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# club-rugby - Thursday 15 October, 2020

IRFU suspend club competition across four provinces

Rising Covid-19 numbers have brought a return to tightened restrictions for contact sport.

# club-rugby - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'A top-level AIL game is a better product than your run-of-the-mill Pro14 game'

The Club Scene Podcast has picked up a loyal and engaged following since its launch in 2018.

# club-rugby - Monday 28 September, 2020

Cashel shock Shannon as new provincial Community Series kicks-off

Elsewhere, Craig Ronaldson enjoyed a try-scoring debut for Naas as they toppled Terenure 19-12.

# club-rugby - Saturday 26 September, 2020

The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français

20-year-old Tony Drennan has signed with Queen’s University and still has professional rugby ambitions.

# club-rugby - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'The club game is absolutely the foundation on which the pro game is built'

The new provincial Energia Community Series kicks off around the country this weekend.

# club-rugby - 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.

# club-rugby - Monday 1 June, 2020

Covid-19 safety officer among IRFU recommendations in return to club rugby roadmap

There are four stages on the roadmap.

# club-rugby - Friday 6 December, 2019

Carbery's club, Athy RFC, won't be shutting down after securing insurance

The Kildare-based club had faced possible closure next week.

# club-rugby - 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.

# club-rugby - Friday 4 October, 2019

Munster derby the headline act on opening weekend of All-Ireland League season

The 2019/20 Energia All-Ireland League gets underway this weekend.

# club-rugby - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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.

# club-rugby - 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.

# club-rugby - 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.

# club-rugby - 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.

# club-rugby - 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.

# club-rugby - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Six-try Railway halt Blackrock's winning run, Maz' attack earns bonus point for Belvo

Here’s what you may have missed in the 12th round of women’s AIL fixtures this weekend.

# club-rugby - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Cork Con's Kenneally named as Ireland Club team captain for Scotland test

Head coach Morgan Lennon has named his team for Friday’s series opener in Edinburgh.

# club-rugby - Friday 18 January, 2019

Garryowen looking to keep good form up for visit of UCC and this weekend's AIL previews

There are 10 matches between Division 1A and 1B as league action returns on Saturday.

# club-rugby - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Garryowen dump Bateman Cup holders Lansdowne out in dramatic fashion

Liam Cronin was the hero as the Limerick club booked their place in the decider against City of Armagh.

# club-rugby - Friday 11 January, 2019

All-Ireland Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend

Lansdowne are bound for Dooradoyle to meet top-flight rivals Garryowen, while City of Armagh face fellow Division 1B side Buccaneers.

# club-rugby - Friday 14 December, 2018

Dublin derby for champions Lansdowne and this weekend's AIL previews

Division 1A leaders Cork Constitution are away to Terenure College on Saturday.

# club-rugby - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Tight at the top! Old Belvedere complete back-to-back wins over AIL leaders

Blackrock also recorded a big win in the Women’s AIL this weekend.

# club-rugby - Friday 7 December, 2018

Recent Leinster debutants set for return to AIL club action over the weekend

Patrick Patterson and Jack Kelly among a host of provincial players due to line out in club colours.

# club-rugby - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Clontarf and Cork Con continue their All-Ireland League winning streaks

Here are the weekend’s results from Division 1A and 1B.

# club-rugby - Friday 23 November, 2018

Limerick derby the highlight fixture of the All-Ireland League weekend

There are a number of interesting ties in Division 1A on Friday and Saturday.

# club-rugby - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Clontarf stay top as Shannon, Lansdowne and Dublin University record big wins

Here’s what happened in the AIL this weekend.

# club-rugby - Friday 26 October, 2018

Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews

Kick off your long weekend with some hard-fought AIL action.

# club-rugby - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'We felt it was a really strong case to align the professional and the club game'

The IRFU had hoped to restructure the All-Ireland League into two top divisions.

# club-rugby - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

AIL season takes shape as IRFU unveil men and women's fixture list

The new club season will get under way on 28 September with the men’s division 1 kicking off a week later.

# club-rugby - Friday 8 December, 2017

Unbeaten leaders Lansdowne host UCD and the rest of your UBL previews

In Division 1B, it’s first against second at Thomond Park.

# club-rugby - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Here's what happened in the Ulster Bank League today

Reports from all of today’s Division 1A games, plus scores from Division 1B.

# club-rugby - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while'

Jason Harris-Wright will look to help Clontarf to AIL glory before joining Pat Lam at Bristol.

# club-rugby - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts

The influence of director of rugby Alan Kingsley and some energetic U20s is pushing Navan torwads their first promotion since reaching the UBL.

# club-rugby - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Clontarf and Cork Constitution close gap on Lansdowne and all the weekend's UBL action

Wins for both Clontarf and Cork Con and a loss for Lansdowne tightened the gap at the top to four points.

# club-rugby - Friday 10 February, 2017

Trinity first up for Eddie O'Sullivan and more previews on a big weekend of UBL rugby

The former Ireland coach will hope to have an instant impact on Old Belvedere tonight.

# club-rugby - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Professional power has put the squeeze on Ireland's once-vibrant club rugby scene

“The top of the game is very strong, but the bit in the middle, the clubs, are struggling badly.”

# club-rugby - Friday 27 January, 2017

Young Munster welcome leaders Lansdowne as UBL swings back into action

Meanwhile, Tom Hayes will take the reins as Shannon boss for the first time tomorrow.

# club-rugby - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'It's definitely not a route I'd recommend. It's quite tough'

Clive Ross had to take the hard way, but is now loving playing with Ulster.

# club-rugby - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

7s interest on the rise as Kilkenny-hosted event continues to grow

Marble City Sevens founder James Blanchfield tells us about the growth of the tournament.

# club-rugby - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland's club rugby stars

Clontarf centre Matt D’Arcy was named Ulster Bank Player of the year in Division 1A.

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