Sunday 25 August 2019

Con face tough semi-final as they bid to reclaim title

Cork have been top-tier champions on five occasions. Stock photo
Cork have been top-tier champions on five occasions. Stock photo

Cork Con continue their bid for the Division 1A title on Sunday when they clash with Trinity in the play-off semi-final at Temple Hill.

Con topped the standings and face the side who finished 17 points behind them. Last year's beaten finalists will be expected to return to another decider.

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Cork have been top-tier champions on five occasions, with their latest crown coming in 2017 when they beat Clontarf 25-21 at Aviva Stadium.

Clontarf are still alive in this year's competition, and they welcome Lansdowne to Castle Avenue in their semi-final tomorrow.

UCC are still fighting for their lives in Division 1A, and tomorrow they welcome 1B outfit Malone to Mardyke, in another tricky tie.

Clonmel are looking for a place in Division 2C for next season, and having finished second to Enniscorthy in the Round Robin, they are away to Seapoint at Kilbogget Park on Saturday.

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