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#AIL

# ail - Yesterday's News

'It would be great to see club rugby at the heart of what will happen'
# Decider
From The42
# Decider

'It would be great to see club rugby at the heart of what will happen'

Wed 7:00 AM 5,937 Views 0 Comments

Railway Union and Blackrock will meet in the Women’s AIL final on Friday.

# ail - This week 4th December 2022 - 8th December 2022

In-form Young Munster hand heavy defeat to Shannon
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

In-form Young Munster hand heavy defeat to Shannon

Sun 11:06 PM 11,270 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Clontarf’s mastery of the lineout maul was the difference in their late 29-22 win over Cork Constitution at Temple Hill.

# ail - This year 2022

A fascinating coaching duel between ex-team-mates and an unbeaten record on the line
# Women's AIL Wrap
From The42
# Women's AIL Wrap

A fascinating coaching duel between ex-team-mates and an unbeaten record on the line

Oct 21st 2022, 8:03 PM 3,957 Views 0 Comments

A preview of this weekend’s Women’s All-Ireland League action.

Sean O'Brien picks up injury as AIL debut for Naas ends in defeat
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Sean O'Brien picks up injury as AIL debut for Naas ends in defeat

Oct 15th 2022, 8:44 PM 19,922 Views 2 Comments

The former Leinster flanker returned to club rugby action today.

Seán O’Brien signs for AIL club Naas after being denied Tullow return
# The Tullow Tank
From The42
# The Tullow Tank

Seán O’Brien signs for AIL club Naas after being denied Tullow return

Oct 6th 2022, 5:15 PM 33,832 Views 11 Comments

The 35-year-old wasn’t allowed to play junior rugby so soon after retirement from the pro game.

Shannon endure baptism of fire against Terenure while Clontarf edge out UCD
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Shannon endure baptism of fire against Terenure while Clontarf edge out UCD

Oct 2nd 2022, 10:12 AM 11,083 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on all the results from the Energia All-Ireland League.

'I said I wouldn't be a coach, but that was based on having a 10-year career ahead'
# Cork Con
From The42
# Cork Con

'I said I wouldn't be a coach, but that was based on having a 10-year career ahead'

Sep 25th 2022, 9:00 AM 16,768 Views 0 Comments

Jonny Holland and Denis Fogarty are part of an all-ex-Munster coaching team in Cork Con.

Ex-Ireland star Peat helps Railway Union to victory as Galwegians and Suttonians play out draw
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Ex-Ireland star Peat helps Railway Union to victory as Galwegians and Suttonians play out draw

Sep 18th 2022, 3:01 PM 4,025 Views 0 Comments

Railway Union came away with a bonus-point win over UL Bohemians to get their title defence off to a winning start.

'I don't know how Paul O'Connell knew who I was. He just said, 'Howiya, Matt?''
# Clontarf Legend
From The42
# Clontarf Legend

'I don't know how Paul O'Connell knew who I was. He just said, 'Howiya, Matt?''

Sep 18th 2022, 7:00 AM 43,984 Views 0 Comments

Clontarf captain Matt D’Arcy had a stint in the pro game with Munster.

Former Connacht head coach Michael Bradley takes over at UCC
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Former Connacht head coach Michael Bradley takes over at UCC

Sep 14th 2022, 5:09 PM 7,044 Views 2 Comments

The vastly-experienced Cork native will be joined by fellow ex-Ireland internationals Ken O’Connell and Paul McCarthy, plus former Munster out-half Scott Deasy.

Women's AIL reduced to 9 teams just 2 days out from start of season
# LATE CHANGE
From The42
# LATE CHANGE

Women's AIL reduced to 9 teams just 2 days out from start of season

Sep 8th 2022, 4:19 PM 6,752 Views 1 Comment

Malone RFC have pulled out at the last minute.

Contracts, Celtic Cup, the club game - women's rugby still in flux
# Future
From The42
# Future

Contracts, Celtic Cup, the club game - women's rugby still in flux

Sep 4th 2022, 7:30 PM 9,688 Views 2 Comments

The women’s game in Ireland remains in need of greater alignment.

Ex-Ireland boss Eddie O'Sullivan to become head coach of AIL's Buccaneers
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Ex-Ireland boss Eddie O'Sullivan to become head coach of AIL's Buccaneers

Updated Jun 22nd 2022, 3:05 PM 35,425 Views 27 Comments

The 63-year-old will replace Kolo Kiripati at the Athlone club.

Clontarf's Daly and Railway Union's Doyle land AIL player of the year awards
# Gongs
From The42
# Gongs

Clontarf's Daly and Railway Union's Doyle land AIL player of the year awards

May 12th 2022, 10:38 AM 3,919 Views 3 Comments

Clontarf Rugby Club’s Daly was awarded Men’s Division 1A Player of the Year.

Clontarf survive frantic Terenure finish to claim AIL crown
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Clontarf survive frantic Terenure finish to claim AIL crown

May 1st 2022, 5:26 PM 12,365 Views 11 Comments

The eagerly-awaited Dublin derby drew an attendance of 5,788, a record crowd for an AIL final at the Aviva Stadium.

'The atmosphere at our games is like something you'd get at a pro game'
# AIL Final
From The42
# AIL Final

'The atmosphere at our games is like something you'd get at a pro game'

May 1st 2022, 7:30 AM 15,832 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Munster and Leicester back row Jordan Coghlan has loved his AIL return with Terenure.

Jake Flannery scores 20 points as Shannon secure promotion to AIL Division 1A
# Playoffs
From The42
# Playoffs

Jake Flannery scores 20 points as Shannon secure promotion to AIL Division 1A

Apr 30th 2022, 9:17 PM 11,615 Views 0 Comments

It was a drama-filled day of action in the AIL promotion and relegation playoffs.

Dublin rivals Clontarf and Terenure ready for battle in AIL Division 1 final
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Dublin rivals Clontarf and Terenure ready for battle in AIL Division 1 final

Apr 29th 2022, 6:36 PM 7,797 Views 3 Comments

The two sides meet at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday for the league’s showpiece event.

Here's the state of play as reigning champions Cork Con look to extend semi-final run
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Here's the state of play as reigning champions Cork Con look to extend semi-final run

Apr 8th 2022, 7:44 PM 2,927 Views 1 Comment

It is set to be a dramatic day of action in the Energia All-Ireland League.

Cork Con beat Young Munster to move back into top four and set up dramatic final day
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Cork Con beat Young Munster to move back into top four and set up dramatic final day

Apr 2nd 2022, 9:29 PM 8,149 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of this weekend’s Energia All-Ireland League action.

Lansdowne seal semi-final spot with victory over UCC
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Lansdowne seal semi-final spot with victory over UCC

Mar 27th 2022, 6:19 PM 6,968 Views 1 Comment

Mark McHugh’s men had the bonus point tucked away by half-time.

Railway Union wrap up first-ever league and cup double in style
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Railway Union wrap up first-ever league and cup double in style

Mar 20th 2022, 5:57 PM 4,064 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin side won today’s Energia AIL Women’s Cup final, while Blackrock College triumphed in the plate decider.

UL Bohemians overcome Wicklow to set up heavyweight All-Ireland Cup final
# Women's AIL Wrap
From The42
# Women's AIL Wrap

UL Bohemians overcome Wicklow to set up heavyweight All-Ireland Cup final

Mar 6th 2022, 3:10 PM 3,194 Views 0 Comments

Bohs will take on the back-to-back league winners in two weeks’ time.

Railway Union defend their AIL title in thrilling final against Blackrock
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Railway Union defend their AIL title in thrilling final against Blackrock

Feb 26th 2022, 9:40 PM 5,322 Views 2 Comments

Earlier, Suttonians beat Galwegians in the Conference decider at Energia Park.

Blackrock College and Railway Union braced for AIL title showdown
# Super Saturday
From The42
# Super Saturday

Blackrock College and Railway Union braced for AIL title showdown

Feb 25th 2022, 5:37 PM 3,132 Views 0 Comments

The All-Ireland League Women’s season culminates tomorrow with three TG4-televised play-off matches at Energia Park.

Galwegians book AIL Conference final spot while Old Belvedere secure first league win of 2022
# Irish Rugby
From The42
# Irish Rugby

Galwegians book AIL Conference final spot while Old Belvedere secure first league win of 2022

Feb 20th 2022, 7:43 PM 4,375 Views 1 Comment

The Conference decider and the overall league final will both televised live on TG4 next week.

'Rugby can be great but it can end tomorrow. There's injury and it can be ruthless'
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

'Rugby can be great but it can end tomorrow. There's injury and it can be ruthless'

Feb 20th 2022, 8:00 AM 26,878 Views 2 Comments

Former Connacht out-half Conor Dean is now one of the youngest rugby agents in the game.

McCall’s double helps Ballynahinch break their duck
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

McCall’s double helps Ballynahinch break their duck

Feb 19th 2022, 10:34 PM 6,724 Views 2 Comments

Former Ulster prop scored two tries as the Co. Down team defeated UCC.

Table-topping Clontarf host Munsters and the rest of the weekend's AIL previews
# Previews
From The42
# Previews

Table-topping Clontarf host Munsters and the rest of the weekend's AIL previews

Feb 18th 2022, 6:54 PM 6,166 Views 6 Comments

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to all of the weekend’s action in the Energia Men’s All-Ireland League.

Irish internationals to the fore as Blackrock and Railway book AIL final spots
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Irish internationals to the fore as Blackrock and Railway book AIL final spots

Feb 13th 2022, 7:23 PM 4,877 Views 0 Comments

The TG4-televised decider takes place on 26 February.

AIL Women's final to be aired live on television for the first time
# History
From The42
# History

AIL Women's final to be aired live on television for the first time

Feb 9th 2022, 3:34 PM 4,138 Views 7 Comments

The division and conference finals will be live as part of a unique double-header on Saturday, February 26th.

Trinity boost top four hopes with brilliant win at Young Munster
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Trinity boost top four hopes with brilliant win at Young Munster

Jan 29th 2022, 10:56 PM 8,261 Views 2 Comments

Dave Mervyn rounds up all the day’s action in the All-Ireland League.

Clontarf look to roar on, Ireland U20 call-ups and all this weekend's AIL previews
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Clontarf look to roar on, Ireland U20 call-ups and all this weekend's AIL previews

Jan 28th 2022, 7:32 PM 4,461 Views 0 Comments

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the latest round of fixtures.

'They would go to war when they were down against the Limerick clubs' From The42

'They would go to war when they were down against the Limerick clubs'

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 28,198 Views 5 Comments

St Mary’s became the first club from outside Munster to win the AIL in 2000.

Ireland star Dorothy Wall returns for Blackrock, and the rest of the weekend's Women's AIL previews
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Ireland star Dorothy Wall returns for Blackrock, and the rest of the weekend's Women's AIL previews

Jan 21st 2022, 8:09 PM 2,768 Views 0 Comments

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the weekend’s action in the Women’s AIL.

Exeter-linked Jack Dunne in action against leaders Clontarf, and the rest of the weekend's AIL previews
# Weekend Ahead
From The42
# Weekend Ahead

Exeter-linked Jack Dunne in action against leaders Clontarf, and the rest of the weekend's AIL previews

Jan 21st 2022, 5:47 PM 7,580 Views 0 Comments

Second-placed Lansdowne travel to the UCD Bowl.

Lansdowne call on Leinster stars plus the rest of this weekend's AIL previews
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Lansdowne call on Leinster stars plus the rest of this weekend's AIL previews

Jan 14th 2022, 7:53 PM 9,855 Views 1 Comment

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the latest round of fixtures.

# ail - Last year 2021

Aoife Doyle impresses as Railway secure emphatic derby win in women's AIL
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Aoife Doyle impresses as Railway secure emphatic derby win in women's AIL

Dec 12th 2021, 7:10 PM 4,782 Views 2 Comments

A round-up of the weekend’s action in the women’s AIL.

Young Munster climb to third while leaders Clontarf cruise past Garryowen
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Young Munster climb to third while leaders Clontarf cruise past Garryowen

Dec 11th 2021, 9:39 PM 7,211 Views 3 Comments

A round-up of all today’s AIL rugby.

Munster sides impacted by Champions Cup call-ups for weekend's AIL action
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Munster sides impacted by Champions Cup call-ups for weekend's AIL action

Dec 10th 2021, 7:03 PM 7,437 Views 0 Comments

There’s another packed programme of Energia Men’s All-Ireland League fixtures on the agenda.

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