Roundup: AIL Saturday Finals Day

Garryowen are back in 1A as they produced a stunning display to overcome Old Belvedere. Queens University left it late but retained their position in 1B with a win over MU Barnhall. Galway Corinthians long awaited return to 2A will happen next season and they overcome UL Bohemian, with the Limerick side moving to 2B next season.

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Preview: AIL Saturday Finals Day

It all comes down to this. After some heart stopping rugby in the AIL regular season we reach the final stage for clubs to book promotion or survival. Garryowen and Old Belvedere will look to move up to 1A this weekend while Queens University fight to stay in 1B against MU Barnhall.

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AIL Roundup: Division 1B Round 18

In 1B Old Wesley have a home semi-final to look forward to against Garryowen, while Old Belvedere looked like they would miss out on the play-offs, finished fourth and meet Shannon down in Limerick. At the basement, defeat for Queens will see them facing Banbridge in a relegation play-off.

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AIL Men’s And Women’s Permutations

It is make or break for the Men’s teams as we tick to the final normal season weekend of the year while the Women’s Division reaches its penultimate round.

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AIL Roundup: Women’s Division Round 16

With just two rounds left of the regular Women’s AIL season, second-placed Railway Union moved six points clear of Old Belvedere in the race to reach next month’s final at the Aviva Stadium. UL Bohemian confirmed already to have made one of those spots as mathematically they cannot be caught.

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AIL Roundup: Division 1B Round 17

Old Wesley confirmed their spot in the promotion play-offs despite defeat to St Mary’s, Garryowen and Highfield hope to join them but Old Belvedere are also still in the race. At the bottom UCC are safe as they relegated Buccaneers while Queens and Naas will have to get results on the final day to avoid the relegation play-off.

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