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2019-20 Civil Service RFC Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup Holywood RFC

Gordon West Cup. Holywood 0 Civil Service 3

[pullquote]Report and pictures courtesy of Bob Given Photography [/pullquote] With the prediction of extreme weather, the Gordon West Cup Tie, between Holywood and Civil Service kicked off 20 minutes early. As it was, a strong wind blew and rain fell creating challenging conditions both overhead and underfoot. Both sides struggled with any continuity and with […]

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2018-19 Club Rugby Men Donaghadee RFC Gordon West Cup Monaghan RFC

Club Men: Donaghadee 18 Monaghan 24 (Gordon West Cup Final)

Monaghan Rugby Club dumped our pre match prediction on it’s head with a 18 -24  win against, hot favourites, Donaghadee in the Gordon West Cup Final at Ravenhill on Saturday afternoon. Monaghan started the game as they meant to go on with an early score from captain Jason McGuirk off the back of a driving […]

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2018-19 Club Rugby Men Forster Cup Gordon West Cup McCambley Cup

Club Men: Super Saturday Preview.

It’s the first of a few big days out at Ravenhill as the Ulster Club game reaches its business end. This Saturday features the finals of the Forster, Gordon West and McCambley Cups in what is usually a fun day on the pitch and in the terraces Ballymoney IV v Dromore IIIMcCambley Cup Final. KO 12:30 […]

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Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup Holywood RFC Letterkenny RFC

Club Men: Holywood 36 Letterkenny 24 (Gordon West QF)

We were fortunate to pick up this eleven try thriller at Kerr Park on Saturday afternoon with hosts Holywood running out winners by 36 – 24 against Letterkenny on a Gordon West Cup and Championship D3 double header. It was a rip roaring game from the first whistle as Holywood two early unconverted tries in […]

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Club Rugby Men Donaghadee RFC Gordon West Cup Lurgan RFC

Gordon West Cup: Lurgan 19 Donaghadee 8

The showpiece of Saturday afternoon’s Club Finals featured Lurgan an Donaghadee in the Gordon West Cup Final. Despite both teams being roared onto the pitch by a vociferous and passionate support this game was a more cagey affair than the opening game. Donaghadee were first off the mark with an early penalty but defences dominated […]

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Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup

Gordon West Cup Quarter Final Preview

Paul McIntyre of Back of The Stand has a look at this weekend’s Gordon West Cup Quarter Final Matches. The Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division 3 league takes a back seat this week as the Gordon West Cup takes centre stage. Holders Cavan face a big ask to keep their hands on the trophy while, for the […]

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Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup

Gordon West Cup Draw

The draw was made yesterday for the Quarter-Finals of the 2017/18 Gordon West Cup. However, curb your excitement, we have to wait until February 2018 before these fixtures are played. It only seems like last week that we covered early season favourites Donaghadee and Strabane in their first round wins against BHSFP and Civil Service […]

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Civil Service RFC Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup Strabane RFC

Gordon West: Civil Service 0 Strabane 41

Strabane joined Donaghadee in the second round of the Gordon West Cup with an emphatic 0 – 41 win at Civil Service on Saturday afternoon. No match report for this one but enjoy the pictures below  from Ian Humes Photography. GALLERY BELOW

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Belfast High School Former Pupils RFC Club Rugby Men Donaghadee RFC Gordon West Cup

Gordon West: BHSFP 5 Donaghadee 36

Donaghadee cemented their status as one of the early season favourites for the Gordon West Cup with a comprehensive six try win against a spirited Belfast high School Former Pupils side at the War Memorial Grounds on Saturday afternoon. The desire of both sides to play a free flowing game was somewhat hampered by a […]

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Club Rugby Men Co Cavan RFC Gordon West Cup PSNI RFC

Gordon West Cup Final: PSNI 13 Cavan 16

Kingspan Stadium seems to bring the best out of players and teams and it did so today for both Cavan and PSNI as they competed for the Gordon West Cup. Match report by Aishling O’Connell. It was the first time for most of the players to step out onto the pitch at the home of Ulster […]

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Gordon West Cup Larne RFC Limavady RFC

Gordon West Cup: Larne 8 Limavady 46

Larne went into this match as defending champions, they had also just wrapped up Qualifying 3 with 14 wins from 14 and they had beaten Limavady, who finished second in the league, on the three occasions they had met previously. Their previous meetings had been close, and no one had written Limavady off, but I […]

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Gordon West Cup Holywood RFC Larne RFC Reworked Posts

Gordon West Cup: Larne 29 Holywood 12

Larne secured the Gordon West Cup at Ravenhill on Saturday afternoon beating Holywood 29 – 12 in a quality final. Larne’s tries came from Colin McKinty, Jordan Burns and Scott Montgomery with outhalf Phil Andrews adding four penalties and a conversion. This was the fourth time that these two Qualifying 3 teams had met this […]

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Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup Larne RFC Letterkenny RFC

Gordon West Cup: Larne 18 Letterkenny 20

Letterkenny edged this hard-fought contest  as the two heavyweights of Kukri Qualifying 3 battled out the Gordon West Final in 100 minutes of pulsating rugby.  With neither side prepared to admit defeat the game went down to the closing seconds of extra time with the Donegal side holding on to claim the win by 20 points to […]

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Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup Larne RFC Monaghan RFC

Gordon West Cup: Larne 26 Monaghan 12

Larne were always in control in this entertaining 26 – 12 win against Monaghan on Saturday afternoon at the Glynn in this Gordon West Cup semi final. Larne started this match in determined fashion sending down wave after wave of attack with Ryan Garrett, Reece Thomas and Gary Mills all prominent for the Glynn based […]

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Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup Larne RFC Lurgan RFC

Gordon West Cup: Larne 62 Lurgan 12

Larne 1st XV cruised through to the semi finals of the Gordon West Cup with a comfortable 62 – 12 win over visitors Lurgan on Saturday afternoon at the Glynn. The home side got on the score sheet early with a try through winger Michael Agnew. Out half Ryan Garrett kicked off his afternoon with […]

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Club Rugby Men Gordon West Cup Grosvenor RFC Letterkenny RFC

Gordon West Cup: Grosvenor 27 Letterkenny 17

The boot of Grosvenor full back Scott Martin kept the Belfast side’s nose in front as they defeated Letterkenny 27 – 17 in the Gordon West Cup Final at Belfast on Saturday afternoon. Letterkenny gave pre-match favourites Grosvenor an early scare when fullback Kyle Samson went over for an early score. Out half Boyd Robinson […]