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The date is fixed for the BOI Munster Senior Cup final

THE date has been arranged for the final of this season’s Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Cup. it will be played between Garryowen and UL Bohemian on Friday, January 12 at 7.30 pm in Thomond Park.
Both sides overcame big challenges to reach the decider. In the GFC v Con game Tomas Quinlan opened the scoring with a penalty for the holders after fifteen minutes but Cronin leveled six minutes later. Jamie McInerney put Garryowen ahead on twenty five minutes and Cronin converted for a lead they would not relinquish.
Cronin and Quinlan exchanged penalties to leave the Dooradoyle side 13-6 ahead at half time.
It was 16-9 after six minutes of the second-half with Cronin and Quinlan swapping penalties, before Cronin made sure of victory with a try and conversion on sixty one minutes. Rob Jermyn scored a late try for Con’ but it was not enough to keep a hold of their title.
UL Bohemian secured their place in the final following a 22-8 semi-final win to Bruff.
Mike Mullally opened the scoring with a penalty for UL Bohs but Dave O’Grady levelled for the home side. Tries from Mark Bromell and James Ryan and a Mullally conversion gave the visitors a 15-3 interval lead.
Cian Ryan scored a Bruff try to close the gap to seven points but a try from Shane Scannell converted by Mullally sent Bohs through to the final.
Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Cup Final: Garryowen v UL Bohemian, Friday 12 January, Thomond Park, 7.30pm

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