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30th November 2017 By Leonard Allen

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Cork Constitution moved into second palce with victory over Terenure College in the All Ireland League. INPHO

There is another full series of games in the All Ireland League this weekend as the league reaches the half way stage.

There is another full series of games in the All Ireland League this weekend as the league reaches the half way stage.

The game of the day in Division 1A of the All Ireland League sees second placed Garryowen and third placed Cork Constitution locking horns at Dooradoyle. Both sides recorded victories over Dublin opposition last time out as the Limerick side defeated Dublin University 37-28 at College Park, while the Lilywhites recorded a narrow 21-19 home win over St Mary’s College.

Young Munster travel to Capital to take on Terenure College at Lakelands Park with both sides coming off the back of defeats by Clontarf and Lansdowne respectively.

Division 1B leaders Shannon travel to the Mourne County to take on second-placed Ballynahinch with Shannon having recorded a 27-15 home win over Ballymena and the County Down side making a winning return from Leeside against UCC.

UL Bohemian, who have climbed out of the drop zone following their away win over Dolphin, host UCC at the UL Arena. The Students were defeated 22-18 by Ballynahinch at the Mardyke, following a run of four successive wins.

Dolphin, who are propping up the table face a tough assignment as they travel to County Down to take on fourth-placed Banbridge.

In Division 2A, Highfield, who are two points behind Malone in second place following their 14-8 home win over Cashel, travel to Galway to take on Galwegians, who are battling against a second successive relegation.

Nenagh Ormond, who are third, travel to the Capital to take on seventh-placed Blackrock College, with both sides coming off the back of victories over Galway opposition.

Sixth-placed Cashel face a tricky task as they welcome City of Armagh, who are fifth, to the Premier County.

Division 2B leaders Old Crescent welcome Navan who have climbed up to third following their 32-10 home win over Sunday’s Well to Rosbrien. The Limerick side hold a four-point lead over Rainey Old Boys following their narrow 29-27 away win over Belfast Harlequins.

Second-placed Thomond are away to Bective Rangers in Division 2C and Bruff entertain Midleton in a mid-table clash at Kilballyowen Park.


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