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2020-21 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: Ulster Rugby Championship Preview.

The Ulster Rugby Championship returns this weekend with a full set of fixtures across the three divisions. We have set up a competition page for Division 1 here and we’ll get Division 2 and Division 3 sorted in the coming weeks. However, up to the end of December we will be concentrating primarily on D1 […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Men Friendly Holywood RFC Larne RFC Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: Holywood 0 Larne 64 Friendly

A dominant second half from Larne saw them pull clear of Holywood at Kerr Park as both sides took their first steps on their return to rugby. Larne coach Alasdair McKee took his team to his old stomping ground at Holywood RFC for their first pre-season friendly post lockdown. Despite the one sided scoreline it […]

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2019-20 Belfast High School Former Pupils RFC Club Rugby Men Monaghan RFC Ulster Championship D3

Ulster Championship Rugby. BHSFP 5 Monaghan 26

Monaghan consolidated their position at the top of Ulster Rugby Championship Division 3 with a bonus point win at Belfast High School Former Pupils RFC on Saturday afternoon. However, the home side made their visitors work hard for their 5 – 26 win in an entertaining match.  It was a tight enough opening quarter. Monaghan […]

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2019-20 Club Rugby Men Holywood RFC Ulster Championship D3 University of Ulster Coleraine RFC

Ulster Championship Rugby. Holywood 10 UU Coleraine 27

UCC manager Brett Campbell lamented that starting from -5 points the only way was up for his squad and they have worked their way to mid table with three games in hand and more than double the points of, today’s competitors, Holywood who are floating just above the bottom club NICS. The match begins with […]

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2019-20 Club Rugby Men Highfield RFC Strabane RFC Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: Holywood 14 Strabane 24 URCD3

Holywood and Strabane went head to head on Saturday afternoon in this Ulster rugby Championship D3 match with Strabane coming out on top 14 – 24 despite the visitors receiving two yellow cards and a red.  Holywood started strongly but failed to take advantage of their early chances with centre Jordy De’Pledge unlucky to see […]

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2018-19 Club Rugby Men Newry RFC PSNI RFC Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: PSNI 28 Newry 14 (URC D3)

The PSNI came out on to in a fiesty game against Newry at Newforge on Saturday afternoon in the Ulster Conference Division 3. The result should move the PSNI up to fourth, though there are a few scores still to be posted, and Newry should remain in 7th place. The Police took advantage of two […]

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2018-19 Belfast High School Former Pupils RFC Club Rugby Men Holywood RFC Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: Holywood 20 BHSFP 5 (URC D3)

Hollywood entertained Belfast High School Former Pupils at Kerr Park on Saturday afternoon with the home team picking up a 20 – 5 win in the Ulster Rugby Championship Division 3. The win keeps Holywood in third place in the league with the High School dropping one place to fifth. Holywood’s tries came from Daniel Young, […]

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2018-19 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: Championship D3 Update

We’ll be taking a dip in the the Ulster Rugby Championship Division 3 this weekend with the teams a third of the way through their league campaigns. Donaghadee have been sweeping all aside so far with the North Down side clocking eight from eight and seven of those have been with bonus points though Monaghan […]

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2018-19 2019-20 Civil Service RFC Club Rugby Men Ophir RFC Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: Civil Service 52 Ophir 0 (Conference D3)

On a sunny breezy afternoon at Stormont, Service choose to begin this highly competitive match with the wind at their backs. Ophir were unable to exit their 22 and gave away an early penalty. The ball rebounded off the post and Service were more alert resulting in a try under the posts. Service continued to […]

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2018-19 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club: Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Update

The Kukri Ulster Championship has been underway for a couple of weeks but it has still to settle down. I think this would be a much better competition without that Conference interference, but what do I know! In Division 1, newly promoted Grosvenor have made the best of starts with bonus point wins against CIYMS […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D3

Club: Kukri Ulster Championship Division 3 Preview

It’s the final full week in the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 3 and there are a couple of matches that should keep the discerning rugby spectator entertained. Top of the bill we have a repeat of last weekend’s Gordon West Cup as beaten finalists Donaghadee entertain Champions Lurgan, the match having double the spice […]

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2017-18 CIYMS RFC Club Rugby Men Coleraine RFC Cooke RFC Instonians RFC Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Wrap

Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 2 Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 3 Match Galleries Instonians 45 Cooke 7 CIYMS 28 Coleraine 20 Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 It was a massive weekend in Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 with Instonians claiming the Championship after a bonus point […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Preview – 10th Feb 2018

Another great preview from Paul McIntyre of Back of the Stand of all three Divisions in the Kukri Championship. Don’t think he’s bigging Larne up enough though! #MHALL  😕  Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 With Ballyclare in Towns Cup action this weekend, Instonians have the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Preview – 27th Jan 18

The popular Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship preview from Paul McIntyre of Back of the Stand. Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 Ballyclare’s failure to pick up a bonus point last week at Cooke has seen them slip one point behind Instonians at the top of the table, but the Doagh Road side did remarkably well […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Preview – 20th Jan 18

Bit of a change this week with the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship preview from Paul McIntyre of Back of the Stand. Mind you the way games are being cancelled we’ll probably be able to save this for weeks to come!  Ulster Rugby Championship D1 Despite being pushed all the way by Coleraine and CIYMS, Instonians […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Holywood RFC Ulster Championship D3 Virginia RFC

Club: Holywood 3 Virgina 16

Virginia made it two out of two for away wins in our featured Ulster Rugby Conference matches with the Cavan outfit recording a 3 – 16 win at Holywood RFC on Saturday afternoon. Virginia made it two out of two for away wins in our featured Ulster Rugby Conference matches with the Cavan outfit recording […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club: Kukri Ulster Championship Preview, 30 December 2017

Paul McIntyre of Back of the Stand has a look at the upcoming games in the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship. The Kukri Ulster Rugby Championships continue over the festive period giving many of us a family day out at our local club and a chance to catch up with friends and family who have returned […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club: Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship – 16th Dec

Paul McIntyre of Back of the Stand has a look at the games in the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship taking place on 16th December. It’s safe to say the weather was the winner last week as only three matches took place in the Kukri Leagues. Ballymoney kept up their good form with a win over Limavady […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club: Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Preview

Paul McIntyre of Back of the Stand has a look at this week’s games in a busy week in the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship. In Section 1 Ballyclare will be looking to stay ahead of the chasing pack while Coleraine will look to move further away from the relegation zone following their excellent victory over […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D3

Club: Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Section 3 Preview

With a full programme of fixtures this week in Championship 3, Paul McIntyre of Back of the Stand has a look at the upcoming games. It looks like being a two horse race for the one automatic promotion spot. Donaghadee and Lurgan have both recorded nine wins from nine games played, but the Mid-Ulster outfit […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club: Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Preview

We welcome Paul McIntyre from Back of the Stand to Team FRU. Paul will be bringing his expertise in Club Rugby and he kicks off with a review of this weekend’s matches in the Kukri Rugby Championship. Championship D1 With second placed Instonians in Conference league action, leaders Ballyclare will look to increase their lead […]

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2013-14 Holywood RFC Larne RFC Reworked Posts Ulster Championship D3

Club: Larne 5 Holywood 10 (Q3)

Holywood took a massive step towards promotion to Qualifying 2 beating closest rivals Larne 10 – 5 in this Qualifying 3 league match. Though both sides scored a try a piece Holywood just about deserved their win showing better composure than their hosts during a frantic finale. The first half was a fairly sedate affair […]

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Club Rugby Men Larne RFC Randalstown RFC Ulster Championship D3

Qualifying 3B: Larne 31 Randalstown 3.

Larne 1st XV consolidated their position at the top of Kukri Qualifying 3B with a 31 -3 win over third placed Randalstown on a cold Saturday afternoon at the Glynn playing fields. The Glynn was one of the few venues that was able to host a game after a few days frost and though the […]