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PODCAST: Junior Cup Preview

Clogher Valley Clondalkin

It’s a podcast special on as we preview the quarter finals of the Ulster Bank All Ireland Junior Cup taking place on Saturday. Host Rob Murphy is joined by Monkstown FC coach Dave Mahon to look ahead to the weekend’s action. There are games in three provinces with Bangor hosting reigning champions Enniscorthy, last […]

Junior Cup Scene Set

The Bangor team after Saturday's 21-15 win over Clonmel.

Ulster Bank All Ireland Junior Cup – Quarter Finals It’s quarter finals weekend in the All Ireland Junior Cup, we’ll have game previews tomorrow and a podcast previewing all the action later today also but in the mean time here’s a quick reminder of what’s happening Fixtures (All Saturday 2:30) Newcastle West v Dundalk Clogher […]

Connacht Update

Connemara's TJ Berry gets through a gap in the Westport defence during the junior league match in Clifden on sunday.
Pic Conor McKeown

Connacht Division 1a Connemara 24 Westport 24 Connemara Scorers: Michael O’Toole and TJ Berry 1 try each; Shane Sweeney 4 pens, 1 con. Westport Scorers: Niall O’Malley and Mike Cronin 1 try each; Sean Tobin 4 pens, 1 con. The Monastery Field muddle that usually envelops Westport teams on away trips to Clifden didn’t materialise […]

Galway Derby Tonight

Galwegians Corinthians

Ulster Bank Leauge Division 1b Corinthians v Galwegians, Corinthians Park 7:30pm The club game is experiencing something of a renaissance in Connacht over the last five years and healthy rivalries between the province’s best clubs has played a key role in all of that. On Friday evening at Corinthian Park, the Galway City derby takes […]

Top 20 Clubs

Instonians’s Top 20 Provincial League Clubs (Nov 7) 1. Instonians Top of the pile for now after pretty much a flawless start to the season in Ulster. While sitting on top of the table up north doesn’t guarantee number one spot here based on the performances of the league’s sides against Leinster clubs over the […]

Corinthians 17 Westport 15

Corinthians Westport

Connacht Junior League Division 1a Corinthians 2nds 17 
Westport 15
 By Alan Deegan at Corinthian Park Corinthians Scorers: Ronan Rochford and Colin Raftery 1 try each; Greg Flaherty 2 con, 1 pen. Westport Scorers: David Keane and Eddie Dunning 1 try each; Sean Tobin 1 con, 1pen. A fifth straight win was just five minutes […]

Connacht Results + Stats

Ballinrobe Corrib

Connacht Division 1a * Stats and pics sent in by clubs, if you would like your club stat’s to appear here, send them to, team and scorers. The title race appears to be between Connemara, Monivea and Corinthians at the moment with Westport not completely out of the running just yet. The Bulls will […]

Connacht Predictions

Galwegians Monivea

Connacht Junior League Division 1a The crunch clash in this division is likely to take place in Moher Road where Ballinasloe will look to hold their unbeaten home record and Monivea will look to get their title push back on track. The leaders Connemara should have too much for Ballina who are short some key […]

10 Must See Provincial Games

Carlow Vs Tullow 9th Oct 2011 (4)-1

Ten  Must See Provincial Games We’ve picked out ten must see games from this weekend’s action in the four provincial junior leagues that should appeal to the neutrals. In Leinster…. Co Carlow v Tullow, Division 2b, Sunday 2:30 This is settling down into a long term dual now. When these two sides met three seasons […]

All Ireland Cup QF Draw

Connemara v St Marys

The draw has taken place on Thursday for the quarter finals of the All Ireland Junior Cup which takes place on Saturday November 22nd at 2:30. Reigning champions Enniscorthy have been handed a very difficult away tie against Bangor who will be playing at home for the first time after winning in Clonmel in round […]

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