Rugby:’Rock claim local boasting rights over Belvo”

Blackrock University 17– Old Platform 7

By John Crothers

Blackrock College protected the bragging rights over local opponents Old Lookout as the Stradbrook Road outfit leapfrogged their opponents into third location in the Women’s AIL organization table with a been entitled to triumph on Saturday evening.

Rock opened up the scoring through Tess Meade and also led 5-0 at the period adhering to an opening half that saw plenty of effort but few racking up possibilities.

Early in the second fifty percent, Belvo’s Jenny Murphy crashed over to offer the away side hope however it was to be Rock’s day as initial Meadbh Scally and then Lisa Mullen went across to safeguard the win and also reject Belvo a losing bonus offer point.

With one more round of routine fixtures remaining, both sides are currently well-placed to join Train Union and also UL Bohemian in the round-robin stage of the competition which gets under way in January with the top 4 clubs in the standings playing off against each other to make a decision the semi-final pairings.

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Find out more in this weeks Dublin Gazette out in stores now Somewhere else, safeguarding champs as well as league leaders Train Union kept up their unbeaten keep up a whopping 72-0 victory over in-form Galwegians at Park Avenue. John Cronin’s charges tallied up 12 tries, consisting of braces for the returning Lindsay Peat, that packed down at No 8, Molly Scuffil-McCabe and also Amanda McQuade.

It was a discouraging game for Galwegians who had made an encouraging start many thanks to Emma Keane’s smart tactical kicking and also their durable first-up dealing with. Nevertheless, the table mattress toppers went up a gear when Peat attacked the blindside of a scrum, charging with a void as well as sending out a well-timed pass out for Ailsa Hughes to round off a slick rating in the ideal edge. 10-0 soon ended up being 17-0, as well as from there it was all one-way traffic as the Dublin club preserved their remarkable run. full-back Scuffil-McCabe showing her Sevens international rate as

she obtained outside two gamers and cut in past the cover to score from inside her very own half. 4 December 2021; Clontarf gamers celebrate after Cormac Daly, hidden, scored their side’s 2nd try during the Energia Men’s All-Ireland League Division 1A match between Clontarf and also Dublin University at Castle Opportunity in Dublin. Image by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile Loosehead McQuade signed up the benefit point, tossing a dummy to break the line as well as disregard the final defender on a pacy rise in behind the blog posts. Nikki Caughey transformed once more. Peat was next over the try-line, driving in reduced after

an excellent preliminary break by tighthead O’Dwyer. McDermott quickly demolished the metres through midfield, rapidly requiring ‘Wegians back on the defensive. Railway were constantly getting over the gain-line currently and wonderful hands, consisting of a draw and also pass from Peat, released Scuffil-McCabe for the left edge, making it 34-0. The increasingly-influential Peat averted two takes on for well-taken seven-pointer on the stroke of half-time. On the resumption, Stephanie Carroll cut in off her extreme right to run in a terrific solo score, under the messages. Caughey converted to extend the margin to 48 points,

and also although’Wegians showed glances of what they can do with sphere in hand, Railway remained to defeat a course towards the whitewash. Excellent maneuvering as well as velocity from McQuade saw her complete her support, finishing off a long term period of pressure that started with a lung-busting run off a midfield scrum from Hughes. Caughey’s additionals made it 55-0, and into the final quarter, hooker Blackmore showed a tidy set of heels to the Galwegians defence with a strong run in beside the messages, utilizing her fend very properly. 4 December 2021; Clontarf players commemorate after Cormac Daly, concealed, scored their side’s 2nd try throughout the Energia Guys’s All-Ireland Organization Division 1A suit between Clontarf and Dublin College at Castle Opportunity in Dublin. Image by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

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