17.01.2009 J4 XV v Unidare (A)

17/01/200912.00pmLeagueUnidare0 – 38St. Marys J4 XVAway

J4 Match Report

The J4’s travelled to DCU Sportsgrounds on Saturday to play Unidare. The kick-off was pushed back to 12.00 to facilitate watching the Leinster game and this also resulted in the match being largely unaffected by the bad weather that developed during the day.

Mary’s played with the wind in the first half and spent most of the first half hour in the Unidare half. Tries by openside Tim Henderson (returning from injury) and centre Darragh O’Neill in the first half, gave St. Mary’s a 10-0 lead at half-time but it was a rusty performance and Unidare took advantage of a few missed tackles and penalties conceded to finish the half on top.

The second half showed a marked improvement and 2 tries from Teddy, a second from Darragh (which got Tim ‘The Butcher’ Henderson off the hook for spurning a scoring pass earlier in the move) and one from scrum-half Ross Wynne, all of which were converted by Teddy, gave the lads a 38-0 victory.

The J4’s remain top of the pool, unbeaten after 8 games. Next game is against Lansdowne in Templeville next Saturday.

15. R. Pyne 14. N. Cunningham 13. D. O’Neill 12. P. Moran 11. C. Hui 10. B. Moran 9. R. Wynne 8. P. Nestor 7. T. Henderson 6. E. Moran 5. A. O’Hanlon 4. A. McCarthy 3. R. Kelly 2. J. Nolan 1. A. Godfrey