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2020-21 Ballyclare RFC Ballymoney RFC Club Rugby Men Friendly Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2

Club Men: Ballyclare 80 Ballymoney 0 Preseason

Rugby made a welcome return to The Cloughan at Ballyclare on Saturday 19th September with a pre-season hit out against Ballymoney RFC. The game was played over 4 x 20 minute quarters. Ballyclare started strongly and were on the scoreboard early when out-half Matthew McDowell cut through a space in the Ballymoney defence to score […]

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2019-20 Ballymoney RFC Club Rugby Men Dromore RFC Towns Cup

Towns Cup. Dromore 38 Ballymoney 5

[pullquote]Report and pictures from Richard Owens. [/pullquote] Perched on top on Barban hill, hunkered down sheltering from the muscular wind I anticipated this game was going to be decided by who’s control of the conditions was better. Dromore fielded the kickoff and kept the ball in hand playing their way up the pitch before Josh Pentland […]

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2018-19 Ballymoney RFC Club Rugby Men Dromore RFC McCambley Cup

Club Men: Ballymoney IV 11 Dromore III 8 (McCambley Cup Final)

Ballymoney Rugby Club picked up the first trophy of the afternoon with an 11 – 8 win against Dromore as the junior sides enjoyed their supper Saturday at a sunny Ravenhill. Dromore started the game well and landed an early penalty from the boot of Nathan Connery. However two penalties and a try put Ballymoney […]

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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 […]

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

Club: Limavady 32 Ballymoney 15

Limavady’s topsy turvy season continued apace with an unexpected win against Ballymoney in this Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 2 match. The tone of the match was set with Limavady running in three first half tries from Daniel Irvine, Matthew Haslett and Sam Mackey, in response to an early Ballymoney penalty, taking the score to […]

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Ballymoney RFC Club Rugby Men Larne RFC Towns Cup

Towns Cup: Ballymoney 35 Larne 13.

Ballymoney overcame a blistering start from Larne to run out 35 – 13 winners in their Towns Cup match at Kilraughts Road on Saturday afternoon. Larne were quick out of the blocks with an early penalty by Philip Andrews who was soon stepping up to knock over the conversion of an intercept try by Aaron McBride […]

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

Club: Ballymoney 45 Limavady 12

Paul McIntyre of Back of the Stand reports on the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship match between Ballymoney and Limavady. Ballymoney survived an early scare to climb to second spot in Championship Two with what eventually proved to be a comfortable win over a Limavady side that lacked the intensity levels of their hosts. It was another […]

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Ballymoney RFC City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men Ulster Junior Cup

Junior Cup: Ballymoney 7 City of Armagh II 17

City of Armagh completed an impressive double with their seconds beating Ballymoney 7 – 17 to give the club their second pre Christmas trip to a Ravenhill Final, their firsts having qualified for the Senior Cup Final last weekend. It was a closely contest match at Kilraughts Road with a last minute penalty pushing the game decisively […]

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Ballymoney RFC Ballynahinch RFC City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men Malone RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Club: Ulster Junior Cup Semi-Finals Preview

Paul McIntyre from Back of the Stand looks ahead to this weekend’s Ulster Junior Cup Semi Finals. Ballymoney v City of Armagh 2nds Kilraughts Road 2.30pm Referee Mr Christopher Lough Ballymoney fly the flag for the Rugby championship clubs on Saturday as they go into their semi-final against Armagh 2nds as the last junior club […]

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Ballymoney RFC Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Ulster Junior Cup

Junior Cup: Ballymoney 22 Banbridge II 6

Ballymoney go forward to the Junior Cup semi-finals with a hard fought 22 6 win against Banbridge 2nds on Saturday afternoon at Kilraughts Road. There was no score in a tense but entertaining first quarter and it was Banbridge who took the lead at the start of the second quarter with a successful penalty kick. However, […]

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Ballymoney RFC Club Rugby Men Limavady RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Junior Cup: Limavady 17 Ballymoney 36

Limavady entertained near neighbours Ballymoney RFC in the second round of the Junior Cup on Saturday afternoon with the visitors progressing to the quarter-finals following a 17 – 36 win in an entertaining match. The home side were first on the scoreboard after a period of pressure on the Ballymoney line ended with Limavady picking […]

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Ballymena RFC Ballymoney RFC Club Rugby Men McCambley Cup

McCambley Cup Final: Ballymena 4 XV 16 Ballymoney 4 XV 14

Ballymena won the McCambley Cup final with an extra time 16 – 14 win against Ballymoney on Saturday afternoon at Ravenhill. Ballymoney opened the scoring with two penalties from Cormac McCartney for a 0 – 6 lead before Davy O’Hara replied with a penalty and a drop goal to take the score to 6 all at […]

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Ballymoney RFC Belfast Harlequins RFC Carrickfergus RFC Cooke RFC Enniskillen RFC Novo Panthers RFC Queen's University Belfast RFC Reworked Posts

Queen’s University retain Carrick 10s Title

Queen’s University RFC retain the Women’s Carrick 10’s title on Sunday 5th May at Carrickfergus RFC. The students kicked off their defence with a 63 – 0 win against Ballymoney The tries for the Front Row Union sponsored team came from Claire McLaughlin (2), Aoife Walsh (2), Kimberly Gillies, Imogen Porter, Dayna Joost, Catherine Mallon […]

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Ballymoney RFC Belfast Harlequins RFC Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Enniskillen RFC United Rugby

Ulster Women’s 7’s Results.

St Marys College, Dublin won the inaugural Ulster Women’s 7’s Tournament at Belfast Harlequins on Sunday afternoon in a hard fought final against Canadian visitors United Rugby. Earlier in the afternoon Enniskillen defeated Ballymoney in the Shield Final and Cooke defeated, “Surprise Team of the Tournament“, Carrickfergus in the Plate Final in an entertaining day […]

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Ballymoney RFC Belfast Harlequins RFC Club Rugby Women Ulster Junior Cup

Womans Shield Final: Belfast Harlequins 39 Ballymoney 10

Belfast Harlequins ran out comfortable winners of the 2010 Woman’s Shield Final at Ballymena Rugby Club on Sunday afternoon. Despite a spirited second half fightback by Ballymoney the Belfast side closed out the game by 39 – 10. Belfast Harlequins dominated the first half of the Shield final with full back Ashleigh Baxter running riot […]

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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 […]

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Ballymoney RFC Clogher Valley RFC Club Rugby Men Towns Cup

Powerade Towns Cup: Ballymoney 15 Clogher Valley 14

Ballymoney won their first ever Powerade Towns Cup in an exciting finish at Ravenhill on Easter Monday. Clogher Valley certainly looked firm favourites after only conceding one try against a gusting wind in the first half and when the Valley scored early in the second half it looked all over for the Co. Antrim side. […]