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Dublin University 21

Buccaneers 17

Buccaneers couldn’t build on their first half dominance as they fell to defeat to Dublin University in College park Dublin.

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Buccs had led by two points at half time, 17-15 but couldn’t build on their advantage and lost out by four 21-17, having failed to score in the second half.

Mike Silke reports from College Park

Scorers: Dublin University: Tries: Alex McDonald, Sam Pim, Pen: Jack McDermott, Tommy Whittle (2), Con: Jack McDermott.

Buccaneers: Tries: Cian Romaine, Conor McKeon; Pen: Conor McKeon; Con: Conor McKeon (2).

Dublin University: Bollard, Finlay, Byrne, Burke, McDonald, Pim,  St.Leger, Ryan, Lloyd, McDermott, Fromm, Dixon, Michael Courtney (Capt.), Dixon, Kelly

Subs: Horan, Kelly, Kearney, Osborne, Whittle

Buccaneers: Staunton, Sutton, Kenny, Law, Romaine, Meagher, Galvin, Boyle, McKeon, Carty, Boland, Carty, Layden (Capt.), Scholes, Gaughan

Subs: Grenham, O’Donnell, Byrne, Lynch, O’Connor

Ulster Bank League Division 1A

P W D L F A Bon Pts
1 Lansdowne 14 13 0 1 373 181 5 57
2 Terenure College 14 9 0 5 315 273 8 44
3 Cork Constitution 14 8 0 6 333 221 11 43
4 Garryowen 14 9 0 5 327 272 6 42
5 Young Munster 14 8 0 6 301 254 6 38
6 Clontarf 14 8 0 6 284 302 6 38
7 U.C.D 14 4 0 10 285 320 10 26
8 Dublin University 14 5 0 9 229 389 3 23
9 St. Mary’s College 14 4 0 10 216 329 5 21
10 Buccaneers 14 2 0 12 198 320 5 13