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Enniscorthy Win Towns Cup


Provincial Towns Cup Enniscorthy 9 Kilkenny 8 Enniscorthy Scorer: Ivan Poole 3 pens. Kilkenny Scorers: Dave O’Connor 1 try; Rory McInerney 1 pen. In fitting fashion, Enniscorthy left it late on Sunday before securing their seventh Towns Cup title with a well struck Ivan Poole penalty at a packed and well prepared Beechpark, home of […]

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 […]

Junior Inter Pro Wrap

leinster jr v munster jr

A superb second half fight back helped Munster to a 22-17 win over reigning champions Leinster in Cobh on Saturday. The men in blue led 17-3 at half time after a rip roaring start to the defence of their title but the 2013 champions fought back at the Cork venue to secure a memorable win. […]

Munster v Leinster Preview

leinster jr v munster jr

Junior Inter Provincial Series – Round 1 Munster v Leinster, in Cobh at 2:30 Saturday The 2013 champions host the 2014 champions in Cobh on Saturday in what promises to be a pulsating and unpredictable tussle. Each year, this fixture comes up first and in some ways it is a shame that there isn’t a […]

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: Enniscorthy RFC Special

Dundalk v Enniscorthy Towns Cup

The second of our Towns Cup Final Special podcasts features Enniscorthy RFC as the club prepares for Sunday’s big final at Cill Dara RFC where they will take on Kilkenny. The slaneysiders have had very strong season finishing second in the Leinster league and beating Dundalk in the semi finals of this competition. On Saturday […]

PODCAST: Kilkenny RFC Special

Kilkenny Champions

KnockOn.ie went on the road this week to catch up with some of the people behind the teams involved in the 90th Provincial Towns Cup Final in Leinster. On Saturday we visited the Left Bank bar in Kilkenny city to meet with members of Kilkenny RFC who are back in the final for a second […]

PODCAST: AIL Restructuring Debacle


We are not happy here at KnockOn.ie. 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 […]

Dundalk One Step Closer

Pic: Taken by Ciaran Culligan.

AIL Round Robin Qualifiers Dundalk 24 Clonmel 8 Dundalk Scorers: Lotu Nuku, Thomas Campbell and James McConnon 1 try each; Ultan Murphy 3 cons, 1 pen. Clonmel Scorers: Greg Carroll 1 try; Conor Cooney 1 pen. Each hurdle cleared is a step closer to the target for Dundalk but they have a long trek west […]

Round Robin Week 2


Ulster Bank All Ireland League Round Robin – Week 2 Dundalk v Clonmel, Mill Road, 2:30 The top two clash in county Louth in what could be the decisive fixture of the round robin this year. Only the winner of this competition will book a place in the play off and if Dundalk can win […]

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