4 Dec, 09:57
This Friday night coming, 6th December (kick-off 7.45pm), Midleton RFC host Sundays Well RFC in the All Ireland League "under lights" at Towns Park.
Old Crescent remain in relegation trouble in Division 2 after a heavy 37-3 away defeat at Belfield by U.C.D. The Dublin students have now moved into second place a point behind leaders Ballynahinch. Fergal Lawlor was the Limerick side’s scorer with a penalty.
Nenagh Ormond collected maximum points for the second successive week with a 36-5 home win over Ards in Division Three, a result that sees them get back into a challenging position for promotion. Stephen Carey, David Corcoran, Martin Brislane, Keith Quigley, Darren Horan and Trevor Connolly scored tries for the winners. David Delaney kicked two conversions and Donal Fogarty one.
In an exciting game at Shaws Bridge Instonians maintained their unbeaten record and moved back to the top of the table with a narrow 19-16 win over Sunday’s Well. A defeat that sees the Cork side slip down the table. The ‘Well raced into a 10-0 lead with a try by Chris Spearman and a conversion and penalty by Danny O’Shea. However the Ulster side drew level at half time. O’Shea added two penalties for the ’Well but three penalties by Scott Browne saw Instonians pick up the points.
The Highfield NUMI Barnhall tie at Woodleigh Park was postponed due to waterlogged pitch.
IRFU Ulster Bank League Division 1B:Galwegians 13,U.C.C. 6;
Division 2:U.C.D. 37,Old Crescent 3;
Dublin University 8,Corinthians 10;
Division 3:Highfield v NUIM Barnhall Off;
Instonians 19,Sunday's Well 16;
Navan 6,Banbridge 20;
Nenagh Ormond 36,Ards 6;