28 Nov 2021

MU Barnhall beat Greystones in tense Kildare top of the table rugby battle

Kildare continues unbeaten run against top rivals

MU Barnhall beat Greystones in tense Kildare top of the table rugby battle

Action from the MU Barnhall Greystones game today


MU Barnhall took a step nearer to winning the All Ireland Rugby League Division 2B, title when they beat second placed Greystones, 17-11, at Parsonstown this Saturday afternoon, January 19.

The Kildare side maintained their unbeaten  record with a 17-11 win in a tough and close game.

A converted try in the first five minutes was followed by an unconverted one in the 15 minute.

Greystones won a pushover try in the final moments of the first half to leave it 12-5 at half time.

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A penalty by the visitors early in the second half left it 12-8 and it was not until well into the final quarter and following pressure on the Greystones line did a third touchdown by MU Barnhall put them clear at 17-8.

A penalty by the visitors in the final minute left them with a bonus point and a 17-11 final scoreline.

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