Calasanctius College Junior Development Cup Champions 2017

Calasanctius College Oranmore 19 - 16 Coláiste Baile Chláir

Calasanctius College claimed the honours in the Connacht Junior Development Cup after a nail-biting final in the Sportsground on Wednesday 22nd March. The Calasanctius team took on Claregalway in a tough and strongly contested final. We took a commanding lead in the opening half. The first try came after an extended period of pressure with Shane Cotter touching down. Bill Walsh added a second from close range soon after as captain David McCarthy kicked both conversions. At half time our junior team were leading 14-3. Claregalway made a strong start to the second half and entering the last 10 minutes they had pulled it back to 14-11. Calasanctius scored with a try from Lucas Joyce and in the closing minutes to lead 19-11. Claregalway finished strong with a try to bring the final score to 19-16. A victorious Calasanctius College lifted the cup to mark a proud day for both players and management. Congrats to all involved.