The final round of fixtures in the Men’s Divisions before the Christmas break and the action kicks off on Friday night with UCD hosting Lansdowne under lights in Division 1A and continues on Saturday with some big derby games.
There’s a big Ulster derby in Division 1A as City of Armagh (9th) host Ballynahinch (5th) at the Palace Grounds on Saturday afternoon.
St. Mary’s win in last week’s feature live game means they have a 12 point lead as they travel to Queens (9th) on Saturday. Old Belvedere (2nd) travel to Old Wesley (8th).
Match of the weekend? Cashel (2nd) at home to Nenagh Ormond (1st) with local bragging rights at stake? The visitors are 5 points clear and with a superior points difference but they’ll want to maintian their unbeaten run ahead of the break.
Instonians (1s) seem unstoppable as we head into the Christmas break; they face Belfast Harlequins (8th) in another local derby. Meanwhile Galway Corinthians (2nd) travel to Sligo (4th).
Clogher Valley’s (1st) unbeaten run came to an end last week when they lost to Enniscorthy (2nd). The leaders host Omagh Academicals (8th) while the Wexford club travel to Clonmel.