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2020-21 Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2

Club Men: Ulster Rugby Championship Preview Week 2

The Ulster Rugby Championship looks to complete it’s second round this weekend. You can follow our coverage of the championship on our competition pages. Ulster Rugby Championship D1 Ulster Rugby Championship D2 We’ll get our Championship D3 page up and running in the next couple of weeks. Ulster Rugby Championship D1 The D1 fixtures for […]

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2020-21 CIYMS RFC Dromore RFC Ulster Championship D1

Club Men: CIYMS 22 Dromore 30 URC D1

Report and pictures by Richard Owens New season, new coaching team and some new faces amongst the ranks, CI would be hoping to show Dromore who put 40 points on them during their last visit at Belmont that they will be a side to be reckoned with this year. That’s exactly what happened, a fast, […]

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2019-20 Ballyclare RFC Club Rugby Men Dromore RFC Towns Cup

Towns Cup. Ballyclare 22 Dromore 12.

[pullquote]Report and images courtesy of Richard Owens. [/pullquote] This semi final clash between the top two teams in Championship Division 1, both well ahead of their nearest rivals, would offer a tasty chance for league and cup double. I’ve seen both teams play exciting rugby mixing their set pieces with fast open running so I was […]

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2019-20 Carrickfergus RFC Club Rugby Men Dromore RFC Towns Cup

Towns Cup. Carrickfergus 0 Dromore 27.

Dromore progressed to a Towns Cup semi final against Ballyclare next weekend following a 0 – 27 win at Carrick on a cold, wet and windy Saturday afternoon.  Given the conditions, this was always going to be an attritional game and Carrick’s chances weren’t helped when they lost a player to a red card in […]

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2019-20 CIYMS RFC Club Rugby Men Dromore RFC Ulster Championship D1

Ulster Club Rugby. CIYMS 3 Dromore 11

[pullquote]Report, images and video credit – Richard Owens[/pullquote] Dromore put CI to the sword in handsome fashion when the east Belfast lads were on their home patch earlier this season and since then their respective fortunes have been migrating in opposite directions, Dromore upwards to league leaders and CI hovering just above the basement. Gareth […]

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2019-20 Club Rugby Men Dromore RFC Instonians RFC Ulster Championship D1

Championship D1 Instonians 19 Dromore 21

As the light began to fade at our Energia AIL Women’s match at Shawsbridge, I hopped over the hoardings to cover the second half of this Ulster Rugby Championship game under the floodlights.  I’d been chatting about this game at my schools match in Ballyclare that morning and the general consensus was a win for […]

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2019-20 All Ireland Junior Cup Club Rugby Men Dromore RFC Grosvenor RFC

Energia Junior Cup: Dromore 47 Grosvenor 7

Dromore progressed to the semi finals of the Energia All Ireland Junior Cup with a comfortable win against Grosvenor at Barban Hill on Saturday afternoon.  Dromore were keen to make amends for a one point loss to City of Armagh II’s in last weekend’s Ulster Junior Cup match and they set about a depleted Grosvenor […]

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2019-20 Club Rugby Men Cooke RFC Enniskillen RFC Ulster Championship D1

Club Men: Cooke 24 Dromore 40 URC D1

Dromore travelled to Shaw’s Bridge, on Saturday afternoon, to play Cooke in Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship Division One league game. Dromore pressed from the start and Cooke found themselves 12 – 0 down, in as many minutes, through tries by Josh Pentland and Graeme McCandless, one of which was converted by Lee Steenson. Dromore contain […]

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2018-19 Club Rugby Men Malone RFC Queen's University Belfast RFC Ulster Premiership

Club Men: Malone 24 QUB 5 (UR Premiership D1)

A four-try performance was enough for Malone to triumph over Queen’s University Belfast at Gibson Park. Malone took an early lead in bizarre fashion when a back peddling Queens’ scrum put the scrum half under pressure allowing Conor Spence to intercept on the opposition’s 5m line to score. Jonathan Davis added his side’s second score […]

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Dungannon RFC Malone RFC Ulster Premiership

Ulster Senior League: Malone 18 Dungannon 41.

Dungannon came away from Gibson Park with the spoils after defeating hosts Malone by 18 – 41 to claim their second successive win in the Ulster Senior League. Malone started the game strongly going into an early lead courtesy of two penalties from centre Josh Pentland and with their pack causing problems up front they […]