2020-21 Ards RFC Club Rugby Men Randalstown RFC Ulster Championship D2

Club Men: Randalstown 31 Ards 15 URC D2

Randalstown opened up their league challenge with a bonus point win against Ards at Neillsbrook Park on Saturday afternoon. However, the visitors will be wondering how they didn’t get more out of the game. It was an ideal afternoon for an open game and both sides obliged. Randalstown set the tome with an early score […]

2019-20 Ards RFC Ballyclare RFC Club Rugby Men Towns Cup

Towns Cup. Ballyclare 39 Ards 8

It took Ballyclare a while to get into this game, with Ards putting up strong resistance in the first half hour, but a four try burst towards the end of the first half pushed the game firmly in their favour.  Ards enjoyed the better of the first quarter and racked up a penalty from Paul […]

2019-20 Ards RFC City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men Ulster Junior Cup

Club Men: Ards 5 City of Armagh II 52 (Junior Cup)

Report and pictures by Richard Owens You can read a mismatch on paper and sometimes be surprised at the result and on seeing this Junior Cup clash between Ards, mid table in the Kukri Ulster Championship Division 2 and Armagh, league leaders in the SONI Ulster Rugby Premiership Division 2, I was hoping for some […]

2017-18 Ards RFC Ballymoney RFC Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D2

Club Men: Kukri Ulster Rugby Div 2 Wrap

There were a couple of important fixtures in the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 2 over the weekend with Ballymoney looking to put pressure on Randalstown for the promotion play off place and UUC looking to get clear of the relegation play offs. UUC benefited the most over the weekend with their bonus point win […]

2017-18 Ards RFC Belfast Harlequins RFC Club Rugby Men Crawford Cup

Crawford Cup: Belfast Harlequins III 20 Ards II 13

Our second Crawford Cup match on Saturday afternoon was the entertaining tussle between Belfast Harlequins 3rds and Ards 2nds at Deramore Park. We’re still waiting for details for our match report but, at the moment, suffice to say that Harlequins came out on top 20 – 13 in a hard fought match. We’ll add more […]

Ards RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Men Ulster Senior Cup

Senior Cup: City of Derry 73 Ards 31

Unbeaten City of Derry were quick off the mark on a sunny Saturday afternoon scoring straight from the kick off  with left wing Simon Logue brushing off some limp tackling from Ards to score in the corner. Out half Richard Peoples converted giving the home side a 7 -0 lead. Shortly after, the impressive Stephen […]

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Carrick 7’s Day 1: The Kukri U20’s.

The Carrick 7’s got underway on Friday night with the Kukri U20’s. First up in Pitch 1 was BRA Big Cats against Larne with the BRA boys giving a view of things to come in a free scoring game against the Co Antrim side. The teams traded tries in the first half but the Cats […]

Ards RFC Ballymoney RFC Club Rugby Men McCambley Cup

McCambley Cup: Ards IV 23 Ballymoney IV 6

The veteran Ards IV side controlled this McCambley Cup final at Ravenhill on Saturday afternoon running out winners by 23 – 6 against Ballymoney IV’s. Report from Robin Johnston, Ards. The game was played in perfect dry conditions and Ards played with the breeze at their backs in the first half. The opening exchanges up front […]