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Ulster Are Champions


A grand slam is a fine way to end a long wait for a Junior Inter-Provincial title and Ulster completed the job on Saturday with a highly impressive 20-7 victory over title holders Leinster at Ashbourne. From the very outset of the competition, Ulster have been a team on a mission under the guidances of […]

Shannon 33, Clonmel 19


Munster Junior Cup Final Shannon 33 Clonmel 19 Shannon are Munster Junior Cup champions after over 160 minutes of one of the more absorbing finals in the long history of the competition. After last week’s draw in Thomond Park, the action moved to Cork on Sunday and proved no less dramatic but this time, the […]

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 KnockOn.ie. A late Scott Deacy penalty helped to ensure the Ulster […]

Junior Inter Pro Update


It is the final weekend of action in the Junior Inter-provincial and Ulster are on course for a long awaited title having come up just short in recent seasons. Jason Morgan’s men need just a single point from their trip to Ashbourne this weekend where they’ll face a Leinster side chasing a first win. Even […]

PODCAST: Munster Junior Cup

Clonmel Shannon

Great tries and non stop drama were the order of the day at Thomond Park last Sunday as Clonmel and Shannon played out a 16-16 draw in the Munster Junior Cup final. After the game, KnockOn.ie contributors Rob Murphy and Alan Deegan recorded a podcast to review a superb game of rugby and look ahead […]

Clonmel 16 Shannon 16

Clonmel Shannon

Munster Junior Cup Final Clonmel 16 Shannon 16 Clonmel Scorers: Alex Sheehan 1 try, Conor Cooney 3 pens, 1 con. Shannon Scorers: Ronan McKenna 1 try, 3 pens, 1 con. Rob Murphy at Thomond Park Pulsating is the the only word for it all. A Cup final that will have a solid place in the […]

Leinster 6, Connacht 10

Leinster's Jonathan Williams

Junior Inter-Provincial Leinster 6 Connacht 10 By Rob Murphy at Garda RFC, Westmanstown. Leinster Scorers: Ultan Murphy 2 pens. Connacht Scorers: Coleman Maher 1 try, Shane Sweeney 1 pen, 1 con. The reigning champions were out battled at a wet and blustery Westmanstown on Saturday as Connacht upset the odds with a brilliant display, full […]

Enniscorthy’s Seventh


There is so much to admire about the Enniscorthy story this season. The annals will show that in seven short days at the end of April, the Wexford club produced a couple of defiant late comebacks at first and second fifteen level to bring the two most coveted provincial trophies in Leinster back to Ross […]

Clonmel v Shannon Preview

Shannon St Senans

Munster Junior Cup Final Clonmel v Shannon, Thomond Park, Sunday (5:00). All major provincial cup finals belong in the big stadiums of the respective provinces and kudos to the Munster Branch for opening up Thomond Park for Sunday’s decider. The late kick off might actually work well too, and there is a general consensus that […]

PODCAST: Towns Cup Verdict

Declan O'Brien Enniscorthy

A Towns Cup Podcast special recorded at the full time whistle after Sunday’s final where Enniscorthy edged out Kilkenny 9-8 with a late kick from Ivan Poole proving the difference. KnockOn.ie’s Rob Murphy and Dave Mahon discuss the game and the 2015 Towns Cup competition. Pic: via Sportsfile for Leinster Branch.

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