9 Dec, 10:53
Defending champions Lansdowne recorded their biggest win of the campaign with a 61-11 win over Dolphin on the back pitch in the Aviva Stadium.
In Division 1B the big question this season will be can Shannon bounce back as they open their campaign against Blackrock while fellow Limerick club UL Bohemians, also relegated last season, will travel to newly promoted Terenure for their first game of the competition.
Bruff, Cashel and UCC will begin their Division 2A campaign at home while Old Crescent travel to Dublin to take on Old Wesley and Highfield head to the North to face Queens University.
In Division 2B newly promoted Richmond will travel to Boyne while Nenagh Ormond are at home to East Cork side Midleton. Thomond will take on Sunday’s Well in Liam Fitzgerald Park which is also scheduled for Satuday, 28th September.
Friday Night Lights games have proved very popular and attracted large crowds in recent seasons; they will be a key feature again this year with Irish Rugby TV streaming live games and match highlights from Division 1A throughout the year.
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