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# ail - Sunday 7 April, 2019

From The42 'I missed my chance and my dream of professional rugby was slipping away' Starting At Zero

'I missed my chance and my dream of professional rugby was slipping away'

After falling out of the Leinster academy system, Peter Sullivan has bounced back from a potentially fatal career setback to lead the All-Ireland League try-scoring charts this season.

# ail - Saturday 6 April, 2019

From The42 Terenure inch closer to safety, Con book home semi and Lansdowne reclaim second spot AIL

Terenure inch closer to safety, Con book home semi and Lansdowne reclaim second spot

Terenure are now level on points with UCC towards the foot of the table, but Shannon remain bottom with a game to go.

# ail - Friday 5 April, 2019

From The42 Relegation-threatened Limerick clubs set for crucial Friday night derby AIL Preview

Relegation-threatened Limerick clubs set for crucial Friday night derby

Another big weekend of AIL action kicks off with the clash of Young Munster and Shannon at Tom Clifford Park.

# ail - Saturday 30 March, 2019

From The42 UL Bohs crowned All-Ireland Cup Champions with dominant victory over Blackrock College AIL

UL Bohs crowned All-Ireland Cup Champions with dominant victory over Blackrock College

Niamh Briggs chipped in with two conversions and a second-half penalty to guide her side to victory.

# ail - Saturday 23 March, 2019

From The42 Dublin University boost historic semi-final bid by stunning table-toppers Cork Con Club Action

Dublin University boost historic semi-final bid by stunning table-toppers Cork Con

Catch up on all the action from Division 1A of the All-Ireland League.

# ail - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Slam-winners on show in Trinity, basement battle and all your AIL division 1 previews Clubbin'

Slam-winners on show in Trinity, basement battle and all your AIL division 1 previews

Here’s the club action you can treat yourself to over the next 24 hours.

# ail - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 Seven-try Cork Con strengthen grip on top spot while Clontarf leapfrog Lansdowne Ulster Bank League

Seven-try Cork Con strengthen grip on top spot while Clontarf leapfrog Lansdowne

Con’s 49-17 win against Lansdowne puts league leaders on the cusp of a home semi-final.

# ail - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From The42 Lansdowne squeeze past Young Munster, while Dublin University steal late victory Wrap

Lansdowne squeeze past Young Munster, while Dublin University steal late victory

Your weekly AIL round-up is here.

# ail - Friday 1 March, 2019

From The42 Table-toppers Cork Con look to bounce back against Garryowen, while Lansdowne welcome back Leinster duo AIL

Table-toppers Cork Con look to bounce back against Garryowen, while Lansdowne welcome back Leinster duo

Meanwhile, Clontarf face UCD at the Belfield Bowl.

# ail - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From The42 Moynihan kicks 14 points as Cork Con see past Clontarf, while Dublin University edge UCC Roundup

Moynihan kicks 14 points as Cork Con see past Clontarf, while Dublin University edge UCC

A round-up of today’s AIL Division 1A action.

# ail - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

From The42 'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity California Love

'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity

Born in San Francisco and raised in Limerick, the fullback – currently plying his trade in Major League Rugby – is on the periphery of the US squad.

# ail - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From The42 Railway Union put 10 tries past St Mary's to return to league's summit Wrap

Railway Union put 10 tries past St Mary's to return to league's summit

The table toppers earned a resounding 62-0 win at Park Avenue.

# ail - Saturday 26 January, 2019

From The42 Cork Con take big step towards semi-final place, while Terenure get boost in relegation battle Wrap

Cork Con take big step towards semi-final place, while Terenure get boost in relegation battle

A round-up of today’s AIL Division 1A action.

# ail - Friday 25 January, 2019

From The42 Tantalising rematch between Limerick's play-off rivals the pick of the AIL action this weekend Division 1A Preview

Tantalising rematch between Limerick's play-off rivals the pick of the AIL action this weekend

Shannon and Garryowen square off once more while leaders Cork Con travel to Young Munster and UCC entertain Lansdowne.

# ail - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From The42 Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A Wrap

Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A

A round-up of today’s AIL action.

# ail - Friday 18 January, 2019

From The42 Garryowen looking to keep good form up for visit of UCC and this weekend's AIL previews Club Rugby

Garryowen looking to keep good form up for visit of UCC and this weekend's AIL previews

There are 10 matches between Division 1A and 1B as league action returns on Saturday.

# ail - Friday 11 January, 2019

From The42 All-Ireland Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend Club Rugby

All-Ireland Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend

Lansdowne are bound for Dooradoyle to meet top-flight rivals Garryowen, while City of Armagh face fellow Division 1B side Buccaneers.

# ail - Saturday 15 December, 2018

From The42 Leaders Con end the year on a high as Garryowen return to top four AIL

Leaders Con end the year on a high as Garryowen return to top four

Lansdowne are still in the hunt after a win at Trinity.

# ail - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The42 Dublin derby for champions Lansdowne and this weekend's AIL previews Club Rugby

Dublin derby for champions Lansdowne and this weekend's AIL previews

Division 1A leaders Cork Constitution are away to Terenure College on Saturday.

# ail - Saturday 8 December, 2018

From The42 Clontarf suffer successive defeats while Cork Con secure bonus point win against Young Munster Ulster Bank League

Clontarf suffer successive defeats while Cork Con secure bonus point win against Young Munster

Catch up on all the results from Division 1A of the All-Ireland League.

# ail - Friday 7 December, 2018

From The42 Recent Leinster debutants set for return to AIL club action over the weekend Domestic Matters

Recent Leinster debutants set for return to AIL club action over the weekend

Patrick Patterson and Jack Kelly among a host of provincial players due to line out in club colours.

# ail - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From The42 Cork Con edge Clontarf in top-of-the-table clash and the rest of the day's AIL action AIL

Cork Con edge Clontarf in top-of-the-table clash and the rest of the day's AIL action

All the weekend’s results from Divisions 1 and 2.

# ail - Friday 30 November, 2018

From The42 Top-of-the-table clash the highlight of Saturday's AIL action Clubbing

Top-of-the-table clash the highlight of Saturday's AIL action

First meets second at Castle Avenue, while fifth-place Shannon host third-place Lansdowne.

# ail - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From The42 Clontarf and Cork Con continue their All-Ireland League winning streaks Club Rugby

Clontarf and Cork Con continue their All-Ireland League winning streaks

Here are the weekend’s results from Division 1A and 1B.

# ail - Friday 23 November, 2018

From The42 Limerick derby the highlight fixture of the All-Ireland League weekend Club Rugby

Limerick derby the highlight fixture of the All-Ireland League weekend

There are a number of interesting ties in Division 1A on Friday and Saturday.

# ail - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 McCarthy, fit-again O'Mahony and Byrne set for AIL action this weekend AIL Preview

McCarthy, fit-again O'Mahony and Byrne set for AIL action this weekend

What’s happening on the club scene this weekend? We’ve got your bumper preview right here.

# ail - Saturday 27 October, 2018

From The42 Clontarf score late victory to take pole position in AIL while Terenure get first win of the season AIL

Clontarf score late victory to take pole position in AIL while Terenure get first win of the season

Catch up on all the results from Division 1A of the All-Ireland League.

From The42 'It's a huge thing for everyone in Sligo seeing them in Connacht jerseys' AIL

'It's a huge thing for everyone in Sligo seeing them in Connacht jerseys'

Sligo RFC continue to produce promising players to drive their AIL team and rise even further.

# ail - Thursday 25 October, 2018

From The42 'We felt it was a really strong case to align the professional and the club game' AIL

'We felt it was a really strong case to align the professional and the club game'

The IRFU had hoped to restructure the All-Ireland League into two top divisions.

# ail - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 Cork Con, Clontarf and Garryowen aiming to keep up 100% records Previews

Cork Con, Clontarf and Garryowen aiming to keep up 100% records

The third round of Division 1A kicks off tonight, when defending champions Lansdowne will hope to get off the mark.

# ail - Friday 12 October, 2018

From The42 Henry returns to his club roots as the AIL gets set for another big weekend AIL Preview

Henry returns to his club roots as the AIL gets set for another big weekend

Here is your preview of the weekend’s AIL Division 1A and 1B action.

# ail - Saturday 6 October, 2018

From The42 Garryowen edge opening day shoot-out, UCD burn off UCC challenge and all your AIL Div 1a reports

Garryowen edge opening day shoot-out, UCD burn off UCC challenge and all your AIL Div 1a reports

The AIL returned to a club ground near you this weekend.

From The42 'Felix was told he needed to go to a bigger club... He said he was playing for Seapoint' AIL

'Felix was told he needed to go to a bigger club... He said he was playing for Seapoint'

Seapoint RFC are proud of their most famous son and their ongoing status as a senior club.

# ail - Friday 5 October, 2018

From The42 Defending champions Lansdowne on the road to Clontarf while Shannon return to top flight Kick Off This post contains videos

Defending champions Lansdowne on the road to Clontarf while Shannon return to top flight

The AIL’s top two divisions are back this weekend and we’ve got all the 1A and 1B previews.

# ail - Thursday 4 October, 2018

From The42 'I need to get that degree first': O'Sullivan happy to bide his time in AIL Domestic Matters

'I need to get that degree first': O'Sullivan happy to bide his time in AIL

The Lansdowne back row spent the summer on trial at London Irish.

# ail - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

From The42 Leinster hope to see women's inter-pros expanded from three rounds Grow The Game

Leinster hope to see women's inter-pros expanded from three rounds

Head coach Ben Armstrong says his players are keen for more inter-provincial fixtures in the future.

# ail - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From The42 Munster recruit Cronin crowned Division 1A best player as Lansdowne scoop three awards AIL

Munster recruit Cronin crowned Division 1A best player as Lansdowne scoop three awards

Paul Kiernan’s outstanding campaign with UCC saw him crowned top dog in Division 1B.

# ail - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From The42 Munster half-backs among leading nominees for AIL awards Kings Of Clubs

Munster half-backs among leading nominees for AIL awards

Neil Cronin and Bill Johnston could meet each other in the winners’ circle next week before taking up the reins in Munster colours next season.

# ail - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From The42 Man-of-the-match Dooley powers Lansdowne to Ulster Bank League glory Domestic Kings

Man-of-the-match Dooley powers Lansdowne to Ulster Bank League glory

The Leinster prop was immense as Lansdowne dethroned Cork Con at the Aviva Stadium.

'I have very fond memories of my time at Munster but I've no regrets'

Scott Deasy walked away from his dream of playing professional rugby when he was released by Munster, and is happy with how things have worked out.