Bohs set up final clash with comfortable win over Dolphin

Table-toppers UL Bohemians will have a chance to erase the disappointment of last year's last gasp Division Two final defeat when they duel out the 2005 decider next Saturday.

UL Bohemian 32 Dolphin 10

Table-toppers UL Bohemians will have a chance to erase the disappointment of last year's last gasp Division Two final defeat when they duel out the 2005 decider next Saturday.

Mike Tewkesbury's side - beaten by an injury-time drop goal from Trinity substitute Pierre Lazies twelve months ago - ran out comfortable 32-10 winners over Dolphin in today's second tier semi-final at Thomond Park.

Despite losing scrum-half Aidan Rees to the sin-bin 10 minutes before the break, the Limerick men boasted a 10-0 interval lead.

Australian fly-half Ben Martin had jetted over for an early converted try and tagged on a penalty.

Yet within five minutes of the restart, Dolphin had managed to level things up.

The Cork side's lock John Fitzgerald stretched over from a short range attack for his first try of the season and it was game on with AIL record points scorer John O'Mahony added to his neat penalty strike.

Bohs soon powered clear though, as Ireland Sevens cap Martin McPhail notched a superb 92-yard intercept try and Cillian O'Boyle and John Ed O'Connor also got off the mark to book UL a Lansdowne Road date with St Mary's on Saturday (kick-off 2.00pm).

Scorers: UL Bohs: Tries: Ben Martin, Martin McPhail, Cillian O'Boyle, John-Ed O'Connor; Cons: Martin 3; Pens: Martin 2

Dolphin: Try: John Fitzgerald; Con: John O'Mahony; Pen: O'Mahony

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