# division 1b

All time
'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.
# division 1b
Bennett's late goal buries Galway to complete Waterford's fightback from ten-point deficit
The Déise trailed 2-11 to 0-7 at the break.
# Tribesmen
Eight-point haul from Canning guides Galway to comfortable victory over Dublin
All of Joe Canning’s scores came from frees.
# Going Up
Limerick return to top tier for first time since 2010 with defeat of All-Ireland champions
John Kiely’s side earned promotion to Division 1A with a two point win over All-Ireland champions Galway.
# Wrap
14-man Offaly brought back down to earth with heavy defeat to Limerick
Elsewhere in Division 1B, a late Donal Burke free handed Dublin a narrow win over Antrim.
# Home front
Ex-Chief Hayes blazing a trail for Shannon in his own December back-to-backs
Tom Hayes, who played such a key role in bringing Exeter to the top tier of English rugby, has guided Shannon to a Christmas number 1 slot in the Ulster Bank League.
# ulster bank league
Tasty top of the table clash in Division 1A and all of the weekend's AIL previews
All of your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.
# domestic matters
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.
# clubbing
Win or bust for 'Belvo, Con go to Limerick and all your UBL Div 1 previews
The weekend club action starts tonight with the Colours Match in UCD.
# division 1b
Mannion brothers return as part of 7 Galway changes from Wexford defeat
Elsewhere, Laois, Kerry, Limerick have named their teams.
# big win
Davy Fitz's Wexford leave it late but do enough to grab massive result in Galway
Two Conor McDonald frees in stoppage time were the difference.
# fine scoring
Ronan Lynch hits remarkable 3-11 tally as Limerick demolish Kerry
The Shannonsiders picked up their first league win.
# relegation play-off
Kerry hurlers are staying up in Division 1B after win over 12-man Laois
Laois will now play Westmeath for a place in Division 1B next year.
# division 1b
Clare's winning feeling, Limerick's league agony, Wexford relief and big Kerry win
It was a day of crunch showdowns in the second tier of the hurling league.
# division 1b
Hannon nets as Limerick stay unbeaten while Wexford claim 23-point victory
Limerick remain top of the table with Clare.
# division 1b
Limerick receive Killarney test before recording four-point win over Kerry
Declan Hannon bagged 1-4 as Limerick had to work for a second successive win.
# Round-Up
Terenure trounce Dolphin, Con win again and an epic derby in Connacht: Here's your UBL match reports
All that and much more grassroots rugby besides.
# club rugby
Here are your Division 1A and 1B Ulster Bank League previews
You can watch the Clontarf v UCD clash live from the comfort of your couch this evening, before a busy Saturday of AIL action.
Limerick come from behind to beat Laois but miss out on promotion
Shane Dowling hit a crucial goal as Limerick came from behind to triumph.
# Showdowns
Explainer: What's at stake today in the last round of Division 1A and 1B hurling league action?
It’s a big day of hurling clashes around the country.
# Super Sunday
Here's the 18 GAA league games on the inter-county agenda this weekend
The final round of games in the hurling league take place on Sunday.
# big win
Wexford stay in the hunt for promotion with victory over 14-man Laois
Gary Moore and James Tomkins grabbed the goals for Wexford.
# Pegged Back
Limerick suffer promotion setback as Offaly hit 1-1 in injury-time to grab draw
Peter Geraghty’s late goal and Joe Bergin’s point helped save a draw for Offaly.
# Rebels
Cork hurlers go top of Division 1B table with comeback victory against Antrim
Big win for Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s side in the hunt for promotion.
# Team news
Anthony Nash drops to the bench as Cork make six changes for Antrim clash
There are first starts of the season for Brian Hartnett and Rebels newcomer Brian Lawton.
# Super Sunday
Victories for Limerick and Laois in Division 1B of Allianz hurling league
Both sides are still chasing a spot in the top tier next season.
# starting XV
4 changes to Limerick hurling side before Division 1B clash with Wexford
The teams meet at the Gaelic Grounds tomorrow afternoon.
# Ready to go
Offaly make five changes ahead of Cork encounter
Shane Dooley starts, while Dan Kelleher, Brian Watkins and Sean Gardner are among those missing out.
# Comment
5 talking points before the weekend's hurling league games
Plenty at stake between Tipperary and Clare while Galway need a solid display.
Dublin v Limerick, Allianz Division 1B HL final
Would it be Anthony Daly or John Allen who was celebrating this evening? Here’s how it unfolded.
# Team news
Dublin and Limerick reveal selections for Division 1B decider
There is also plenty action in the National Camogie League on Sunday.
# qualified
Division 1B HL: Dublin and Limerick claim key wins
At the bottom of the table, Antrim had a vital success over Carlow.
# Successful
Division 1B HL: Wins for Dublin, Limerick and Offaly
Key victories for some of the promotion-chasing sides in the second tier of the hurling league this afternoon.
Allianz Hurling League: Full-time round-up
Here’s a round-up of the results from today’s clashes.
# Fixtures
Dublin and Kildare set for Sunday afternoon league fixture
There had been speculation that a Friday night date would be chosen for the game which will form part of the 2013 Spring Series.
# Hurling
2013 National Hurling League Fixtures
The provisional fixture programme has been released for next spring’s league hurling action.
# On the up
Perfect Fitz: Davy's Clare leave it late to beat Limerick
Clare snatched promotion to Division 1A with a thrilling two-point win against Limerick.
Hunger games: Clare comprehensive winners over Limerick
The home side went down by 14 points at the Gaelic Grounds in a disappointing opener to the league campaign.