In October 2013 Dolphin defeated St Mary’s College 15-10 at Musgrave Park in AIL Division 1A. Who would have thought that day the six of that side would play against the Maori All Blacks three years later. Four forwards, Brian Scott, try scorer Niall Scannell and 2nd row paring John Madigan & Darren O’Shea and backs
Dolphin avenged their Dennehy Cup loss to Cork Constitution with a deserved victory at Templehill. Most of the scoring took place in the opening 40 mins as Dolphin led 17-0 at the break. Dolphin went ahead with a try from Iain Kennell Webb followed by tries from Eolan Treacy and Nigel Murphy. Eolan Treacy had
The most important thing about the victory was the fantastic defence in the final 10 minutes. Having suffered a couple of late losses, to last week earning a bonus point in the final play, to Saturday’s solid defence.Naas through everything they had at them, they almost made it over in the corner but the cover defence stood
Facing the Maori All Blacks is a great honour, being your first start for Munster of the season just makes it more special for John Madigan. Just last week the Maori All Blacks defeated USA 54-7, the USA are ranked 17th in the World- what would the Maori All Blacks be ranked if the were
Muskerry were unfortunate to come up against a Dolphin side that were full strength and on fire on Sunday. Driven on by a double bonus point in a narrow defeat to Iveragh, Dolphin were very clinical in scoring a possible record breaking 99 points, scoring 15 tries, 12 of them converted.
While still early in the season, this game had the billing of a relegation battle as the sides (presently) fill the bottom two positions. Shannon will be the happier side on the back of a very good defensive performance particularly in the first half. Dolphin put the Shannon line under serious pressure a number of times
Dolphin had a deserved victory over Dunmanway on Saturday morning. Out half Ryan O’Herlihy opened the scoring with a try after 10 minutes, this was followed by a wonderfull try from Rob Phelan who ran from his own 22 to score near the posts and O’Herlihy added the coversion. Winger Luke Horgan scored his sides
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