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Connemara All Blacks claimed this year’s Connacht Junior 2 League crown after overcoming cup winners Corinthians by 10-8 in Sunday’s final at the Sportsground.
Galway’s two leading rugby clubs, Corinthians and Galwegians, face crunch tests this weekend in their push for promotion in the Ulster Bank League.
Corinthians and Galwegians will meet again in the final of this season’s Connacht Senior Cup.
Corinthians suffered a heartbreaking 16-13 extra-time loss to Dungannon on Saturday, bowing out of the Ulster Bank League’s Bateman Cup at Stevenson Park.
Corinthians ran riot over visitors De La Salle Palmerston in Cloonacauneen Park on Saturday to notch their second All Ireland League victory, pushing them into a top four position.
Galwegians open their AIB League home campaign on Saturday when they host Ulster outfit Dungannon at Crowley Park (2.30pm).
Corinthians had a try by winger Dave Murphy three minutes from time to thank for getting them out of jail against Sunday’s Well at a cold but sunny Cloonacauneen on Saturday. The hosts produced their worst performance of the season in front of a good home crowd as they struggled to match the visitors’ superior work rate and aggression. The Cork side entered the contest with a solitary win from five outings while Corinthians started with their only defeat coming in their last game against Old Wesley. The hosts might have read too much into that particular statistic as they were sluggish and sloppy throughout and were fortunate to prevail at the end of an uninspiring contest.
Corinthians have a real opportunity to keep pace with the division 3 league leaders when they travel to Leixlip to face Barnhall in Saturday’s AIB League encounter.