It was back to Sunday games this week for the Women’s All Ireland League. The FRU covered two of the three matches this week, check out Cooke v UL Bohemian and Old Belvedere v Galwegians.

The full results are as follows:

Cooke 27
TRY: Kelly McCormill (2), Pieta McAlister, Beth Cregan, Claire Johnston. CON: Vicky Irwin.  

UL Bohemian 22
TRY:
 Claire Bennett, Fiona Hayes, Niamh Briggs. CON: Niamh Briggs (2) PEN: Niamh Briggs

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Old Belvedere 12
TRY: Amber Redmond, Ailbhe Dowling. CON: Jemma Jackson.  

Galwegians 17
TRY:
 Orla Dixon (2), Denise Redmond. CON: Denise Redmond.

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Railway Union 24
TRY: Niamh Byrne, Emma Taylor, Larissa Muldoon, Claire Keohane CON: Claire Keohane (2).  

Blackrock 15
TRY:
 Hannah O’Connor, Ali Coleman CON: Hannah O’Connor. PEN: Hannah O’Connor.

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Women’s AIL Current Standings

The results leave the AIL League table as follows:

Team Pl W D L F A Diff TB LB Pts
Railway Union 4 4 0 0 136 43 93 3 0 19
Old Belvedere 5 3 0 2 137 45 92 2 2 16
U.L. Bohemian 4 3 0 1 124 91 33 3 1 16
Galwegians 5 2 0 3 122 112 10 2 1 11
Cooke 4 2 0 2 66 92 -26 2 0 10
Blackrock 4 1 0 3 90 103 -13 2 1 7
St Mary’s College 4 0 0 4 0 189 -189 0 0 0

 

Women’s AIL Top Scorers.

Railway Union’s Naimh Byrne, top try scorer after Round 5.

The total points scored for the Women’s All Ireland League now rises to 675 after 117 points score from round five. Old Belvedere hold onto the most points scored on 137. Railway Union, who sit top of the league, are just behind them on 136 points but have a game in hand.

Galwegian’s Denise Redmond continues to lead the way with most points scored. With a try and a conversion this week Redmond’s total points scored moves to 45. UL Bohemian’s Niamh Briggs trails behind with 36 points, and Blackrock’s Hannah O’Connor completes the top three on 28 points.

The total of tries scored after 5 rounds is now 106, with 51 conversions and 12 penalties. There were 7 new point scorers after this round, so no there have been a total of 66 different points scorers for the Women’s All Ireland League.

Name Club Total Total Points
Try  Con Pen DG
Denise Redmond Galwegians 4 8 3 45
Niamh Briggs UL Bohemian 1 11 3 36
Hannah O’Connor Blackrock 1 7 3 28
Niamh Byrne Railway Union 5  – 25
Michelle Claffey Blackrock 4 20
Elise O’Byrne White Old Belvedere 4 20
Gemma Matthews Old Belvedere 4 20
Nikki Caughey Railway Union 7 2 20

 

Railway Union’s Niamh Byrne becomes the top try scorer, after bagging another try this weekend, with a total to five. Byrne is now the only player to score a try in every match. Old Belvedere have both Elise O’Byrne White and Gemma Matthews on four tries as is Blackrock’s Michelle Claffey. Top points scorer Denise Redmond is also on four tries,

Name Club Total Tries
Niamh Byrne Railway Union 5
Michelle Claffey Blackrock 4
Elise O’Byrne White Old Belvedere 4
Denise Redmond Galwegians 4
Gemma Matthews Old Belvedere 4

Women’s AIL Player’s Player Nominations.

UL Bohemians Claire Bennett got another Players Player nomination in Round 5.

The number of players who have been nominated for Player’s Player is now 22, with 2 nominees receiving their second nominations.

UL Bohemian’s Claire Bennett and Cooke’s Beth Cregan pick up another nomination from Round 5. Meaning they now join Railway Union’s Emma Taylor, Cooke’s Kelly McCormill and Old Belvedere’s Linda Djougang on 2 votes. St Mary’s Jet Duinmeijer still leads the way with 3 votes.

Club Player Votes
St Mary’s Jet Duinmeijer 3
Cooke Beth Cregan 2
UL Bohemian Claire Bennett 2
Railway Union Emma Taylor 2
Cooke Kelly McCormill 2
Old Belvedere Linda Djougang 2

 

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