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2020-21 Club Rugby Women Community Series Ulster

Club Women: Community Series Week 2.

UL Bohemian kicked of the Women’s Community Series last Friday night with a big win against Shannon LIT in the Munster Conference. The Leinster conference kicked in on Saturday with Railway Union and Blackrock both clocking up more than 60 points at Suttonians and Wicklow respectively. The Ulster and Munster conferences were completed on Sunday […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Men Community Series Ulster

Club Men. Community Series Week 3 Preview

There was only one fixture completed in the Ulster Conference Division 1 in Week 2 with City of Armagh moving to the top of the league after a last minute win against Ballynahinch. Division 2 also only managed one completion with Bangor coming out on top against Omagh Academicals. Unfortunately our photographer had gone to […]

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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 Community Series

Club Men. Community Series Week 2

The Men’s Community Series continues this weekend and we continue our look at the Ulster Conferences. You can follow all our Men’s Community Series coverage on our Competition Page. Click here for fixtures results and latest coverage. Ulster Conference 1 Ballynahinch 14:30 City of Armagh Ballymacarn Park Banbridge C – C Rainey Old Boys Rifle […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Women Community Series Ulster

Club Women: Community Series kicks off this weekend.

The Women’s Community Series kicks off this weekend. We had hoped to have had a series of Provincial Conference reviews completed by this stage but a high level of uncertainty and changing restrictions, plus us actually getting pitch side for games earlier than expected, meant that we only got the responses we were looking for […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Men Ulster Championship D1 Ulster Championship D2 Ulster Championship D3

Club Men: Ulster Rugby Championship Preview.

The Ulster Rugby Championship returns this weekend with a full set of fixtures across the three divisions. We have set up a competition page for Division 1 here and we’ll get Division 2 and Division 3 sorted in the coming weeks. However, up to the end of December we will be concentrating primarily on D1 […]

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2020-21 Club Rugby Men Community Series Ulster

Club Men: Community Series Week 1 Preview.

The Men’s Community Series commences this weekend with 12 Ulster senior sides competing in two provincial conferences over the first three months of this unusual season. We’ve set up a competition static page here and fixtures, results and all our content related to the Community Series will appear there. Ulster Conference 1 Conference 1 features […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women. Week 12 Preview

The Women’s Week  11 activities were wrapped up earlier in the week so this will be a straightforward preview of this weekend’s matches. The Week 12 fixtures are as follows. The form of the teams going into this round is a bit messy due to the postponed matches but here it is based on the […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B. Week 14 Preview

Our mid week re-fixed matches also interfered with our AIL 1B Week 13 Wrap so we’ve included some of that information here in the drop down boxes below. Energia AIL 1B Current Standings Malone look to be the team that gained the most from the Week 13 with the Belfast boys sneaking into 4th place […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1A Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1A. Week 14 Preview

With a few schools competition re-fixes this week we didn’t manage to get our AIL 1A Week 13 Wrap published so we’ve included them here as dropdowns if you want to keep up to date on the leading scorers. Energia AIL 1A Current Standings After Week 13 the league table is as follows, the main […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women. Week 11 Preview.

The Women’s AIL continues this week. Hopefully we’ll get a full weekend of results with previous weeks disrupted by frost and Storm Dennis. Only on fixture was fulfilled in Week 10 with Railway Union beating Galwegians 40 – 0. Stephanie Carroll was the star of the show with 4 tries which sees become both the […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B. Week 13 Preview

AIL 1B head into the last third of their season tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon and it’s still all to play for for nine of the ten teams. There is the proviso, that Highfield look well set for the automatic promotion spot as they sit nine points clear at the top. It’s not so much a case […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1A Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1A. Week 13 Preview.

This weekend throws up another set of interesting fixtures as the teams start their final six game run to the end of the season. The matches kick off tonight (Friday) with games at Temple Hill and Lakelands with the rest of the round completed tomorrow afternoon. Before we get to our predictions let’s have a […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1A Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1A. Week 12 Wrap.

All the fixtures were completed in Week 12 of the Energia AIL 1A despite the influence of Storm Denis. The conditions certainly impacted our featured game at Ballymacarn Park but league leaders Cork Constitution overame the conditions and a battling Ballynahinch to maintain their undefeated season. The results from the weekend as follows. It gave […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women Week 10 Preview

This weekend sees the return of the Women’s AIL. With only eight teams involved we are pretty much hitting the business end of the season with only five more rounds remaining including this one. Suttonians and Cooke still have a postponed fixture to play so they have six. You can read our full review of […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men Ulster

Energia AIL 1B Week 12 Preview

I don’t think our AIL 1B predictions have been any more accurate than those for AIL 1A but we will persevere for this season and see if we can put some umph behind the statistics over the summer. You can find our summary for Week 11 and our latest scorer stats here, the results leaving […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1A Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1A Week 12 Preview.

We are only hitting a 60% prediction rate with our stats which isn’t much better than a 50/% guess percentage but we’ll persevere with this season and have a look at our ratings for next season to see if we can improve. This weekend sees the season hit the 2/3 completion mark and ideally we […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women Week 9 Preview

UL Bohemian continued their undefeated run last week after putting third placed Old Belvedere to the sword and Malone move off the bottom of the table after beating Galwegians for their first ever AIL win. Railway Union recorded a big win against an out of sorts Cooke and Suttonians continued their fine first season in […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women Week 8 Preview

The Women’s AIL also returns this weekend as they kick start the second half of their season. With only eight sides in the Women’s league there are only seven regular match weekends left which stretch into April. The league is being expanded and possibly re-branded next season with Ballincollig and Wicklow joining the existing teams, […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1B Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1B Week 10 Predictions

The Energia AIL 1B also returns this weekend with a full set of fixtures.  The first half of the season was dominated by Highfield and Old Wesley with Highfield undefeated until Week 8 and Highfield undefeated until Week 9.  As Week 9 was the halfway point for the league and the clubs return with the […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1A Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1A Week 10 Preview

Provincial leagues took priority over the festive season but the Energia AIL 1A kicks off the second half of their season this weekend with a full set of fixtures. However, it’ll only be matches every other week until mid February when we get three games on the bounce. We had a look at the first […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women Week 7 Predictions

The Women’s AIL hits the midway point this weekend ahead of a break for the All Ireland Cup Quarter Finals and the seasonal activities!  The league action resumes on 11th January 2020 – where did that year go to! The current league standings as we go into this weekend is shown below. The upcoming fixtures […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia Women’s AIL Week 6 Preview

Week 6 of the Women’s AIL throws up an interesting set of fixtures the most noticeable being the meeting of the top two sides, UL Bohemian and Railway Union, both with 100% records on the line.   However, there is plenty of interest outside of the top two tussle as the rest of the sides […]

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2019-20 All Ireland League 1A Club Rugby Men

Energia AIL 1A Week 6 Preview

With our friends at Ballymacarn Park finally opening their account last weekend we can now start our predictions for the Energia AIL 1A with a degree of confidence in an Ulster club win!  The league to date has been dominated by Cork Constitution who have won all five matches, though they have picked up only […]