French Students 60 Irish Colleges 11
The Irish College side were routed by a well organised French Students team at Stade G Santiago near Cognac tonight.
The French Students winners of last years Tri-Nation Students tournament led from the start with a try in the 2nd minute by Boultriz ,converted by their outhalf J Bernard.The French scored again in the 5th minute this time by Btzy who also converted leaving the score at this early stage 14-0.
Ireland were awarded a penalty in the 10th and 15 minute ,both converted by James Prior.The French were awarded a penalty in the 17 minute converted by Bernard followed by a drop goal by Bernard in the 19th minute.
In the second half Ben Reilly scored a try for the irish after twenty minutes which was soon followed by a French try scored by Guygot in the 30th minute.
The French went further ahead with a try by Boisset in the 35th converted by Bernard closely followed by a try by Waterney,converted by Bernard leaving the final score 60 -11 to the French Students.
Team
P.Harte (Athlone IT/Bucaneers),J.Cleary (GMIT/Galwegians), L.Kavanagh (DCU/Lansdowne), J.Clogan (WIT/Shannon), D.Mongan (DCU/Old Belvedere),
J.Power (DIT/Blackrock College), S.Treacy (DCU/Clontarf), J.Naughton (GMIT /Galwegians), W.Falvey (CIT/UCC), S.Preston (DIT/St Marys College), M.Kearney(IT Carlow/Clontarf), B.Reilly (DCU/Clontarf), J.Dever (Garda College/Terenure College),R.Hackney (UU Jordanstown/Ballymena), A.Dunlop (IT Tallaght/Blackrock College)Capt.
Replacements: A.Ferguson (Belfast Metropolitan College/Ballymena), S.Morton (UU Jordanstown/Portadown), P.DeBurca (Athlone IT/Buccaneers), C.Deans (IT Tallagh/Terenure College), H.Nolan (Dcu/Clontarf), P.DeBarra(IT Carlow/DLSP),M.Sexton (IT Tallaght/St.Marys College)

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