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

Energia AIL 2B. Belfast Harlequins 36 Galwegians 5.

[pullquote]Report and picture credit – Davie Hayes Photography[/pullquote] It will have been a long drive home to Galway following a tough defeat in the Energia All Ireland League 2B to Belfast Harlequins. A confident performance saw Quins come out on top against the Connacht side. Christian Bennison goes over for Quins against Galwegians. An early […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Galwegians RFC Malone RFC

Energia Women’s AIL. Malone 31 Galwegians 17

One of the great advantages of what we do is that at the end of a long day and you are soaked, wind blown and freezing, is that you get to record a match like this and your own little piece of history. When Malone women go on to win the AIL in the next […]

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2018-19 All Ireland Sevens Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC Old Belvedere RFC Railway Union RFC

Club Women: All Ireland Sevens – Part 2.

Continuing from Part 1.  Old Belvedere and Cooke had completed their Pool matches, both recording two wins from two.  This left the following matches to decide who would join them in the semi finals.  Match 5: Blackrock v Galwegians (Pool A) Match 6: Cooke v UL Bohemian (Pool B)  The results and galleries from the […]

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2018-19 All Ireland Sevens Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC Old Belvedere RFC Railway Union RFC UL Bohemian RFC

Club Women: All Ireland Sevens – Part 1

Six Women’s All Ireland sides competed in the inaugural Women’s Club Sevens competition yesterday afternoon at Terenure College RFC.  The six teams were split onto two pools as follows.  Pool A Pool B Blackrock College Cooke Galwegians UL Bohs Railway Union Old Belvedere I’d made the two and a half  hour trip down to cover […]

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2018-19 All Ireland League Women Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC Old Belvedere RFC Railway Union RFC St Mary's College RFC UL Bohemian RFC

Club Women. All Ireland League – Who Did What?

The much maligned Women’s All Ireland League finished it’s regular season on Saturday 23rd March with UL Bohemian, Old Belvedere, Railway Union and Blackrock going forward to the league playoffs to see who will be crowned Champions of Ireland for 2019. The semi finals will take place on Saturday 13th April as follows Old Belvedere […]

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2018-19 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC

Club Women: Cooke 22 Galwegians 17

Cooke Women recorded an important 22 – 17 win against Galwegians Women on Saturday evening at Shaws Bridge in the Women’s All Ireland League. The result leaves the Belfast side four points ahead of their Connacht rivals though Galwegians have a game in hand. The visitors started strongly with Denise Redmond leading the way and it […]

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2018-19 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Galwegians RFC St Mary's College RFC

Club Women: St Mary’s College 10 Galwegians 22 WAIL

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2018-19 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Galwegians RFC Old Belvedere RFC

Women Club: Old Belvedere 12 Galwegians 17

It was a perfect day for rugby at Anglesea Road today as table-toppers Old Belvedere faced off against fourth-placed Galwegians. It was Old Belvedere who started the brighter and, after an opening 10 minutes where they were largely on top, the Dublin side took the lead as Amber Redmond went over on the left, the try […]

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2017-18 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC

WAIL: Cooke 40 Galwegians 24

[pullquote]Vicky Irwin reports from Shawsbridge[/pullquote] Cooke Women strengthened their grip on third place in the Women’s AIL with a convincing 40 – 24 win against Galwegians Women on Sunday afternoon at Shawsbridge. Cooke started off well, with strong defence and a threatening attack and they got points on the board early in the match with […]

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2016-17 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC

Women’s AIL Week 13 Wrap.

It was a big week in the Women’s All Ireland League with a couple of sensational results. Pride of place goes to Railway Union who inflicted the first defeat this season on UL Bohemians at the Limerick sides Annacotty fortress.  Ulster’s Nikki Caughey opened the scoring for Railway in a tight match and Canadian international Emma Taylor […]

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2016-17 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC

Women: AIL Week 2 – Galwegians v Cooke

Week 2 of the Women’s All Ireland League saw home wins for Blackrock and Galwegians with UL Bohemians and Old Belvedere picking up vital away wins.  Once again our featured match, Galwegians v Cooke was the closest encounter of the weekend with the home side winning by a solitary point in a fourteen try thriller […]

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2015-16 All Ireland Cup Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC

Women: Cooke 7 Galwegians 10 (AIL Cup)

Cooke Women 7 (0)TRY: Lesley Megarity. CON: Grace Davitt.Galwegians Women 10 (10)TRY: Emma Clery. CON: Nicole Fowley. PEN: Nicole Fowley. Galwegians claimed the All Ireland Cup with a 10 – 7 win against Cooke at Anglesea Road on Saturday afternoon. The Connacht outfit’s scores came from a try by Emma Clery, converted by Nicole Fowley, and an […]

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2015-16 All Ireland Cup Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC

Women: Cooke v Galwegians AIL Cup Final

It’s Ulster v Connacht take two of the weekend as Cooke take on Glawegians in the All Ireland Cup Final on Saturday afternoon at Old Belvedere RFC, Anglesea Road, Dublin. Kick off 2:30 pm. Both teams showed impressive form in the semi-finals with Galwegians beating Blackrock 7 – 0 at home only to be upstaged […]

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2015-16 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Galwegians RFC Reworked Posts

Women: Cooke 7 Galwegians 24

Having missed a few games due to clashes with the World Cup, I looked forward to catching up with the Women’s AIL as Cooke entertained Galwegians at Shaws Bridge on Sunday afternoon. It was another beautiful autumnal afternoon but unfortunately the game didn’t quite live up to the setting in a fairly scrappy first half punctuated […]

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Belfast Harlequins RFC Club Rugby Club Rugby Women Galwegians RFC Reworked Posts

All Ireland Cup: Belfast Harlequins 10 Galwegians 31

AIL1 side Galwegians moved into the semi finals of the All Ireland Cup  with a convincing 10 – 31 win against AIL2N side Belfast Harlequins. Though the visitors managed to score five tries to the hosts one a spirited Quins side made their opponents fight all the way for their victory. Galwegians started strongly and […]

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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 […]