Ireland Under-19 prop Cian Healy on the attack for Belvedere with Blackrock scrum half David Moore, who stood out as the game's most influential player, in close attendance.
Cathal Pendred of Belvedere and Blackrock's Daniel Dowling compete for a lineout at Lansdowne Road.
Blackrock supporters start up a chant for their team.
The game kicked off as snow showers fell in the capital.
Blackrock's big winger Niall Morris is tackled by Eoin O'Malley of Belvedere.
Blackrock fly half Darragh Fitzpatrick scores the clinching try after 66 minutes.
Belvedere winger David Mongan thinks of what might have been after the final whistle.
**All photos by Donall Farmer of Inpho Photography**