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Highlights & Pics: Munster A Claim B&I Cup Glory

24th April 2017 By The Editor

Mark Chisholm and Cian Bohane lead Stand Up and Fight!

Mark Chisholm and Cian Bohane lead Stand Up and Fight! ©INPHO/James Crombie

Look back on an unforgettable night in Cork as Munster A overcame an eighteen point defect to claim their second B&I Cup title. Gavin Coombes, Kevin O’Byrne, David Johnston and Alex Wootton all crossed for tries with Johnston also adding three conversions and a penalty, while the honour of lifting the trophy fell to captain Cian Bohane.

Look back on an unforgettable night in Cork as Munster A overcame an eighteen point defect to claim their second B&I Cup title. Gavin Coombes, Kevin O’Byrne, David Johnston and Alex Wootton all crossed for tries with Johnston also adding three conversions and a penalty, while the honour of lifting the trophy fell to captain Cian Bohane.

Scroll down for the best action shots, while you can view match highlights here…

The British and Irish Cup trophy prior to kick-off.

The British and Irish Cup trophy prior to kick-off.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Darren O’Shea tackled by James Freeman.

Darren O’Shea tackled by James Freeman.
©INPHO/James Crombie

John Poland is wrapped up by Nick Haining.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Peter McCabe braces for Gary Graham’s tackle.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Kevin O’Byrne offloads to John Poland as he is tackled by Nick Scott.

Kevin O’Byrne offloads to John Poland as he is tackled by Nick Scott.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Apakuki Ma'afu brings Mark Chisholm to ground.

Apakuki Ma’afu brings Mark Chisholm to ground.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Gavin Coombes dots down for a crucial Munster A try just before half time.

Gavin Coombes dots down for a crucial Munster A try just before half time.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Alex Wootton makes a break down the left wing.

Alex Wootton makes a break down the left wing.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Incredible effort from David Johnston to stay in play and score Munster A's third try.

Incredible effort from David Johnston to stay in play and score Munster A’s third try.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Using all his 7s skills, Alex Wootton destroys the Jersey defence and scores Munster A's fourth try.

Using all his 7s skills, Alex Wootton destroys the Jersey defence and scores Munster A’s fourth try.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Cian Bohane lifts the British Irish Cup after Munster A win out 29-28.

Cian Bohane lifts the British Irish Cup after Munster A win out 29-28.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Mark Chisholm and Cian Bohane lead Stand Up and Fight!

Mark Chisholm and Cian Bohane lead Stand Up and Fight!
©INPHO/James Crombie

The triplets! Kevin O’Byrne, Rory Burke and Peter McCabe.
©INPHO/James Crombie

The academy duo of Gavin Coombes and Fineen Wycherley.

The academy duo of Gavin Coombes and Fineen Wycherley.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Celebrations continue in the dressing room.

Celebrations continue in the dressing room.
©INPHO/James Crombie

David Johnston celebrates with younger brother Bill who was injured in the semi final win over Ealing Trailfinders.

David Johnston celebrates with younger brother Bill who was injured in the semi final win over Ealing Trailfinders.
©INPHO/James Crombie

Members of the Munster A management and backroom team.

Members of the Munster A management and backroom team.
©INPHO/James Crombie

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