Friday 9 December 2016

Garryowen look to grab top spot

Daragh Small

Published 07/10/2016 | 02:30

The Limerick men are fourth in the standings after last weekend's 16-13 Munster derby victory over Cork Con at Dooradoyle. Andrew O'Byrne got the try for Garryowen.
The Limerick men are fourth in the standings after last weekend's 16-13 Munster derby victory over Cork Con at Dooradoyle. Andrew O'Byrne got the try for Garryowen.

Garryowen can go top of Ulster Bank League Division 1A this weekend when they travel to take on reigning champions Clontarf at Castle Avenue tomorrow.

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The Limerick men are fourth in the standings after last weekend's 16-13 Munster derby victory over Cork Con at Dooradoyle. Andrew O'Byrne got the try for Garryowen.

And despite Conor Kindregan's try for Con, 11 points from Neil Cronin helped Garryowen to victory.

Cork Con will look to get off the bottom of the standings when they host Lansdowne in Temple Hill tomorrow - Con have lost two of their three games, with their only win coming against St Mary's in Round 1.

High-flying Young Munster travel to take on Dublin University at College Park, where they can also go top after two wins so far this season. They beat Clontarf 20-18 last weekend.

In Division 1B, UL Bohemians have a tough game away to Galwegians this weekend.

They are the only team left with a 100pc record in the second tier and are in good form, having beaten Old Wesley 28-21 last weekend.

Dolphin are away to Ballymena, UCC travel to take on Buccaneers, while Shannon are bottom and at home to Naas.

In Division 2A, Nenagh Ormond are at home against Queen's University.

Sunday's Well host Cashel in Irish Independent Park. Highfield are away to Corinthians at Corinthian Park.

In 2B, basement side Thomond are at home to Dungannon, Old Crescent are away to Skerries.

And in the bottom tier, Midleton travel to take on Boyne, Kanturk host Navan, and Bruff are at home against Sligo.

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