AIL Roundup: Division 1B Week 6

Buccaneers firmly made themselves as the team to beat in this division with a fantastic 29-0 win over UCC. St Mary’s also put themselves into 2nd place after they edged Naas.

Buccaneers 29-0 UCC, Dubarry Park

Some people might have predicted a win for Buccaneers but definitely not by such a margin like  29-0. They really stamped their authority with a huge victory over early pacesetters UCC.

Harry West, Frankie Hopkins, Oisin McCormack and Josh O’Connor all contributing to the scoresheet in their bonus point win.

Naas 30-32 St Mary’s, Forenaughts

St Mary’s completed this block of fixtures with three wins out of three as they came out the right side of a tight affair. 

It was an eight try thriller. The competitions top try scorer  Andrew Osbourne scored a brace of tries, along with scores for inform Donal Conroy and Charlie Sheridan.

However, it was Sean Cronin’s Mary’s who got the win, pushing them into second place in the table. Hugo Conway, Conor Hickey, Adam McEvoy, Harry MacDonald all getting their important tries. 

Highfield 21-10 Old Belvedere, Woodleigh Park

Highfield got back to winning ways against Old Belvedere on Saturday, pushing them further up the table.

The Cork men made the home advantage count. Richard Cassidy, Cian Bohane, Miah Cronin touching the ball down for them.

Away form is always the issue for Old Belvedere. A try for their hooker Callum Dowling and Darragh O’Callaghan was all they managed to come away with from the game.

Old Wesley 31-18 Malone, Energia Park

Old Wesley got their third win of the campaign putting more misery on a struggling Malone on Saturday afternoon.

David Poff got on the scoresheet twice for the hosts with Nathan Randles scoring their only other try. Ian Cassidy made a 16-point contribution from the kicking tee.

Dan Kerr and Peter Caves got Malones tries.

Banbridge 7-10 City of Armagh, Rifle Park

It was a game for the purest at Rifle Park where City of Armagh got the win to keep them in the top four of the 1B table.

James McCormack and David McCann were the only try scores in the game for their respective teams. A Kyle Faloon penalty was the difference. 

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