Dolphin won the McCarthy Cup an U 17 tournament in Highfield, a four team tournament, Dolphin, Highfield, Sundays Well and Mallow. Dolphin started against Sunday’s Well winning 24-7 with tries from Eoin Hodkinson, Mohi Parata and Cian Daly. They went on to beat Mallow in the final with 2 tries each from Luke Jordan and Cameron
Monthly Archives / April 2015
They went unbeaten in the recent u12 London Irish festival , losing out in the semi- final on a technicality But the did win the Barnes festival on the Saturday They did themselves, their coaches , the club, and most importantly, their families proud Well done all
The team gave it their all, the finished the game by battering the Skibbereen line but just ran out of time. There was little between the sides, by winning the toss Skib gave themselves a great chance, with a very strong wind at their back as they scored the all important first try (if the
Congratulations to Rory Scannell, as Anthony Foley named him to start in todays vital Pro 12 fixture against Benetton Treviso. Ths is his 3rd Pro 12 start of the season. Next Thursday Rory is one of 3 nominees for the Academy Player of the Year, Jack O’Donoghue & Darren Sweetnam from Year 3 while Rory
Munster Rugby held a U17 Schools 10 a-side Blitz, supported by Laya Healthcare at Rockwell College last Wednesday. In the B school’s section St Peter’s Community School, coached by Dolphin U 18 coach Colin O’Shaughnessy made a significant impact. With the majority of the side playing U18 & U16 with Dolphin, they surprised many by taking the
The evening started with a minutes silence in respect of the late Jim McCarthy. Dolphin seized the initiative within 5 minutes when Cork Constitution were down to 14 with a classic catch and drive led to a try for Ger Collins. They extended their lead further after good work from Mikey Yiannaki led to a
The late Jim McCarthy pictured with some of his grand children It is with regret that we hear of the passing of one of our most famous players Jim McCarthy . Jim was a key contributor to the original golden era of Irish Rugby during the 1940s and 1950s. Jim joined Dolphin from CBC where he
The 2015 Munster Rugby Awards, in association with the Irish Independent, will take place on Thursday April 30th at The Maryborough Hotel in Cork and the nominations for Senior Player and Academy Player of the Year have now been finalised. Rory Scannell is one of the three players from the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players to
Congratulations to the father & son combination of Colin & Dalton O’Shaughnessy who coached (Colin) and captained (Dalton) Dolphin in the South Munster U 18 League title on Saturday and drove to Dubln later to Co Monahan . It was Senior title number one for Dalton while Colin made it number 19.
Our thanks to Brendan for taking time out to present the awards at Saturdays Youths Awards day, There was a great turnout, a celebration of a great season and they are all looking forward to returning on the first Saturday of September. Mind you, the most improved player does look a few decades overall.