Ulster Elite Performance Development Manager, Allen Clarke, has named his Ravens team to face Connacht Eagles in Galway tomorrow afternoon (Sportsground, 3pm kick off). Hooker, Niall Annett, will captain the side, with Kyle McCall and Ricky Lutton joining him in the front row. Former Leinster Academy player, Alan O’Connor, is partnered in the second row … Continue reading Ravens: Strong Ulster side named for Connacht Clash
Ulster U20’s completed the grand slam in the Inter Provincial Championship on Friday evening with a 18 – 9 victory against Munster at Musgrave Park. We prediced a big showing from the U20’s this season and it’s been instant success for the new “Elite Young Player Development” team of Allen Clarke and Brian McLaughlin with … Continue reading Under 20: Munster 9 Ulster 18
Stuart Olding kicked Ulster to victory in the U20’s Interprovincial encounter at Dubarry Park on Friday night. Following last weeks win over Leinster, Ulster are now in pole position to secure the U20’s Interprovincial Series but they will have to beat Munster next week in Musgrave Park if they are to guarantee finishing as champions. … Continue reading Under 20: Connacht 7 Ulster 9.
Ulster U20’s opened the Interprovincial series with a solid 24 – 16 win against Leinster at Ravenhill last night taking that first small step along the road of World Domination. Olding, who had a fine night with the boot opened the scoring on five minutes with a penalty to give Ulster a 3 – 0 … Continue reading Under 20: Ulster 24 Leinster 16
The Ulster U20 squad for Friday’s inter-provincial tie with Leinster at Ravenhill has been named (kick off 7pm)… The U20s open their 2012 campaign with a difficult game against Leinster who have dominated rugby at this level over the past few years. The squad includes senior caps Stuart Olding (flyhalf) and Conor Joyce (back row). … Continue reading Under 20: Ulster v Leinster
Pre-match favourites Campbell College eventually pulled clear to win this closely contested Schools Cup final 18 – 11 thanks to second half tries from Chris Farrell and Rob Haldane. The first half was a tense affair with both defences dominating. Inst went into an early lead thanks to the boot of their talented full back … Continue reading Schools Cup Final: Campbell College 18-11 RBAI
RBAI and Campbell will contest the Northern Bank Schools’ Cup at Ravenhill tomorrow (Thursday 17th March) with a 3pm kick off. Tickets will be available on the gate and price details are below; Premium £40 Main Stand Block C £20 Main Stand Block A/B/D/E £15 Promenade/Terrace: £12 adults, £8 children Ahead of the Northern Bank … Continue reading Schools Cup: Teams announced for tomorrow’s final.
With a lot of noise and colour, the first Schools’ Cup semi-final of 2011 took place at Ravenhill. In what was a ‘battle of the Insts’, Coleraine brought a great wealth of support in order to prove that they were, as one of their own banners put it, “The real Inst”; but at the full-time … Continue reading Schools Cup: Coleraine AI 8 RBAI 20
RBAI marched on to the quarterfinals of this season’s Cup with a seventeen-point win over Dalriada on Saturday at Osborne Park; however, despite the score line, the win was far from convincing as Dalriada pushed the Belfast team all the way up to ten minutes before the no-side whistle. Before kickoff, both teams and their … Continue reading Schools Cup: RBAI 23 Dalriada 6