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Wednesday 14 November 2018

Lennon Wes' must deliver against Naas

Morgan Lennon. Photo: Sportsfile
Morgan Lennon. Photo: Sportsfile

Old Wesley may well have turned their season around with an unlikely win over Banbridge in round four of Division 1B.

Morgan Lennon's men were able to get out to a fine start from tries by Lachlan Anderson and Tom Kiersey and mount the commitment and energy to hold off the previous League leaders 15-8 at Rifle Park.

To make it count in the long-term, they will have to follow-up at home to Naas in Donnybrook this evening.

Afterall, Old Wesley are still very deeply involved in the lower-half of the Division at third-from-bottom.

In contrast, Naas are lurking in second, just one point off current leaders Malone.

They did their campaign a power of good by defeating Ballynahinch 24-17 in Forenaughts last Saturday with captain Paul Tolofua leading the way for Johne Murphy's men.

ALL-IRELAND LEAGUE

(tomorrow, 2.30, unless stated)

DIVISION 1B

Old Wesley v Naas, Energia Park, Tonight 8.0.

DIVISION 2A

Blackrock College v Cashel, Stradbrook; Highfield v Navan, Woodleigh Park.

DIVISION 2B

Belfast Harlequins v Greystones, Deramore Park; Dungannon v MU Barnhall, Stevenson Park; Skerries v Corinthians, Holmpatrick; Sunday's Well v Wanderers, Irish Independent Park.

DIVISION 2C

Malahide v City of Derry, Estuary Road; Omagh v Tullamore, Mellon Fields; Seapoint v Ballina, Kilbogget Park.

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