Friday 15 December 2017

ail at a glance

Star turn

Declan Cusack (Garryowen)

Lansdowne had their title tilt derailed in Limerick as Cusack scored 18 points in a five-try win for Garryowen at Dooradoyle. The out-half was instrumental to the hosts' efforts.

One to watch

Niall Annett (Belfast Harlequins)

Ireland U-20 captain last season, Annett has been involved with Ulster this season but continues to do his time in the All-Ireland League with Harlequins. The hooker is accurate from touch, strong in the loose and combative in the tight -- all the attributes needed to make it at the highest level.

Number of the week

2 The top three of Clontarf, St Mary's and Young Munster are separated by just two points.

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