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Buccaneers endured another torrid outing in their final Ulster Bank League Division 1B fixture of the season when soundly walloped 45-0 by Ballymena at Eaton Park, on Saturday. The Pirates were well and truly sunk on the banks of the Braid by a pacier, sharper, and much better organised home side. For the second successive match, Buccs failed to score during another disappointing display.
Buccaneers suffered a humiliating 32-0 defeat as UL Bohemians retained their Division 1B status following this Ulster Bank League game played at blustery Dubarry Park Athlone, on Saturday. The Limerick side were the better organised outfit from the off, but it took a late salvo of tries to secure the precious bonus point that wiped away their relegation fears. Meanwhile, Buccs were disjointed as their campaign continues to crumble.
Buccaneers’ hopes of a top four finish were boosted while also consigning Corinthians to bottom place in Division 1B after a hard-fought Ulster Bank League encounter under the Clounacauneen floodlights on Friday night when the Pirates shaded the 17-14 verdict. A decent attendance braved a nippy night with intermittent showers for this Connacht derby and, while it lacked fluency, it was always committed and close.
Despite the stiff and swirling chilly breeze, a decent crowd attended in Crowley Park where Galwegians came from behind for a thoroughly deserved 12-6 victory over Buccaneers to maintain their one point advantage on the leaderboard of Division 1B of the Ulster Bank League.
Connacht Rugby awaits this afternoon’s Ireland team announcement for news of Robbie Henshaw’s expected selection for the first of the Guinness Autumn Series against South Africa on Saturday.
Galwegians consolidated their position as Ulster Bank League Division 1B leaders when they defeated Buccaneers 29-25 with a last-move try in a thrilling Connacht derby played in glorious sunshine at Dubarry Park, Athlone, last Saturday.
Buccaneers host leaders Galwegians in the Ulster Bank League Division 1B at Dubarry Park, Athlone won Saturday afternoon with a 2.30pm kick off. A bumper attendance is anticipated for this first Connacht derby of the season.
Buccaneers face a tricky test at Dubarry Park on Saturday afternoon when they host Garryowen in Division 1B of the Ulster Bank League.
International Robbie Henshaw is expected to return to action for Connacht in tomorrow evening’s Guinness Pro 12 joust with Edinburgh at Murrayfield (7.35pm).