With just two round of games left in the All Ireland Men’s League, it is still all to play for after the weekend games.
Young Munster defeated UCD 23-17 at Tom Clifford Park but just need two points from their two final games to book a top-four finish in Division 1A. Ronan O’Sullivan and George Jacobs scored tries for Young Munster. Conor Hayes kicked two conversions and three penalties.
Relegated Garryowen lost 62-0 to Terenure College at Lakelands Park.
Cork Constitution guaranteed their place in the Division 1A semi-finals with a 36-19 win over Shannon at Temple Hill. Luke Masters, Billy Scannell, Niall Keneally, Harry O’Riordan, Dan Hurley, and Aidan Moynihan scored tries for Con’ , with Moynihan kicking three conversions. Shannon replied with tries from Daniel Okeke, Kelvin Brown, and Cian O’Halloran, with two conversions from Mike Cooke.
Old Crescent lost 38-24 at home to Blackrock College in Division 2A. The Limerick side were awarded two penalty tries and Lee O’Grady also scored a try. Ronan McKenna added a conversion and a penalty.
A last-minute penalty by Ballymena at Eaton Park denied U.L. Bohemian a share of the spoils as they lost 25-22. To avoid the relegation playoffs UL Bohes are seven points behind Old Crescent but are eight points clear of bottom-side Dolphin.
Bruff are in fourth place in Division 2C despite a 30-17 away defeat at Skerries. They are four points adrift of Clonmel. Mark Fitzgerald and Pa Maher scored tries for Bruff. Paul Collins converted both and also added a penalty.
In the Women’s AIL Series, UL Bohemian kept up their challenge with a 24-7 home win over Wicklow. Chloe Pearse, Stephanie Noonan, Lily Brady, and Kate Flannery scored tries for UL Bohs, with Flannery converting two.
Leaders Railway Union maintained their challenge with a 67-7 away win at Ballincollig. Kelly Griffin scored a try and a conversion for the home side.
Energia All Ireland League Division 1A:Clontarf 24, Ballynahinch 14;
Cork Constitution 36, Shannon 19;
Dublin University 10, Lansdowne 32;
Terenure College 52, Garryowen 0;
Young Munster 23, U.C.D. 17;
Division 1B:Banbridge 35, Malone 29;
Buccaneers 7, Highfield 27;
Naas 25, Old Belvedere 17;
Old Wesley 13, City of Armagh 6;
St. Mary’s College 40, U.C.C. 32;
Division 2A:Ballymena 25, U.L. Bohemian 22;
Cashel 17, Nenagh Ormond 21;
Dolphin 24, Navan 46;
Old Crescent 24, Blackrock College 38;
Queens University 57, M.U. Barnhall 10;
Division 2B:Enniscorthy 17, Malahide 10;
Galwegians 12, Belfast Harlequins 31;
Greystones 24, Galway Corinthians 19;
Rainey Old Boys 17, Sligo 20;
Wanderers 17, Dungannon 26;
Division 2C:Ballina 35, Sunday’s Well 33;
Bangor17 , Instonians 40;
Omagh Academicals 27, Midleton 17;
Skerries 36, Bruff 17;
Tullamore 38, Clonmel 22;
Women’s AIL Cup Series:
Ballincollig 7, Railway Union 67;
Cooke 8, Galwegians 49;
Suttonians 5, Old Belvedere 22;
U.L. Bohemian 24, Wicklow 7;