Rugby Results

Schools' Cup Round 4: Action Photos

Inst won the match 14-7 with tries from Harry Cleland and Andrew McGrath, both converted by Fraser Wright.

Inst now progress to the quarter-final with a home draw against MCB on the 22nd Feb.

Action photos from the 1st XV v Dalriada in the 4th Round of the Schools' Cup.

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Rugby Results: 08/02/14

Date: Saturday February 8th    
Fixtures   Opposition Result Score
1st XV CUP Dalriada Won 14--7
3rd XV Vs Antrim 1st XV won 53--0
4th Xv Vs Antrim 2nd XV won 75--7
5th XV CUP Coleraine 3rd Xv lost 10--38
Medallion B Vs Antrim 'A' won 47--7
Medallion C Vs Ballyclare 'B' lost 0--38
U14A Vs Ballyclare lost 0--3
U14C Vs Ballyclare lost 7--19
U13A Vs Ballyclare drew 7--7
U13B Vs Antrim lost 15--19
U13C Vs Ballyclare lost 7--36
U12A Vs Methody lost 0--10
U12B Vs Methody won 12--5
U12C Vs Methody won 24--0
         
UPCOMING CUP FIXTURES    
Wednesday 12th Feb 2nd XV v BRA @ Osborne 
Saturday 15th Feb Medallion v Campbell @ Osborne kick off 10.30am
Saturday 22nd February 1st XV v Methody @ Osborne kick off 11.00am

Match Report Schools' Cup: Dalriada v RBAI

SCHOOLS’ CUP 3RD ROUND

DALRIADA V RBAI

Saturday February 8th 2014.

Match Report by Matthew Young

In tough conditions and on a pitch that had been subject to the poor weather conditions of the last week, the physical Dalriada XV delivered a performance to be proud of but it was not enough to defeat the strength of the RBAI team who won 14:7. 

The Dalriada forwards pressed hard in the first half, leading to their team conceding only 7 points when it came to the interval.

RBAI's first points came from a quick tap penalty taken by Cameron Black which saw the RBAI second row Harry Cleland charge over the line for the first points of the half. The try successfully converted by RBAI outhalf Fraser Wright. 

An impressive performance from the Dalriada 9 and 10 kept the RBAI defence constantly under threat. The Inst forwards did well to defend the constant forward attack from dalriada in the tough conditions. 

The Dalriada blindside flanker did very well in the line out securing vital possession in key phases of the first half, allowing his team to increasing their attacking threat and testing the RBAI defence. However he was injured in the build up to the first inst try, forcing a substitution. 

Dalriada had significant success with their driving maul forcing RBAI to step up their physicality in order to contain them. 

They managed to retain good territory with much of the second half being played in the mud soaked area of the RBAI half. 

The harsh conditions played their toll on Andrew McGaths throwing in the line out which flawed an otherwise solid performance, culminating in a good try from a pick and go on the Dalriada 5 meter line late in the second half to secure the lead for RBAI. 

The Dalriada men refused to be disheartened and showed what they were capable of with a brilliant up and under kick by the Dalriada 10 followed up with a superb take by the 13, leading to Dalriada securing 7 points and closing the gap between themselves and their rivals. 

Rory Bell Dalriada

Rory Bell after playing against Dalriada

Team Dalriada

The team after the match

Medallion Shield: Round 4 Update

Congratulations to Mr Monteith and the Medallion XV who beat Regent in the 4th round yesterday 32—0.

Try scorers were Yasser Omar, Andrew Knape, Callum Reid, Matthew Cuthbertson and James Hume. James also kicked two conversions and one penalty.

We will now play Campbell College in the Quarter Final at Osborne on Saturday February 15th, kick off 10.30am.

Rugby Results: 25/01/14

Date:  Saturday Jan 25th      
Fixtures   Opposition Venue Result Score
1st XV Vs Ballymena Cranmore 1 won 38--0
2nd XV Vs Ballymena Cranmore 2 lost 6--9
U14A Vs Down 'A' Bladon won 17--0
U14C Vs Down 'B' Bladon lost 5--34
U13A Vs Down 'A' Osborne won 10--0
U13C Vs Down 'B' Cranmore 3 lost 0--12
           
Schools Cup 3rd Round Draw      
Dalriada v RBAI on Saturday February 8.      

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