Ulster U18 Schools finished of the U18 Interprovincial Festival in Limerick in fine style with a 48 – 10 win against IQ Rugby on Sunday afternoon.

IQ Rugby Opened the scoring with a try from their out half Theo Smerdon before Ulster cut lose with tries from Jude Postlethwaite, Ethan Bryce and  Callum Smyton, all converted by Ross McKay to give Ulster a 21 – 5 lead at half time.

Callum Smyton goes over for his second try during Ulster’s win against IQ Rugby

The tries continued in the second half with Finn Rankin crossing before Smyton and Postlethwaite completed a brace each.

A good line sees Jude Postlethwaite end up between the posts for his second try against IQ Rugby

IQ Rugby scored a consolation try towards the end through Jacob Richards before Ulster finished off in style with a try from Tim Baillie before Smyton crossed for his hattrick. Ethan Bryce added a conversion to take the final score to Ulster Schools 48 IQ Rugby 10.

We caught up with Ulster Schools coach Willie Faloon after the game to talk about Ulster Schools performance over the tournament. Click below to hear the interview.

We’ll have a full update on the competition tomorrow.

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