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# club-rugby - Thursday 15 October, 2020

IRFU suspend club competition across four provinces

IRFU suspend club competition across four provinces

Oct 15th 2020, 4:22 PM 9,683 Views 3 Comments

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
# The Club Scene

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

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 12:28 PM 41,576 Views 30 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

Cashel shock Shannon as new provincial Community Series kicks-off

Sep 28th 2020, 12:10 AM 10,965 Views 3 Comments

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
# Bienvenue
# Bienvenue

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

Sep 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 30,512 Views 10 Comments

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'
# Community
# Community

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

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 8,952 Views 4 Comments

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
# Plans
# Plans

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

Jul 9th 2020, 4:44 PM 3,795 Views 4 Comments

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
# Movement
# Movement

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

Jun 1st 2020, 1:22 PM 4,152 Views 0 Comments

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
# Grassroots
# Grassroots

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

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 2:50 PM 14,619 Views 26 Comments

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
# AIL Preview
# AIL Preview

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

Oct 18th 2019, 7:20 PM 4,634 Views 5 Comments

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
# AIL Preview
# AIL Preview

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

Oct 4th 2019, 5:37 PM 6,961 Views 11 Comments

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
# AIL
# AIL

Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht

Aug 1st 2019, 6:39 PM 11,996 Views 3 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

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

Jul 18th 2019, 2:44 PM 11,808 Views 5 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

Cronin brothers star as Garryowen power to Bateman Cup glory

Apr 20th 2019, 3:53 PM 8,697 Views 0 Comments

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
# Domestic Matters
# Domestic Matters

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

Apr 12th 2019, 5:01 PM 4,441 Views 6 Comments

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
# AIL Preview
# AIL Preview

Relegation-threatened Limerick clubs set for crucial Friday night derby

Apr 5th 2019, 4:23 PM 7,228 Views 3 Comments

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
# Women's Rugby
# Women's Rugby

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

Feb 24th 2019, 9:35 PM 6,206 Views 0 Comments

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
# Club Scene
# Club Scene

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

Jan 29th 2019, 1:27 PM 6,263 Views 5 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

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

Updated Jan 18th 2019, 7:36 PM 5,535 Views 3 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

Garryowen dump Bateman Cup holders Lansdowne out in dramatic fashion

Jan 12th 2019, 6:41 PM 7,675 Views 0 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

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

Jan 11th 2019, 12:43 PM 4,802 Views 0 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

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

Dec 14th 2018, 4:19 PM 5,751 Views 1 Comment

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

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

Dec 9th 2018, 7:18 PM 4,108 Views 0 Comments

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
# Domestic Matters
# Domestic Matters

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

Dec 7th 2018, 5:39 PM 8,813 Views 3 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

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

Nov 24th 2018, 9:48 PM 6,532 Views 3 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

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

Nov 23rd 2018, 5:08 PM 5,390 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ail Wrap
# Ail Wrap

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

Nov 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,445 Views 0 Comments

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
# Clubbing
# Clubbing

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

Oct 26th 2018, 8:13 PM 3,862 Views 0 Comments

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'
# AIL
# AIL

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

Oct 25th 2018, 4:30 PM 6,044 Views 4 Comments

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
# Club Rugby
# Club Rugby

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

Jul 31st 2018, 12:03 PM 4,573 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tee-ups
# Tee-ups

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

Dec 8th 2017, 7:29 PM 4,485 Views 1 Comment

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
# AIL Round-up
# AIL Round-up

Here's what happened in the Ulster Bank League today

Sep 30th 2017, 8:58 PM 7,872 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Grassroots
# Grassroots

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

Apr 30th 2017, 9:30 AM 13,581 Views 1 Comment

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
# On The Up
# On The Up

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

Apr 8th 2017, 8:30 AM 13,789 Views 10 Comments

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
# Catch Up
# Catch Up

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

Mar 11th 2017, 10:18 PM 5,979 Views 1 Comment

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
# Clubbing
# Clubbing

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

Feb 10th 2017, 11:36 AM 5,439 Views 2 Comments

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
# Stuck In The Middle
# Stuck In The Middle

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 8:00 AM 8,980 Views 10 Comments

“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
# Clubbing
# Clubbing

Young Munster welcome leaders Lansdowne as UBL swings back into action

Jan 27th 2017, 4:39 PM 4,448 Views 1 Comment

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'
# The Back Door
# The Back Door

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

Sep 10th 2016, 4:00 PM 13,333 Views 3 Comments

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
# 7s Boom
# 7s Boom

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

Jun 17th 2015, 6:15 AM 5,113 Views 6 Comments

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
# UBL
# UBL

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

May 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 7,638 Views 1 Comment

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

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