Boxing Day Games Across the Province:

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Minus the extreme weather of last year, Boxing Day Games are going ahead acroos Ulster, from the exiles, to the father and sons, to the legends, to the old boys, to the schools, to the youth it will prove to be a great day of fun and celebration

Academy RFC Monday 26th December The Ivan Wallace Trophy KO 2:30pm


Exciles Match
2:30pm KO

Craig Whyte has organised a Chairman’s match at Ballymoney on Boxing Day. It will see two select teams man up from the 1st to the U19’s in the club do battle. The match will kick off at 2.30pm so come along for a good day out.

The Hugh McCutcheon Cup

Bangor Rugby Club is delighted to introduce the Hugh McCutcheon Cup and provide details of its inaugural game this Boxing Day.

Hugh passed away five years ago but is never too far from the thoughts of many players and members at Bangor Rugby Club, along with his classic one liners of “lift your feet, they’ll fall them selves” and “Don’t kick what you can’t pass”.

Boxing Day at Carrickfergus RFC
Following a Christmas day of sitting in the house, eating far too much, sitting in the easy chair watching TV and generally going a bit stir crazy…..why don’t you come down to the Club on Boxing Day for the annual charity match of Carrickfergus Grammar School Former Pupils against the Rest of the World.

The match kicks off at midday. Come along for an afternoon of good sport and better craic!!!!

Cavan RFC

louis’ Lions v alligators all proceeds to loacal charities


City of Derry Rugby Club will be a busy place on Boxing Day with three games down to be played with a 12 o’clock Kick- off. They are City of Derry Under 15’s, 17’s and 19’s all playing Foyle College. These games normally are lively affairs with a competitive edge. There should be no shortage of parents shouting their boys on from the sidelines.

City of Armagh Rugby Club would like to invite everyone to the Club on Boxing Day for festive rugby, drinks and music.

Boxing Day –
Armagh Select vs Exciles @ 2:30pm

Ulster Match on Big Screen @ 5:30pm

Boxing Night Disco – 8pm – Strictly over 18s.
See Andy Fletcher and Andrew Rowan for details

Everyone is welcome to the Club over the festive period.


With the weather looking to be improved from the past two years, Enniskillen 1st XV will face a President’s XV on Boxing Day with a 4:00 pm kick-off.
The match will be followed by entertainment in the Club and everyone is welcome. Plans are in place to run a bus service (with a small charge) from Blakes of the Hollow, leaving at 3:00 and 3:30 if there is the demand. Anyone interested contact Reggie Ferguson asap.

Mini, Youth, Fathers & sons + Senior Games @ 2.30pm

Boxing Day rugby match Friends Old Scholars vs Wallace Old Boys

Boxing Day rugby match Friends Old Scholars vs Wallace Old Boys kick off 2.00pm
If your looking to play contact
Friends captain Tommy the moaning myrtle thompson at
Wallace captain Adam rubber lips melville at
or if you just fancy a game turn up at 1.00pm.

Game going ahead
An Omagh XV will play an Exiles XV at Omagh Rugby Club at 2.30pm on Boxing Day with entertainment and the club draw to take place afterwards.

Virginia RFC

Monday 26th December
Virginia Vikings V Virginia First XV
KO 2:30
This should be an exciting and though encounter, one not to be missed.

Bar will be open from 2pm till 8pm and Soup & Rolls will be provided to warm up all supporters.

All Members / Partners / Players & Friends of Virginia RFC are welcome.

Newry Rugby Club

So this Boxing Day/St Someone or other day, what should the split of the teams be? We have 3 options.
1. Home v Away, those returning to the club v the ones who dont want a degree/job/tan
2. Single v Not Single or
3. Under 25’s v over 25’s


Just a reminder for the Over 35’s v Under 35’s game on Tuesday 27th December 2011 with a kick off time of 1:30pm. We require a full turn out of all players so as to maintain our proud record of showing those grumpy old bastards how rugby is done MODERN STYLE and maintaining our record of destroying the old codgers (despite the absolutely brutal and highly questionable refereeing).


Inishowen Rugby Club
Folks the annual Seamus Keogh Memorial Match takes place on Boxing Day.
Presidents select XV versus Captains select XV, an exhibition of rugby and a few hot toddys to keep the players warm. All spectators welcome, a collection for charity will be made during the match all donations very much appreciated. Match kicks off at 2:30pm on the Moss road pitch.

HOLYWOOD Game going ahead

Dungannon & Ballymena

Boxing Day see’s the Annual Dungannon vs Ballymena Kyle Cup match return to Stevenson Park. Kick Off is at 2.30pm


a traditional friendly against Old Campbellians.

Banbridge Academy Old Boys Vs BRFC Select XV — Monday, December 26 at 4:00pm.

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