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2020-21 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Instonians RFC U18 Club Rugby

Club Men: Instonians 5 Carrickfergus 24 U18 League East

Instonians entertained Carrick at Shaws Bridge on Saturday morning in the opening round of the U18 League East. The home side kicked off in sunny conditions and the kept Carrick pinned in their own territory for most of the first half hour. However the Carrick defence was resolute and a break on the 30 minute […]

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

Towns Cup. Carrickfergus 0 Dromore 27.

Dromore progressed to a Towns Cup semi final against Ballyclare next weekend following a 0 – 27 win at Carrick on a cold, wet and windy Saturday afternoon.  Given the conditions, this was always going to be an attritional game and Carrick’s chances weren’t helped when they lost a player to a red card in […]

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2019-20 Belfast Harlequins RFC Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Women Ulster Junior Cup

Junior Cup. Belfast Harlequins 0 Carrickfergus 7

Carrickfergus completed a smash and grab raid at Deramore Park, coming away with a place in the Deloitte Junior Cup semi finals after a 0 – 7 win against Belfast Harlequins on a blustery Sunday afternoon.  Kirsten Todd breaks from deep to outstrip the Quins defence. Kirsten Todd was the game’s only scorer with the […]

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2019-20 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Limavady RFC Towns Cup

Towns Cup. Carrickfergus 50 Limavady 5.

[pullquote]Report and pictures Bob Given Photography[/pullquote] Carrick played a weakened Limavady side in the Towns’ Cup yesterday at Woodlawn. Their front row was weakened by injury and bereavement and consequently Limavady struggled in the set pieces. The game was 14 minutes old when Limavady conceded a penalty try, after a series of 5 metre scrum penalties. […]

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2019-20 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Ulster Championship

Deloitte Championship. Carrickfergus 21 Malone II 0

[pullquote]Picture credit – Davie Hayes Photography[/pullquote] Carrickfergus Women moved to the top of the Deloitte Championship with a 21 – 0 win against Malone II’s on Sunday afternoon at the Tom Simms Memorial Park.  Despite Malone being buoyed by their 1st XV’s win against Galwegians Women in the Energia AIL, the night before, the visitors found […]

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2019-20 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Women Lisburn RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Deloitte Junior Cup. Carrickfergus 12 Lisburn 0

Carrick Women entertained Lisburn Women in a Deloitte Junior Cup match at the Tom Sims Memorial Park on Sunday afternoon with the home side coming out on top 12 – 0 in a bruising encounter.  It was a game where both teams put a lot of work into defence which kept chances to a minimum. […]

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2019-20 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Instonians RFC Ulster Championship D1

Ulster Club Rugby. Carrickfergus 17 Instonians 5

We caught up with Carrick and Instonians in the Ulster Rugby Championship D1 on Saturday afternoon at the Tom Sims Memorial Park. With both sides showing similar form this season we expected an evenly matched encounter and it worked out that way in the first half as an enthusiastic Instonians defence matched the hard working […]

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2019-20 Carrickfergus RFC CIYMS RFC Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1

Club Men: Carrickfergus 48 CIYMS 22 (URC D1)

Carrick moved to sixth place in the Ulster Rugby Championship following a 48 – 22 win against CIYMS at Tom Simms Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon.  Garreth Peden scores an early try for CIYMS Despite the final score the visitors took a one point lead into the break after right wing Gareth Peden caught Carrick […]

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2019-20 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Instonians RFC Ulster Championship D1

Club Men: Instonians and Carrick battle out a draw in Championship D1

Instonians and Carrick locked horns at Shawsbridge on Saturday afternoon in the opening round of Ulster Rugby Championship with the hosts snatching a late 10 – all draw. There were few thrills in this match which started in difficult conditions, took a bit of a break for a thunderstorm and culminated with Instonians snatching a […]

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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 […]

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2018-19 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Women Dungannon RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Club Women: Carrickfergus 5 Dungannon 12 (Rejenerate Cup)

Dungannon Women pipped Carrickfergus Women to claim the Rejenerate Cup in the Super Sunday finals at Carrick Rugby Club. The sides battled out a tight first half with Carrick applying the early pressure before Dungannon built their way into the game. Dungannon got their breakthrough towards the end of the first quarter with Anne Garvey […]

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2018-19 Belfast Harlequins RFC Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Dungannon RFC North Down Women Queen's University Belfast RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Club Women: Super Sunday Preview.

Ulster Women junior clubs have put together a Super Sunday of matches tomorrow afternoon at Carrick RFC. The afternoon features three matches as follows; Ulster Women Junior Cup Competitions 13:00 Carrickfergus – Dungannon Rejenerate Cup Final 13:00 Belfast Harlequins – North Down Rejenerate Shield Final 15:00 Cooke II – Queen’s University Ulster Junior Shield Final […]

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2018-19 Ballyclare RFC Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1

Club Men: Ballyclare 44 Carrick 22

A tantalising East Antrim derby close to home was the ideal opportunity for another dip into the Ulster Rugby Conference D1 this season as I made the short journey to The Cloughan to watch Ballyclare entertain Carrickfergus on Saturday afternoon. As a Larne man it does pain me to say that both teams served up […]

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2018-19 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Ulster Premiership

Club Women: Carrick 0 Malone 52 UWC D1

Carrickfergus RFC Women entertained Malone RFC Women on Sunday afternoon at Woodlawn in an Ulster Women’s Championship D1 match, with the game conceded by the hosts prior to kick off as they could only field 13 players. Only a half was played with Malone scoring eight tries through Sarah Murphy, Frankie DuRieux, Ella Durkan (2), […]

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2018-19 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Larne RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Club Men: Larne 31 Carrick 22 (Junior Cup)

Larne RFC recorded a memorable Junior Cup win against, their local rivals, Carrickfergus RFC at the Glynn playing fields on Saturday afternoon. Larne progress to the third round draw by virtue of their 31 – 22 victory and there won’t be many teams relishing a trip to Fortress Glynn when the draw is made. The […]

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2018-19 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Enniskillen RFC Ulster Championship D1

Club: Carrick 19 Enniskillen 19 Championship D1.

Carrick hosted Enniskillen at Woodlawn in this Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 match with the sides battling to a 19 all draw. The home side raced to a 19 – 0 lead with tries from David Moore (2) and Fionn McCormick and two conversions from Adam White. Enniskillen hit back with tries from Jack […]

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2018-19 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Hawkins Cup Larne RFC

Club: Larne RFC 10 Carrick RFC 26 (Hawkins Cup)

Larne entertained Carrick on Saturday afternoon for their traditional pre-season encounter for the Hawkins Cup.  Unfortunately for the mighty Larne, the result didn’t go their way with Carrick enjoying a 10 – 26 win in a scrappy but fiesty game.  Pictures below by Bob Given Photography

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2017-18 Academy RFC Ballyclare RFC Belfast Metropolitan College Carrick 7s Carrickfergus RFC City of Derry RFC Civil Service RFC Club Rugby Men

The Guinness Carrick 7s – Kukri U18 Tournament.

The Guinness Carrick 7’s kicked off on Friday evening with eight teams competing in the Kukri Under 18’s Tournament at the Woodlawn Grounds. The tournament was won by Belfast Met U18 after a tense final against BRA’s Pink Panthers.  A late try from captain Sam Cardwell secured the 19 – 17 win after an early […]

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2017-18 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Coleraine RFC Ulster Championship D1

Club: Coleraine 22 Carrick 24

Carrick RFC edged the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 match by 22 – 24 against Coleraine on Saturday afternoon. The result sees Carrick stay in 5th place in Division 1. We’ve no report on this one as yet so enjoy the photos below.

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2017-18 Carrickfergus RFC CIYMS RFC Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1

Club: CIYMS 38 Carrick 36

Paul Mcintyre of Back of the Stand reports on CIYMS v Carrick in the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 Match.  You certainly get your money’s worth at Belmont on a Saturday afternoon. Last week against Portadown CI claimed a narrow win in game that produced nine tries. This week they shared twelve with Carrick […]

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2015-16 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Women Co Cavan RFC Reworked Posts

WOMEN: Cavan 33 Carrick 0 (Plate Final)

City of Derry Rugby Club hosted this season’s Ulster Rugby Women’s Finals on Sunday 6th March at Judges Road playing fields with the Plate Final between Co Cavan and Carrick up first. County Cavan RFC came out on top against their Carrick counterparts with a 33 – 0 win at Judges Road on Sunday afternoon in […]

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2015-16 Carrickfergus RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Queen's University Belfast RFC Reworked Posts

Women: Rosie Wrap Up Week 3.

This was the final week of the pool stages in the Rosie Stewart Bowl (Senior Cup) and we picked up matches at Woodlawn and Shaws Bridge. Cooke remain unbeaten with a 64 – 0 win against City of Derry with tries from Imogen Porter, Eliza Downey (2), Teah Maguire (2), Lesley Megarity (2) and Ilse […]

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2015-16 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Reworked Posts Ulster Senior Cup

Women: Rosie Wrap Up Week 2.

For the second week running only three fixtures in the Rosie Stewart Bowl were fulfilled. The results were as follows: Carrickfergus 10  Malone 7City of Derry 17  Cavan 0Omagh v Cooke (W/O Cooke) Enniskillen 0  Queen’s 33 This leaves City of Derry, Cooke and Queens unbeaten and Carrick recorded their first win. Our photographer was […]

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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 […]