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# lansdowne - 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.

# lansdowne - 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.

# lansdowne - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Clontarf end Lansdowne's AIL reign to book Aviva Stadium return

Cork Con host Dublin University in the second semi-final on Sunday.

# lansdowne - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Lansdowne squeeze past Young Munster, while Dublin University steal late victory

Your weekly AIL round-up is here.

# lansdowne - 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.

# lansdowne - Friday 30 November, 2018

Top-of-the-table clash the highlight of Saturday's AIL action

First meets second at Castle Avenue, while fifth-place Shannon host third-place Lansdowne.

# lansdowne - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Defending champions Lansdowne clinch first win of new season while Shannon hammer Terenure

Here’s what happened in Division 1A of the All-Ireland league over the weekend.

# lansdowne - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Reigning champions Lansdowne suffer consecutive defeats while Burke's late penalty earns UCD a point

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

# lansdowne - Friday 5 October, 2018

Defending champions Lansdowne on the road to Clontarf while Shannon return to top flight Kick Off This post contains videos

Defending champions Lansdowne on the road to Clontarf while Shannon return to top flight

The AIL’s top two divisions are back this weekend and we’ve got all the 1A and 1B previews.

# lansdowne - Sunday 23 September, 2018

‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’ Dream Ticket This post contains videos

‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’

Neil Walsh recalls the unlikely series of events that led to an incredible opportunity.

# lansdowne - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'The sky's the limit for that one' - Wexford man Paul Boyle shines for Connacht

The 21-year-old was man of the match as Connacht earned a bonus-point win against Zebre.

# lansdowne - Friday 31 August, 2018

'I don't think I've hit the potential I have in me at this level yet'

Connacht’s Cian Kelleher is fully fit and eager to show his ability as the new season kicks off.

# lansdowne - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Leinster's academy to Bedford to Galway: Farrell finds his feet in Connacht

The 24-year-old was superb in midfield for the western province last season.

# lansdowne - Friday 15 June, 2018

'Only Tadhg could have told you how good Tadhg could be': Beirne built for international rugby after testing road to the top

Ahead of his Ireland debut, we spoke to some of the people who moulded Tadhg Beirne and first put his athleticism to work.

# lansdowne - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'I'm probably going through the back door': Ruddock happy in the club game

The former Wales head coach is now settled in his role at Lansdowne.

# lansdowne - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Lansdowne win first Bateman Cup in 87 years to end Cork Con's bid for six-in-a-row

It was Lansdowne’s first Ulster Bank Bateman Cup title since 1931.

# lansdowne - Friday 20 April, 2018

Lansdowne stand in the way of Cork Con's remarkable six-in-a-row bid

The two clubs meet in Saturday’s Bateman Cup final at Temple Hill.

# lansdowne - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Lansdowne reach first Bateman final in 87 years while Con stay on course for six-in-a-row

Sligo and City of Armagh put up huge fights but in the end it was the Division 1A sides who prevailed in the last four.

# lansdowne - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Unbeaten Lansdowne top of the table at Christmas while Young Munster earn big win

Reports from all five of this week’s AIL Division 1A fixtures in the Ulster Bank League.

# lansdowne - 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.

# lansdowne - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Lansdowne tighten their grip on the top spot and all of last night's Division 1A action

Reports from Friday night’s four games. Buccaneers and Cork Con face off at 2.30pm today.

# lansdowne - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Old Belvedere boost survival hopes with draw against leaders Lansdowne

Check out our round-up of this week’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A.

# lansdowne - 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.

# lansdowne - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Dublin University reach summit with impressive Garryowen victory

There were also wins today for Cork Con, Young Munster and St Mary’s College.

# lansdowne - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Young Munster edge 'Tarf and the rest of your UBL match reports

Lansdowne tasted defeat for the first time this season as Belvedere secured the Leinster Senior League Cup.

# lansdowne - Friday 30 September, 2016

Lansdowne look for 3rd win on the trot, Cookies welcome 'Tarf and all your UBL previews

Meanwhile, Shannon, Dolphin and UCC will hope to claim their first wins of the season in division 1b.

# lansdowne - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Lansdowne power top of the table and all the rest of the weekend's UBL action

Young Munster produced an impressive display with a little help from a raucous crowd in Cork.

# lansdowne - Saturday 17 September, 2016

The cream of Ireland's domestic rugby talent back in action this weekend

Here are the fixtures across the divisions today in the Ulster Bank League.

# lansdowne - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland's Max Deegan wins U20 Player of the Tournament award

The Lansdowne number eight scored another try in the final defeat to England.

# lansdowne - Monday 1 February, 2016

Leinster's promising Ryan the latest Ireland U20s captain from Michael's

The 19-year-old has shown rich promise in his burgeoning career.

# lansdowne - 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.

# lansdowne - Monday 11 May, 2015

Ruddock's 'next minute' mantra helped Lansdowne on road to glory

“Our focus has always been that if something goes wrong, forget that,” says the former Wales coach.

# lansdowne - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Lansdowne land second title with thrilling UBL final win over Clontarf

Scott Deasy played a central role in an absorbing final at the Aviva Stadium.

# lansdowne - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Clontarf aiming for 'massive feat' with back-to-back AIL titles

Andy Wood’s men take on Lansdowne in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A final this weekend.

# lansdowne - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Terenure and Clontarf back to winning ways as Galwegians soar in 1B

Get all the results and scorers from yesterday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A and 1B action.

# lansdowne - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Here are your division 1A and 1B Ulster Bank League previews

A top-of-the-table clash between Lansdowne and Clontarf is the pick of this week’s action.

# lansdowne - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Butterworth the latest in Lansdowne's line of professional converts

The 23-year-old has bolstered Ulster’s back row options after impressing in the Ulster Bank League.

# lansdowne - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Strong club rugby in Ireland helping to develop U20 internationals - Ruddock

The Ireland U20 coach says AIL exposure has challenged the pecking order in his squad ahead of the Junior World Championship.

# lansdowne - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Humbled O'Driscoll couldn't have asked for better ending than seven-try farewell party

As the veteran centre attempted to deflect praise, Paul O’Connell says the skill of the man continues to amaze.

# lansdowne - Friday 21 February, 2014

Ireland Club team in the 'shop window' against England Counties

Lansdowne wing Cian Aherne explains that the pick of Irish club rugby players are hoping to make a mark tonight.

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