24 May, 14:08
The Irish Rugby Supporters Club is delighted to announce that tickets for the GUINNESS Series 2013 will go on sale on ticketmaster.ie at 10am on Thursday, May 30.
Lansdowne maintained their challenge for the play offs with a 40-15 win over Terenure College and Ballymena remain very much in the hunt after their 66-12 Eaton Park victory over UL Bohemians.
In Temple Hill, Anthony Horgan celebrated his return to AIB League action with a hat-trick of tries in Cork Constitution's faclie 61-5 win over Co Carlow.
In Thomond Park, Shannon looked to be in total control when they led Garryowen 19 points to nil at the break thanks to a Colm McMahon try converted by Andrew Thompson> who also landed four penalties. However, it was a different story in the second half and Garryowen scored three tries - Paul Neville, Pat Humphreys and Dermot O'Sullivan - two of which were converted by Killian Keane, to earn a share of the spoils and end Shannon's outside hopes of making the play-offs.
Galwegians remain in the shake up following their 39-18 win over Dungannon in Crowley Park, and in the other games played in Division One, St.Mary's College were pipped 19-18 by Belfast Harlequins at Templeville Road while UCD defeated Blackrock College, 15-7 in Belfield.
In Division Two, leaders Dolphin were 18-9 home winners over Young Munster to maintain their position at the top of the tabel. They are closely pursued by Old Crescent who scored six tries - three in the first half from Shane Stephens - to beat Midleton 47-30 at Rosbrien, but Thomond, in third place at the start of the day, lost 23-17 to UCC at The Mardyke. Thomond's position in the table remains unaffected because Barnhall could only manage a 21-21 draw at home to DLSP.
In Division Three, leaders Waterpark beat third placed Corinthians 14-12 in Galway. Instonians remain in second after their 41-12 win over City of Derry and Wanderers pushed themselves into the play off picture following their 29-18 win in Clonakilty which moves them to third in the table.