Instonians maintain their winning run in AIL Division 3: Result Instonians I XV 24 – Rainey Old Boys I XV 13

This game was not as straightforward as Instonians might have hoped. They faced a very determined Rainey side that gave them plenty to think about. Instonians got off to a perfect start when their captain Stephen Douglas finished an early attack by running round behind the posts for a try converted by Nick Finlay. At […]

Senior Cup Quarter Final: Instonians Exit: Instonians 1st XV 20 Malone 1st XV 32

This Ulster Senior Cup Quarter Final game proved a bridge too far for an experimental young Instonians side. Instonians entertained near neighbours Malone at Shaw’s Bridge on Saturday, 16th October. It was played in near perfect conditions on a beautiful autumn day that brought out a healthy crowd of spectators. Instonian head coach, Clem Boyd, […]

Carrick RFC Club Notes: IXV 27 v BHSFP I 9, II 28 v Instonians III, III 13 v Lurgan II 3, IV 13 v Ballynahinch 0

Carrick’s 1st XV picked up their second League win with a bonus point victory over local rivals Belfast High School FP at Woodlawn on Saturday 9 October. On a near perfect day for rugby, the Maxol-sponsored Carrick side ran in five tries against three penalty goals to record a 27 points to 9 victory. While […]

REPORT: Ophir 7’s – U19s / Instonians Emerge Champions

Ophir RFC Hosted their Annual 7-a-side Youth Tournament on Friday the 20th August from 6.30pm – 9pm. The evening was brilliant with good light and the standard of the rugby was excellent! Malone, Carrick, Larne, Ballyclare, Instonians, Ophir, Ballymena and Randalstown competed in two sections. The high standard of rugby bodes well for the future […]


On Friday 20th and Saturday 21 August, Ophir Rugby Club will host their traditional Seven-a Side competition at Magowan Park, The Cottonmount, Mallusk. In a departure from the usual one-day event, the competition will kick off on the Friday evening with Under 19 teams challenging for the Ken Bonar Memorial Trophy. Entries have been confirmed […]

Ulster Clubs AIL Fixtures

AIB LEAGUE SEASON 2010/2011 Division 1B Saturday 2nd October U.C.C. v Dungannon Saturday 9th October Dungannon v U.L. Bohemian Saturday 23rd October Galwegians v Dungannon Saturday 30th October Dungannon v Clontarf Saturday 13th November Dungannon v Lansdowne Saturday 27th November Bruff v Dungannon Saturday 4th December Dungannon v Buccaneers Saturday 29th January U.L. Bohemian v […]