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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B Season Wrap.

We continue our tidy up of the All Ireland Leagues with our wrap of AIL 1B which also ended in Week 14. AIL 1B…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B. Week 14 Status Update.

At the time of writing there are three weeks of the AIL 1B competition postponed with the fourth and final week still scheduled to…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B. Week 14 Preview

Our mid week re-fixed matches also interfered with our AIL 1B Week 13 Wrap so we’ve included some of that information here in the…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Malone RFC Old Belvedere RFC (M)

Energia AIL 1B: Malone 21 Old Belvedere 16

Malone scored three tries as they defeated Old Belvedere 21-16 but were unable to deny the visitors a losing bonus point through a penalty…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men Old Wesley RFC

Energia AIL 1B. Old Wesley 14 City of Armagh 12

Scrum superiority was ultimately to prove the difference as Old Wesley ran out winners 14-12 over City of Armagh at a blustery Energia Park…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B. Week 13 Preview

AIL 1B head into the last third of their season tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon and it’s still all to play for for nine of the…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B. Week 12 Wrap.

After getting a full house of predictions in AIL 1A it’s back down to earth with a 60% hit rate in 1B and wouldn’t…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Ulster

Energia AIL 1B Week 12 Preview

I don’t think our AIL 1B predictions have been any more accurate than those for AIL 1A but we will persevere for this season…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B Week 11 Wrap.

The topsy turvy Energia AIL 1B continued with it’s usual set of unpredictable results. Highfield appear to have come out of their recent slump…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men Malone RFC

Energia AIL 1B. Malone 7 City of Armagh 22

[pullquote]Report and pictures by Richard Owens. [/pullquote] Malone kick off and each team tests each other’s mettle, trying to settle into their patterns and impose…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B Week 10 Predictions

The Energia AIL 1B also returns this weekend with a full set of fixtures.  The first half of the season was dominated by Highfield…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B. Who’s been doing what?

With the Energia AIL 1B being parked until 11th January, we have a look at who has been doing what in the first half…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Malone RFC Old Wesley RFC

Energia AIL 1B Malone 17 Old Wesley 5

[pullquote]Report and pictures by Richard Owens[/pullquote] Seven from seven for Old Wesley was a daunting statistic for Chris Henry’s squad to ponder and a…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B Week 7 Wrap

It’s been a couple of weeks since our last wrap. We have a look at the progress of the Ulster sides after they returned…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B Week 6 Wrap

We have a quick look at who did what during Week 6 of the Energia AIL 1B.  It wasn’t a great week for the…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Malone RFC Old Belvedere RFC (W)

Energia AIL 1B: Old Belvedere 26 Malone 21.

[pullquote]Report and pictures by JC Sports Photography[/pullquote] It was an eventful afternoon at Ollie Campbell Park as Malone almost turned around a 21-7 halftime…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B Week 6 Preview.

The Energia AIL 1B is starting to take shape as the teams go into their sixth round of fixtures this weekend.  It’s been a…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B Week 5 Wrap

It was a mixed bag for the Ulster clubs in Energia AIL 1B at the weekend. Banbridge recorded their second win on the bounce…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Malone RFC St Mary's College RFC

Energia AIL 1B: Malone 8 St Mary’s College 13.

I travelled to Gibson Park on Saturday afternoon to cover a double header of Malone v St Mary’s in the AIL and Grosvenor v…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Club Men: Energia AIL 1B Week 4 Wrap

It was something of an Ulster club revival in Week 4 of the Energia AIL 1B with all three of the provinces participants recording…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Club Men: Energia AIL 1B Week 3 Wrap

The Energia AIL 1B resumes this weekend after a week off and it’s been a case of mixed starts for the three Ulster sides…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1A All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Club Men: AIL 1 Week 2 Wrap

City of Armagh continue to fly the flag for Ulster Clubs in the top two leagues with a win on the road against St…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men St Mary's College RFC

AIL 1B: City of Armagh continue with winning start.

City of Armagh continued their winning run in the AIL 1B with a hard fought 14 – 20 win against St Mary’s College at…

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1A All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Club Men: Energia AIL 1 Week 1 Wrap

It was a busy week in the AIL with all five of the senior men’s leagues kicking off for the first time this season.…