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#club rugby

# club-rugby - Friday 18 February, 2022

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

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

Feb 18th 2022, 6:54 PM 6,151 Views 6 Comments

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

# club-rugby - Friday 14 January, 2022

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 9,841 Views 1 Comment

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the latest round of fixtures.

# club-rugby - Friday 3 December, 2021

Derbies in Dublin, Cork and Limerick plus the rest of this weekend's AIL previews
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Derbies in Dublin, Cork and Limerick plus the rest of this weekend's AIL previews

Dec 3rd 2021, 5:34 PM 4,740 Views 0 Comments

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the latest round of fixtures.

# club-rugby - Thursday 18 November, 2021

'Innocent days and the craic was mighty': Celebrating 30 years of the All-Ireland League
# Energia AIL
From The42
# Energia AIL

'Innocent days and the craic was mighty': Celebrating 30 years of the All-Ireland League

Nov 18th 2021, 4:11 PM 5,079 Views 0 Comments

Cork Constitution’s John O’Mahony, father of Munster captain Peter, features in a new documentary produced by the AIL’s title sponsors, Energia.

# club-rugby - Friday 29 October, 2021

Lansdowne host Young Munster at the Aviva Stadium and this weekend's AIL previews
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Lansdowne host Young Munster at the Aviva Stadium and this weekend's AIL previews

Oct 29th 2021, 6:12 PM 5,231 Views 3 Comments

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the action from the men’s Division 1A and 1B.

# club-rugby - Saturday 23 October, 2021

'It was clear from early doors that he would be the standout player'
# Pride Of Skerries
From The42
# Pride Of Skerries

'It was clear from early doors that he would be the standout player'

Oct 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 22,479 Views 3 Comments

Ireland call-up Ciarán Frawley was part of a talented Skerries team before advancing into pro rugby.

# club-rugby - Friday 8 October, 2021

Munster derby for defending champions Cork Con and the rest of this weekend's AIL previews
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Munster derby for defending champions Cork Con and the rest of this weekend's AIL previews

Oct 8th 2021, 5:50 PM 6,445 Views 3 Comments

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to all the action from the men’s Division 1A and 1B.

# club-rugby - Thursday 30 September, 2021

The AIL is finally back after a long, long wait
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

The AIL is finally back after a long, long wait

Sep 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 6,261 Views 2 Comments

Cork Con will be aiming to pick up where they left off in Division 1A.

# club-rugby - Sunday 27 June, 2021

'It's not 15 guys who will get us to the AIL, it's going to be 100'
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

'It's not 15 guys who will get us to the AIL, it's going to be 100'

Jun 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,244 Views 3 Comments

Junior club Coolmine RFC have big plans to achieve senior status by 2025.

# club-rugby - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'
# Domestic
From The42
# Domestic

'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'

Jun 17th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,986 Views 12 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included discussion of domestic rugby’s place in the pyramid.

# club-rugby - Friday 19 February, 2021

The Unnatural: Ireland's rugby clubs feel the pinch and look to brighter days ahead
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The Unnatural: Ireland's rugby clubs feel the pinch and look to brighter days ahead

Feb 19th 2021, 8:00 AM 10,813 Views 4 Comments

Gates chained, finances drained, but rugby clubs across the island are sitting tight for whatever a return to sport will look like.

# club-rugby - Thursday 15 October, 2020

IRFU suspend club competition across four provinces From The42

IRFU suspend club competition across four provinces

Oct 15th 2020, 4:22 PM 9,734 Views 3 Comments

Rising Covid-19 numbers have brought a return to tightened restrictions for contact sport.

# club-rugby - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'A top-level AIL game is a better product than your run-of-the-mill Pro14 game'
# The Club Scene
From The42
# The Club Scene

'A top-level AIL game is a better product than your run-of-the-mill Pro14 game'

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 12:28 PM 41,981 Views 30 Comments

The Club Scene Podcast has picked up a loyal and engaged following since its launch in 2018.

# club-rugby - Monday 28 September, 2020

Cashel shock Shannon as new provincial Community Series kicks-off
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Cashel shock Shannon as new provincial Community Series kicks-off

Sep 28th 2020, 12:10 AM 11,075 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Craig Ronaldson enjoyed a try-scoring debut for Naas as they toppled Terenure 19-12.

# club-rugby - Saturday 26 September, 2020

The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français
# Bienvenue
From The42
# Bienvenue

The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français

Sep 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 30,792 Views 10 Comments

20-year-old Tony Drennan has signed with Queen’s University and still has professional rugby ambitions.

# club-rugby - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'The club game is absolutely the foundation on which the pro game is built'
# Community
From The42
# Community

'The club game is absolutely the foundation on which the pro game is built'

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 9,018 Views 4 Comments

The new provincial Energia Community Series kicks off around the country this weekend.

# club-rugby - Thursday 9 July, 2020

IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021

Jul 9th 2020, 4:44 PM 3,905 Views 4 Comments

The first half of the season will involve a new provincial Community Series.

# club-rugby - Monday 1 June, 2020

Covid-19 safety officer among IRFU recommendations in return to club rugby roadmap
# Movement
From The42
# Movement

Covid-19 safety officer among IRFU recommendations in return to club rugby roadmap

Jun 1st 2020, 1:22 PM 4,191 Views 0 Comments

There are four stages on the roadmap.

# club-rugby - Friday 6 December, 2019

Carbery's club, Athy RFC, won't be shutting down after securing insurance
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Carbery's club, Athy RFC, won't be shutting down after securing insurance

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 2:50 PM 14,718 Views 26 Comments

The Kildare-based club had faced possible closure next week.

# club-rugby - Friday 18 October, 2019

Friday night Dublin derby tops the bill in this weekend's All-Ireland League action
# AIL Preview
From The42
# AIL Preview

Friday night Dublin derby tops the bill in this weekend's All-Ireland League action

Oct 18th 2019, 7:20 PM 4,676 Views 5 Comments

Your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.

# club-rugby - Friday 4 October, 2019

Munster derby the headline act on opening weekend of All-Ireland League season
# AIL Preview
From The42
# AIL Preview

Munster derby the headline act on opening weekend of All-Ireland League season

Oct 4th 2019, 5:37 PM 7,017 Views 11 Comments

The 2019/20 Energia All-Ireland League gets underway this weekend.

# club-rugby - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht

Aug 1st 2019, 6:39 PM 12,102 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old scored 15 tries for Lansdowne in Division 1A of the AIL last season.

# club-rugby - Thursday 18 July, 2019

AIL players link up with Leinster as Cullen boosts pre-season squad
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

AIL players link up with Leinster as Cullen boosts pre-season squad

Jul 18th 2019, 2:44 PM 12,003 Views 5 Comments

Tony Ryan, Rowan Osborne and David Aspil have been training with Leo Cullen’s squad.

# club-rugby - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Cronin brothers star as Garryowen power to Bateman Cup glory
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Cronin brothers star as Garryowen power to Bateman Cup glory

Apr 20th 2019, 3:53 PM 8,796 Views 0 Comments

Ireland U20 out-half Ben Healy kicked 13 points as the Limerick side defeated City of Armagh.

# club-rugby - Friday 12 April, 2019

Key clashes at the top and bottom as AIL season enters final weekend
# Domestic Matters
From The42
# Domestic Matters

Key clashes at the top and bottom as AIL season enters final weekend

Apr 12th 2019, 5:01 PM 4,482 Views 6 Comments

Here is what on the line in Division 1A this weekend.

# club-rugby - Friday 5 April, 2019

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

Relegation-threatened Limerick clubs set for crucial Friday night derby

Apr 5th 2019, 4:23 PM 7,277 Views 3 Comments

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

# club-rugby - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Six-try Railway halt Blackrock's winning run, Maz' attack earns bonus point for Belvo
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

Six-try Railway halt Blackrock's winning run, Maz' attack earns bonus point for Belvo

Feb 24th 2019, 9:35 PM 6,241 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what you may have missed in the 12th round of women’s AIL fixtures this weekend.

# club-rugby - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Cork Con's Kenneally named as Ireland Club team captain for Scotland test
# Club Scene
From The42
# Club Scene

Cork Con's Kenneally named as Ireland Club team captain for Scotland test

Jan 29th 2019, 1:27 PM 6,346 Views 5 Comments

Head coach Morgan Lennon has named his team for Friday’s series opener in Edinburgh.

# club-rugby - Friday 18 January, 2019

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

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

Updated Jan 18th 2019, 7:36 PM 5,574 Views 3 Comments

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

# club-rugby - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Garryowen dump Bateman Cup holders Lansdowne out in dramatic fashion
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Garryowen dump Bateman Cup holders Lansdowne out in dramatic fashion

Jan 12th 2019, 6:41 PM 7,725 Views 0 Comments

Liam Cronin was the hero as the Limerick club booked their place in the decider against City of Armagh.

# club-rugby - Friday 11 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 11th 2019, 12:43 PM 4,853 Views 0 Comments

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

# club-rugby - Friday 14 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 14th 2018, 4:19 PM 5,788 Views 1 Comment

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

# club-rugby - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Tight at the top! Old Belvedere complete back-to-back wins over AIL leaders
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

Tight at the top! Old Belvedere complete back-to-back wins over AIL leaders

Dec 9th 2018, 7:18 PM 4,140 Views 0 Comments

Blackrock also recorded a big win in the Women’s AIL this weekend.

# club-rugby - Friday 7 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 7th 2018, 5:39 PM 8,867 Views 3 Comments

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

# club-rugby - Saturday 24 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 24th 2018, 9:48 PM 6,571 Views 3 Comments

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

# club-rugby - Friday 23 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 23rd 2018, 5:08 PM 5,439 Views 0 Comments

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

# club-rugby - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Clontarf stay top as Shannon, Lansdowne and Dublin University record big wins
# Ail Wrap
From The42
# Ail Wrap

Clontarf stay top as Shannon, Lansdowne and Dublin University record big wins

Nov 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,502 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what happened in the AIL this weekend.

# club-rugby - Friday 26 October, 2018

Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews
# Clubbing
From The42
# Clubbing

Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews

Oct 26th 2018, 8:13 PM 3,892 Views 0 Comments

Kick off your long weekend with some hard-fought AIL action.

# club-rugby - Thursday 25 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 25th 2018, 4:30 PM 6,127 Views 4 Comments

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

# club-rugby - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

AIL season takes shape as IRFU unveil men and women's fixture list
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

AIL season takes shape as IRFU unveil men and women's fixture list

Jul 31st 2018, 12:03 PM 4,603 Views 0 Comments

The new club season will get under way on 28 September with the men’s division 1 kicking off a week later.

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