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From The42 IRFU suspend club competition across four provinces

IRFU suspend club competition across four provinces

Rising Covid-19 numbers have brought a return to tightened restrictions for contact sport.

'A top-level AIL game is a better product than your run-of-the-mill Pro14 game'

The Club Scene Podcast has picked up a loyal and engaged following since its launch in 2018.

From The42 Cashel shock Shannon as new provincial Community Series kicks-off Club Rugby

Cashel shock Shannon as new provincial Community Series kicks-off

Elsewhere, Craig Ronaldson enjoyed a try-scoring debut for Naas as they toppled Terenure 19-12.

From The42 The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français Bienvenue

The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français

20-year-old Tony Drennan has signed with Queen’s University and still has professional rugby ambitions.

From The42 'The club game is absolutely the foundation on which the pro game is built' Community

'The club game is absolutely the foundation on which the pro game is built'

The new provincial Energia Community Series kicks off around the country this weekend.

From The42 IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021 Plans

IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021

The first half of the season will involve a new provincial Community Series.

From The42 Covid-19 safety officer among IRFU recommendations in return to club rugby roadmap Movement

Covid-19 safety officer among IRFU recommendations in return to club rugby roadmap

There are four stages on the roadmap.

From The42 Carbery's club, Athy RFC, won't be shutting down after securing insurance Grassroots

Carbery's club, Athy RFC, won't be shutting down after securing insurance

The Kildare-based club had faced possible closure next week.

From The42 Friday night Dublin derby tops the bill in this weekend's All-Ireland League action AIL Preview

Friday night Dublin derby tops the bill in this weekend's All-Ireland League action

Your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.

From The42 Munster derby the headline act on opening weekend of All-Ireland League season AIL Preview

Munster derby the headline act on opening weekend of All-Ireland League season

The 2019/20 Energia All-Ireland League gets underway this weekend.

From The42 Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht AIL

Prolific former Ireland U20 wing Sullivan earns trial with Connacht

The 21-year-old scored 15 tries for Lansdowne in Division 1A of the AIL last season.

From The42 AIL players link up with Leinster as Cullen boosts pre-season squad Club Rugby

AIL players link up with Leinster as Cullen boosts pre-season squad

Tony Ryan, Rowan Osborne and David Aspil have been training with Leo Cullen’s squad.

From The42 Cronin brothers star as Garryowen power to Bateman Cup glory Club Rugby

Cronin brothers star as Garryowen power to Bateman Cup glory

Ireland U20 out-half Ben Healy kicked 13 points as the Limerick side defeated City of Armagh.

Key clashes at the top and bottom as AIL season enters final weekend

Here is what on the line in Division 1A this weekend.

From The42 Relegation-threatened Limerick clubs set for crucial Friday night derby AIL Preview

Relegation-threatened Limerick clubs set for crucial Friday night derby

Another big weekend of AIL action kicks off with the clash of Young Munster and Shannon at Tom Clifford Park.

Six-try Railway halt Blackrock's winning run, Maz' attack earns bonus point for Belvo

Here’s what you may have missed in the 12th round of women’s AIL fixtures this weekend.

From The42 Cork Con's Kenneally named as Ireland Club team captain for Scotland test Club Scene

Cork Con's Kenneally named as Ireland Club team captain for Scotland test

Head coach Morgan Lennon has named his team for Friday’s series opener in Edinburgh.

From The42 Garryowen looking to keep good form up for visit of UCC and this weekend's AIL previews Club Rugby

Garryowen looking to keep good form up for visit of UCC and this weekend's AIL previews

There are 10 matches between Division 1A and 1B as league action returns on Saturday.

From The42 Garryowen dump Bateman Cup holders Lansdowne out in dramatic fashion Club Rugby

Garryowen dump Bateman Cup holders Lansdowne out in dramatic fashion

Liam Cronin was the hero as the Limerick club booked their place in the decider against City of Armagh.

From The42 All-Ireland Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend Club Rugby

All-Ireland Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend

Lansdowne are bound for Dooradoyle to meet top-flight rivals Garryowen, while City of Armagh face fellow Division 1B side Buccaneers.

From The42 Dublin derby for champions Lansdowne and this weekend's AIL previews Club Rugby

Dublin derby for champions Lansdowne and this weekend's AIL previews

Division 1A leaders Cork Constitution are away to Terenure College on Saturday.

From The42 Tight at the top! Old Belvedere complete back-to-back wins over AIL leaders Club Rugby

Tight at the top! Old Belvedere complete back-to-back wins over AIL leaders

Blackrock also recorded a big win in the Women’s AIL this weekend.

Recent Leinster debutants set for return to AIL club action over the weekend

Patrick Patterson and Jack Kelly among a host of provincial players due to line out in club colours.

From The42 Clontarf and Cork Con continue their All-Ireland League winning streaks Club Rugby

Clontarf and Cork Con continue their All-Ireland League winning streaks

Here are the weekend’s results from Division 1A and 1B.

From The42 Limerick derby the highlight fixture of the All-Ireland League weekend Club Rugby

Limerick derby the highlight fixture of the All-Ireland League weekend

There are a number of interesting ties in Division 1A on Friday and Saturday.

From The42 Clontarf stay top as Shannon, Lansdowne and Dublin University record big wins Ail Wrap

Clontarf stay top as Shannon, Lansdowne and Dublin University record big wins

Here’s what happened in the AIL this weekend.

From The42 Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews Clubbing

Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews

Kick off your long weekend with some hard-fought AIL action.

From The42 'We felt it was a really strong case to align the professional and the club game' AIL

'We felt it was a really strong case to align the professional and the club game'

The IRFU had hoped to restructure the All-Ireland League into two top divisions.

From The42 AIL season takes shape as IRFU unveil men and women's fixture list Club Rugby

AIL season takes shape as IRFU unveil men and women's fixture list

The new club season will get under way on 28 September with the men’s division 1 kicking off a week later.

From The42 Unbeaten leaders Lansdowne host UCD and the rest of your UBL previews Tee-ups

Unbeaten leaders Lansdowne host UCD and the rest of your UBL previews

In Division 1B, it’s first against second at Thomond Park.

From The42 Here's what happened in the Ulster Bank League today AIL Round-up

Here's what happened in the Ulster Bank League today

Reports from all of today’s Division 1A games, plus scores from Division 1B.

From The42 'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while' Grassroots

'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while'

Jason Harris-Wright will look to help Clontarf to AIL glory before joining Pat Lam at Bristol.

From The42 'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts On The Up

'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts

The influence of director of rugby Alan Kingsley and some energetic U20s is pushing Navan torwads their first promotion since reaching the UBL.

From The42 Clontarf and Cork Constitution close gap on Lansdowne and all the weekend's UBL action Catch Up

Clontarf and Cork Constitution close gap on Lansdowne and all the weekend's UBL action

Wins for both Clontarf and Cork Con and a loss for Lansdowne tightened the gap at the top to four points.

From The42 Trinity first up for Eddie O'Sullivan and more previews on a big weekend of UBL rugby Clubbing

Trinity first up for Eddie O'Sullivan and more previews on a big weekend of UBL rugby

The former Ireland coach will hope to have an instant impact on Old Belvedere tonight.

Professional power has put the squeeze on Ireland's once-vibrant club rugby scene

“The top of the game is very strong, but the bit in the middle, the clubs, are struggling badly.”

From The42 Young Munster welcome leaders Lansdowne as UBL swings back into action Clubbing

Young Munster welcome leaders Lansdowne as UBL swings back into action

Meanwhile, Tom Hayes will take the reins as Shannon boss for the first time tomorrow.

'It's definitely not a route I'd recommend. It's quite tough'

Clive Ross had to take the hard way, but is now loving playing with Ulster.

From The42 7s interest on the rise as Kilkenny-hosted event continues to grow 7s Boom

7s interest on the rise as Kilkenny-hosted event continues to grow

Marble City Sevens founder James Blanchfield tells us about the growth of the tournament.

From The42 Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland's club rugby stars UBL

Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland's club rugby stars

Clontarf centre Matt D’Arcy was named Ulster Bank Player of the year in Division 1A.

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