A try deep in injury time preserved Cork Constitution's unbeaten run in the AIL, as they defeated St. Mary's 20-16. Shannon kept in touch with the leaders with a 20-11 home win over Co. Carlow. The big surprise of the day was Dolphin's 15-10 defeat of Dungannon at Stevenson Park, but Garryowen suffered a heavy defeat, going down to Belfast Harlequins 50-17.
U.L. Bohemian got back into contention for promotion with a 26-19 win away to Malone and also secured a bonus point. For the rest of the Munster teams involved in this Division, it was a disappointing day. Old Crescent were defeated by leaders Old Belvedere 21-7. Young Munster lost 30-17 away to Ballynahinch. Waterpark nearly pulled off a shock win over second placed Barnhall, but John Lillis failed with an injury time penalty, as they went down 20-18 and Sunday's Well moved closer to the Third Division, after they lost 26-10 at home to DLSP.
Highfield increased their lead at the top of the Third Division with a 28-22 win away to Queens University and Clonakilty defeated Ballina 33-15.
The Heineken Munster Junior League looks like it is a two horse race between Bruff and Kilfeacle. Leader's Bruff had a free weekend, while Kilfeacle moved to within a point of the top with a 27-19 win over arch rivals Clanwilliam. Nenagh Ormond joined Bruff at the top of the table, after they picked up a bonus point in their 21-20 defeat by Clonmel, but having played two games more then the leaders there challenge looks over.
Richmond won the bottom of the table clash, when they defeated St. Mary's 13-11. They are now five points behind Youghal, who crashed at Bandon 32-7. Old Christians moved up the table with a 27-10 home win over Crosshaven and Cobh Pirates blitzed St. Senan's in the second half with a six try burst for a 50-8 victory.
Tralee extended their lead at the top of Division Two with a 24-3 home win over Kanturk, while neighbours Castleisland did them a favour with a 15-7 win over second placed Cashel. Thurles moved back into second place after their 13-0 win over Muskerry and Skibbereen kept up their challenge with a 33-0 win against Ballincollig. Douglas remain joint bottom with Ballincollig after Charleville defeated them 25-6 and the Ennis v Waterford City game fell victim to the weather.
Abbeyfeale are the new leaders of the Third Division after their 33-5 home win over Kinsale and Mallow's surprise 10-3 defeat by Newport. Fermoy kept their challenge alive with a 74-0 win over Kilrush. Newcastle West defeated Dungarvan 27-22, Galbally had a 24-0 victory over Killarney and Presentation got back to winning ways with a 31-7 win at home to Carrick-on-Suir.
There were mixed fortunes for Midleton, with Thomond defeating them 13-6 in the top of the table clash in the Munster Seconds League, Division Two, but there U20 side pulled off a big surprise with a 20-17 win over Highfield in the Cup.
The McCarthy Cup Final will be an all West Cork affair after Bandon defeated Cork Transport 15-3 and Skibbereen saw off the challenge of Fermoy 29-15.
Heineken Munster Junior League Division 1: Bandon 32,Youghal 7; Clonmel 21,Nenagh Ormond 20; Cobh Pirates 50,St. Senan's 8; Kilfeacle 27,Clanwilliam 19; Old Christians 27,Crosshaven 10; Richmond 11,St. Mary's 8;
Division 2: Castleisland 15,Cashel 7; Charleville 25,Douglas 6; Skibbereen 33,Ballincollig 0; Thurles 13,Muskerry 0; Tralee 24,Kanturk 3;
Division 3: Abbeyfeale 33,Kinsale 5; Dungarvan 22,Newcastle West 27; Fermoy 74,Kilrush 0; Galbally 24,Killarney 0; Newport 10,Mallow 3; Presentation 31,Carrick-on-Suir 7;
Munster Seconds League Division 2: Thomond 13,Midleton 6;
Junior 2 League South: Bandon 19,Youghal 5; Bantry Bay 5,Dolphin 32;
Junior 3 League South Division 1: Highfield 5,Shandon 11; Old Christians 38,Muskerry 8;
Division 2: Corca Dhuibhne 8,Bandon 0;
McCarthy Cup Semi Finals: Bandon 15,Cork Transport 3; Skibbereen 29,Fermoy 15;
Evans Cup: Thurles 9,Clanwilliam 9;
Under 20 Cup: Highfield 17,Midleton 20;