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2019-20 City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men Enniskillen RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Junior Cup Final. City of Armagh II 17 Enniskillen 18

[pullquote]Report, video and gallery by Richard Owens[/pullquote] I have had the privilege of photographing both these teams en route to the final and I think with the exception of Dromore these are the two sides that deserve their spot at Ravenhill tonight. Enniskillen’s powerful scrum has been a potent weapon in dispatching opposition and Armagh […]

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2019-20 Ballyclare RFC Club Rugby Men Enniskillen RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Ulster Junior Cup – Ballyclare 3 Eniskillen 23

[pullquote]Report and pictures Richard Owens[/pullquote] Cup semi finals usually produce furious competition and this match delivered. Having watched Enniskillen put CIYMS and Instonians to the sword I had a hunch they might come out on top despite being the away team. Sun warming the soft pitch Ballyclare began well, catching their own kick off and […]

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

Club Men: CIYMS 3 Enniskillen 37 (URC D1)

[pullquote]Report and pictures by Richard Owens.[/pullquote] For 28 minutes both teams looked like they might win if they could keep the ball long enough and stop giving possession away as both attempted to play running rugby on a breezy day in Belmont. Enniskillen playing with the wind fielded the kick off and ran straight back […]

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2019-20 Club Rugby Men Cooke RFC Enniskillen RFC Ulster Championship D1

Club Men: Cooke 24 Dromore 40 URC D1

Dromore travelled to Shaw’s Bridge, on Saturday afternoon, to play Cooke in Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division One league game. Dromore pressed from the start and Cooke found themselves 12 – 0 down, in as many minutes, through tries by Josh Pentland and Graeme McCandless, one of which was converted by Lee Steenson. Dromore contain […]

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2018-19 Ballyclare RFC Club Rugby Men Enniskillen RFC Towns Cup

Club Men: Ballyclare 0 Enniskillen 19

Enniskillen RFC secured the Towns Cup, in their third appearance in the Ravenhill showpiece final in recent years, with a 19 – 0 win against Ballyclare on Easter Monday afternoon. The match starkly demonstrated the pain and the pleasure of a big match final as the pre match underdogs worked over their much fancied rivals […]

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2018-19 Club Rugby Men Dromore RFC Enniskillen RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Junior Cup: Dromore 29 Enniskillen 15

Our match pick for the opening round was the encounter between Dromore and Enniskillen on Saturday afternoon. The home side came out on top 29 – 15 thanks to tries from Andrew Gilmore, Brian McClearn, Adam McDonald and Johnny Simpson with two conversions from Lee Steenson. Enniskillen responded in the second half with tries from […]

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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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2017-18 Ballymena RFC Club Rugby Men Enniskillen RFC McCambley Cup

McCambley Cup: Ballymena IV 44 Enniskillen III 13

An afternoon of cup finals kicked off at Ravenhill on Saturday with Ballymena IVs taking on Enniskillen III’s for the McCambley Cup. In possibly the best rugby of the afternoon the two teams played an entertaining first half scoring two tries each and only separated by the odd penalty as the teams turned round with […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Women Enniskillen RFC Larne RFC Ulster Women U18 Cup

Women’s Club: U18 Trophy Final

Enniskillen Rugby Club youth section completed a double on Saturday morning with their U18 Girls picking up the U18 Trophy to add to the U15 Cup won earlier that day. The U18’s beat Larne U18’s 51 – 15 in an entertaining final with Enniskillen just too clinical for the young Larne side. Enniskillen scored nine […]

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2017-18 Clogher Valley RFC Club Rugby Women Enniskillen RFC Letterkenny RFC Virginia RFC,

Women’s Club: U15 Girls Finals

Enniskillen U15 Girls were crowned Cup Champions on Saturday morning after a round robin tournament at Cookstown Sports Arena. In a busy morning Enniskillen, Virginia, Letterkenny and Clogher Valley each played each other with Enniskillen picking up the Cup and Virginia the Bowl. The full results were: Clogher Valley 10 – 31 EnniskillenLetterkenny 5 – […]

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2017-18 Club Rugby Men Cooke RFC Enniskillen RFC Ulster Championship D1

Club: Cooke 15 Enniskillen 7

Cooke ran out winners by 14 – 7 against Enniskillen in this Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 1 match at Shaws Bridge on Saturday afternoon. The match was largely a forwards slug fest played in the middle of the park as both defences dominated. The home side had a couple of breaks through flyer Andrew […]

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

Club: Coleraine 15 Enniskillen 5

Coleraine continued their recent vein of good form with a win against Enniskillen on Saturday afternoon, The win pulls Coleraine well clear of the drop zone but Enniskillen remain in the relegation mix after losing 15-5 in Coleraine. The next round of fixtures will take place on Saturday 16th December and will see CIYMS host […]

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2017-18 Ballynahinch RFC Club Rugby Men Enniskillen RFC Ulster Junior Cup

Junior Cup: Ballynahinch II 30 Enniskillen 7

Ballynahinch 2nds progressed to the semi finals of the Junior Cup with a convincing five try win at home against Enniskillen. No match report for this one so we’ll include a wrap for the quarter finals. The match between Portadown and Malone II was abandoned due to an injury to the referee and is expected […]

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2015-16 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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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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Club Rugby Women Enniskillen RFC Queen's University Belfast RFC Reworked Posts

Women: Rosie Stewart Cup – Queens University 33 Enniskillen 0

Before I get to the match report I’d like to start with a few words on Rosie Stewart after whom the Ulster Women’s Senior Cup is named. The cup is dedicated to her honour after her untimely passing. And so to the game, and I’m sure it’s one that Rosie would have enjoyed, with both teams getting down and […]

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All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Enniskillen RFC Garda RFC Reworked Posts

Women: AIL Week 4 Catch Up

There was only one game this weekend, and that was a catch up game for a previously arranged fixture between Enniskillen and Garda in AIL 2N On a surprisingly sunny Saturday afternoon, Enniskillen took home the win 17 – 15 in a close match against Garda. The Enniskillen scores came from Etna Flanagan (2), and […]

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Club Rugby Club Rugby Women Enniskillen RFC Queen's University Belfast RFC Reworked Posts

Club. Queen’s University 43 Enniskillen 10 WAIL 2N

It was mixed fortunes for the Ulster sides in Week 2 of the Women’s AIL. In AIL 1 Ulster’s top club, Cooke, suffered another hammering, this time at the hands of Highfield with the Belfast side going down 65 – 0. With a lot of new players in the club I suppose it’s just a […]

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Belfast Harlequins RFC Carrickfergus RFC City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Co Cavan RFC Cooke RFC Enniskillen RFC Queen's University Belfast RFC Reworked Posts Sligo RFC

Women: Ulster Women’s Finals

It was a feast of rugby on Sunday afternoon as the Ulster Women’s Cup competitions reached their climax. With the teams competing in the Pool stages over the last six weeks the newly introduced Finals Day consisted off The Rosie Stewart Bowl Final plus three positional play off matches. 7th Place: Cavan 24 Carrick 0 […]

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City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Enniskillen RFC Reworked Posts

AIL 2N: Enniskillen 10 City of Derry 22

A spirited Enniskillen lost out to a strong City of Derry side 10 – 22 in this entertaining Women’s AIL 2N League match at Enniskillen Rugby Club on Sunday afternoon. Derry were without three of their Ulster representatives but they still managed to put out a strong side with veteran Diane Nixon leading the way. […]

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Belfast Harlequins RFC Club Rugby Women Enniskillen RFC Reworked Posts

AIL 2N: Belfast Harlequins 20 Enniskillen 22.

Enniskillen scored a dramatic late converted try to edge out Belfast Harlequins by 22 points to 20 in this exciting game at Deramore Park on Sunday afternoon. The  visitors were quick to state their intent shocking their hosts with two quick tries through  Marcella McGovern and Eimear Corrigan to take a 10 point lead. Harlequins […]

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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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Ulster Womens Awards 2010

Ulster Women recognised the growth of ladies rugby in the Province last night when they held their first annual awards night at Belfast Harlequins Rugby Club. The event was organised by Natalie Bryant and expertly compared by Michael McAteer who kept the proceedings ticking over with his rye humour! Other special guests were Joy Sparkes […]

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Belfast Harlequins RFC Carrick 10s City of Derry RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Enniskillen RFC Queen's University Belfast RFC

Carrick 7’s Day 3: Abbey Ladies 10’s

Day 3 at Carrickfergus saw the Abbey Ladies 10’s take centre stage. The competition saw a strong invitational Wooden Spoon Lionesses side together with teams  from St Albans, Pontyclun and Tyne and Wear take on local sides Cooke, Belfast Harlequins, Carrick, City of Derry, Enniskillen and Queens. Despite a strong showing from the Lionesses it […]