Young Munster move out of Relegation Zone

The Energia All-Ireland League trophy. Photo: Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

IN DIVISION 1A of the All-Ireland League, Young Munster staged a late rally at Tom Clifford Park, to pick up two valuable points in their battle to move away from the relegation zone after they lost to Clontarf 46-39.

At one stage the Dublin side led 31-6 but two tries from Gearoid Mulcahy and one by Kegan Christian-Goss and Harry Fleming and James Horrigan. Shane O’Leary converted four of the five tries as well as two penalties.

Elsewhere, Shannon were no match for Ballynahinch at the Ulster venue as they lost 31-5. Will Riley scored Shannon’s try.

In Division 1B, Garryowen moved out of the relegation places with an 18-12 home win against Old Wesley. Bryan Fitzgerald scored three tries for the Dooradoyle side and Jack Oliver kicked a penalty.

Nenagh Ormond remain on top in Division 2A after their 29-6 win over Old Crescent at Takumi Park. Colm Skehan and Joe Coffey scored tries for Nenagh and Conor McMahon converted both and added five penalties. Ronan McKenna replied with two penalties for the home side.

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UL Bohemian are level on points with Cashel after their 11-9 home win over Greystones. Matt Henry scored the game’s only try and Harry Byrne and Alan Kiely each kicked a penalty.

In 2C, Bruff came from 26-0 down away to Galwegians to draw 26-26 with a converted try with the last play of the game. Cillian Rea, Thomas Quigley, Gioacchio Sangiorgi and Ethan Anderson scored tries for Bruff. Sean Kilbridge kicked three conversions.

UL Bohemian went back to the top of the Women’s All Ireland League after their 69-5 away win at Ballincollig.

The winners ran in 11 tries, with Chisom Ugwueru scoring three, Eilis Cahill and Ciara O’Dwyer got two apiece and Beth Buttimer, Chloe Peatse, Clara Barrett, and Laoise McConigle gettining one each. Kate Flannery kicked seven conversions.