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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Malone RFC St Mary's College RFC

Energia AIL 1B: Malone 8 St Mary’s College 13.

I travelled to Gibson Park on Saturday afternoon to cover a double header of Malone v St Mary’s in the AIL and Grosvenor v Ballyclare in the Junior Cup. Unfortunately, with only one pitch playable at Gibson Park, the Grosvenor v Ballyclare game was postponed and the incessant rain and cold meant I didn’t get […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B City of Armagh RFC Club Rugby Men St Mary's College RFC

AIL 1B: City of Armagh continue with winning start.

City of Armagh continued their winning run in the AIL 1B with a hard fought 14 – 20 win against St Mary’s College at Templeville Road, Dublin, yesterday. Armagh’s scores came from tries by Andrew Willis, and Neil Faloon with Cormac Fox converting both to add to two penalties. Armagh pretty much dominated the opening […]

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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 St Mary's College RFC

Club Women: Cooke 22 St Mary’s College 20 (WAIL)

Cooke and St Mary’s College produced an entertaining game at Shawsbridge on Saturday evening to finish off their Women’s All Ireland League campaigns, the home side taking the spoils with a 22 – 20 win. St Mary’s started the game in determined mood, as they looked to put a disappointing campaign behind them. After a […]

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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 Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women St Mary's College RFC

Club Women: Blackrock 48 St Mary’s 0 (WAIL)

Storm Erik had thankfully made its exit by the time kickoff rolled around and we were left with a perfect evening for rugby as St Marys made the short trip to Stradbrook Road to face Blackrock in Round 11 of the AIL. Mary’s started positively and forced a couple of penalties from the home side, […]

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2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Banbridge RFC Club Rugby Men St Mary's College RFC

Club Men: Banbridge 18 St Mary’s College 16

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2018-19 All Ireland Cup Ballynahinch RFC Club Rugby Women St Mary's College RFC

Club Women: Ballynahinch 0 St Mary’s 36 (WAICUP)

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

Club Women: St Mary’s College 12 Blackrock College 64

John Crother’s reports from Templeville Road. We reconvened at Templeville Road today for the re-fixed round 6 encounter between St Mary’s College and Blackrock College and a better day for it we couldn’t have wished. Blackrock were missing three of their frontliners to Ireland camp but it didn’t seem to trouble them as they ran […]

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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 St Mary's College RFC UL Bohemian RFC

Club Women: St Mary’s College 7 UL Bohemian 45

Round 7 of the Women’s AIL saw UL Bohemian make the trip to Templeville Road on a damp Saturday evening under the lights in Dublin 6W. As expected, Bohemian’s had the bulk of territory and possession in the first quarter but Mary’s were resolute in defence until the 18th minute when Fiona Hayes crossed after a well-taken […]

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2018-19 All Ireland League 1B Ballymena RFC Club Rugby Men St Mary's College RFC

Club Men: Ballymena 40 St Mary’s College 22 (AIL 1B)

Ballymena got their All Ireland League campaign up and running with a convincing 40 – 222 win against St Mary’s College, Dublin, at Eaton Park on Saturday afternoon. Ballymena’s Tim Small kept the scoreboard ticking over nicely throughout the afternoon with a try, four conversions and four penalties, giving a personal haul of 25 points. […]

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

Club Women: St Mary’s College 0 Cooke 20

Both sides went into this game looking to open their AIL account after two defeats each. Cooke started the brighter and enjoyed a positive opening spell before Marys found their rhythm and established themselves in the match. Marys were dominant in possession and territory for the next quarter but just couldn’t find their way through […]

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

Club Women: St Marys 0 Railway Union 63 (All Ireland League)

The Women’s All Ireland League kicked off on Saturday evening with newly promoted St Mary’s enduring  a 0 – 63 loss to a slick Railway Union at Templeville Road. The Railway Union scores came from Emer O’Mahony, Stephanie Carroll (2), Larissa Muldoon, Niamh Byrne (2) and Garazi Goikolea in the backs and Melissa Slevin, Juliet […]

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2017-18 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women St Mary's College RFC Tralee RFC

Women: St Mary’s return to All Ireland League

St Mary’s College RFC Women completed their expected return to the Women’s All Ireland League yesterday afternoon with a 20 – 10 win against a spirited Tralee RFC Women’s side. Mary’s had been the favourites for a return, after their relegation this time last season, and the Leinster side justified that tag throughout the season. […]

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2017-18 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Malone RFC St Mary's College RFC

Women: Malone 20 St Mary’s 41

Every so often a game pops up that makes all those hours on the road and time spent editing thousands upon thousands of photos worthwhile. This was one of those games, an absolute delight from start to finish.

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2017-18 All Ireland Cup Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Railway Union RFC St Mary's College RFC UL Bohemian RFC

Women’s All Ireland Cup Finals

The Women’s All Ireland Cup Finals were completed this weekend to much publicity and fanfare! Women AIL Cup Final: Railway Union 33 UL Bohemian 3 In the Cup Final, Railway Union took a massive step towards a possible League and Cup double with a convincing 33 – 3 win against their main rivals and defending […]

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2016-17 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC St Mary's College RFC

Women: Cooke v St Mary’s Match Gallery

The Women’s All Ireland League resumed this weekend with Cooke entertaining St Marys at Shawsbridge on Sunday afternoon.  Unfortunately the game didn’t go Cooke’s way with the visitors recording a 17 – 29 win.  Cooke’s try scorers were Shirelle Wilson, Amy Davis and Sorcha Mac Laimhin  with Teah Maguire adding a conversion.  Gallery below

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2016-17 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC St Mary's College RFC

Women: AIL Week 6 – St Mary’s v Cooke

Six weeks in and we’ve covered every team in the league except UL Bohemians, that’ll soon be put right as Cooke and UL Bohs go head to head twice in November, but it does look as though I’m starting to get a grip on the teams with another four out of four for this week’s match […]