2020-21 Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Friendly Instonians RFC

Club Men: Instonians U14 entertain Banbridge U14 for a squad hitout.

On Wednesday night the enlarged squads of Instonians U14s and Banbridge U14s met under lights at Shaw’s Bridge. Four 15 minute games were played, A’s played A’s in the first quarter, Bs played Bs in the second and in the final quarters the teams were mixed up. A lot of tries were scored on a […]

2020-21 Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Malone RFC U18 Club Rugby

Club Men: Malone U18 40 Banbridge U18 7 Preseason

On a sunny morning at Orangefield Playing Fields Malone U18 entertained Banbridge U18. Banbridge kicked off and went on to the attack but Malone countered from deep to leave Sam Green with a free run up the wing before he dotted down for the first try, after 4 minutes, converted by Conor Henry. A period […]

2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Old Wesley RFC

Club Men: Old Wesley see off Banbridge in AIL 1B opener.

[pullquote]Report and pictures JC Sports Photography[/pullquote] Old Wesley got their AIL 1B campaign off to a winning start today with a hard-fought 13-3 win over Banbridge at a rain-soaked Energia Park, a well-taken try in the dying minutes from blindside flanker Conor Barry ultimately settling an otherwise forgettable encounter. Banbridge started well and took the […]

2019-20 Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Larne RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Club Men: Larne overpower Banbridge in Junior Cup

Larne produced a hard fought 21 – 24 win against Banbridge II’s at Rifle Park in the opening round of the Ulster Junior Cup, their powerful scrum being to hot to handle for the hosts. Banbridge started well and had Larne trapped in their own half for much of the first quarter but the hosts […]

2018-19 Banbridge RFC Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men U14 Development Cup

Club Men: U14 Development Cup

Banbridge won the Ulster U14 Development Cup on Saturday afternoon at Ravenhill beating Carrick 7 – 3 in the final. However, after dominating much of this match, Carrick must be wondering how they let this one slip. The first half was a cagey affair as both sides came to terms with the occasion. Banbridge looked […]

2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Ballymena RFC Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men

Club Men: Ballymena 27 Banbridge 31 (AIL 1B)

A Conor Field hat trick secured a vital win for Banbridge against Ballymena in this entertaining AIL1B match at Eaton Park on Saturday afternoon. We’ve missed a couple of rounds of this competition, as we caught up with the provincial leagues and cups. However, we certainly picked a cracker of a game for us to […]

2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Malone RFC

Club Men: Malone 22 Banbridge 15 (AIL 1B)

Malone maintained their place at the top of Ail 1B with a hard fought win against, Ulster rivals,  Banbridge on Saturday afternoon at Gibson Park. The Malone tries came from Nathan Brown in the first half and FRU favourite Peter Cooper in the second, Rory Campbell keeping the scoreboard turning over with three penalties. Tries […]

2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men St Mary's College RFC

Club Men: Banbridge 18 St Mary’s College 16

2018-19 Banbridge RFC Belfast Metropolitan College Club Rugby Men

Club Men: Belfast Met 38 Banbridge U18 10

Belfast Met hold on to top spot on the Ulster Carpets U18 east League with a six try win against Banbridge U18 keeping them ahead of Malone. Stuart Wightman stole the show with four tries, James Wilson and Jack Rouget also crossing. Rhys Cobain added four conversions. Banbridge responded through a Jack Kelly try with […]

2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Banbridge RFC City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men

Club Men: Banbridge 14 City of Armagh 15

City of Armagh move up to second place in AIL 1B following this win against their near neighbours at Rifle Park on Saturday afternoon.  It was miserable weather for my early match in Strabane and it wasn’t much different for this one which kicked off under a steady downpour, but substantially less wind.  Armagh enjoyed […]

2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Old Wesley RFC

Club Men: Banbridge 8 Old Wesley 15

Banbridge failed to consolidate their position at the top of AIL 1B, going down to Dublin visitors Old Wesley 8 – 15 at Rifle park on Saturday afternoon. The result sees Banbridge slip to third with Malone RFC taking over top spot. Both teams came out of the blocks hard at the start of this […]

2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Ballymena RFC Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men

Club Men: Banbridge 38 Ballymena 8 (AIL 1B)

Banbridge roared to the top of AIL 1B with a bonus point win against Ballymena at Rifle Park on Saturday afternoon. The home side had the upper hand for the bulk of the match though it was the visitor’s who initially set the pace as they enjoyed territory and possession for the opening ten minutes. […]

2018-19 Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Queen's University Belfast RFC Ulster Senior Cup

Club: Queens University 19 Banbridge 7 First Trust Senior Cup

Queens University, Belfast, entertained Banbridge at the Dub in the first round of the Ulster Senior Cup on Saturday afternoon. Banbridge dominated territory and possession, but couldn’t deal with the faster paced Queens side who outscored their opponents by three tries to one in their 19 – 7 win. Our photographer Bob Given was at […]

2017-18 Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men Limavady RFC Towns Cup

Towns Cup: Limavady 34 Banbridge II 26

Limavady came out on top by 34 – 26 against Banbridge II in this Towns Cup/Kukri Ulster Championship Division 2 match on Saturday afternoon. Both teams scored four tries with Limavady securing the win through the accuracy of their goal kicker. GALLERY BELOW

2017-18 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, […]