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2020-21 Club Rugby Women Community Series Old Belvedere RFC Wicklow RFC

Club Women: Old Belvedere 48 Wicklow 3 Community Series LW.

Old Belvedere Women welcomed AIL newcomers Wicklow to the Ollie Campbell Park on Saturday evening for community Series match in the Leinster Conference. Wicklow produced a determined first half performance making the D4 Dutchess’ work hard for their scores. Belvo’s first try came at the end of the first quarter with D4 debutant Alannah O’Carroll […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Men Community Series Old Belvedere RFC Old Wesley RFC

Club Men: Old Wesley 30 Old Belvedere 18 Community Series L1

Old Wesley entertained near neighbours Old Belvedere on Saturday afternoon at Donnybrook with the home staging a second half revival to take the game. Wesley started strongly and they controlled much of the territory and possession in the first quarter. However, the scoreline read 0 – 5 in favour of Belvedere after a break out […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Women Community Series Old Belvedere RFC Ulster

Club Women: Old Belvedere Return to Rugby

We caught up with our latest Club Members Old Belvedere last week as they prepared to return to rugby for the coming season. It’s been a difficult time for most clubs as they adapt to the Covid-19 restrictions but the Dublin side have been working hard behind the scenes to get their preparations on track […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Women Community Series Old Belvedere RFC

Club Women: Old Belvedere Return to Rugby

We caught up with Old Belvedere’s Jemma Jackson when she was helping out with Queen’s University Women last week. It gave us a chance to find out how Belvo have coped with lockdown, what’s happening with their new coaching ticket and how they are looking forward to what promises to be a highly competitive Community […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC UL Bohemian RFC

Women’s AIL. Semi Final 1 UL Bohemian 42 Old Belvedere 20

UL Bohemian and Old Belvedere went head to head on Zoom on Saturday afternoon in The Front Row Union virtual playoff semi final 1. UL Bohemian were represented by Chloe Pearse and Rachel Allen with Jemma Jackson and Kathryn Dane representing Old Belvedere. In an incident packed matchup UL Bohemian built up an early lead […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC

Energia AIL Women. Old Belvedere 3 Blackrock College 12 (Week 10 Refix)

Old Belvedere and Blackrock College got their Week 10 refix game out of the way on Thursday night at the Ollie Campbell Stadium with Blackrock coming out on top with a 3 – 12 win. Jemma Jackson  was the home team’s only scorer with a first half penalty. Blackrock replied with a first half try […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC Suttonians RFC

Energia AIL Women. Old Belvedere 27 Suttonians 5

Old Belvedere Women ground out a gritty win against Suttonians in difficult conditions to consolidate their third place standing in the Women’s Energia AIL. Victoria Dubanovich O’Mahony opened the scoring for Old Belvedere Victoria Dubanovich O’Mahony opened the scoring on the 7th  minute. suttonians began to work they way into the game but it was […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Old Belvedere RFC

Energia AIL Women. Malone 17 Old Belvedere 21

Old Belvedere women went one step further than their men with a 17 – 21 win against Malone women at Gibson Park on a cold and dank Saturday evening.  Malone started the game strongly with Shirelle Wilson leading the way as they kept Old Belvedere pinned in their own half for the bulk of the […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Malone RFC Old Belvedere RFC

Energia AIL 1B: Malone 21 Old Belvedere 16

Malone scored three tries as they defeated Old Belvedere 21-16 but were unable to deny the visitors a losing bonus point through a penalty late on. Two penalties from the boot of Jack Milligan gave Malone a 6-0 lead and they were controlling all the possession in the Belvo half. Chris Henry’s men were worth […]

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2019-20 All Ireland Cup Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC Suttonians RFC

Energia All Ireland Cup. Old Belvedere 25 Suttonians 22

Old Belvedere progressed to the final of the All Ireland Cup after a dramatic and entertaining semi-final against Suttonians at Ollie Campbell Park on a perfect evening for rugby in Dublin 4. [pullquote]Report and images by JC Sports Photography[/pullquote] Suttonians started brightly, forcing a couple of early penalties and having the bulk of possession and […]

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2019-20 All Ireland Cup Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Old Belvedere RFC

Energia AI Cup Cooke 22 Old Belvedere 50

Old Belvedere returned to D4 with an Energia All Ireland Cup Semi Final place in their back pocket after a first half blitz against Cooke at Shaw’s Bridge on Sunday afternoon.  The visitors were quick out of the block as Kathryn Dane sent Fiona Tuite under the posts after four minutes for Jemma Jackson to […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Malone RFC Old Belvedere RFC

Energia AIL 1B: Old Belvedere 26 Malone 21.

[pullquote]Report and pictures by JC Sports Photography[/pullquote] It was an eventful afternoon at Ollie Campbell Park as Malone almost turned around a 21-7 halftime deficit and ended by securing a losing bonus point in a dramatic finish to their AIL 1B encounter with Old Belvedere. Belvo were on the scoreboard within 5 minutes as they […]

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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 Cup Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC Railway Union RFC

Club Women: Railway Union 25 Old Belvedere 8 (Plate Final)

It was a busy day at Ashbourne RFC yesterday, Saturday 30th March, as Ireland Women’s former base hosted the Women’s All Ireland Cup, Plate and Shield finals. First up we had the, first of two, AIL play off semi final rehearsals as  Railway Union played Old Belvedere in the Plate Final. The teams are due […]

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

Club Women: Old Belvedere 26 St Mary’s 0 (WAIL)

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

Club Women: Old Belvedere 5 Cooke 0

Cooke made the trip south to Dublin for the round 10 Womens’ AIL encounter with Old Belvedere at Anglesea Road on Saturday evening. The home side shaded possession and territory in the opening quarter and it was on the twenty-minute mark when Belvo’s Vanessa Hullon scorched up the left wing to outflank the Cooke defence […]

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2018-19 All Ireland Cup Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC

Club Women: Blackrock College 15 Old Belvedere 0 (WAIC)

Blackrock College progress to the semi finals of the All Ireland Cup following a 15 – 0 win against, Dublin rivals, Old Belvedere on Saturday evening at Stradbrook. Irish International Jackie Shiels did the damage, knocking over a first half penalty before scoring a converted try at the start of the second. Meabh Scally completed […]

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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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2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Malone RFC Old Belvedere RFC

Club Men: Malone 39 Old Belvedere 8

Strong first half for Malone saw them come away with all the points against Old Belvedere in this AIL 1B match  at Gibson Park on Saturday afternoon. Malone took an early lead through a Ben McCaughey try in the opening ten minutes. Old Belvedere responded with a pen from Steve Crosbie bringing the score to 5-3. […]

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

Club Women: Old Belvedere 17 UL Bohemian 21 (All Ireland League)

The boot of Niamh Briggs was the difference between these sides as, defending champions, UL Bohemian returned to Limerick with a win in the bag despite being outscored by three tries to two by Old Belvedere at Anglesea Road. Both sides were a bit rusty in this early season encounter but there was no shortage […]

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2018-19 Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC Old Belvedere RFC

Club Women: Cooke 7 Old Belvedere 38 (All Ireland League)

Cooke got off to a disappointing start in the Women’s All Ireland League on Saturday evening going down 7 – 38 to Old Belvedere at Shaw’s Bridge. Old Belvedere got off to a lightning quick start racking up 17 points in the opening 10 minutes against a disjointed Cooke as Gemma Matthews, Fiona Tuite and […]

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2017-18 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC UL Bohemian RFC

Women: Boring old Bohs, always winning!

UL Bohemian’s continued on their winning ways with a comfortable 15 – 0 win against Old Belvedere in the final of the Women’s All Ireland League Playoffs. The result means that Bohs beat every other side twice in a formidable league campaign, this win reversing their only regular season defeat after Blevo claimed a 19 […]