It was Saturday for the Women’s All Ireland League games this week as Ireland Women were playing on the Sunday. The St. Mary’s and Blackrock game was postponed, and Old Belvedere had a bye, leaving only Railway v UL Bohemian and Galwegians v Cooke. Check out our match report and gallery for Railway v UL Bohemian here.

The full results are as follows:

Galwegians 14
TRY: Ina Butler, Edel Murray. CON: Nicole Fowley, Ina Butler

Cooke 24
 Ilse Van Staden (2), Hannah Kilgore, Eliza Downey CON: Vicky Irwin (2)

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Railway Union 27
TRY: Susan Vaughan (2), Kateyln Faust, Juliet Short CON:Claire Keohane (2)
PEN: Claire Keohane

UL Bohemian 19
 Sarah Quinn (2), Niamh Briggs CON: Niamh Briggs (2)

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Women’s AIL Current Standings

The results leave the AIL League table as follows:

Railway Union RFC5500163621014024
Old Belvedere530213745922216
U.L. Bohemian5302143118253116
St Mary’s College40040189-189000

Women’s AIL Top Scorers.

The four teams playing this round scored a total of 84 points between them, bringing the total points scored in the AIL to 759. Railway Union hold onto top point scored, with 163 in total, with UL Bohemian having 143 and Old Belvedere remain on 137.

UL Bohemian’s Niamh Briggs joins Galwegians’ Denise Redmond on the most points scored with 45 points each. Redmond didn’t record a score this round and with Galwegians having a bye next week she could lose her grip on the top spot. Blackrock’s Hannah O’Connor is still within the top three on 28 points.

Denise RedmondGalwegians48345
Niamh BriggsUL Bohemian213345
Hannah O’ConnorBlackrock17328
Niamh ByrneRailway Union525
Michelle ClaffeyBlackrock4 –20
Elise O’Byrne WhiteOld Belvedere420
Gemma MatthewsOld Belvedere420
Nikki CaugheyRailway Union72 –20
Susan VaughanRailway Union420

After scoring two tries this weekend Railway Union’s Susan Vaughan now trails the top try scorer Niamh Byrne, who remains on 5 tries. Blackrock’s Michelle Claffey, Old Belvedere’s Elise O’Byrne-White and Gemma Matthews together with Galwegians’ Redmond are all on four tries.

NameClubTotal Tries
Niamh ByrneRailway Union5
Michelle ClaffeyBlackrock4
Elise O’Byrne WhiteOld Belvedere4
Denise RedmondGalwegians4
Gemma MatthewsOld Belvedere4
Susan VaughanRailway Union4


Women’s AIL Player’s Player Nominations.


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