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2020-21 Club Rugby Men Community Series Dungannon RFC Omagh Academicals RFC

Club Men: Omagh Academicals 10 Dungannon 13 Community Series U2

Omagh Academicals entertained their “near neighbours” Dungannon in an Ulster Conference 2 match in the Community Series on Saturday afternoon. There was no score in the first quarter which Dungannon just about edged. However it looked as though Omagh had scored first at the start of the second qorner only for the effort out wide […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Women Co Cavan RFC Dungannon RFC Friendly

Club Women: Dungannon 5 Co Cavan 21 Friendly

Dungannon Women entertained Cavan Women in an early season friendly on Saturday evening at Stevenson Park. The game gave Cavan a useful hit out ahead of their debut in the Women’s Community Series this coming weekend. There was no score in a scrappy first half with the play centered largely in a congested midfield around […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Women Dungannon RFC Friendly Omagh Academicals RFC

Club Women: Dungannon 0 Omagh Academicals 29 Preseason.

We made, what now must be regarded as, our traditional early season trip to Dungannon to cover their match against their “local” rivals Omagh Academicals. While this game may not have had as much incident as last year’s epic it was still an entertaining enough encounter. Dungannon started the game determined to overturn last season’s […]

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2019-20 Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC Queen's University Belfast RFC Ulster Provincial League

Club Rugby. Queen’s University II’s 68 Dungannon II’s 7 (Provincial D1)

Queens dominated this Ulster Rugby Provincial Division 1 game at The Dub on Saturday afternoon. A resplendent QUBRFC IIs in their new kit before their game against Dungannon. Playing with a very strong wind Dungannon missed an easy 3 points when a penalty close to the posts went wide. Thereafter Queens settled and played to […]

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2019-20 Ballynahinch RFC Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC Ulster Senior Cup

Senior Cup. Ballynahinch 30 Dungannon 21 (Semi Final)

Ballynahinch pulled away from a dogged Dungannon to secure their place in the Ulster Senior Cup Final against City of Armagh on 6th March.  It was a scrappy first quarter. Dungannon probably shaded territory and possession but defences but the were unable to break down the Hinch defence.  Ballynahinch cut loose towards the end of […]

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

Deloitte Junior Cup. Belfast Harlequins 19 Dungannon 17.

[pullquote]Report and pictures Bob Given Photography [/pullquote] Belfast Harlequins Women hosted Dungannon Women in the Deloitte Junior Cup at Deramore Park on Sunday afternoon. The 1st half was a stop/start affair with neither team able to dominate and because of a plethora of injury stoppages it lasted 55 minutes. Dungannon on the charge in the […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 2B Belfast Harlequins RFC Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC

Energia AIL 2B Belfast Harlequins 47 Dungannon 10

Belfast Harlequins welcomed Dungannon to Deramore Park on a crisp but cold Saturday afternoon in the Energia AIL 2B. Three tries late in the first half set up Quins to pull away in the second for a comprehensive 47 – 10 win.  Dungannon started the game strongly and were on the scoreboard after five minutes […]

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2019-20 Club Rugby Women Dungannon RFC Omagh Academicals RFC Ulster Premiership

Club Women: Dungannon 17 Omagh 38 Deloitte Premiership.

Omagh Academical RFC Women travelled to Stevenson Park to play Dungannon Women in their opening Deloitte Premiership match on Sunday afternoon.  The match featured two substantial stoppages due to injury and, with player welfare to the fore, the match was suspended until the ambulances arrived.  The stoppages did break the game into three distinct periods […]

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2019-20 Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC Malone RFC Ulster Senior Cup

Club Men: Dungannon 30 Malone 20 (Ulster Senior Cup)

Malone enjoyed superior possession but didn’t come away with the win from Stevenson Park. The reason – an inability to finish off their attacks in the red zone and the dogged, organised and committed defence of the home team. Richard Owens reports The red socks kicked off and piled on pressure with fast recycled ball. […]

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2018-19 Ballyclare RFC Ballymena RFC Club Rugby Dungannon RFC Garryowen FC Portadown RFC Wicklow RFC

Club: Fantastic Fun at Wooden Spoon Tag Festival

Ballyclare Rugby Club held the held the Wooden Spoon International Tag Rugby Festival at the Cloughan on Saturday with over 900 players, coaches and support staff taking part in a fun filled day.  The following teams took part in over 160 matches in the U15 and Adult competitions.  Ballymena Bears, Newforge Taggers, Bantry Bay West […]

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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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2017-18 Ballyclare RFC Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC Forster Cup

Forster Cup: Dungannon III 18 Ballyclare IV 17

The final match of the afternoon feature Dungannon and Ballyclare in the Forster Cup and it featured the most exciting finish and an attempted tackle that will go down in infamy alongside Tony Underwood’s attempt on Jonah Lomu.  😆 It was a tense and tight match from start to finish with the teams turning round […]

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Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC Forster Cup Rainey Old Boys RFC

Forster Cup: Rainey III 24 Dungannon IV 8

Rainey Old Boys make the most of their opportunities to see off the challenge from Dungannon in the 2011 Forster Cup Final. Rainey had the better of the opening exchanges putting Dungannon under pressure for most of the opening ten minutes. Dungannon weathered the storm and enjoyed their own period of domination, crucially missing two penalties, before a break by Rainey […]

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All Ireland Cup Bruff RFC Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC

Bateman Cup: Bruff 24 Dungannon 18

Ulster’s big rugby weekend got off to a disappointing start with Dungannon losing out to Bruff in the All Ireland Cup Final at St Mary’s RFC on Saturday afternoon. The Dungannon side got off to a slow start allowing Bruff to set the pace up front. Bruff prop David Horan went over early for an […]

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All Ireland League 1B Bruff RFC Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC

AIL 1B: Dungannon 21 Bruff 8

Tries from Rowan Halsall, Chris Cochrane and Michael Lawton were enough to see Dungannon home on Saturday afternoon against, determined Limerick side, Bruff. The visitors had the best of the opening quarter putting Dungannon under pressure from the off. However Dungannon’s well marshalled defence kept the visitors at bay, but as a heavy rain shower […]

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All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC Galwegians RFC

AIL 1B: Dungannon 21 Galwegians 15

A last minute try by Chris Cochrane saw Dungannon home in this AIL 1B fixture against Galwegians at a damp Stevenson Park on Saturday afternoon with the home side winning by 21 – 15. This was a hard won game for the home side with the conditions making it difficult for both sides to play […]

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All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC UL Bohemian RFC

AIL 1B: Dungannon 19 UL Bohemians 23

Despite controlling large portions of the game Dungannon fail to see off a determined UL Bohemians to lose this AIL 1B match by 19 points to 23. Playing with a strong wind the home side took an early lead through a Patrick Jackson penalty. However Bohemians hit back shortly after with a well worked try […]

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Belfast Harlequins RFC Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC Ulster Senior Cup

Senior Cup: Dungannon 25 Harlequins 5

Dungannon’s unbeaten run continued with a comfortable 25 – 5 win over visitors Belfast Harlequins at Stevenson Park in a match which started in bright sunlight and ended in heavy showers. Dungannon were quick off the mark putting the visitors under immediate pressure and the home side got early reward when, the hugely impressive, Ali […]

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Dungannon RFC Malone RFC Ulster Premiership

Ulster Senior League: Malone 18 Dungannon 41.

Dungannon came away from Gibson Park with the spoils after defeating hosts Malone by 18 – 41 to claim their second successive win in the Ulster Senior League. Malone started the game strongly going into an early lead courtesy of two penalties from centre Josh Pentland and with their pack causing problems up front they […]

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Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC Instonians RFC Ulster Premiership

Ulster Senior League: Dungannon 29 Instonians 12

Dungannon were emphatic winners in their opening fixture of the Ulster Senior League against Instonians at a sunny and blustery Stevenson Park on Saturday afternoon. Dungannon eventually pulled clear to win by 29 – 12 but Instonians made them fight hard for their victory in this enjoyable match which featured 12 rolling subs for each […]

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Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC

Dungannon announce Fitzpatrick Director of Rugby.

I was pleased to receive a press release yesterday confirming  that our friend Justin Fitzpatrick has been appointed Director of Rugby for Dungannon Rugby Club on a two year contract. The appointment comes after a successful role last season as Technical Advisor for the club and Justin will be joined this season by his London […]

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Ballymena RFC Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC

Pre Season Friendly: Dungannon 31 Ballymena 12

Dungannon ran out comfortable winners in this pre-season friendly match at Stevenson Park on Tuesday night. The game was played in four quarters with both sides giving their full squads plenty of game time. Dungannon dominated the opening quarter with two tries from impressive scrum half Jason Bloomfield. He scored his first with an outrageous […]

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Club Rugby Men Dungannon RFC

All American Fry

I met up with one of Dungannon Rugby’s latest recruits on Tuesday night, namely Aaron Fry from Maddison, Wisconsin. Aaron is over for a year’s rugby experience at Dungannon and he’s certainly got all the credentials to break into the team, looking comfortable in his debut in Tuesday’s pre-season friendly against Ballymena at Stevenson Park. […]