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The U20s overcame a very strong challenge from Old Wesley in Energia Park on Sunday to retain their position at the top of the Premier League.
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Playing into a fresh wind, Lansdowne struggled to get any possession for long periods of the first half.
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Old Wesley applied a lot of pressure and deservedly took the lead with a converted try. Lansdowne replied when a Wesley overthrow was picked up by man of the match Robbie Kidney who made ground before the ball went through the hands and Sean Wafer finished well in the corner.
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This was magnificently converted into the crosswind by Stephen Madigan to leave the scores level at half time.
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The second half saw Lansdowne indiscipline leading to 2 yellow cards and a penalty try conceded. None the less,
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Lansdowne drew level again when they were also awarded a Penalty try after Wesly collapsed the scrum.
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Lansdowne clinched it with a penalty from Stephen Madigan to bag the points.
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Match Report: Mark McMahon
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Match Details: Leinster Rugby JP Fanagan (U20) – Premier 1 Round 13: Old Wesley FC v. Lansdowne FC
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Venue: Energia Park
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Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020
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Score: Old Wesley 14 Lansdowne FC 17
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Tries: Sean Wafer, Penalty Try
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Conv: Stephen Madigan
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Pen: Stephen Madigan
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Man of the Match: Robbie Kidney
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Photos: Aidan Wafer
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