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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C


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# 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.
# 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
# ulster bank league
Fighting Buccaneers relegated while late missed drop goal sees Cork Con prevail in thriller
Reports from all of this weekend’s Ulster Bank League Division One matches.
# domestic matters
Relegation dogfight and play-off race take centre stage on a big weekend of AIL rugby
We’re reaching the business end of the season.
# ulster bank league
Dublin University snatch last-gasp try that could be key to their survival hopes
DU pulled clear of the bottom two in Division 1A, with relegation rivals St Mary’s losing to UCD.
# Clubbin'
Lansdowne seek their 13th straight victory and more of your UBL Division 1A previews
At the other end of the table, Dolphin and Old Wesley do battle for some much-needed points.
# ail rugby
'Tarf aim to cut into Lansdowne's big lead and more of your UBL Division 1A previews
At the other end of the table, Trinity and St Mary’s do battle for some much-needed points.
# Home front
Ex-Chief Hayes blazing a trail for Shannon in his own December back-to-backs
Tom Hayes, who played such a key role in bringing Exeter to the top tier of English rugby, has guided Shannon to a Christmas number 1 slot in the Ulster Bank League.
# Grassroots
Lethal Lansdowne continue their 100% start: catch up on all of today's action in UBL Division 1A
Terenure, Clontarf and Cork Con all kept pace at the business end with wins on Saturday.
# 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.
# 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.
Ex-Munster centre James Downey takes up coaching role with Clontarf
Downey will work as backs coach with a responsibility for the contact area.
Joe Schmidt presents awards to Ireland's leading club rugby players
Cork Con’s Niall Kenneally was named Ulster Bank League Division 1A Player of the Year.
# winning habit
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.
# starter for 10
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.
# knockout rugby
Heavyweight contenders collide in today's Ulster Bank League 1A semi-finals
There are two cracking Division 1A games down for decision this afternoon in Dublin.
# Round-Up
Young Munster and Cork Con heading to Dublin for UBL semi-finals
Trinity battled clear of relegation trouble with a dramatic late try against Terenure.
# moving day
It's the final round of the UBL regular season, here's what you need to know
In Division 1A only the order of the top four has to be sorted out, but there’s no shortage of drama at the bottom.
# 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.
# Catch up
Clontarf and Cork Constitution close gap on Lansdowne and all the weekend's UBL action
Wins for both Clontarf and Cork Con and a loss for Lansdowne tightened the gap at the top to four points.
# UBL wrap
Garryowen tumble down the table as 1A leaders Lansdowne lose
Here is your round-up of the weekend’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A action.
Old Belvedere fighting for survival as cup rivals prepare for league showdown
It’s another busy weekend of action in the Ulster Bank League.
# On the home front
Lansdowne still top of 1A after Christmas break despite loss and all the weekend's UBL action
Meanwhile, St Mary’s College came out on top against south Dublin rivals.
# Changes
Hayes takes the reins after struggling Shannon part company with Horan
Marcus Horan’s time as head coach has come to an end following a mid-term review by the Limerick club.
# UBL wrap
Lansdowne stay top of 1A for the winter break, while Buccaneers can also enjoy the festive season that bit more
All the weekend’s action from both Division 1A and 1B.
# Gone clubbing
Lansdowne move top and all of the reports from another action-packed weekend of UBL rugby
There were also wins for Cork Con, Clontarf, UCD and Garryowen.
# On the home front
Lansdowne can go top and the rest of the weekend's Ulster Bank League action
There’s also a big Limerick derby down for decision between 1A leaders Young Munster and Garryowen.
# In The Middle
Joy Neville made her latest piece of Irish rugby history yesterday
Grand Slam winner becomes the first woman to referee a UBL Division 1A fixture.
# UBL round-up
Buccaneers send out statement of intent with hammering of rivals Old Wesley
Meanwhile, there were victories for UL Bohs, Ballymena, UCC and Dolphin on Saturday.
# domestic matters
Young Munster maintain lead at top of UBL but Lansdowne hot on their heels
Here is your round-up of Saturday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A action.
# Grassroots
Don't forget the UBL - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action
Division 1A leaders after six rounds, Young Munster travel to play Terenure this afternoon.
# 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.
# club scene
There's plenty of tasty domestic action this weekend before Ireland take on the All Blacks
League leaders Dublin University taking on Lansdowne is one of the many highlights in the UBL this weekend.
Dublin University reach summit with impressive Garryowen victory
There were also wins today for Cork Con, Young Munster and St Mary’s College.
# club scene
Munster centre Arnold set for return and all your UBL 1A and 1B previews
Meanwhile in Division 1B, Shannon will look for their first win of the season in the Mardyke.
# Grassroots
Never mind the Pro12 - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action
Old Belvedere and Terenure kick off the Division 1A action in Anglesea Road this evening.
# 1b
Ballynahinch recover from last week's setback to beat Shannon and the rest of your UBL match reports
Plus, narrow wins for UCC and UL Bohemians.
# 1a
Young Munster edge 'Tarf and the rest of your UBL match reports
Lansdowne tasted defeat for the first time this season as Belvedere secured the Leinster Senior League Cup.