The Draw for the Heineken Junior Cup (which was made Sunday evening) has pitted Galwegians at home to either Sligo or Gort and Castlebar at home to Monivea after Sunday’s action.
Castlebar caused the upset of the day winning 10-6 away to Westport thanks to a powerful forwards display in tough conditions.
David Staunton’s second try proved key as they overturned a 6-0 half time deficit and were the more dominant side throughout the second half. Semi Final Draw – Sunday February 24th
Castlebar v Monivea
Galwegians v Sligo 2nds or Gort
Monivea beat Corinthians 15-10 in the early kick off on Sunday. The visitors had fancied their chances coming into this contest but tries from Bernard Ryan and Seamie Fahey proved enough for the league champions.
The reigning champions Galwegians withstood a strong challenge from OLBC at the Sportsground to emerge four point winners in the other quarter final. A second half penalty try proved key with the boot of Ross Shaughnessy helping them home despite four kicks from Dave Prior.
The encounter between Sligo 2nds and Gort was postponed due to an unplayable pitch.
Cup Draw: Castlebar will host Monivea in the semi final on Sunday February 24th while Galwegians will play either Sligo 2nds or Gort in the other semi final.
Castlebar’s Shane Casey and Stephen Rogan combine to tie up Westport’s Pat Hoban during the junior cup quarter final at Carrowholly on sunday last. Pic Conor McKeown
Monivea 15, Corinthians 10
OLBC 12, Galwegians 16
Westport 6, Castlebar 10
Sligo 2nds v Gort OFF.
Loughrea 24, UCG 3
Dunmore v Connemara (no result in – Dunmore advance)
Ballina w/o Portumna
Buccaneers w/o Corrib
Creggs 3, Ballinasloe 24
Quarter Final Draw – Sunday February 11th
Ballinrobe v Dunmore
Ballyhaunis v Loughrea
Ballinasloe v Buccaneers
Ballina v Tuam
Semi final February 24
Final March 31st (Before Junior Cup final)