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Ireland - National championship Season: Competition overview
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Allied Irish Banks League - Division 1 1997/98

Teams variations
Relegated to Allied Irish Banks League - Division 2 1997/98:Instonians - Old Wesley
Promoted from Insurance Corporation League - Division 2 1996/97:Clontarf - Dolphin

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Shannon24131201367142225Qualified to semifinals
2Garryowen1913913360224136
3Young Munster191391322417648
4St. Mary's College1813904409274135
5Cork Constitution161380528921772
6Ballymena141370634428757
7Clontarf141370627626610
8Terenure College1113517241262-21
9Lansdowne1013427264328-64
10Blackrock College913418249326-77
11Dungannon813409239309-70Qualified for playout
12Dolphin813328227345-118Relegated
13Old Crescent813409168298-130
14Old Belvedere4132011208431-223

BallymenaBlackrock
College
ClontarfCork
Constitution
DolphinDungannonGarryowenLansdowneOld
Belvedere
Old
Crescent
ShannonSt.
Mary's
College
Terenure
College
Young
Munster
Ballymena-44-646-186-1945-1627-1231-2013-21
Blackrock
College
-13-2920-2923-98-2954-3244-19
Clontarf-3-1114-1642-1017-1011-836-17
Cork
Constitution
-15-2326-1963-1211-1215-1816-9
Dolphin13-1321-4629-35-18-1025-2413-1315-31
Dungannon47-1218-9-10-3728-816-1222-28
Garryowen66-29-33-1314-1713-1238-263-3
Lansdowne30-27-35-2051-618-1410-429-99-16
Old
Belvedere
12-2615-2322-37-27-2320-7015-4112-10
Old
Crescent
9-65-310-1724-916-13-0-5016-17
Shannon19-1337-631-630-320-13-32-1116-10
St.
Mary's
College
64-3341-2312-2338-2336-3270-29-13-7
Terenure
College
5-2513-2023-1041-2317-1918-12-
Young
Munster
26-1625-1929-1326-1219-1522-16-

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
Shannon
4/18/1998 - 28-21Shannon
4/25/1998 - 15-9
St. Mary's CollegeShannon
Garryowen
4/19/1998 - 24-10
Garryowen
Young Munster

Playout
Playout
Buccaneers
4/18/1998 - 11-17
4/25/1998 - 27-10
Buccaneers
Dungannon

Matches schedule
31/12/1998 - Regular season
St. Mary's College - Young Munster13-7
13/12/1998 - Regular season
Dolphin - Young Munster15-31
06/12/1998 - Regular season
Dolphin - Garryowen25-24
25/04/1998 - Final
Shannon - Garryowen15-9
25/04/1998 - Playout
Dungannon - Buccaneers10-27
19/04/1998 - Semifinals
Garryowen - Young Munster24-10
18/04/1998 - Semifinals
Shannon - St. Mary's College28-21
18/04/1998 - Playout
Buccaneers - Dungannon11-17
11/04/1998 - Regular season
Blackrock College - Cork Constitution20-29
Dolphin - Lansdowne13-13
Dungannon - Clontarf47-12
Garryowen - Ballymena66-29
Old Belvedere - St. Mary's College15-41
Terenure College - Shannon17-19
Young Munster - Old Crescent19-15
28/03/1998 - Regular season
Ballymena - Young Munster13-21
Clontarf - Terenure College36-17
Cork Constitution - Old Belvedere63-12
Lansdowne - Garryowen30-27
Old Crescent - Dungannon16-13
Shannon - Blackrock College37-6
St. Mary's College - Dolphin36-32
14/03/1998 - Regular season
Ballymena - Lansdowne31-20
Garryowen - Terenure College38-26
Old Crescent - St. Mary's College16-17
Shannon - Young Munster16-10
28/02/1998 - Regular season
Blackrock College - Clontarf13-29
Dolphin - Cork Constitution29-35
Garryowen - St. Mary's College13-12
Old Belvedere - Shannon20-70
Terenure College - Old Crescent41-23
Young Munster - Dungannon29-13
21/02/1998 - Regular season
Clontarf - Old Belvedere17-10
Cork Constitution - Garryowen15-23
Dungannon - Terenure College22-28
Lansdowne - Young Munster9-16
Old Crescent - Blackrock College5-3
Shannon - Dolphin30-3
St. Mary's College - Ballymena64-33
14/02/1998 - Regular season
Ballymena - Cork Constitution6-19
Blackrock College - Dungannon23-9
Dolphin - Clontarf21-46
Garryowen - Shannon14-17
Old Belvedere - Old Crescent27-23
Young Munster - Terenure College22-16
11/02/1998 - Regular season
Lansdowne - St. Mary's College10-42
31/01/1998 - Regular season
Clontarf - Garryowen14-16
Cork Constitution - Lansdowne26-19
Dungannon - Old Belvedere16-12
Old Crescent - Dolphin24-9
Shannon - Ballymena19-13
Terenure College - Blackrock College13-20
24/01/1998 - Regular season
Ballymena - Clontarf46-18
Dolphin - Dungannon18-10
Garryowen - Old Crescent33-13
Lansdowne - Shannon18-14
Old Belvedere - Terenure College12-10
St. Mary's College - Cork Constitution38-23
Young Munster - Blackrock College26-16
17/01/1998 - Regular season
Blackrock College - Old Belvedere44-19
Clontarf - Lansdowne42-10
Cork Constitution - Young Munster16-9
Dungannon - Garryowen10-37
Old Crescent - Ballymena9-6
Shannon - St. Mary's College32-11
Terenure College - Dolphin23-10
10/01/1998 - Regular season
Ballymena - Dungannon27-12
Cork Constitution - Shannon11-12
Dolphin - Blackrock College13-13
Lansdowne - Old Crescent51-6
St. Mary's College - Clontarf12-23
Young Munster - Old Belvedere26-12
03/01/1998 - Regular season
Blackrock College - Garryowen8-29
Clontarf - Cork Constitution3-11
Dungannon - Lansdowne28-8
Old Belvedere - Dolphin15-23
Terenure College - Ballymena5-25
14/12/1997 - Regular season
Lansdowne - Terenure College9-9
Old Crescent - Cork Constitution10-17
13/12/1997 - Regular season
Ballymena - Blackrock College44-6
Old Belvedere - Garryowen22-37
Shannon - Clontarf31-6
St. Mary's College - Dungannon70-29
06/12/1997 - Regular season
Blackrock College - Lansdowne54-32
Dungannon - Cork Constitution18-9
Old Belvedere - Ballymena12-26
Terenure College - St. Mary's College18-12
Young Munster - Clontarf25-19
05/12/1997 - Regular season
Old Crescent - Shannon0-50
23/11/1997 - Regular season
Garryowen - Young Munster3-3
22/11/1997 - Regular season
Ballymena - Dolphin45-16
Clontarf - Old Crescent11-8
Cork Constitution - Terenure College15-18
Shannon - Dungannon20-13
St. Mary's College - Blackrock College41-23
19/11/1997 - Regular season
Lansdowne - Old Belvedere35-20