It was all Saturday night lights for the All Ireland League Women’s matches this weekend, with Galwegians having a rest week. The FRU were able to cover two of the three matches from this weekends games, check out our match reports and galleries for Blackrock v Cooke and St Mary’s v UL Bohemians.

The full results are as follows:

Blackrock 17
TRY: Ali Coleman, Jackie Sheilds CON: Hannah O’Connor (2) PEN: Hannah O’Connor

Cooke 8
TRY:
 Ilse Van Staden PEN: Vicky Irwin (1)

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Railway Union 15
TRY: Larrisa Muldoon, Sinead Taylor, Emma Taylor

Old Belvedere 18
TRY:
 Rachel Healy, Linda Djougang, Gemma Matthews PEN: Jemma Jackson

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St Mary’s College 7
TRY: Emma Lackey CON: Jet Duinmeijer

U.L. Bohemian 45
TRY:
 Fiona Hayes, Niamh Briggs (2), Chloe Pearse (2), Rachel Allen-Connelly, Rosie Newton
CON: Niamh Briggs (5)

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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 RFC 6 5 0 1 178 80 98 4 1 25
U.L. Bohemian 6 4 0 2 188 125 63 4 1 21
Old Belvedere 6 4 0 2 155 60 95 2 2 20
Cooke 6 3 0 3 98 123 -25 3 0 15
Galwegians 6 2 0 4 136 136 0 2 1 11
Blackrock 5 2 0 3 107 111 -4 2 1 11
St Mary’s College 5 0 0 5 7 234 -227 0 0 0

 

Women’s AIL Top Scorers.

UL Bohemian’s Chloe Pearse moves up the points score table after a brace in this weekends game.

The total points scored in the All Ireland League now reached 869 points after 110 points were scored this weekend. U.L Bohemians have now the most points scored on 188, with Railway Union in second on 178 and Old Belvedere in third with 155 points.

Galwegians’ Denise Redmond loses out on the top points scorer to UL Bohemian’s Niamh Briggs, Redmond remains on 45 points after a bye this week and Briggs moves on 65 after 2 tries and 5 conversions. Blackrock’s Hannah O’Connor strengthens her grip on third with 2 conversions and a penalty this week giving her 35 points.

Name Club Total Total Points
Try  Con Pen DG
Niamh Briggs UL Bohemian           4   18     3      – 65
Denise Redmond Galwegians           4     8     3      – 45
Hannah O’Connor Blackrock           1     9     4      – 35
Gemma Matthews Old Belvedere           5      –      –      – 25
Niamh Byrne Railway Union           5      –      –      – 25
Chloe Pearse UL Bohemian           5      –      –      – 25

 

After this weekends games top scorer Niamh Byrne, is joined at the top of the table by Gemma Matthews and Chloe Pearse and a try and two tries each respectively. There are now 10 players on 4 tries also, so the lead at the top is narrow.

Name Club Total Tries
Gemma Matthews Old Belvedere 5
Chloe Pearse UL Bohemian 5
Michelle Claffey Blackrock 4
Elise O’Byrne White Old Belvedere 4
Denise Redmond Galwegians 4
Susan Vaughan Railway Union 4
Niamh Briggs UL Bohemian 4
Ilse Van Staden Cooke 4
Linda Djougang Old Belvedere 4
Emma Taylor Railway Union 4
Susan Vaughan Railway Union 4
Fiona Hayes UL Bohemian 4

Women’s AIL Player’s Player Nominations.

Railway Union’s Emma Taylor picks up her third Player’s Player nomination

There were five new Player’s Player nominations this weekend. Blackrock’s Ali Coleman, Cooke’s Hannah Kilgore, Old Belvedere’s Gemma Matthews, UL Bohemian’s Niamh Briggs and St Mary’s Ciara Scanlan all picking up their first nomination.

Railway Union’s Emma Taylor picks up another Player’s Player nomination this weekend, meaning she joins St Mary’s Jet Duinmeijer at three votes each.

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

 

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