Leinster Articles

Dundalk v Cobh Pirates

Pic taken by Ciaran Culligan,

All Ireland Junior Cup Round 8 Dundalk v Cobh Pirates, Mill Road (Saturday 2:30) Scene Set The unbeaten league leaders in Leinster host a Cobh Pirates side that made great progress last year but have failed to spark this season. The time seems right for Dundalk to make a big impact in this competition, there […]

Monivea v Coolmine


All Ireland Junior Cup Round 1 Monivea v Coolmine, Castle Grounds (Saturday 2:30) Scene Set Again the fanfare might not be as predominant in this fixture, no team has more experience of out of province rugby (between the All Ireland Cup and Round Robin qualifiers) than Monivea. Coolmine are well used to All Ireland Cup […]

Enniscorthy v Portadown

ail junior cup final 2014

All Ireland Junior Cup – Round 1 Enniscorthy v Portadown, Ross Road (Saturday 2:30) Scene Set A rematch of last year’s semi final. This game will have a little less fanfare and feel a little bit more like a run of the mill Cup clash because these two sides know the competition inside out and […]

Clogher Valley v Clondalkin

Clogher Valley

All Ireland Junior Cup – Round 1 Clogher Valley v Clondalkin, The Cran (Saturday 2:30) Scene Set It’s hard to imagine any team with a more driven mission to win this competition than Clogher Valley after coming within centimetres of glory last season. They are back on the trail again this weekend starting at home […]

All Ireland Cup Form Guide

Evan Lett on the charge during February's All Ireland Junior Cup final win over Clogher Valley. Pic: Voicu Duma

One of the great success stories of the IRFU in the club game in recent years has been the All Ireland Junior Cup. It started in 2005, it still doesn’t get the final venue it deserves but as the race to qualify for the 16 team tournament has shown, thecompetition has captivated clubs all around […]

Leinster Stats

Leinster League – Division 1B: Kilkenny 41, Newbridge 19 Kilkenny Scorers:: Podge Mahon 2 tries, Evan Dixon, Liam Caddy, Dearan McGrath, Sean Moran (wing) and Doc O’Connor. Rob Buckley 3 con Kilkenny: Liam Caddy; Sean Moran, Rory McINerney, Podge Mahon, Evan Dixon; Rob Buckley, Dearan McGrath; Wayne Kavanagh, Murt Leahy, Sean Moran; Wes Carter, Alan […]

Leinster Update

Gorey Wicklow

Leinster Division 1a It’s four from four for Gorey now after a hard fought win in Longford on Sunday afternoon. They hold a two point lead in the table from Kilkenny who have won three, lost one and picked up four bonus points after they won comfortably against Newbridge. Tullow are the dark horses for […]

Leinster Previews


Leinster Division 1b  (Sunday 2:30 unless stated) Tullow v Wicklow The men at Blackgates are in the hard to fathom category at the moment, the heavy loss in Gorey had us writing them off in round one but then they went to Malahide and edged a 51 point shoot out by a single point with […]

Leinster Sunday Wrap

Newbridge Longford

Leinster League – Division 1b League Wrap in Brief: There was no stand out result on Sunday in Division 1b quite simply because all four results were hugely significant. The Tullow revival is on again it seems, they’ve gone from briliant to poor to brilliant again in three weeks, their best result came Sunday winning […]

Suttonians RFC Feature


After last Saturday’s 24-23 win over Clondalkin in Leinster Division 1a, Suttonians RFC coach Rob Forbes spoke to Knockon.ie. Caption: Action from last Saturday’s clash between Suttonians and Clondalkin. Pic: Suttonians RFC.

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