Cork Con edge out Ballymena

Ballymena 16 Cork Constitution 18

Richie Lane moved top of the Division One try-scoring charts as he touched down twice in Cork Constitution's win over Ballymena at Eaton Park.

Winger Lane took his try-scoring tally for the campaign to nine as Con collected their fifth straight league win.

He scored after only five minutes but Ballymena led 10-7 at half-time thanks to Chris Henry's 27th-minute try and five points from the boot of Craig Woods.

Woods kicked 11 points but a late Jeremy Manning penalty saw the Leesiders triumph.

Scorers:

Ballymena: Try: Chris Henry; Con: Craig Woods; Pens: Craig Woods 3

Cork Constitution: Tries: Richie Lane 2; Con: Jeremy Manning; Pens: Jeremy Manning 2.

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