The Ulster Bank League served up a suitably dramatic final day's action in Division 1A as Clontarf were crowned league champions for the first time, taking advantage of Old Belvedere's defeat down at Garryowen. Elsewhere, Munster clubs Thomond and Kanturk brilliantly turned the tables on their hosts in the promotion/relegation play-offs.
Irish Rugby TV spoke to IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne about a series of important developments for the game here, including the appointment of Performance Director David Nucifora who is looking forward to his new role.
Old Belvedere moved to the top of Ulster Bank League Division 1A as full-back Josh Glynn booted them to a 21-15 victory over Dolphin. Their home win came a day after title rivals Clontarf lost to Lansdowne, setting up a fascinating final round next Saturday.