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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Division 1A

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# Division 1A
Injury worries for Waterford after good win over Tipp while Limerick see off Westmeath
Focus now switches to the championship after today’s hurling league ties concluded.
# Prolific
Ex-Munster lock Hayes finishes joint-top try scorer in AIL's Division 1A
Clontarf’s Sean Kearns was top points scorer after his return from Australia.
# cats on top
Kilkenny get league defence up and running with seven point win over Cork
Billy Ryan and Richie Leahy hit the net for Kilkenny.
# 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.
# 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.
# Wrap
Munster youngster scores hat-trick for Garryowen, Clontarf thrash title holders Cork
Meanwhile, Ger Slattery’s 11-year spell at the heart of the Young Munster front row came to an end
# silky skills
Off The Mark! TJ Reid hits 1-11 as Kilkenny score first league victory of 2018
Brian Cody’s side came away from Walsh Park with eight points to spare in the end.
# ulster bank league
Tasty top of the table clash in Division 1A and all of the weekend's AIL previews
All of your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.
# Wrap
Cork Constitution get title defence underway while Terenure kick off season in style
Check out our round-up of this week’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A.
# domestic matters
The new Ulster Bank League season starts this weekend and here are your big match previews
We take a closer look at the games in Division 1A and Division 1B.
# Squeaky Bum Time
Terenure trounce Lansdowne as UBL 1A gets tight for the tail end of the season
Meanwhile, UCD claimed the Colours bragging rights and Young Munster managed the only score in a terribly tight tussle with Cork Con.
# clubbing
Win or bust for 'Belvo, Con go to Limerick and all your UBL Div 1 previews
The weekend club action starts tonight with the Colours Match in UCD.
# Wrap
Old Belvedere boost survival hopes with draw against leaders Lansdowne
Check out our round-up of this week’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A.
# Big statement
Clare back on track after impressive 13-point victory over winless Kilkenny
Aron Shanagher shone on Clare’s home turf, hitting 1-4.
# Friday Night Lights
Struggling Terenure shock champions, Cookies beat Garryowen and more from last night's UBL
The four Division 1A matches last night were played in tough conditions, but still provided plenty of scores.
# Round-Up
Wins for Young Munster, Lansdowne, Cork Con and Belvo on an action-packed day of UBL rugby
Here are the weekend’s results from Division 1A and 1B.
Dublin University reach summit with impressive Garryowen victory
There were also wins today for Cork Con, Young Munster and St Mary’s College.
# fine margins
Lansdowne land second title with thrilling UBL final win over Clontarf
Scott Deasy played a central role in an absorbing final at the Aviva Stadium.
# 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.
# club rugby
Here are your Division 1A and 1B Ulster Bank League previews
You can watch the Clontarf v UCD clash live from the comfort of your couch this evening, before a busy Saturday of AIL action.
# Champions
Clontarf win Ulster Bank League as Old Belvedere crumble at relegated Garryowen
The Dubliners are the top dogs in Irish club rugby for the first time in their 138-year history.
# On the up
Cork hurlers seal promotion as Horgan and Lehane bag goals in win over Wexford
FIrst-half goals by Patrick Horgan and Conor Lehane set Cork on their way today.
# Showdowns
Explainer: What's at stake today in the last round of Division 1A and 1B hurling league action?
It’s a big day of hurling clashes around the country.
# Beat The Drop
Dublin hurlers make one change for Sunday's trip to Tipp
Simon Timlin returns at corner-back for Sunday’s Division 1A clash in Semple Stadium.
# Super Sunday
Here's the 18 GAA league games on the inter-county agenda this weekend
The final round of games in the hurling league take place on Sunday.
# easy
VIDEO: All the goals as Clare put five past Waterford
The Banner County triumphed by a comprehensive score of 5-18 to 0-20.
# Comment
5 talking points before the weekend's hurling league games
Plenty at stake between Tipperary and Clare while Galway need a solid display.
# Comment
6 Talking Points after the weekend’s Allianz hurling league action
Colin Fennelly and Seamus Callanan were amongst those who caught the eye this weekend.
# Off the Mark
Waterford claim first hurling league win at the expense of Galway
Derek McGrath’s side had six points to spare over their opponents at Walsh Park.
# Ready to go
Three new faces in Clare team to face Kilkenny this weekend
Meanwhile, 12 of Davy Fitz’s All-Ireland-winning side also feature.
# Figure It Out
Explainer: How does the new format for the 2014 hurling league work?
There has been changes to the system as the 2014 hurling action starts tonight.
# Revamp
Davy Fitz calls for 10-team top tier in hurling league
The Clare manager has urged GAA authorities to make ‘the right call’.
# Showdown
5 key questions for Cork and Clare relegation decider
The battle to avoid the drop takes place tomorrow afternoon in the Gaelic Grounds.
# Tribesmen Triumph
Division 1A HL: Galway enjoy successful away day against Waterford
Anthony Cunningham’s side qualified for the league knockout stages this afternoon.
# Cool Cats
Division 1A HL: Kilkenny edge out Cork in thrilling contest
The Cats booked their spot in the hurling league semi-finals this afternoon.
# Comment
5 things to look out for in the Allianz hurling league this weekend
Clare try to shine on the Semple stage, Galway eye the trapdoor and Kilkenny’s status as league specialists.
# Match Report
HL Division 1A: Déise rue missed opportunity as Kilkenny stumble to 1st win
Goals from Ger Aylward and Matthew Ruth proved the difference as the champions ran out five-point victors.
# Draw Game
Division 1A HL: Waterford and Cork finish all square
Honours even between the Deise and the Rebels in difficult weather conditions in Dungarvan.
# starting XV
New faces in Cork hurling attack
Jimmy Barry-Murphy has freshened up his forward line for Sunday’s Division 1A hurling league tie against Waterford.
# Match Winner
Division 1A HL: Dillon's late point seals victory for Waterford over Clare
The De La Salle youngster ensured the Déise enjoyed a rewarding trip to Ennis this afternoon.