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Club Men: Omagh Academicals 10 Dungannon 13 Community Series U2

Omagh Academicals entertained their “near neighbours” Dungannon in an Ulster Conference 2 match in the Community Series on Saturday afternoon. There was no score in the first quarter which Dungannon just about edged. However it looked as though Omagh had scored first at the start of the second qorner only for the effort out wide…

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Ireland 7’s: Team announced for Rugby Europe.

The Ireland team for the long and tortuous journey for qualification for the Sevens World Series and Olympics has been announced and after a successful début outing in the GB7’s last weekend we’re pleased to say that the team features three Ulster players, two of whom were in action in Edinburgh. Ireland, in their inaugural outing…

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Club Rugby

AIL1B: Final Week Results

It was heartbreak for Dungannon and dissapointment for Belfast Harlequins in the final day of action in the Ulster Bank League 1B as Dungannon missed out on the play offs and Quins [more]

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AIL1B: Week 17 Review.

There’s no change at the top of AIL 1B with both Harlequins and Dungannon recording bonus point wins in the penultimate week of the competition. The results set up a thrilling climax to this highly entertaining league with both sides on the road in the final week. Belfast Harlequins held on to top spot despite…

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AIL1B: Week 16 Results

We thought this would be a pivotal week in the AIL1B and it certainly proved that way with some extraordinary results. The big winners, as far as Ulster sides are concerned, were Belfast Harlequins and Dungannon and it now looks as though these two are going to be fighting it out with late arrivals UL…

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AIL1B: Week 15 Results

The match of the weekend didn’t disappoint with Ballynahinch beating Ballymena 25 – 20 in a thrilling encounter at Ballymacarn Park. Ballymena led 7 – 10 at the break through a Rodger McBurney try, converted by Luke Marshall, and a Marshal penalty with the home side responding with a James Thompson try, converted by Janes…

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AIL1B: Week 14 Results

It wasn’t a great weekend for Ulster Clubs in the Ulster Bank League, with only Dungannon recording a win, though Belfast Harlequins will be reasonably happy with their two point haul from their visit to Dubarry Park. Tries from Michael Ferguson, Adam Macklin, Miles O’Hagan and Ian Porter secured a try bonus point for Quins to add to their losing bonus…

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AIL1B: Week 12 Results.

Dungannon were the big losers this weekend in the AIL1B. With fate conspiring to rob the Tyrone side of nine of their usual starters through provincial or international duties they suffered the double misfortune to come up against a full strength Belfast Harlequins enjoying a good run of form. Quins ran in tries from Michael Allen, Rory Scholes, Richard Lutton and Niall Annett with Neil McComb adding three…

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AIL1B: Round 11 Results

The Club match of the weekend certainly lived up to it’s billing with Friday night’s floodlit match, between Balynahinch and Dungannon at Ballymacarn Park, producing six tries in an action packed encounter. Unfortunately for the teams the match produced the result that neither side wanted with both Hinch and Gannon losing ground in this oh so close league by virtue of…

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AIL1B: Round 9 Results

It was an exciting weekend in the AIL for Ulster’s senior Clubs as they continue to dominate the top half of the table. With Buccaneers defeating local rivals Galwegians on Friday night league leaders Ballynahinch knew they needed to won away to UL Bohs on Saturday afternoon if they were to be in top spot at the end of…

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AIL1B: Round 9 Preview.

Falling behind in our previews this week so this will be a quick run through the AIL1B fixtures. If you enjoyed last nights Ulster game then there are sure to be plenty of the stars watching from the sidelines as Ballymena take on Dungannon this afternoon at Eaton Park in the second big match of the weekend.…

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AIL1B: Round 8 Results.

Belfast Harlequins kicked their way back into contention in the AIL 1B on Friday night thanks to Ian Porter who slotted over three penalties for the only scores in their 9 – 0 win over Ballymena. Despite Quins remaining in fifth place in the league the win means that there are now only four points separating the…

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Ulster Senior League: Ballymena 13 Dungannon 37

Dungannon finished off the first period of the Ulster Senior League with a bonus point win away to Ballymena. The result see’s the Stevenson Park outfit edge out Belfast Harlequins to park their Ulster League campaign at the top of the table. With the wind behind them Dungannon went into an early lead thanks to…

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Ulster Senior League: Dungannon 34 Queens 10

Report and picture from Dungannon RFC. Dungannon started well with Michael Lawton converting penalties on five and ten minutes taking the score to 6 – 0. Queen’s responded with a James McKinney penalty on fifteen minutes.6 – 3 The weather was good, the afternoon was primed for a feast of rugby with both sides keen…

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Ulster Cup: Rainey OB 0 Dungannon 53.

Cup holders, Dungannon opened their defence of the trophy in fine style at Hatrick Park but they had to endure a shaky start against a determined Rainey outfit.  The breakthrough came on twenty-one minutes. Ben Howard powered forward and a quickly taken free by Ali Birch caught the home side within ten meters. Michael Lawton converted…

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Senior League: Dungannon 58 Instonians 17

Dungannon opened their defence of the Stevenson Shield with a 58-17 nine try win over Instonians at a balmy Shaw’s Bridge. Dungannon attacked from the start and gained their first try on five minutes when Jason Bloomfield fed the white booted Adam Duhig who crashed over. 0 – 5 Two minutes later former Banbridge starlet…

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Dungannon Summer Tour: Boston Barbarians 24 Dungannon 26

North America reporter Derek Clements reports that the tourists had a hard fought win against a strong Boston Babas squad. The boys overcame heat(80 plus degrees again) a 3G pitch which caught out some of the boys with unsuitable footwear and American Football marking added top the confusion but a tour is for adventure. The Babas were…

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Dungannon Summer Tour: Monmouth County 10 – Dungannon 65

Dungannon ran out winners in their opening summer tour fixture in New Jersey against a spirited Monmouth County, Redbank by 65 – 10. A tour party of 30 members left Stevenson Park on Thursday 11th August bound for New York and Boston to embark on the clubs first tour to the area since 1979, when the…

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Bateman Cup: Bruff 24 Dungannon 18

Ulster’s big rugby weekend got off to a disappointing start with Dungannon losing out to Bruff in the All Ireland Cup Final at St Mary’s RFC on Saturday afternoon. The Dungannon side got off to a slow start allowing Bruff to set the pace up front. Bruff prop David Horan went over early for an…

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Dungannon name squad for All Ireland Cup Final.

  Dungannon’s Director of Rugby, Justin Fitzpatrick has named a strong squad for tomorrow’s Bateman All Ireland Cup Final which takes place at St Mary’s RFC,  Templeville Road, Dublin. KO 2pm. With Jackson, Gaston, Anderson and Caldwell released from Ulster duty this weekend Fitzpatrick will be pleased that Dungannon are only missing winger Craig Gliroy,…

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All Ireland Cup: Dungannon 16 Corinthians 13

An injury time try from Dungannon’s Chris Cochrane kept the home team in the match in this tough All Ireland Cup semi final against Connacht side Galway Corinthians, taking the game into extra time. Michael Lawton’s extra time penalty was the only score of the extended period giving the home side a hard fought win.…

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All Ireland Cup Preview: Dungannon v Corinthians

We had a look at this match back in January. Unfortunately due to a frozen pitch at Stevenson Park the game was postponed and will now  played on Saturday 12th March at Stevenson Park, KO 2:30. [suffusion-widgets id=’1′] It appears that the delay may have worked in Dungannon’s favour as the Ulster side have hit…

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AIL 1B: Dungannon 21 Bruff 8

Tries from Rowan Halsall, Chris Cochrane and Michael Lawton were enough to see Dungannon home on Saturday afternoon against, determined Limerick side, Bruff. The visitors had the best of the opening quarter putting Dungannon under pressure from the off. However Dungannon’s well marshalled defence kept the visitors at bay, but as a heavy rain shower…

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Ulster Senior League: Queens 12 Dungannon 44

Dungannon got their League campaign back on track with a convincing 12 – 42 win against Queens at the Dub on a wet, wet, wet Saturday afternoon. The visitors got off to a great start with Chris Cochrane sprinting over before the teams had settled. Michael Lawton converted and shortly after popular prop Mark Farquhar…