ail at a glance
Darragh Fitzpatrick (Blackrock)
THERE was plenty at stake at Stradbrook on Saturday as Blackrock beat Old Belvedere to give themselves a relegation lifeline, and it was out-half Fitzpatrick who stepped up to the plate, scoring 13 of his side's 18 points in a virtuoso display.
One to watch
Luke Marshall (Ballymena)
The Ulster centre has had limited opportunities at senior level, but he gave a reminder of his talents on Friday by scoring a try in his club's draw with Ballynahinch. The former Ireland U-20 has hands to die for and the physical presence to impose himself, but he needs a break for his province to make the grade.
8 League leaders St Mary's unbeaten record stretches back to October -- their win over Garryowen was their eighth on the trot.