Monday 11 December 2017

Garryowen eyeing up top spot

Garryowen are level with fourth-placed Cork Con who travel to take on Lansdowne – Con secured an 18-5 win against UCD last time out with Tomas Quinlan scoring all of the points. Stock image
Garryowen are level with fourth-placed Cork Con who travel to take on Lansdowne – Con secured an 18-5 win against UCD last time out with Tomas Quinlan scoring all of the points. Stock image

Daragh Small

Garryowen can go top of the All-Ireland League Division 1A when they visit leaders Terenure College at Lakelands Park tomorrow.

The Limerick outfit are third and four points behind Saturday's opponents, after a whopping 51-17 bonus-point win over Clontarf in Round 3. Liam Coombes scored twice while Neil Cronin, Sean Rennison, Hugh O'Brien-Cunningham and Peadar Collins also dotted down at Dooradoyle.

Garryowen are level with fourth-placed Cork Con who travel to take on Lansdowne - Con secured an 18-5 win against UCD last time out with Tomas Quinlan scoring all of the points.

Young Munster won last weekend and they host Dublin University at Tom Clifford Park in Round 4. Ben Kilkenny scored two tries with Daniel Hurley, Gavin Coombes and Jack Lyons also scoring in a 32-24 victory at Buccaneers.

In Division 1B, Shannon lead the way before they welcome Dolphin to Thomond Park in a massive Munster derby on Saturday. Shannon had a brilliant 34-17 win at Old Wesley last weekend.

Elsewhere in Division 1B, UL Bohemians make the difficult journey to take on Ballynahinch at Ballymacarn Park. UCC are away against Naas in Forenaughts.

In the third tier, Nenagh Ormond are fourth in the standings ahead of their journey to Galway for a clash with Corinthians.

Highfield are away to Greystones at Dr Hickey Park and Cashel are away against Queen's University.

In Division 2B Old Crescent are second and they are at home against Wanderers in Rosbrien, Sunday's Well welcome City Of Derry to Irish Independent Park.

In the bottom tier, Thomond clash with Bangor, Midleton face Bective Rangers and Bruff are at Tullamore.

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