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Winter League Team 2018

The Winter League became the Summer League as the Senior Golf team of David Keery, Darcy Hogg, Marco Deane and Luke Kelly travelled to Massereene Golf Club last week. The team played CGS in the semi-final winning 3-1. They progressed to play BRA in the final. The match was delicately poised with RBAI holding a 2-1 lead and Marco Deane on the course 1 down after 14 holes. Marco then turned up in his match winning the next three holes to secure victory by a score of 3-1.

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Date and time of the Schools Cup semi-final are outlined below:

1st XI v Limavady Grammar School- away at their school grounds.

Monday 4th June. 1.30pm start. 35 overs per side.

All support very much welcomed!

On Friday night the conclusion of the rugby season was marked with the annual Awards Dinner. The guest speaker was former Irish and Ulster player Andy Ward.

Pirrie Cup Senior House Rugby – Jones

 

Corry Cup Junior House Rugby - Larmor

 

John Barrett Award for Contribution to Inst Rugby

Winner: Niall Armstrong

 

Ben McClure Cup

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

Winner: Michael Darling

JA Hunter Cup for Goal Kicking

Winner: Carter Clydesdale (Colts XV)

Most Improved Team

Winner: Medallion C.

 

1962 Trophy for the Team of the Year

Winner: Colts XV.

 

John Marshall Trophy Medallion Player of the Year

Winner: Paddy Eames

1st XV Player of the Year

Winner: David McCann

Supporters/Players Player of the Year

Winner: David McCann

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Congratulations to Mark Gleghorne, a past-pupil of RBAI, who recently won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia in early April 2018.

Mark is a key member of the English hockey squad that took part in the competition. In the group stages of the competition Mark scored two of his team's goals in a 7-0 win over Malyasia, and one goal in a 2-2 draw with Pakistan. Other group matches saw the team record a 3-2 victory over Wales and a 4-3 defeat at the hands of India.

Having finished second in their group, the English team then took on hosts Australia in the semi-final. A very close match, watched by a large and vociferous crowd, resulted in a 2-1 win for Australia. This result left Mark's England team playing India in the bronze medal match : a contest that England won by 2 goals to 1.

We were very fortunate this week to have the world famous Barbarians use our facilities at Osborne and College square in preparation for their match with Ulster. International super stars like Theiry Dusatoir, Robbie Fruean, Chris Madoe, Ian Madigan and Joe Tikori all trained and signed autographs. 

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