Sligo Man Lifts Dalriada Cup for Ireland Club XV

Victorious Ireland captain Niall Kenneally is presented with the Dalriada Cup by IRFU Committee member Michael Collopy ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Victorious Ireland captain Niall Kenneally is presented with the Dalriada Cup by IRFU Committee member Michael Collopy ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Although the Ireland V Scotland Club XV game finished 19 – 19 at Energia Park, Ireland’s efforts in securing a 23 – 9 victory in Scotland the previous Friday, meant they finished as 14 point aggregate winners over the two games, winning back the Dalriada Cup for the first time in five years and it was Sligo man Niall Kenneally who captained the Clubs team to victory. Current captain of Cork Con and having formerly played with Summerhill College and Sligo RFC, Niall is the first Sligo man to captain an Irish rugby team.

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