There is a familiar look to the top of the Division One table with Munster trio Cork Constitution, Shannon and Garryowen all pressing for pole position. Leinster’s Terenure College and Lansdowne are also showing some good early season form in fourth and fifth place respectively. See below for links to the latest match reports.
AIB LEAGUE – DIVISION ONE: Saturday, November 10
Blackrock College 29 Dungannon 22, Stradbrook
Clontarf 22 Ballymena 23, Castle Avenue
Cork Constitution 18 Old Belvedere 7, Temple Hill
Garryowen 19 Dolphin 18, Dooradoyle
Greystones 10 Lansdowne 35, Dr. Hickey Park
Shannon 16 UL Bohemians 6, Coonagh
Terenure College 7 Galwegians 5, Lakelands Park
UCD 16 St. Mary’s College 15, Belfield
A second half revival against Clontarf at Castle Avenue on Saturday saw Ballymena battle to their first AIB League win since last January, while Blackrock College also secured their first win of the new campaign with a four-try 29-22 dismissal of Dungannon at home. Click here for the match reports.
Garryowen required a last-gasp penalty from their scrum half Gerry Hurley to guided them past a battling Dolphin side at Dooradoyle on Saturday, while Cork Constitution maintained their run at the top of the Division One table thanks to an 18-7 home triumph against Old Belvedere. Click here for the match reports.
Shannon gained some revenge for their league defeat to the same opposition last season when they got the better of their Limerick rivals UL Bohemians at Coonagh on Saturday, while Lansdowne moved up to fifth in the Division One table on the back of a fine four-try win over Greystones at Dr. Hickey Park. Click here for the match reports.
A converted try from centre John Bollard was enough for Terenure College to end Galwegians’ winning start to the AIB League campaign at Lakelands Park on Saturday, while a late drop goal from Andy Cummiskey guided UCD past St. Mary’s College at Belfield.Click here for the match reports.