Clontarf prop Johnny Wickham is tackled by Lansdowne's Jim O'Donovan.
Clontarf prop Rob Sweeney, a member of the Ireland squad at last summer's Under-21 World Championships in Argentina, is tackled by Lansdowne duo Brendan McGeever and John Lyne with 'Tarf back row Alan Trenier in support.
Johnny Wickham tries to hand off Lansdowne centre Brendan McGeever.
Lansdowne back row Graham Quinn gets to grips with Clontarf's Philip Purdue.
Lansdowne's 6ft 10in lock Devin Toner climbs highest to claim a lineout at headquarters. Toner, who only turns 20 in June, has won caps at Ireland Schools and Under-19 level and is in the current Ireland under-21 training squad.
Clontarf's Fiach O'Loughlin, the busy scrum half who transferred to the Castle Avenue club from champions Shannon in the summer, is tackled by Lansdowne number 8 David Lavin.
**All photos by Dan Sheridan of Inpho Photography**