A final day win for Young Munster at Midleton (35-21) was enough to book the Cookies’ place in the Division Two semi-finals on April 21. Meanwhile, a 23-23 draw with Old Crescent saw Clonakilty, last year’s Division Three champions, remain in third place and set up an intriguing play-off clash with Greystones, the Division Three champions from 2005.
County Carlow did everything they could to try and avoid being relegated to Division Three but not even a bonus point 31-5 win over Thomond on the final day was enough to see them climb out of the bottom two.
Carlow finished on 23 points, but Malone’s 19-17 defeat away to ‘Belvo, with that added losing bonus point, was enough to push the Belfast club onto 24 points and keep them in Division Two for 2007/08.
AIB LEAGUE: Saturday, April 7
DIVISION TWO RESULTS –
Barnhall 15 De La Salle Palmerston 17, Parsonstown
County Carlow 31 Thomond 5, Oak Park
Dublin University 18 Highfield 26, College Park
Greystones 29 Suttonians 8, Dr. Hickey Park
Midleton 21 Young Munster 35, Towns Park
Old Belvedere 19 Malone 17, Anglesea Road
Old Crescent 23 Clonakiilty 23, Rosbrien
UCC 23 Bective Rangers 22, Mardyke
Promoted to Division One: Old Belvedere, Greystones
Relegated to Division Three: County Carlow, Midleton
DIVISION TWO FIXTURES – SEMI-FINALS – Saturday, April 21 (2.30pm):
Old Belvedere v Young Munster, Anglesea Road
Greystones v Clonakilty, Dr. Hickey Park