...Forthcoming Fixture: Saturday, November 18 - AIB League Division Three - Old Wesley v Ballynahinch, Donnybrook, 2.30pm...
Wanderers collected five tries on the way to an impressive 43-24 defeatof Sunday's Well on the fourth weekend of action in AIB League DivisionThree.
Having also thrashed their fellow Dubliners Old Wesley last Saturday,Wanderers are quickly becoming the form team in the third tier - it isa pity for them that the league breaks for the Autumn internationals.
Now coached by Kiwi Andrew Spraggon, Wanderers are playing anattractive brand of rugby and it is paying dividends as they now sitsecond in the table, level on points with Instonians.
Against the 'Well, they led 19-10 at the break. The hosts struck firstthrough full-back Shane O'Sullivan - he won the race to his own kickahead to touch down. Mark Purcell converted and added a penalty butWanderers hit the front thanks to pack-inspired tries from number 8 PomSimone and flanker Kolo Kiripati (2).
Simone and replacement flanker Junior Charlie, just on the field, bothcrossed for tries as Wanderers had the game sewn up by the hour mark.Their out-half Billy Treacy landed three conversions and fourpenalties.
It was six of the best at Hamilton Park as Ards ran in six tries - withGareth Fisher, Ken Heaslip, Peter Glass andNeill Beggs amongst the scorers - in their 36-6 dismissal of Waterpark.
Corinthians fell to their third defeat of the league campaign as BrianCahill, taking his tally for the season to 43 points, kicked four
Table-toppers Instonians ran five tries past Banbridge for a 36-22success at Shaw's Bridge with Mark Broome (2), Adam Telford, AshleyCraig and Ben Hughes all crossing the whitewash.
A try from winger Richard Burke and two David Newman penalties sawConnemara edge out Portadown 11-9 at Monastery Field. Adam Gowingkicked three penalties for the visitors.
Number 10 Trevor Powell bagged two tries for Nenagh Ormond in their27-24 victory over City of Derry, while 14 points from the boot ofMichael Glancy and a try apiece from Neil O'Kane and Richard Paul sawRainey Old Boys continue their impressive start to their first everseason in the AIB League.
The Magherafelt men secured their third win in four games courtesy of a24-12 triumph over Queen's. Winger Michael Barker scored his fourth tryin as many games for the Belfast students.
DIVISION THREE RESULTS:
Ards 36 Waterpark 6, Hamilton Park
Bruff 12 Corinthians 6, Kilballyowen Park
City of Derry 24 Nenagh Ormond 27, Judge's Road
Connemara 11 Portadown 9, Monastery Field
Instonians 36 Banbridge 22, Shaw's Bridge
Rainey Old Boys 24 Queen's University 12, Hatrick Park
Sunday's Well 24 Wanderers 43, Musgrave Park