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Cork Con Power Past Clontarf To Clinch Division 1A AIL Title

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Cork Constitution celebrated their second AIL Division 1A title in three years following an impressive 28-13 final victory over Clontarf at the Aviva Stadium. Man-of-the-match Rob Jermyn had a day to remember, scoring a superb solo try, saving one at the other end and supplying the assist for replacement Duncan Williams’ crucial 58th-minute score. Out-half Aidan Moynihan tagged on three …

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Pivotal Limerick Derby Highlight Of AIL Weekend

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AIL Division 1A: Saturday, January 26 Kick-off 2.30pm unless stated  SHANNON (5th) v GARRYOWEN (4th), Thomond Park main pitch, tonight, 8pm Shannon have completed a hard-earned double over UCD since being edged out by Garryowen in a nail-biting finish at Dooradoyle in early December. Winning this eagerly-awaited rematch would give a huge boost to their play-off ambitions. They will be …

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Limerick Derby The Highlight Of AIL Action This Weekend

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AIL: Saturday, December 8 Kick-off 2.30pm unless stated – DIVISION 1A: GARRYOWEN (5th) v SHANNON (6th), Dooradoyle, tonight, 8 pm Contrasting fortunes for these great Limerick rivals in the last two rounds, with Garryowen, in fifth, claiming wins over Young Munster and Terenure College while sixth-placed Shannon have gone down to Dublin University and Lansdowne, conceding 63 points in the …

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Cork Con Go Top Of AIL As They Edge Clontarf In Top Of The Table Battle

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AIL DIVISION 1A: CLONTARF 13 CORK CON 16 Cork Constitution are the new leaders of All-Ireland League Division 1A after ending Clontarf’s six-match winning streak with a stirring 16-13 comeback victory at Castle Avenue this afternoon. Armed with a 13-3 advantage inside the final quarter, ‘Tarf looked set to preserve their 100% record this season, but the boot of Aidan …

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Top Of The Table Battle Takes Centre Stage In Saturday’s AIL Action

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AIL: Kick-off 2.30pm unless stated – AIL DIVISION 1A: CLONTARF (1st) v CORK CONSTITUTION (2nd), Castle Avenue The battle to be ‘Christmas number 1’ in Division 1A intensifies tomorrow with second-placed Cork Constitution visiting unbeaten leaders Clontarf. Con’s four try-scoring bonus points so far have them just a single point behind ‘Tarf. Munster Academy back Shane Daly is expected to …

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AIL Roundup: Con Triumph In Munster Derby While Clontarf Remain Top

Clontarf maintained their impressive run in the AIL this week as they made it five wins in a row with victory over UCD. Meanwhile, a bonus-point win over UCC saw Shannon move into third place behind Cork Constitution who had a comfortable win over Munster rivals, Garryowen. _____ CORK CONSTITUTION 27 GARRYOWEN 3, Temple Hill Scorers for Cork Constitution: Tries: …

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Final Repeat As Lansdowne Welcome Cork Con In AIL

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We’re now three games into the new AIL season in Division 1A and 1B. Round four takes place this weekend and there’s no shortage of interesting ties as Shannon host Clontarf at Thomond Park while Cork Con travel to Dublin to take on Lansdowne in a repeat of last year’s final.  AIL: DIVISION 1A: Saturday, October 27 Kick-off 2.30pm unless stated …

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Clontarf And Garryowen The Highlight Of Packed AIL Weekend

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With two games now under the belt of sides competing in Division 1A and 1B of this season’s AIL, pressure is beginning to mount on some clubs, especially champions Lansdowne who have yet to taste victory.  Mike Ruddock’s side will hope to get their first win of the season when they make a short trip across the capital to take …

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Women’s AIL Roundup: Champions UL Bohs & Old Belvo Gain Ground

Reigning champions UL Bohemians and Old Belvedere gained ground in the Women’s All-Ireland League over the weekend, while Belfast club Cooke secured their first win by defeating St. Mary’s 20-0 in Templeogue. ______ UL BOHEMIANS 41 GALWEGIANS 14, Annacotty UL Bohemians ran in seven tries in their first home game of the season to hand Galwegians a heavy 27-point defeat …

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Clontarf And Lansdowne Do Battle As Top-Flight AIL Returns

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Division 1A and 1B of the AIL get underway this weekend and the clash between defending champions Lansdowne and Clontarf is undoubtedly the fixture of the opening round.  Limerick club, Shannon, make their long-awaited return to the top flight of the AIL and they will take on old rivals Cork Con in what should be a hotly contested Munster derby. …

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IRFU Announce Fixtures For The New All Ireland League Season

The IRFU have today announced the fixtures for both the men’s and women’s AIL seasons.  In Division 1A of the men’s league, defending champions Lansdowne get their season underway with a mouth-watering clash with 2016 champions Clontarf. That game will take place under lights at Clontarf’s home on Castle Avenue. Defeated finalists from last season, Cork Con, will welcome new …

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Leinster Boss Cullen Full Of Praise For Emerging Fly-Half Talent

Leinster Rugby Squad Training, Rosemount, UCD 28/3/2016 Joey Carberry Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Gary Carr

Leinster coach Leo Cullen has praised 20-year-old fly-half Joey Carberry as a ‘confident’ yet ‘grounded’ player following Carberry’s two-try performance in the Blues’ season opener against Treviso on Friday night. Two first half tries from Carberry and a second half score from substitute hooker James Tracy set up a 20-8 win for Leinster at the RDS, but much of the …

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AIL GOTW In Pictures – St. Mary’s 15-13 Cork Con

This week’s AIL Game of the Week is St. Mary’s vs Cork Con. Kevin Hegarty was there to capture all the action.   St. Mary’s fended off a second half surge from Cork Con to finish this AIL GOTW winners. Cork Con had the lion’s share of chances in the first half but #10 Tomas Quinlan 1 of 4 penalty kick attempts giving the …

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AIL GOTW In Pictures – St. Mary’s 13-9 Old Belvedere

This week’s AIL Game of the Week is St. Mary’s vs Old Belvedere. Kevin Hegarty was there to capture all the action It was an emotional game for Mary’s as it was number 10 Gavin Dunne aka ‘The Kid’s’ last game after six years with the club. The boys went down in the beginning and the battle was intense. The opening score of the …

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AIL GOTW In Pictures: Lansdowne 16-10 St. Mary’s

Our AIL Game of the Week is Lansdowne vs. St. Mary’s in which Lansdowne came out victorious in a low-scoring affair.   St. Mary’s began the game in the ascendency, scoring a penalty after just ten minutes through the boot of Gavin Dunne. Scott Deasy then responded with a penalty of his own for Lansdowne to make the score level …

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AIL GOTW In Pictures: St. Mary’s 17 – 25 UCD

Last Saturday St. Mary’s faced-up to UCD in the AIL. Kevin Hegarty was there to capture all the action from our ‘Game of the Week’.    The first points of the game came courtesy of a Ross Byrne penalty for UCD after 11 minutes. this was swiftly followed by a Shane Grannell try to put UCD eight points up inside the 15 …

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