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#domestic matters

# domestic-matters - Friday 12 October, 2018

Henry returns to his club roots as the AIL gets set for another big weekend

Here is your preview of the weekend’s AIL Division 1A and 1B action.

# domestic-matters - Thursday 4 October, 2018

'I need to get that degree first': O'Sullivan happy to bide his time in AIL

The Lansdowne back row spent the summer on trial at London Irish.

# domestic-matters - Friday 27 April, 2018

It's a big weekend in the Ulster Bank League as we reach the semi-final stage

Lansdowne, Garryowen, Terenure and Cork Con are all still in the hunt for domestic glory.

# domestic-matters - Saturday 21 April, 2018

All-Ireland showdown awaits as holders UL Bohs and Old Belvedere go head-to-head

It’s a showpiece day for the women’s domestic game in Portlaoise.

# domestic-matters - Sunday 8 April, 2018

UL Bohs and Railway run riot in the final round of the Women's All-Ireland League

Old Belvedere also recorded victory on Sunday.

# domestic-matters - Friday 6 April, 2018

Relegation dogfight and play-off race take centre stage on a big weekend of AIL rugby

We’re reaching the business end of the season.

# domestic-matters - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'Looking back now, I made the right decision as playing for Con helped shape my career'

After helping Ireland win the Grand Slam last weekend, Peter O’Mahony tells The42 how his time in the Ulster Bank League made him the player he has become.

Ireland internationals inspire Railway Union to All-Ireland glory

Blackrock and Tullamore also claimed silverware at Dubarry Park yesterday.

# domestic-matters - Sunday 11 March, 2018

AIL round-up: Quinlan's left boot condemns leaders Lansdowne to defeat

Here’s what happened in the Ulster Bank Leagues over the weekend.

# domestic-matters - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Lansdowne back to winning ways and Garryowen power past UCD

Here is what happened in the Ulster Bank Leagues over the weekend.

# domestic-matters - Friday 12 January, 2018

Cork Con's drive for six continues as Bateman Cup reaches semi-final stage

Division 1A giants Lansdowne and holders Cork Constitution are in action on Saturday.

# domestic-matters - Friday 15 December, 2017

Two-in-a-row chasing Leinster set for inter-pro title showdown with Munster at Thomond

The final day of the 2017 women’s inter-provincial series takes place on Saturday.

# domestic-matters - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Jack Ringrose and Harry Byrne impress for UCD but Lansdowne maintain 100% record

Here’s what happened in the Ulster Bank Leagues today.

# domestic-matters - Sunday 19 November, 2017

UL Bohs showed just why they're the defending AIL champions today

Here’s what happened in the Women’s AIL earlier.

# domestic-matters - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Table-toppers Lansdowne face Garryowen in classic clash and all of the weekend's AIL previews

All of your Ulster Bank League previews are right here.

# domestic-matters - Saturday 28 October, 2017

# domestic-matters - Friday 27 October, 2017

Table-toppers Terenure face last season's runners-up and all of the weekend's AIL previews

All of your Ulster Bank League previews are right here.

# domestic-matters - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Downey back in the Clontarf jersey and all of today's Ulster Bank League action

Reports from today’s three Division 1A games, and another from last night.

# domestic-matters - Friday 6 October, 2017

Andrew Porter back in AIL action with UCD and all of the weekend's previews

Division 1A leaders Terenure College host Garryowen in one of the standout fixtures of the weekend.

# domestic-matters - Friday 15 September, 2017

The new Ulster Bank League season starts this weekend and here are your big match previews

We take a closer look at the games in Division 1A and Division 1B.

# domestic-matters - Monday 14 August, 2017

Dublin derby between Shels and Shamrock Rovers headlines the FAI Cup second round

The clubs have won the competition 31 times between them and they’ll lock horns at Tolka Park.

# domestic-matters - Saturday 22 July, 2017

FAI boss insists Bray turmoil was 'unforeseeable', defends current licensing system

The association’s director of competitions Fran Gavin says they will meet with the club next week to receive assurances on its financial stability.

# domestic-matters - Monday 13 March, 2017

Dinny Corcoran continues his prolific form to hand Bohs deserved win in Limerick

The striker has now scored four goals this campaign.

# domestic-matters - Friday 24 February, 2017

The return of the LOI is like going back to school - it opens up a world of possibilities

‘Today, I’ll be sprinting back to the sport I love,’ writes our League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan.

# domestic-matters - Thursday 15 December, 2016

10 things to come out of today's strange League of Ireland Brand Report launch

Brand expert Jonathan Gabay gave his presentation in Dublin this evening.

# domestic-matters - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Lansdowne move top and all of the reports from another action-packed weekend of UBL rugby

There were also wins for Cork Con, Clontarf, UCD and Garryowen.

# domestic-matters - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Young Munster maintain lead at top of UBL but Lansdowne hot on their heels

Here is your round-up of Saturday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A action.

# domestic-matters - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Horgan: Five or six LOI players good enough to play for Ireland

The winger has had a special few years at Oriel Park.

# domestic-matters - Friday 26 August, 2016

McMillan's strike enough to give Stephen Kenny's Dundalk victory on return to league action

The Lilywhites are four poinst clear at the top of the League of Ireland.

# domestic-matters - Thursday 25 August, 2016

First for Irish football as FAI to broadcast league game live on YouTube this weekend

Former Ireland international Stephen Elliot will be part of the coverage.

# domestic-matters - Friday 5 August, 2016

'Instead of a standing ovation, John Delaney became Marie Antoinette'

League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan on why a measly injection of funding was the last thing clubs needed from the FAI.

# domestic-matters - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

FAI reveals increased attendance figures for League of Ireland

The numbers are encouraging but a couple of clubs continue to boost the figures.

# domestic-matters - Monday 21 September, 2015

Saint's cup triumph bodes well for the future and this week's LOI talking points

Meanwhile, Dundalk continue their march to back-to-back league titles and there was a milestone for Shamrock Rovers midfielder Gary McCabe.

# domestic-matters - Monday 17 August, 2015

Galway halt losing streak but Tribesmen continue to look nervously over their shoulder

Michael Daly’s second-half equaliser rescued a point for Drogheda out west.

# domestic-matters - Monday 10 August, 2015

# domestic-matters - Monday 3 August, 2015

Limerick's great escape is on and more of the weekend's League of Ireland talking points

Plus, Dundalk’s strength in depth and Rovers stay in the hunt.

# domestic-matters - Monday 6 July, 2015

Irish clubs holding their own in Europe and more talking points from the LOI weekend

Plus, Bray are a club in turmoil yet they continue to churn out results.

# domestic-matters - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Pat's peaking, Sligo plummeting and more of this week's SSE Airtricity League talking points

Domestic action returned after the mid-season break and our reporters look back on an eventful weekend.

# domestic-matters - Friday 26 June, 2015

5 things we're looking forward to seeing during the second-half of the League of Ireland season

European nights under lights, showcase friendlies and cup shocks – there’s a lot coming up in the months ahead.

# domestic-matters - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Can anyone stop Dundalk? This weekend's SSE Airtricity League talking points

Plus, more contentious refereeing decisions and Sligo’s struggles.

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