Rugby – Ulster Bank League Play-offs adds spice to Club Season Finale

Leinster v Connacht - Junior Interprovincial

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The Ulster Bank League is set to finish with a number of high stake fixtures as Clubs seek to secure glory or divisional status for the following season.  The play-offs will take place across the next two weekends with the Division 1A final taking place in the Aviva Stadium on Sunday 8th May.

Clontarf host UCD while Young Munster travel to Temple Hill to take on Cork Constitution in the Division 1A semi-finals.

St. Mary’s College have secured automatic promotion to Div1A so Dublin University, Ballymena and Buccaneers enter a play-off with the ninth placed team in Div1A Ballynahinch.   Dublin University take on Ballymena with Buccaneers travelling to Ballynahinch with the winners playing off for a spot in Div1A.

Naas have secured automatic promotion to Div1B so Banbridge, UCC and Cashel enter a play-off with the ninth placed team in Div1B Blackrock.  Banbridge host UCC with Cashel taking on Blackrock College with the winners playing off for a spot in Div1B.

Highfield have secured automatic promotion to Div2A and Sunday’s Well and Greystones secured victories over City of Derry and Skerries respectively to book a spot in the Division 2A promotion play-off final.

Old Crescent have secured automatic promotion to Div2B and Tullamore and Wanderers secured wins over Bruff and Rainey OB respectively to advance to the Division 2B promotion play-off final.

Ulster Bank League Play-off Fixtures

Saturday 23rd April, 2016 – All games KO at 14:30

Division 1A Semi-finals
Clontarf v UCD, Castle Avenue
Cork Constitution v Young Munster, Temple Hill

Division 2A Promotion Play-off Final
Sunday’s Well v Greystones, Irish Independent Park

Division 2B Promotion Play-off Final
Tullamore v Wanderers, Spollenstown

Division 1A Promotion Play-offs
Dublin University v Ballymena, College Park
Ballynahinch v Buccaneers, Ballymacarn Park

Division 1B Promotion Play-offs
Banbridge v UCC, Rifle Park
Blackrock College v Cashel, Stradbrook

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