Thomond and Shannon respectively.
— UL Bohemian RFC (@ulbohemianrfc) August 25, 2017
Liam Fitzgerald Park was the venue as Christy Nealon’s UL Bohs side overcame Thomond on a 19-15 scoreline with Darren Neville kicking four penalties and a conversion while Warren Kelly accounted for Bohs only try of the game.
Alan Wallace converted his own try to put Thomond 15-6 head but a late surge from Bohs saw them book a their semi final place. An Evan Cusack penalty and a Darragh O’Neill try made up the rest of Thomond’s total.
Full time. 19 15 to @ulbohemianrfc Great run out for sides.
— Thomond RFC (@RFCThomond) August 25, 2017
In last night’s other 1/4 final, Nenagh Ormond edged past Shannon by 14-7. Shannon threw everything at the Tipperary outfit late in the game but Nenagh held out courtesy of tries from Gerard O’Gorman and Johnny Hayes.
Shannon’s points coming through a Nathan Randles try that was converted by Fionn McGibney.