TULLOW'S impressive Leinster League success continued as they secured maximum points in their third consecutive win against Ashbourne at the Blackgates.
Tullow's four tries came from Daniel O'Brien, Aaron Daly, and William Hollow O'Brien who impressed on the day with two tries.
Tullow dominated the game, with their pack leading the way, ensuring the Meath side left the Blackgate's empty handed.
The first try of the game came from Daniel O'Brien, who was at the end of a move from Massey Tuhaks, Andrew Turner and Robert Porter who made a great drive from the lineout.
The visitors were at a disadvantage 28 minutes in, when they lost Alan Wall to a yellow card. Tullow took advantage of this development with Canavan securing the points on offer from the penalty.
Aaron Daly secured a try in the 39th minute, from a move from involving Stephen Smith and William Canavan. Canavan then converted, ending the first half at 15-0 to the home side.
The home side suffered a blow in the first five minutes of the second half after Frank Murphy received an injury.
However, William Hollow O'Brien dominated the game for the following few minutes, with two tries, securing the sacred bonus point for the home side.
Hollow scored his first of the double in the 55th minute, right under the post after he picked it from the scrum, which Canavan easily converted.
His second try came, again from the back of the scrum, in the 64th minute.
Poor weather conditions slowed the game, however they did not slow Tullow's new star Scott Caldbeck, who made a huge impact in the scrum, on what his debut for the Slaneysiders senior team.
Caldbeck said: 'it was a tight forward battle' because of the weather conditions, and he was happy ' to be in the thick of it - so it was a good day'.
Speaking on the huge performance from Tullow's pack, he said ' Ashbourne's defense was good, we were just clinical in the points we scored, and we got good possession'.
The final score was 27-0. Tullow face Longford next week away.
Tullow: S. Caldbeck, S. Corrigan, A. Burns, F. Murphy, N. Keane, W. O'Brien, R. Porter, S. Smith, K. Bloomfield, W. Canavan, S. McCarthy, M. Tuhaks, A. Turner, D. O'Brien, A. Daly. Reps: D. Dunne for Tuhaks (70), P. Doyle for A. burns (70), G. kealy for S. Corrigan (70), J. Roche for F.Murphy (45).