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2020-21 City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Community Series Cooke RFC

Club Women: Cooke v City of Derry Pt 2.

Cooke and City of Derry women’s sides came together last weekend for the second part of the Beth Cregan Challenge Cup as they continue their preparation for the Community Series. The teams were divided up and it was more like an old fashioned trials match with reds playing blacks with the usual carnage expected from […]

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2020-21 City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Friendly

Club Women: City of Derry 10 Cooke 20

City of Derry welcomed Cooke to judges Road on Saturday evening for a preseason training match, known locally as the Beth Cregan Inter City Challenge. Cregan being the coach of City of Derry and a leading player with Cooke. The teams spent equal time in defence and attack as they looked to dust off the […]

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2020-21 City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Community Series Ulster

Club Women: City of Derry look forward to Community Series.

We caught up with City of Derry Women last week to find out how their preparations are going ahead of their participation in the upcoming Community Series.

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2019-20 City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Queen's University Belfast RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Junior Cup. City of Derry 10 Queen’s University 0

A composed display from City of Derry against Queen’s University in the Women’s Junior Cup semi final, on Sunday afternoon at Judges Road, sees the Derry girls progress to the Junior Cup Final at Ravenhill at the start of April.  The game was played in difficult conditions switching from bright sunlight to torrential hail and […]

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2019-20 Ballynahinch RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Ulster Premiership

Club Women: Ballynahinch 5 City of Derry 56 (Deloitte Premiership)

City of Derry moved took full advantage of an earlier defeat of Omagh by Queens to move into second place in the Deloitte Premiership following a 5 – 56 win at Ballynahinch on Saturday evening. A strong Derry side took full advantage of a rebuilding Ballynahinch with Claire McGill and Donna Redmond crossing early to […]

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2019-20 City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Queen's University Belfast RFC Ulster Premiership

Club Women: QUB Women 20 City of Derry Women 5 Deloitte Premiership

City of Derry Women travelled to The Dub, Upper Malone, Belfast for Sunday’s game against Queens Women in the Deloitte Ulster Rugby Women’s Premiership. It was a cagey affair in the first quarter, played between the ’22s, with attacks and defences sounding each other out. Queens began to win possession and moved it wide, where […]

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2018-19 City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Club Women: Malone lift the Junior Cup

Malone RFC Women completed a League and Cup double on Saturday afternoon by lifting the Ulster Junior Cup, at Ravenhill Stadium, after a hard fought match against City of Derry RFC Women. It took awhile for the game to warm up.  City of Derry just about edged a nervy first quarter and they took a […]

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2018-19 City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Club Women: Junior Cup Final Preview

City of Derry Women play Malone Women in the Junior Cup Final at Ravenhill on Saturday afternoon, kick off 12:30. Having defeated all before them in the league this season, Malone Women go into the final as hot favourites, but a resurgent of City of Derry are able to call on some experienced players, including […]

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2018-19 City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Ulster Championship

Club Women: Malone 60 City of Derry 0 (URWC D1)

Malone entertained City of Derry in the Ulster Rugby Women’s Conference D1 with the home team knowing that a win would confirm them as League Champions. Derry enjoyed the bulk of territory and possession in the opening ten minutes but were unable to break down the Red Sox defence. However, on the tenth minute a […]

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Ballynahinch RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Ulster Junior Cup

Club Women: City of Derry 8 Ballynahinch 3 (Junior Cup SF)

It was a weekend for big reversals as City of Derry Women reversed a 0 – 48 defeat in the league against Ballynahinch last weekend to an 8 – 3 win in the Ulster Women’s Junior Cup semi final at Judges Road on Sunday afternoon. This time round the Derry team were able to call […]

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Ballynahinch RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Ulster Premiership

Club Women: City of Derry 0 Ballynahinch 12 (URWC D1)

City of Derry entertained Ballynahinch at Judges Road in an Ulster Rugby Women’s Championship D1 match on Sunday afternoon. It was a match where defences largely dominated, the thumping tackles causing numerous stoppages which didn’t help the flow of the game. Derry edged the territory and possession in the first half but Hinch always looked […]

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City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Co Cavan RFC Ulster Premiership

Club Women: Cavan 12 City of Derry 12 (Ulster Championship)

Cavan and City of Derry battled out a 12 all draw on Sunday afternoon at Co Cavan RFC on the opening weekend of the Ulster Women’s Championship. It was a close fought encounter in this Division 1 tie. City of Derry took a seven point lead into the break after a try by Donna Redmond […]

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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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City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Women: Ulster Junior Cup Update.

The Ulster Women’s Junior Cup quarter finals took place at the weekend with Cavan, Enniskillen and Malone all progressing to join Ballynahinch (BYE) in the semi finals which are scheduled to take place on Sunday 18th March. The results from the weekend are as follows: Cavan 46 – 0 Queen’s Uni. Malone 38 – 5 […]

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Ballynahinch RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Ulster Premiership

UWL: Ballynahinch 36 City of Derry 0

Ballynahinch Women entertained City of Derry Women on Sunday afternoon with the hosts coming out on top with a 36 – 0 win. It was a case of third playing second in the Ulster Women’s League and, with this victory, Ballynahinch have leapfrogged their North West opponents and now lead the charge after runaway leaders […]

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City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Ulster Premiership Virginia RFC,

UWL: City of Derry 20 Virginia 5

I’m pleased to say that it looks like we have a competitive Ulster Women’s League this season and, more importantly, it appears that standards are improving. Malone Women have been setting the pace and they remain unbeaten, to date, but City of Derry Women and Ballynahinch Women are in hot pursuit. It says something of […]

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City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Ulster Premiership

UWL: City of Derry 0 Malone 48

Malone Women continued their hugely impressive run in the Ulster Women’s League with a convincing 0 – 48 win at City of Derry on Sunday afternoon. The Front Row Union Academy player Neve Jones opened the scoring, grabbing an early brace for the visitors before Ali Boal and Zarah Ryan also crossed. Ella Durkan converted […]

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City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Co Cavan RFC Ulster Premiership

UWL: City of Derry 22 Cavan 19

City of Derry and Cavan served up a typically bruising encounter at the Craig Thompson Stadium on Sunday afternoon in the Ulster Women’s League. Both these sides will probably be scrapping it out at the end of the season but in this instance it was first blood to Derry who came away with a 22 […]

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Ballynahinch RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Ulster Premiership

UWL: City of Derry 23 Ballynahinch 0

City of Derry Women kicked off the Ulster Women’s League campaign with a convincing 23 – 0 win against Ballynahinch Women at Judges Road on Sunday afternoon. With both sides looking a little rusty and lacking match fitness, it took a penalty from Rachel Lennox after 25 mins to open the scoring. Derry grew in […]

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All Ireland Cup City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC

Women: City of Derry v Cooke Match Gallery

Cooke recorded a 0 – 59 win against City of Derry at Judges Road in the opening round of the All Ireland Cup, scoring eleven tries and two conversions. The Cooke try scorers were Shirelle Wilson (2) Frida Nilsson, Teah Maguire, Amy Davis (2), Sarah Gibson, Brigid Collins, Beth Cregan, Natasha Moore and Claire Donnelly. Beth […]

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City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Enniskillen RFC Reworked Posts Ulster Senior Cup

WOMEN: City of Derry 24 Enniskillen 10 (Shield Final)

City of Derry defeated Ulster League Champions Enniskillen 24 – 10 in an eagerly anticipated Ulster Women’s Senior Shield Final at Judges Road on Sunday afternoon.  Having tipped Enniskillen to win this one in my preview I clearly underestimated the strength of resolve in the Derry team who stormed out of the blocks with four first […]

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City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Queen's University Belfast RFC Reworked Posts Ulster Senior Cup

Women: Rosie Wrap Up Semi Finals.

Only one semi final was completed yesterday with Queen’s hosting City of Derry Ladies at the Dub. City of Derry pushed Queen’s all the way in an attritional match but the students had enough class in the backs to pull out two tries in the first half. The tries came from Sarah Gibson and Diane Ramsey […]

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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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Belfast Harlequins RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Club Rugby Women Reworked Posts

Club: Belfast Harlequins 43 City of Derry 0 WAIL 2N

The Women’s All Ireland League kicked off this on Sunday with four Ulster sides involved in the opening day fixtures. Our featured match was an all Ulster affair with Belfast Harlequins beating City of Derry 43 – 0 in the AIL2N at Deramore Park. Quins started the game strongly running in two quick tries from Zoe Templeton […]