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Lansdowne 18, Clontarf 17


Ulster Bank All Ireland League Final Lansdowne 18 Clontarf 17 Lansdowne Scorers Mark Roche, Joe Mc Swiney  :  Pen: Scott Deasy(2) ;  Con: Scott Deasy  ; Clontarf Scorers: Matt Darcy  :  Pen: Rob Keogh (4) ; By Aaron Clarke at the Aviva Stadium for A late Scott Deacy penalty helped to ensure the Ulster […]

DLSP 10, Dundalk 22

DLSP Dundalk

Ulster Bank All Ireland League Play Off DLSP 10 Dundalk 22 By Alan Deegan at Kirwan Park On a wintry wet afternoon in south county Dublin, Dundalk made a little bit of history on Saturday by grabbing a place in the Ulster Bank All Ireland League for the very first time. A comprehensive 12 point […]

Dundalk Promoted to AIL

DLSP Dundalk

Another year and another new Leinster club in the AIL. Dundalk maintained the remarkable run of success for clubs from the province on Saturday afternoon by defeating DLSP 22-10 in a promotion play off at Kirwan Park. In front of a huge crowd of vocal and passionate supporters, the county Louth club became the fifth […]

UBL Play off Saturday

CLontarf Terenure

UBL Division 1a Play offs LANSDOWNE 23 YOUNG MUNSTER 19, Aviva Stadium main pitch (after extra-time) Scorers: Lansdowne: Tries: Tom Daly, Tyrone Moran; Cons: Scott Deasy, Conor McKeon; Pens: Scott Deasy 2, Conor McKeon Young Munster: Try: Diarmaid McCarthy; Con: Gearoid Lyons; Pens: Gearoid Lyons 3; Drop: Willie Staunton HT: Lansdowne 13 Young Munster 6 […]

DLSP v Dundalk Preview


Ulster Bank League Round Robin Play Offs DLSP v Dundalk, Kirwan Park Brace yourselves folks, this one is likely to carry with it a roller-coaster of emotions on Saturday afternoon and some tense rugby to boot. It is hard not to feel a little sympathy towards De La Salle Palmerston and their current predicament. This […]

PODCAST: AIL Restructuring Debacle


We are not happy here at The new All Ireland League divisional structures have left us utterly perplexed and demoralised. After a year long review of the club game and meetings with all 52 AIL clubs on the island, the IRFU’s solution has left a lot to be desired. A reduction of two teams […]

UBL Results Round Up


Ulster Bank League Division 1a BALLYNAHINCH 18 CLONTARF 33, Ballymacarn Park Scorers: Ballynahinch: Tries: Steve Macauley, Michael Graham Rodger McBurney; Pen: Richard Reaney Clontarf: Tries: Anthony Ryan, Conor O’Brien, David Joyce, Adrian D’Arcy; Cons: David Joyce, Rob Keogh; Pens: Rob Keogh 3 HT: Ballynahinch 8 Clontarf 17 CORK CONSTITUTION 3 UCD 10, Temple Hill Scorers: […]

UBL: Final Day Scenarios

Galwegians Belfast Harlequins

Ulster Bank League Division 1a Top 4: Lansdowne, Terenure and Clontarf are all safely through to the play off semi finals with Lansdowne and Terenure also assured of home semi finals. The battle for the final remaining play off spot is between Ballynahinch, Young Munster, Old Belvedere, Cork Constitution and UCD. Ballynahinch are favourites, a […]

Ulster Bank League Details

Ulster Bank All Ireland League Division 1a Lansdowne, Terenure College and Clontarf are heading for the play offs but the last spot won’t be decided until the final day after another weekend of unpredictable results in Division 1a. Ballynahinch picked up the result of the day in Cork coming from ten points down at half […]

UBL Saturday Guide

14/11/2014 Kanturk's Captain Johnny O'Sullivan attempt to block Highfield's Chris Bannon in UBL Div 2B at Woodleigh Park - Cork, Highfield RFC v Kanturk RFC. Picture: Janusz Trzesicki

Ulster Bank League Division 1a The penultimate round has a lot riding on it, Lansdowne and Terenure College are play off certainties but everything else is up for grabs. Clontarf look in line for the fourth spot but might need another win while the race for the final play off place involves six teams. At […]

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