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#Cork Con

# cork-con - Sunday 23 August, 2020

From The42 'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play' Irish Abroad

'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play'

20-year-old hooker Billy Scannell is heading into his second season with Biarritz in France.

# cork-con - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork New Career

The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork

Tom Gleeson had to retire from rugby in 2012 due to injury.

# cork-con - Sunday 5 April, 2020

From The42 McHenry making step up with Munster after benefiting from AIL exposure Prospects

McHenry making step up with Munster after benefiting from AIL exposure

The 22-year-old centre has been excellent for Cork Con.

# cork-con - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 'They can look back with pride... their effort wasn't null and void' Unbeaten

'They can look back with pride... their effort wasn't null and void'

Defending champions Cork Con ended an unbeaten season with 14 wins from 14 in the AIL.

# cork-con - Saturday 29 February, 2020

From The42 Table-toppers Cork Con whitewash Dublin University as Young Munster win Limerick derby Wrap

Table-toppers Cork Con whitewash Dublin University as Young Munster win Limerick derby

Elsewhere, UCD edged out Clontarf as Storm Jorge made its presence felt around the AIL.

# cork-con - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From The42 'I'd look at Tadhg Beirne and think, 'There's someone I'd love to replicate'' Irish Abroad

'I'd look at Tadhg Beirne and think, 'There's someone I'd love to replicate''

Former Munster scrum-half John Poland is now with the New England Free Jacks in the US.

# cork-con - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From The42 Reigning champions Cork Con edge Munster derby and new boys run Terenure close as AIL kicks off in style We Go Again

Reigning champions Cork Con edge Munster derby and new boys run Terenure close as AIL kicks off in style

Elsewhere, Lansdowne beat UCD as the 2019/20 Energia All-Ireland League got underway this weekend.

# cork-con - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Cork Con lock Mintern determined to test himself in professional rugby

The former Ireland U20 will complete his studies at CIT next year and then see how far rugby can take him.

# cork-con - Sunday 5 May, 2019

From The42 Cork Con seal second AIL title in three years with Aviva victory over Clontarf Conquering

Cork Con seal second AIL title in three years with Aviva victory over Clontarf

Rob Jermyn was the star performer in an entertaining clash at Lansdowne Road.

From The42 Clontarf and Con set for mouthwatering AIL final shoot-out AIL Final

Clontarf and Con set for mouthwatering AIL final shoot-out

It’s a replay of the 2016 final, but who will be this year’s Joey Carbery?

# cork-con - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 AIL top two set for battle as Cork Con and Clontarf meet in Division 1A final AIL

AIL top two set for battle as Cork Con and Clontarf meet in Division 1A final

We look ahead to tomorrow’s showpiece at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 'With Con it’s like coming home': Solid foundations allow Cork club to change and grow Cork Con

'With Con it’s like coming home': Solid foundations allow Cork club to change and grow

Coach Paul Barr describes the ‘gamble’ the club took this season by tearing up the playbook.

# cork-con - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From The42 Cork Con bullish approaching AIL final with revamped style and 'Stockdale 2.0' in Sean French White Heat

Cork Con bullish approaching AIL final with revamped style and 'Stockdale 2.0' in Sean French

Entering their fourth consecutive final, the Cork club look in rude attacking health.

# cork-con - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something' Munster Man

'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something'

33-year-old Billy Holland has shown resilience over the course his lifelong love affair with Munster.

# cork-con - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From The42 Shannon suffer relegation to Division 1B after final day defeat to Cork Con AIL

Shannon suffer relegation to Division 1B after final day defeat to Cork Con

Meanwhile, Dublin University rounded off an unforgettable regular season with a 39-22 bonus-point triumph over Garryowen.

# cork-con - 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.

# cork-con - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

From The42 Lineout steals and offloads - Billy Holland steps up as Munster's impact sub Unsung

Lineout steals and offloads - Billy Holland steps up as Munster's impact sub

The 33-year-old has been a consistent and reliable performer for Munster for years.

# cork-con - 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.

# cork-con - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From The42 Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France Irish Abroad

Cork Con man Quinlan takes pro rugby shot in the south of France

The 23-year-old out-half has joined Fédérale 1 side Narbonne.

# cork-con - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From The42 Unbeaten Lansdowne top of the table at Christmas while Young Munster earn big win Round-Up

Unbeaten Lansdowne top of the table at Christmas while Young Munster earn big win

Reports from all five of this week’s AIL Division 1A fixtures in the Ulster Bank League.

# cork-con - Friday 22 September, 2017

From The42 Champs Con travel to in-form Terenure and all your UBL previews Clubbin'

Champs Con travel to in-form Terenure and all your UBL previews

Here’s what to expect in Division 1A and 1B of the UBL this weekend.

# cork-con - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Barnstorming Brian Hayes helps Cork Con take UBL title from Clontarf

The reigning champions scored three tries, two with a man in the sin-bin, but the penalty count smothered their hopes.

Living a life immersed in fitness while edging Clontarf towards further club glory

Clontarf’s Royce Burke-Flynn spoke to The42 about club rugby and splitting his day job between Crossfit and personal training.

From The42 Cork Con hungry for revenge over holders Clontarf in today's UBL final Repeat

Cork Con hungry for revenge over holders Clontarf in today's UBL final

The Leesiders were beaten in last year’s decider at the Aviva Stadium.

# cork-con - Friday 5 May, 2017

From The42 'We were shocked he didn’t make it' - Ex-Munster man Quinlan shines for Con Fair Balls

'We were shocked he didn’t make it' - Ex-Munster man Quinlan shines for Con

The 22-year-old out-half was part of the province’s academy for a year.

# cork-con - Monday 1 May, 2017

Carbery days long gone, so Tullamore man Joyce calmly takes the reins for 'Tarf

The out-half suffered more painful blows than being left out of a starting line-up last year.

# cork-con - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From The42 'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while' Grassroots

'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while'

Jason Harris-Wright will look to help Clontarf to AIL glory before joining Pat Lam at Bristol.

# cork-con - Friday 11 November, 2016

From The42 'They’re off winning Grand Slams and you’re off in f***ing Rotherham' Debut

'They’re off winning Grand Slams and you’re off in f***ing Rotherham'

At the age of 31, Billy Holland will win his first Ireland cap against Canada tomorrow.

# cork-con - Friday 30 September, 2016

From The42 Lansdowne look for 3rd win on the trot, Cookies welcome 'Tarf and all your UBL previews Clubbing

Lansdowne look for 3rd win on the trot, Cookies welcome 'Tarf and all your UBL previews

Meanwhile, Shannon, Dolphin and UCC will hope to claim their first wins of the season in division 1b.

# cork-con - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From The42 From Munster to Nice: Scrum-half Foley excited by new French adventure Jouez

From Munster to Nice: Scrum-half Foley excited by new French adventure

The 21-year-old Crosshaven man has signed for the Fédérale 2 club.

# cork-con - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 Munster centre Daly destined for academy after World Championship final Cork Man

Munster centre Daly destined for academy after World Championship final

The Cork Con midfielder has shone for Nigel Carolan’s side in Manchester.

# cork-con - Friday 13 May, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Clontarf and Cork Con show attacking quality of Irish club rugby AIL

Analysis: Clontarf and Cork Con show attacking quality of Irish club rugby

Last weekend’s clash at the Aviva Stadium was full of attacking excitment.

# cork-con - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Classy Carbery guides 'Tarf to UBL victory over Cork Con

The Leinster academy out-half had a hand in everything the Dublin club did well at the Aviva Stadium.

# cork-con - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Clontarf look for second title in Ulster Bank League final against Cork Con

Andy Wood’s men are back in the final against Brian Hickey’s side.

# cork-con - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From The42 Clontarf playmaker Carbery showing Leinster quality in Ulster Bank League Talent

Clontarf playmaker Carbery showing Leinster quality in Ulster Bank League

The 20-year-old is hoping for further playing opportunities under Leo Cullen next season.

# cork-con - Saturday 23 April, 2016

From The42 Cork Con power to late win to set up UBL final date with Clontarf Div 1 Semis

Cork Con power to late win to set up UBL final date with Clontarf

‘Tarf moved a step closer to claiming a second title in three years with victory over UCD.

# cork-con - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From The42 Terenure trounce Dolphin, Con win again and an epic derby in Connacht: Here's your UBL match reports Round-Up

Terenure trounce Dolphin, Con win again and an epic derby in Connacht: Here's your UBL match reports

All that and much more grassroots rugby besides.

# cork-con - Friday 29 August, 2014

From The42 Walsh banking on balance as Munster's attack moves in new direction Game Plan

Walsh banking on balance as Munster's attack moves in new direction

After two years of ‘Penneyball’, Brian Walsh is looking for more variety from the southern province.

# cork-con - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From The42 Ex-Munster fullback Scanlon stepping into leader's role at Rotherham Career Move

Ex-Munster fullback Scanlon stepping into leader's role at Rotherham

The 25-year-old is excelling in the Championship, where he has five Irish teammates this season.

# cork-con - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From The42 Man-of-the-match display from Lyons helps Con to Bateman Cup victory Domestic

Man-of-the-match display from Lyons helps Con to Bateman Cup victory

Gerry Hurley was assured with the boot as UCD were beaten at Temple Hill.

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