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Est. 1895 Tom Clifford Park, Rosbrien, Limerick

Young Munster Rugby Footba ll Cl ub Yearbook 2012/2013

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Message from Jack O’Brien President, Young Munster RFC I would like to extend a warm Tom Clifford Park welcome to all officials, players and supporters visiting us on match days. It is a great honour for me to be elected President of Young Munster R.F.C. and I look forward to the 2012/13 matches and welcoming you all into the club afterwards for the celebrations, post mortems and friendly banter. In these difficult financial times, Young Munster could not survive without the support of our main club sponsors Bus Éireann, G.G.L. Security, and The Still House. To those and to each of our Yearbook sponsors also, I thank you all and I urge our supporters and members to support you in return. To our supporters, this Club cannot survive without volunteers. Your Club needs you to help out in any way you can. Please contact any member of the committee if you have some free time as there are many tasks to be done and every small effort goes a long way. I would like to wish our Club Captain, Hugh McGrath, and his squad, our Director of Rugby Mike Prendergast, Forwards Coach John ‘Paco’ Fitzgerald, Assistant Forwards Coach Denis Leamy, and Assistant Backs Coach Gearóid Prendergast and all other Coaches, Managers, Background Personnel, Grounds and Facilities Personnel, the very best of luck for the coming season. To our 1st, 2nd, 3rd, U-21, Women and Underage squads may I wish you all a successful year. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved behind the scenes, at every level, for their dedication to Young Munster. It is heartening to come out to the club on a Sunday morning and see the number of young players of the future enjoying themselves training with the underage coaches. Let’s hope the coming season is successful, enjoyable and injury free for all of our players.

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Message from Billy Glynn, President IRFU to Young Munster RFC I am delighted, as President of the Irish Rugby Football Union, to extend my best regards to everyone at Young Munster RFC. I congratulate Jack O’Brien on being elected President and I wish him and all your players at all grades every satisfaction and enjoyment in their respective activities this season. As a rugby stronghold in your community, the Young Munster club has benefited greatly from the solid structures put in place down through the years. The dividend now is that the club has re-established itself as a formidable force at the top level of our club game. Third place last season in Division 1A of the new look Ulster Bank League makes its own statement as to the standards at Tom Clifford Park and I have no doubt that your senior squad will be in equally determined mood to again challenge for the title this season. As the club experienced last season, the new 10-team home and away format in Division 1 was generally regarded as a success and I anticipate another stirring competition in both Divisions. Many memorable games, especially when it came down to dramatic promotion and relegation issues, created greater interest and this had the positive effect of generating great activity in the clubs on big match days. This is an important development for our clubs at a time when the economic downturn is creating many challenges across the board in Irish rugby. Finally, I thank Ulster Bank as official partner in the IRFU’s Community Rugby Programme which includes sponsorship of the Ulster bank League, the Ulster bank Bateman Cup, the Ireland club international team and the Ulster Bank Rugby Force initiative. Best wishes for 2012-’13. Billy Glynn President IRFU Meet the 125th IRFU President… William B. (Billy) Glynn has been elected the 125th President of the Irish Rugby Football Union following a distinguished career as a rugby player and administrator. He is synonymous with the game in Connacht where he has been a leading and popular personality in the affairs of the game during all his adult life. In assuming the highest office in Irish rugby, Glynn follows in the footsteps of fellow Galwegians RFC members Henry Anderson (1945-46), Johnny Glynn (1958-59), Chris Crowley (1968-69), John Moore (1981 – 82), Bobby Deacy (199697) and Don Crowley (2002 – 03). A retired solicitor and Revenue Sheriff living in Galway City, the new IRFU President first came to sporting prominence while a schoolboy at Garbally Park College where he showed early promise in athletics and rugby. He played for the Galwegians RFC winning Connacht Senior Cup team in 1960 while still attending school. While studying law in Dublin between 1961 and ’64, he played for UCD’s winning Leinster Senior Cup team in 1963-’64. He was also capped for the Irish Universities against the touring Springboks in April, 1965 when the Irish students recorded an historic first ever victory by a team from Ireland over South Africa¸ winning 12-10 at Thomond Park. On returning to Galway, he played as a speedy wing threequarter for Galwegians RFC and the Connacht senior interprovincial team for a number of years. He was also selected for a Final Irish Trial in 1965 and was chosen on an Ireland under 23 XV. But in 1966 at the age of 24 his career was curtailed due to a serious neck injury. The injury also ended a successful career in athletics during which he was crowned Irish National champion in both track and field. In 1960 he represented Ireland in the European Student Games in San Sebastian and in 1962 at the age of 20 he was elected to the Central Council of the National Athletics and Cycling Association (NACA) on the platform of advancing unity in Irish athletics. In his rugby administrative career, Glynn was Chairman of the Connacht senior team selection committee (1988’06), Manager of the Connacht team between 1996 and 2000, President of the Connacht Branch in 2000-2001 and from 2000 he has been a member of the IRFU Committee, notably holding the positions as Chairman of the Medical Committee, Chairman of the Disciplinary Appeals Committee and as a member of the Representative Game Committee. Residing in Galway and married to Margaret, he has two sons, Barry and Richard.

Message from Ellvena Graham of Ulster Bank With the 2011/2012 Ulster Bank League providing nail-biting entertainment, displays from potential future internationals and a climax no one predicted, that time of year for new beginnings is here once again. Welcoming new members, plotting new tactics and renewing hopes and dreams – this is an exciting time for clubs across the country. Rugby is enjoying increasing popularity with the recent success of our national and provincial sides. However, where would Irish rugby be without the dedication shown in rugby clubs the length and breadth of the country? Irish rugby clubs are the backbone of Irish rugby. From underage to firstteam players, hundreds of coaches pledge years to the development of players – players that will bring pride and togetherness to their community and clubs. This is Ulster Bank’s third season as the Official Community Rugby Partner to the IRFU, a partnership which includes title sponsorship of the League and of the Irish Club International team. As part of our ongoing commitment to communities across Ireland and our understanding that rugby clubs are the foundations of Irish rugby, we created a club volunteer initiative called ‘Ulster Bank RugbyForce’. The programme, which coincides with our overall sponsorship, is designed to provide rugby clubs with support to renovate and upgrade their facilities as well as unite club members and local volunteers. 105 clubs from all over the country entered the 2011 / 2012 initiative. Four lucky clubs were awarded €5,000 worth of goods and resources. The four winning clubs (Newbridge RFC, Killarney RFC, Ballyhaunis RFC and Donaghdee RFC) took part in the recent Ulster Bank RugbyForce Winning Weekends, which brought entire communities together to spend the day renovating their club’s facilities. See ulsterbank. com/rugby for more details and look out for your chance to enter your club in this season’s Ulster Bank RugbyForce programme. I speak for everyone at Ulster Bank when I say, we are all excited about the 2012 / 2013 season and I’d like to wish all teams the very best of luck.  Ellvena Graham, Chief Operating Officer, Ulster Bank

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Launching the 2012/2013 kit in The Still House

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Message from Andrew Yates, Bus Éireann The proud tradition that is the relationship between Bus Éireann and Young Munster is now the longest standing sponsorship deal in Irish Rugby. After what must be considered a good season last term, there is plenty of room for optimism this year, with a finely balanced squad and management team ready to embark on this campaign. Although there are plenty of changes to personnel, it is a credit to Mike Prendergast and his coaches that the strength in depth of the squad remains unaltered if not enhanced. As we say farewell to Nay Cantillon, I am delighted to congratulate Jack O’Brien on becoming our new President for 2012-13. Hopefully this year, we can improve on last year’s third place finish. Finally I would not only like to congratulate Hugh McGrath on becoming captain but I would also like to wish him, and the rest of the squad, the very best of the upcoming season. Andrew Yates Bus Eireann

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List of Officers 2012/2013 Young Munster RFC, Tom Clifford Park, Rosbrien, Limerick Tel: (061) 228433 (Club) Tel: (061) 417975 Email: Website: Facebook Page: Follow us on Twitter: @YoungMunsterRFC


Jack O’Brien

Director of Rugby:

Senior Vice-President:

Michael Benson


Junior Vice-President:

Dan Mooney

1st XV Coach:

Hon. Secretary:

Brendan Collopy

1st XV Forwards Coach: John Fitzgerald

Asst. Hon. Secretary:

Gerard Quaid

1st XV Asst. Coach:

Denis Leamy

Hon. Treasurer:

Ger O’Shaughnessy

1st XV Manager:

Brendan Collopy

Asst. Hon. Treasurer:

John McLoughlin

1st XV Secretary:

Eddie Fitzgerald

Fixtures Secretary:

Michael O’Donoghue

1st XV Conditioning:

Cathal Bird

Club Media Officer/PRO: Olivia O’Sullivan

1st XV Captain:

Hugh McGrath

Medical Officer:

Dr Michael Griffin



Ger Hannon

2nd XV Coach:

Gearóid Prendergast

John Smalle

2nd XV Asst. Coach:

Eddie Montgomery

Derek Tobin

2nd XV Manager:

Kem Lynch

Brendan O’Sullivan

2nd XV Secretary:

Mike Malone

Trish Montgomery


Frank Corr

3rd XV Coach:

Wayne McCoy

John Galvin

3rd XV Asst. Coach:

Mark Hayes

Nay Cantillon

3rd XV Asst. Coach:

Sean O’Brien


Charlie Quaid

3rd XV Manager:

John Galvin

William Allen


Patrick Treacy

U21 XV Coach:

John Keehan

Michael Murray

U21 XV Manager:

Paul O’Byrne

Paul Costello


Michael Prendergast Michael Prendergast


Sarah Quin



Tanya O’Sullivan


Tony Casey


Eilish Quinlan


Ciaran O’Callaghan

Asst. Treasurer:

Michelle Whelan

Hon. Secretary:

Ann-Marie Galvin

Women’s XV Coach:

Greg Costello


Tony Hoban

Women’s XV Asst. Coach: Hugh McGrath

Mini Rugby Delegate:

Paul Kennedy

Team Manager:

Niall Cunneen

Coaching Co-Ordinator:

Tommy Dillon

Asst. Backs Coach:

David Keogh

Child Welfare Officer:

Declan Deegan

First Aid:

Robert Prenderville

Commitee: Glen Blake

Michael Cussen


Jimmy Marks

Senior Administrator:

Joe Sheehan

Underage Administrator: Jimmy Marks

Elaine Smalle

Early season action‌

Photos courtesy of Brendan Doyle

Best wishes to Young Munster for the coming season

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All thanks to you, Billy Webb Ellis JUST 11 years from now we will be marking 200 years of homage to that ‘wild youngfella’ who in 1823 accidently invented the game of rugby football. William Webb Ellis was reputed to be a bit of a tear-away and when he spoiled a game of footie involving his fellow pupils at Rugby School by picking up the ball and running with it to the nearby village, he could not have realised that his action would be immortalised. Almost two centuries since Webb Ellis’ spontaneous action, the game has changed beyond comprehension. If you can remember when the wingers threw the ball into the lineouts, then the bus pass could well be within your grasp. Some would argue that in those amateur days, wingers played a similar role to a spectator: you got to wear the club jersey but you did not have the option of offering your personal opinion on his performance to the referee. Modern props now cover more ground in one game than their predecessors would register in an entire season, full-backs were required to have loud baritone voices so that referees would hear them shout ‘mark’ as they fielded the high ball and threee-quarters were so

called because they spent three-quarters of the game standing up doing nothing. The Scottish writer Alexander C Rae in his booklet ‘Bluff Your Way in Rugby’ described the game as “a sport where 30 big, strong, fit, violent men run round a pitch for 80 minutes knocking hell out of each other, after which these 30 men spend the evening drinking prodigious amounts of beer, singing rude songs and playing interminable practical jokes.” That assessment could well have held some truth up to the late 1960s but the professional era has put paid to most off-field jolliment. As we approach the end of its second century, young Billy Webb Ellis would feel quite chuffed about the current state of the game. Television coverage has exploded over the past two decades, more people of all ages (and of both sexes) are now involved in the game than ever before and rugby continues to be a big money-spinner at the top end of the sporting spectrum. Club rugby, however, remains the lifeblood of the game and Limerick clubs can take great pride in their efforts to promote it at all levels. A recent visit to a local city club one Sunday morning provided an eye-opener with over 200 youngsters undergoing serious training by highly-motivated coaches. If this is a health-check on the game by Shannonside, then the future looks particularly bright.

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Meet the 2012/2013 squad…

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Shane O’Leary

Luke Russell

Dom Lespierre

Ger Slattery

Harry McNulty

Lukas Kuntz

Craig O’Hanlon

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Back Row






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Derry O’Connor

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Gareth Quinn-McDonagh Outhalf

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Meet the 2012/2013 squad…

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Darragh Cantillon

Ger Burke

Darragh O’Neill

Ger Flaherty

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Meet the 2012/2013 squad… Club Captain

Director of Rugby

Hugh McGrath

Mike Prendergast


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Gearóid Prendergast

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Forwards Coach

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Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach

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The Young Munster RFC Fundraising Lotto draws, which run on a weekly basis, play a huge part in the fundraising efforts, and hence future, of our Club. We encourage all of our existing and former members and players, parents of Mini and Youth players, and all our friends from the local and wider, social, business and sporting community to play the Young Munster RFC fundraising lotto. Now that the lotto is available online, we also hope that we can all work together to promote this lotto with people associated with Young Munster RFC who may now be living overseas. We can use our new website, along with facebook and twitter - and all members can help us do this. Any four numbers are selected from 1 to 26. If anybody matches the four numbers selected on the night he/she wins or shares the Jackpot. If there is no Jackpot winner, there will be four lucky dip winners for â‚Ź40.00 each. Tickets cost â‚Ź2 each. Your continued support is very much appreciated and we wish you good luck in future draws. Best of Luck, The Fundraising Committee, Young Munster RFC

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Beautiful Beautiful Munsters Star of my soul fade away, I sigh when I think of Young Munster With whom I played many a game Dublin can boast of Old Wesley, Cork of the College and Con, But Limerick can boast of Young Munster, whose best games are yet to be seen. Beautiful Beautiful Munsters Star of my soul fade away, I sigh when I think of Young Munster With whom I played many a game Now there was Bohs in red, UCC, Garryowen are the boys in blue, With Sunday’s Well, ‘twould be hard to tell, What the Dolphin boys would do, and Cons all white made a right good fight, In the final well they showed, But they all gave it up, for the Bateman Cup Was won by the Yellow Road. Then cheer, boys cheer, for our own fifteen Of black and amber fame, We’re a true home team, and have always been, and we’re proud of Young Munster name Their task well done, their victory won, All glory to them is owed, And we’ll sing our song, sing it all day long, sing hurrah for the Yellow Road. You can go up to the Bombin’ Field on Sunday, Watch the young boys go out to train, Sure it make an old man about sixty, play the game over again. Photo courtesy of Brendan Doyle

Launching the 2012/2013 kit in The Still House

Photos courtesy of Conor O’Brien

Gerry O’Shea, Brendan Collopy, John Smalle

Hugh McGrath, Neil Kennealy of Azzuri, Jack O’Brien President

Darragh Cantillon, Tom Goggin, Ger Slattery, Gearoid Phelan

Gerry O’Shea, Ger Slattery, Orla O’Shea

Tony Hoban, Mike Malone, Tony Casey

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Youth Section 2012/2013 Season Chairman: Treasurer: Vice Chairman: Hon. Secretary:

North Munster Youth Delegete: Joe Sheehan Mini Delegate: Paul Kennedy Committee: Michael Cussen Glen Blake Jimmy Marks Mini Rugby Every Sunday Morning Joe Sheehan Tony Casey Tony Hoban Ciåran O’Callaghan Ann Marie Galvin

From 10am at Tom Clifford Park

Young Munster RFC Club Shop

Full range of Club merchandise available from our club shop located in the foyer. Shop will be open on match days and also on Sunday Mornings from 10.00am to 1.00pm. Contact Paul Kennedy @ 087-2593154 or Ann Marie Galvin @ 086-1599018.

Women’s Rugby 2012/2013 Season Chairperson:

Sarah Quin

Women’s XV Asst. Coach: Hugh McGrath


Tanya O’Sullivan

Team Manager:

Niall Cunneen


Eilish Quinlan

Asst. Backs Coach:

David Keogh

Asst. Treasurer:

Michelle Whelan

First Aid:

Robert Prenderville

Women’s XV Coach:

Greg Costello

Training Wednesdays & Fridays new players always welcome

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@YMWR2012 Y.M.W.R. 2012-2013 ALL-IRELAND LEAGUE DIVISION 2 SOUTH FIXTURES: Sunday 23rd September New Ross v Young Munster Sunday 30th September Young Munster v Ballincollig Sunday 14th October Portlaoise v Young Munster Sunday 21st October Young Munster v Galbally Sunday 4th November Shannon v Young Munster Sunday 18th November Young Munster v Nenagh All kick-off times 1pm.

Young Munster Women’s XV formed in 2007 and currently competes in Division 2 (South) of the AllIreland League. With the girls entering their sixth year of rugby in 2012/2013, they are continuing to progress and build on their experience and it’s great to see a host of new faces turning up for training again this year. CONGRATulationS to Young Munster player Ciara Griffin who has been selected for the 2012/2013 Munster Senior Squad and best of luck for the season.

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Young Munster CLUB HONOURS Bateman Cup Winners 1928 All-Ireland League 1993 Division 1 All-Ireland Champions 1991 Division 2 Runners-up / Promotion Winners 2007 Division 2 Runners-up / Promotion Winners 2010 Division 1B Runners-up / Promotion Winners Munster Senior Challenge Cup Winners 1928, 1930, 1938, 1980, 1984, 1990, 2010 Munster Junior Challenge Cup Winners 1911, 1922, 1927, 1959, 1960, 1984, 1999 Munster Senior League Winners 1930, 1932, 1944, 1952, 1996 Limerick Charity Cup Winners 1927, 1928, 1930, 1946, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1979, 1985, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2009, 2010, 2011 Senior 2nds league winners 1984, 1992, 1994, 2006 North Munster Senior 2nds cup winners 2006

Transfield Cup Winners 1906, 1908, 1935, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1971, 1986 Webb Cup Winners 1983, 1989, 1990, 1992 Gleeson League Winners 1982 O’Carroll Plate Winners 2010 City Cup Winners 1911, 1919, 1921, 1923, 1933, 1949, 1952, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1974, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 2007 (1926* 1927* 1929* as Young Munster-Pirates)

under-20 league Winners 1981, 1990, 2008 Tyler Cup Winners 1896, 1910, 1914 Juvenile Cup Winners 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1985, 2004 under-18 league Winners 1974, 1975, 1978, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1993 under-19 Cup Winners 2010 Women’s All-Ireland Shield Winners 2010 Munster Club of the Year 2010

Senior International Honours Won By Young Munster Players 1930

T. Casey


T. Casey / M.D. Sheehan


T. Clifford / J. Carr


T. Larkin


T. Clifford


T. Clifford - also member of Lions Tour


T. Clifford


T. Clifford


J. Tydings


J. Fitzgerald


J. Fitzgerald


J. Fitzgerald


J. Fitzgerald


P. Clohessy


P. Clohessy / J. Fitzgerald


P. Clohessy - also member of Barbarians Team


P. Clohessy


P. Clohessy


P. Clohessy


P. Clohessy / M. Mullins


P. Clohessy / M. Mullins


P. Clohessy / P. O’Connell /

R. Henderson - also member of Lions Tour


P. O’Connell / R. Henderson / M. Mullins


P. O’Connell (Capt. v France) / R. Henderson


P. O’Connell - also member of Lions Tour


P. O’Connell


P. O’Connell


P. O’Connell


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K. Earls - also member of Lions Tour 2009/10

P. O’Connell / K. Earls


P. O’Connell


P. O’Connell / K. Earls

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14:30 Young Munster



Tom Clifford Park

14:30 Young Munster


Old Belvedere

Tom Clifford Park


Young Munster

Musgrave Park

14:30 Old Belvedere


Young Munster Anglesea Road

Sat 16th Feb 13 14:30 Young Munster



Tom Clifford Park


Young Munster

Castle Avenue


Young Munster Aviva Stadium


Cork Constitution Tom Clifford Park


Young Munster



U.L. Bohemian

Tom Clifford Park



Tom Clifford Park


Young Munster

Templeville Road

Fri 28th Sep 12

Thomond Park

UBL GAME 02 Sat 6th Oct 12

UBL GAME 03 Sat 27th Oct 12 14:30 Cork Constitution

UBL GAME 04 Sat 3rd Nov 12

UBL GAME 05 Fri 9th Nov 12

UBL GAME 06 UBL GAME 07 Sat 1st Dec 12

UBL GAME 08 Sat 5th Jan 13

UBL GAME 09 Sat 26th Jan 13 14:30 Dolphin

UBL GAME 10 Sat 2nd Feb 13

UBL GAME 11 UBL GAME 12 Sat 23rd Feb 13 14:30 Clontarf

UBL GAME 13 Sat 2nd Mar 13 14:30 Lansdowne

UBL GAME 14 Sat 16th Mar 13 14:30 Young Munster

UBL GAME 15 Fri 22nd Mar 13 19:30 Garryowen

UBL GAME 16 Fri 29th Mar 13 18:00 Young Munster

UBL GAME 17 Sat 13th Apr 13 14:30 Young Munster

UBL GAME 18 Sat 20th Apr 13 14:30 St. Mary’s College


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Young Munster RFC Yearbook 2012-13  

Annual yearbook of Young Munster Rubgy Football Club, based in Limerick City, Ireland. Founded in 1895.

Young Munster RFC Yearbook 2012-13  

Annual yearbook of Young Munster Rubgy Football Club, based in Limerick City, Ireland. Founded in 1895.