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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Medallion Shield. Campbell College 20 Royal Belfast Academical Institution 15

[pullquote]Report and photo credit John McMurtry and Bob Given Photography[/pullquote] It was another classic schools game at Ravenhill as Campbell College and RBAI went head to head in the final of the Medallion Shield on Tuesday afternoon.  Campbell came out top by 20 – 15 but a second half revival from Inst had the crowd on […]

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Coleraine Grammar School Schools Schools Subsidiary Shield

Subsidiary Shield. Campbell College 48 Coleraine Grammar 17

Campbell College, Belfast hosted Coleraine Grammar School in the semi-final of the Ulster Schools Subsidiary Shield. with Campbell coming out on top 48 -17. Campbell were quick off the mark with a Jack Bonnar penalty after 3 minutes. Dara Gaskin added a try on the tenth minutes but Coleraine hit back with a try from […]

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2019-20 Belfast Royal Academy Campbell College Belfast Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Medallion Shield. BRA 5 CCB 31 (Semi Final)

[pullquote]Report, images and interview by Richard Owens. [/pullquote] Bar the temperature you could be forgiven for thinking you’d pitched up at the Sydney Mardi Gras as thumping beats, coloured smoke stacks, sparkling sunshine and a exuberant crowd welcomed the teams onto the pristine surface at Osborne Park. Campbell college progressed to the final of the Medallion […]

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Schools Schools Medallion Shield Sullivan Upper School

Medallion Shield. Campbell College 18 Sullivan Upper 10

[pullquote]Report and pictures courtesy of Richard Owens.[/pullquote] Another weekend schools fixture, another storm brewing and given the historic rivalry between these two neighbouring teams a large crowd gathered at Sullivan School to see this quarter final medallion shield battle. Campbell kicked off into the strong wind just about making the 10 m line and there […]

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Royal School Armagh Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup. Royal School Armagh 34 Campbell College 6

[pullquote]Report, images and video by Richard Owens. [/pullquote] Having lost to Campbell in the final two years ago and semi-final last year, Armagh were not short of motivation. Piped on and pumped up Armagh were forced to play into the sun and wind. Campbell utilised the conditions well enjoying the better start playing the first […]

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Clongowes Wood College Schools Schools Friendly

Irish Schools Rugby. Campbell College 5 Clongowes Wood 31

Campbell College welcomed Clongowes Wood to Fox’s Field on Saturday afternoon for  our second Ulster v Leinster Schools clash with the Belfast side taking the opportunity to test their extended squad.  We joined the game shortly after half time with Clongowes leading 5 – 14, Paddy McAllister the scorer for Campbell.  The Leinster side pretty […]

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2019-20 Ballymena Academy Campbell College Belfast Schools Schools Friendly

Ulster Schools Rugby Campbell College 27 Ballymena Academy 27

Campbell College, Belfast entertained Ballymena Academy at Fox’s Field on Saturday morning in a schools friendly.  Despite an early flourish from Ballymena, the home side enjoyed the better of the opening quarter as they rushed to a 15 – 0 lead with the strong breeze at their backs.  Jack Bonnar knocked over an early penalty […]

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools Schools Friendly

Schools: Royal Belfast Academical Institution 18 Campbell College Belfast 10

[pullquote]Report and pictures by Richard Owens. [/pullquote] Another grey wet morning in Belfast for the second encounter in only a matter of weeks between these Tier 1 squads with RBAI narrowly winning that match at Foxes’ field. The match sputtered into life on the twelfth minute when CCB were penalised for a high tackle and Inst’s […]

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools Schools Friendly

Schools: Campbell College 5 Royal Belfast Academical Institution 10

Royal Belfast Academical Institution made the short trip across Belfast to play Campbell College on Saturday morning. The scenic Foxes Field was lit up in bright patches of sunlight but unfortunately the game didn’t live up to it’s settings with the ball seeing more air time from the boot than it did passing through the […]

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2019-20 Alcobendas Rugby Spain Belfast Royal Academy Blackrock College Dublin Campbell College Belfast Clongowes Wood College Coleraine Grammar School Gonzaga College Dublin Merchiston Castle School Edinburgh Methodist College Belfast Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools St Michael's College Dublin Terenure College Dublin

Schools: CCB 125 Rugby Tournament

Campbell College Belfast held a medallion level Rugby Tournament on 18th and 19th October as part of their 125th anniversary celebrations. Ten schools sides from all over Ireland took part as well as Spanish side Alcobendas RFC and Scottish school Merchiston Castle, Edinburgh.  The twelve teams were split into four groups of three for the […]

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Schools Schools Friendly St Gerard's School Bray

Schools: Campbell College 14 St Gerard’s 15

St Gerard’s School returned to Bray with all the points following a last gasp 14 – 15 win against Campbell College at Fox’s Field on Saturday morning. Bob Given reports. Campbell College kicked off into a breeze and within minutes had conceded an unconverted try after St Gerard’s took an advantage of an “early season” […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Methodist College Belfast Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup: Campbell College 17 Methodist College 45 (Final)

A second half blitz by Methodist College saw them record a resounding 17 – 45 win against Campbell College in the Ulster Schools Cup Final earlier this afternoon. Campbell had been bucking the predictions from our Rugby Rankings throughout their impressive Schools Cup run, but the stats hit home with a vengeance as top seeds […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Royal School Armagh Schools Cup

Schools Cup: Campbell College 12 Royal School Armagh 10 (USC SF)

Campbell College continued to defy the Rugby Rankings with a hard fought 12 – 10 win against Royal School Armagh in the first Schools Cup Semi Final at Ravenhill on Tuesday afternoon. In a repeat of last years final, it looked as though Armagh had done enough for a second consecutive appearance at the home […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Methodist College Belfast Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Schools: Methodist College 44 Campbell College 5 (Medallion Shield Semi Final)

Methodist College progressed to the final of the Medallion Shield with a resounding 44 – 5 win against Campbell College at CIYMS on Saturday morning. Methody racked up a 15 – 0 lead at half time, through two tries, one converted and a penalty. Unfortunately for their Belfast rivals they continued to rack up the […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Enniskillen Royal Grammar School Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup: CCB 38 Enniskillen 22

Campbell College booked their place at Kingspan Stadium with a 38-22 over Enniskillen Royal Grammar at Fox’s Field yesterday despite a hat trick from Enniskillen’s Callum Smyton. The home side took an early lead through Dara Gaskin after he darted around the fringes of the ruck to score the opening try. Eddie Keys kicked a […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Schools: Campbell College 15 RBAI 7 (Medallion Shield)

Campbell College progressed to the Semi Finals of the Medallion Shield following a 15 – 7 win against Royal Belfast Academical Institution on Saturday morning at Fox’s Field. In the other Medallion Shield Quarter Finals, Sullivan Upper School defeated Coleraine Grammar School by 17 – 15, Royal School, Dungannon lost 24 – 21 against Methodist College […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Schools Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School

Schools Cup: Sullivan Upper 13 Campbell College 19

Campbell College tore up the form book with the Ulster Schools Cup holders coming out of a run of five defeats to beat Sullivan Upper 19 – 13 in the 4th Round of the Schools Cup on Saturday morning at Sullivan. With high flying Sullivan tipped as 15 points favourite for this one Campbell knew […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Royal School Armagh Schools

Schools: Campbell College v RS Armagh (Match abandoned)

From the kick off Campbell failed to reach the 10m line and the scrum was set on the halfway. Three phases later Armagh had a penalty close to the Campbell try line but kicked for the corner and from there mauled their way over the Campbell line for their first try, unconverted. No mistake from […]

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2018-19 Belfast Royal Academy Campbell College Belfast Schools

Schools: Belfast Royal Academy 19 Campbell College 17

Holiday fixtures are always interesting as team changes are unavoidable and it gives an opportunity to see up and coming talent. BRA kicked off with wind and rain behind them and enjoyed the better possession and territory in the early exchanges, but the game was a bit slow and disjointed with players from both squads […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Schools The Kings Hospital School

Schools: Campbell College 50 King’s Hospital School 7

Campbell college welcomed The King’s Hospital School, Dublin, to Fox’s Field on Wednesday 19th December. The Dubliners were straight into action from their kick off  and looked likely to score until a thumping tackle from Campbell’s James Johnston forced the King’s player to spill the ball. Campbell’s alert wing Kieron Robertson picked up the loose […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Methodist College Belfast Schools

Schools: Campbell College 14 Methodist College 26

Campbell hosted Methody on a very dank, dark overcast afternoon at Fox’s Field on Friday. Methody were fast out of the blocks and following a sweeping move and fast recycling Chris Larmour scored in the corner in less than two minutes. Campbell responded and after a period of sustained pressure took the lead through two […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools

Schools: Campbell College 30 RBAI 13

Campbell College hosted Royal Belfast Academical Institution on Friday evening at CIYMS Rugby Club with the host team winning 30 – 14 in a match that featured the 6th and 5th ranked sides in the Rugby Rankings. Campbell dominated an injury racked RBAI who struggled to compete. Inst’s scrums and lineouts malfunctioned and they were always […]

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2018-19 Campbell College Belfast Grosvenor Grammar School Schools

Schools: Grosvenor Grammar 13 Campbell College 33

Thanks to Richard Owens we have an extra schools match this week. Two sides with limited 1st team rugby kicked off at Grosvenor Grammar School last Saturday morning. Early skirmishes were balanced but after Grosvenor were penalised at the breakdown in their own half, Campbell kicked to the corner and from the resulting line out, […]

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2018-19 Ballymena Academy Belfast Royal Academy Belvedere College Dublin Blackrock College Dublin Campbell College Belfast CBC Cork Clongowes Wood College Crescent College Limerick Glenstal Abbey Murroe Methodist College Belfast Mount St Mary's Sheffield Rockwell College Cashel Schools St Michael's College Dublin Wallace High School

Schools: Day 2 of the Methodist College 150 Tournament.