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#AIL

# ail - Thursday 9 July, 2020

IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021

The first half of the season will involve a new provincial Community Series.

# ail - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Modified club rugby season to kick off in September

‘A specific date will not be issued until further clarity is available and will remain subject to change.’

# ail - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'From the kick-off, they decided to start a schemozzle. That suited us'

Ger Earls was a key part of Young Munster’s AIL success in 1993 after joining from Thomond.

# ail - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Cork Con and Blackrock stars land the top gongs as AIL award winners announced

Brian Hayes and Hannah O’Connor took the Player of the Year awards.

# ail - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

U20s star Jack Crowley's score among nominations for AIL try of the season

There were some stunning efforts on the men’s and women’s leagues this season.

# ail - Monday 27 April, 2020

Getting FAI and IFA on board the next step as All-Island League format is unveiled AIL

Getting FAI and IFA on board the next step as All-Island League format is unveiled

A cross-border, ‘split season’ is favoured by clubs.

Ex-Munster lock Hayes finishes joint-top try scorer in AIL's Division 1A

Clontarf’s Sean Kearns was top points scorer after his return from Australia.

# ail - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'They can look back with pride... their effort wasn't null and void'

Defending champions Cork Con ended an unbeaten season with 14 wins from 14 in the AIL.

# ail - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

IRFU make €500,000 available to clubs in light of coronavirus disruption

The union also confirmed they will put in place a moratorium on all club loan repayments for four months.

# ail - Saturday 21 March, 2020

'I learned in Munster and Toulon that it's all about attitude and culture' AIL

'I learned in Munster and Toulon that it's all about attitude and culture'

Former professional prop Tim Ryan has overseen Highfield RFC’s rise in the AIL in recent years.

# ail - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Railway Union close gap on UL Bohemians with resounding 62-0 win AIL

Railway Union close gap on UL Bohemians with resounding 62-0 win

We review the latest action from the Energia Women’s All-Ireland League.

# ail - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Table-toppers Cork Con whitewash Dublin University as Young Munster win Limerick derby

Elsewhere, UCD edged out Clontarf as Storm Jorge made its presence felt around the AIL.

# ail - Friday 21 February, 2020

Must-win clash at the bottom among highlights of AIL weekend AIL

Must-win clash at the bottom among highlights of AIL weekend

Elsewhere, table-toppers Cork Con face UCC.

# ail - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Ireland Club XV retain Dalriada Cup for the first time since 2012 AIL

Ireland Club XV retain Dalriada Cup for the first time since 2012

Colm Hogan, Michael Melia, and Sam Coghlan Murray scored tries in Donnybrook.

# ail - Monday 3 February, 2020

AIL influence serves Ireland U20s well as McNamara looks for more

“Without it, the 20s would be in serious strife”

# ail - Friday 13 December, 2019

'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster

The Highfield RFC man struggled with injury last season but is relishing being back in the red jersey.

# ail - Friday 15 November, 2019

Cork and Dublin derbies to shape the top of the table in Division 1A

It’s fourth versus first on Leeside and third versus second in the capital this weekend.

# ail - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Two tries from Poland help UCC stay top of the table, while Cork Con outgun Lansdowne

Catch up on all of Saturday’s action from the All-Ireland League.

# ail - Friday 18 October, 2019

Friday night Dublin derby tops the bill in this weekend's All-Ireland League action

Your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.

# ail - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Reigning champions Cork Con edge Munster derby and new boys run Terenure close as AIL kicks off in style

Elsewhere, Lansdowne beat UCD as the 2019/20 Energia All-Ireland League got underway this weekend.

# ail - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Cork Con lock Mintern determined to test himself in professional rugby

The former Ireland U20 will complete his studies at CIT next year and then see how far rugby can take him.

# ail - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht AIL

Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht

The 21-year-old scored 15 tries for Lansdowne in Division 1A of the AIL last season.

# ail - Monday 22 July, 2019

Friday nights and double-headers feature strongly in next season's AIL fixture list

The new campaign gets underway on 4 October.

# ail - Thursday 18 July, 2019

AIL players link up with Leinster as Cullen boosts pre-season squad

Tony Ryan, Rowan Osborne and David Aspil have been training with Leo Cullen’s squad.

# ail - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Two November Tests and extended inter-pros in Ireland Women's 13-month plan

The plan aims to have Ireland in ideal shape for the World Cup Qualifiers in September 2020.

# ail - Friday 10 May, 2019

'People need to leave their egos behind and actually say this is a competition that has a place' Problem Child This post contains videos

'People need to leave their egos behind and actually say this is a competition that has a place'

AIL rugby is too entertaining to be sold so short.

# ail - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Flavin, Breen and Taylor among big winners at AIL awards

The votes for the try of the season were also tallied for this evening’s awards at the Aviva..

# ail - Saturday 4 May, 2019

AIL top two set for battle as Cork Con and Clontarf meet in Division 1A final AIL

AIL top two set for battle as Cork Con and Clontarf meet in Division 1A final

We look ahead to tomorrow’s showpiece at the Aviva Stadium.

# ail - Friday 3 May, 2019

With Connacht calling, Lloyd is intent on balancing rugby with medicine

The scrum-half took a year out of his studies with RCSI when taking up an offer from Ulster. But this time around, he is determined to do it all.

# ail - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Cork Con bullish approaching AIL final with revamped style and 'Stockdale 2.0' in Sean French

Entering their fourth consecutive final, the Cork club look in rude attacking health.

# ail - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Stunning try from Ireland U20 French sets Con on their way to decider with Clontarf AIL This post contains videos

Stunning try from Ireland U20 French sets Con on their way to decider with Clontarf

Cork Con saw off Trinity at Temple Hill on Sunday, while UCC took a step closer to Division 1A safety.

# ail - Friday 26 April, 2019

Lansdowne bid for dramatic turnaround, exams hamper Trinity as AIL enters semi-final stage

Clontarf and Cork Con will hope to advance to next week’s decider in front of their home fans.

# ail - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Cronin brothers star as Garryowen power to Bateman Cup glory

Ireland U20 out-half Ben Healy kicked 13 points as the Limerick side defeated City of Armagh.

# ail - Friday 19 April, 2019

Big guns return for Garryowen as Armagh bid for first Bateman Cup triumph

Division 1B outfit Armagh could become the first Ulster side since Ballynahinch in 2009 to claim the national trophy.

# ail - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Shannon suffer relegation to Division 1B after final day defeat to Cork Con AIL

Shannon suffer relegation to Division 1B after final day defeat to Cork Con

Meanwhile, Dublin University rounded off an unforgettable regular season with a 39-22 bonus-point triumph over Garryowen.

# ail - Friday 12 April, 2019

Key clashes at the top and bottom as AIL season enters final weekend

Here is what on the line in Division 1A this weekend.

# ail - Sunday 7 April, 2019

'I missed my chance and my dream of professional rugby was slipping away'

After falling out of the Leinster academy system, Peter Sullivan has bounced back from a potentially fatal career setback to lead the All-Ireland League try-scoring charts this season.

# ail - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Terenure inch closer to safety, Con book home semi and Lansdowne reclaim second spot AIL

Terenure inch closer to safety, Con book home semi and Lansdowne reclaim second spot

Terenure are now level on points with UCC towards the foot of the table, but Shannon remain bottom with a game to go.

# ail - Friday 5 April, 2019

Relegation-threatened Limerick clubs set for crucial Friday night derby

Another big weekend of AIL action kicks off with the clash of Young Munster and Shannon at Tom Clifford Park.

# ail - Saturday 30 March, 2019

UL Bohs crowned All-Ireland Cup Champions with dominant victory over Blackrock College AIL

UL Bohs crowned All-Ireland Cup Champions with dominant victory over Blackrock College

Niamh Briggs chipped in with two conversions and a second-half penalty to guide her side to victory.

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