Royal Belfast Academical Institution Rugby Awards 2017


On Friday night the annual Rugby Awards dinner took place in school. The evening was a great celebration of the past season and was topped off by having Irish Rugby coach Joe Schmidt present as the guest speaker. Joe shared thoughts on his previous experience as a teacher and coach in New Zealand along with challenging the boys to take shared experiences from rugby into life after school.

Pirrie Cup Senior House Rugby – Kelvin

Corry Cup Junior House Rugby - Larmor

 John Barrett Award for Contribution to Inst Rugby

Winner: Pierce McLernon

Ben McClure Cup

Awarded to the Most Improved Senior Player from outside the 1st XV

Winner: Bradley McNamara

JA Hunter Cup for Goal Kicking

Winner: Ronan Boyle 14A

Most Improved Team

Winner: 14B (Lost 6 of first 7 games and then won 6 of last 8). Captain Toby Sloan

1962 Trophy for the Team of the Year

Winner: 1st XV. Captain Michael Lowry

John Marshall Trophy Medallion Player of the Year

Winnner : Rory Adair

1st XV Player of the Year

Winner: Michael Lowry and James Hume

Supporters/Players Player of the Year

Voted for on the night of the awards by players, staff and parents

Winner: Michael Lowry

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