Sunday 17 November 2019

Massive test for UCC with Clontarf the visitors

UCC have made the perfect start to this season with three wins from three, which includes victories over Trinity, Ballynahinch and Young Munster (stock photo)
UCC have made the perfect start to this season with three wins from three, which includes victories over Trinity, Ballynahinch and Young Munster (stock photo)

Leaders UCC welcome Clontarf to Mardyke tomorrow in the Energia All-Ireland League Division 1A.

UCC have made the perfect start to this season with three wins from three, which includes victories over Trinity, Ballynahinch and Young Munster.

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Reigning champions Cork Con are in third, but just one point behind the early pace-setters, and they also have three wins. Cork Con are away to Terenure College tomorrow.

Garryowen are down in eighth and they welcome basement side Ballynahinch to Dooradoyle. Ninth-placed Young Munster are desperate for their first win against UCD at Belfield.

Highfield lead the way in Division 1B. They are looking for their fourth straight win when they travel to face St Mary's College.

The newly-promoted outfit hammered Malone first up, and followed that up with wins over Banbridge and Naas.

Shannon are just four points in arrears back in fourth position in the standings. They won at home to Navan last time out and tomorrow they face Banbridge at Rifle Park.

Cashel are the leading Munster club in Division 2A, they are fourth, and make the long trip to Dub Lane where they clash with Queen's University.

Old Crescent are fifth and they play host to MU Barnhall in Rosbrien. Nenagh Ormond, who are one place further behind, are at home in New Ormond Park where they take on Buccaneers.

UL Bohemians and Dolphin are struggling towards the bottom of the standings, both have lost all three of their games but UL Bohs picked up a losing bonus point along the way.

UL Bohs go to Eaton Park and face Ballymena. Dolphin will hope for their first points away at Rainey OB in Hatrick Park.

Midleton are just one point behind leaders Enniscorthy in Division 2C after the first block of games. Their fourth-round fixture see them make the trip to take on Skerries at Holmpatrick.

Bruff are level on points with Midleton but one place behind, and they are at home to Bangor in Kilballyowen Park.

Fifth-placed Clonmel are at home in Ardgaoithe against Tullamore while Sunday's Well are bottom and need to pick up points at home to City of Derry in Irish Independent Park.

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