Action from Sunday's Well Connemara Ulster Bank League tie.
It was a bad day for Munster clubs in Division Two with only Clonakilty and Cashel winning derby games as Highfield earned a draw.
won their first game in Division 2A
of the Ulster Bank League
with an away win over Midleton
who are just two points above them in the table.
Matt Kirby opened the scoring with a penalty for Clonakilty but Jeff Hitchmough had the sides tied 3-3 at the half time whistle.
Paddy Ryan scored a try which Kirby converted to make it 10-3 to the visitors, but Midleton hit back with a try from Gary McArdle and a second Hitchmough penalty to lead by a point.
Kirby was Clonakilty’s hero kicking two penalties that still leaves them at the foot of the table but now just five points behind Instonians.
Old Crescent suffered a narrow home defeat to Greystones 19-14. Graham O’Keeffe scored a try for Crescent, Shane Mullally kicked two penalties and Tom Cregan one.
Thomond went down to an 18-8 away defeat to high flying Seapoint at Kilbogget Park.
Cashel go into the New Year on top of Division 2B after their 21-3 home win over neighbours Nenagh Ormond. Darragh O’Brien and Kevin Quinlan were try scorers for Cashel and O’Brien kicked three penalties and a convert. Donal Fogarty replied with a penalty for Nenagh.
Highfield travelled to Drogheda and shared the spoils with Boyne 19-19.
Sunday’s Well slipped further down the table after their 24-9 away defeat by NUMI Barnhall. Shane O’Riordan kicked three first half penalties for the ‘Well.
Ulster Bank League Division 2A: City of Derry 35, Instonians 14;
Corinthians , Bective Rangers ; late result
Dublin University 6, D.L.S.P. 3;
Malone 17, Queens University 15;
Midleton 11, Clonakilty 16;
Old Crescent 14, Greystones 19;
Old Wesley 12, Terenure College 32;
Seapoint 18, Thomond 8;
Division 2B: Banbridge 53, Ards 5;
Boyne 19, Highfield 19;
Cashel 21, Nenagh Ormond 3;
Navan 22, City of Armagh 12;
NUIM Barnhall 24, Sunday's Well 9;
Sligo 18, Rainey Old Boys 20;