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Towns Cup Wrap

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The Leinster Towns Cup is up and running, Sunday’s first round action saw five one-score games with a sixth, the Wexford derby in New Ross, closer than the eight point margin might suggest. Round one included a stunning comeback from Carlow that fell just short, a near miss in the upset department from Mullingar, four […]

Towns Cup Previews

Gorey Wicklow

The 90th edition of Leinster Provincial Towns Cup kicks off on Sunday and we have a full game by game preview here for you. If you haven’t heard it already, listen to our podcast which goes into plenty of detail ahead of the opening weekend. One game should not have been on the fixture list, […]

UBL 2a Preview

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UBL Division 2a Banbridge v Nenagh Ormond, Rifle Park For Banbridge the season hasn’t come together as much as they would have hoped for so far. Offensively they can’t be too disappointed with the league’s second most prolific offence after average 26 points per game while each and every one of their four defeats were […]

PODCAST: Towns Cup Preview

Ashbourne

The Leinster Towns Cup podcast returns for another season on KnockOn.ie as we preview the opening round of action taking place this Sunday across 12 different venues in the provinces from Longford to New Ross. Host and KnockOn.ie editor Rob Murphy is joined by Monkstown FC Head Coach Dave Mahon to look ahead to the […]

Leinster: Kilkenny Topple Gorey

Kilkenny Gorey

Leinster Division 1a The big game in Leinster this weekend took place at Foulkestown where Kilkenny produced a stirlling effort at home to secure a massive home 9-6 win over promotion rivals Gorey and move into pole position in the compelling promotion race in Division 1b. Only the winners gain automatic promotion, second offers a […]

L1a Wrap: Dundalk Extend Lead

Dundalk

The gap at the top of the table in Division 1a is now four points after Saturday’s action saw the two title contenders both win with Dundalk (49 points) gaining the edge on the afternoon thanks to the bonus point earned at home to Monkstown (26 points). While the tries flowed late in the clash […]

Leinster Sunday Round Up

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Leinster Division 1b It’s as you were in Division 1b of the Leinster Junior week after the top four all won although Malahide lost a little ground after failing to match the four try bonus points garnered by Gorey and leaders Kilkenny. No change at the bottom here but Wicklow’s good form is worth noting […]

Leinster Div 1a Round Up

Conor Hayses on the break gainst Suttonians. Pic: Voicu Duma.

Leinster Division 1a – Round Up Suttonians 18, Coolmine 8 Much like the game in Sydney Parade this one went against our predictions on Saturday as a previously struggling Suttonians side delivered a big win at home to a Coolmine team that had notched five tries seven days previously before this battle of the sides […]

Leinster Div 1a Previews

Ashbourne Clondalkin

Leinster Division 1a Monkstown v Ashbourne, Sydney Parade, 2:30pm While Monkstown sit third in the table it says a lot about the gap between the sides ranked three through eight, that they have the same number of tries scored (11) as Suttonians down at the bottom. Good goal kicking, the league’s third ranked defence and […]

Leinster 1b Title Race

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There are four rounds remaining in Division 1b of the Leinster Junior League and the title race is gripping at this stage with the main contenders separated by just three points after last weekend’s action. The Division 1b winner gains automatic promotion, the runners up spot means a play off with seventh in Division 1a […]

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