First round of the AIL kicked off yesterday, as Terenure College 1st XV took on Ballynahinch RFC in Lakelands.
Terenure held off a thrilling second-half comeback by Ballynahinch in Lakelands Park.
TERENURE COLLEGE 16 BALLYNAHINCH 13
Terenure College: Try: Luke Clohessy; Con: Aran Egan; Pens: Aran Egan 3
Ballynahinch: Tries: Aaron Cairns, Dominic Clapcott; Pen: Conor Rankin
HT: Terenure College 16 Ballynahinch 0
TERENURE COLLEGE: Aran Egan; Conor Phillips, Colm de Buitléar, Peter Sylvester, Craig Adams; Callum Smith, Fintan Gunne; Conan O’Donnell, Sean McNulty, Adam Tuite, Harrison Brewer (capt), Matthew Caffrey, Conall Boomer, Luke Clohessy, Jordan Coghlan. Replacements: Tom Stewart, Conor McCormack, Mike Murphy, Cian Huxford, Alan Bennie, Sam Berman.
BALLYNAHINCH: Conor Rankin; Ethan Graham, Paul Kerr, Mark Best, Aaron Cairns; Jack Milligan, Chris Gibson; John Dickson, Kyle McCall (capt), Harry McCormick, Tom Donnan, Declan Horrox, Callum Irvine, Zack McCall, Bradley Luney. Replacements: Claytan Milligan, Scott Connolly, Paddy Boomer, Ryan Wilson, Dominic Clapcott, Matthew Booth.