Dolphin 33 Cork Constitution 21
The 2001-02 Cork Charity Cup Final was deferred until 30.08.2002, at Templehill.
The home side took an early lead but two penalties by John O’Mahony levelled the score. A great break seven minutes before half time saw Shane Madigan barge over for a try which O’Mahony converted.
The physically stronger Cork Constitution side finally broke down the determined Dolphin defence and tries came from former Dolphin players Cian Mahony and Denis O’Dowd and a conversion from Pat McCarthy.
With five minutes to go Ken Roche got the all important equaliser. The game went into extra time with Pat McCarthy restoring the Constitution lead with a penalty in the first period of extra time. Dolphin’s AIL top scorer James Coughlan put Dolphin ahead with a try which John O’Mahony converted in addition to a penalty.
Four minutes from time, Donagh Keeshan put the game beyond Cork Constitution with his sides fourth try