Ballina Rugby

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    Ballina Rugby Club were yesterday crowned the All-Ireland League Division 2C champions, following a 47 - 27 point win over Tullamore.

    Club President Martin Boland described the Ballina squad as the "best-ever in the 91 year history of the club".

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Ballina will look to continue their perfect start  to life back in the All-Ireland League aiming  to get their fourth straight win in Division 2C tomorrow afternoon.

    Following a break last weekend, the Moysiders will travel to face Bruff in Limerick with kick-off at 2.30pm.

    Ballina are in second spot in the league, and they now trail pace-setters Midleton by just a point.

  • It's yet another huge weekend across a variety of sporting codes in the region this Saturday and Sunday, and looking ahead to the major events, including a preview of the Mayo Junior championship, Michael D McAndrew and Cormac O'Malley give their take on what's ahead for the weekend. Watch the video preview here or check out the audio version below!

    Stay tuned to Midwest Radio this weekend and every weekend for the best sports coverage in the region!

     

  • The Connacht U18 and U19 Squads have been named for their respective interprovincial Championships which begin this weekend.

    Three Ballina rugby players have been included in the respective squads.

    Fiachna Barrett who is a student at St. Brendan’s College in Belmullet is included in the U18 squad.

    Both Alan Duffy and Caolan Hopkins of Ballina Rugby club have been included in the Connacht U19 squad.

    For the second year running the U18’s will be based at the University of Limerick for over a week where the competition will be run off.

    Their opening game comes this Saturday against Ulster before they face Leinster on Wednesday August 21st.

    They complete their campaign with a meeting with Munster on Sunday August 25th at the same venue.

    The U19’s go to the interpros with the bulk of the squad winning the U18 Interprovinical Championship at UL twelve months earlier, and they begin their series away to Munster this Friday at Thomond Park.

    Their one and only home game comes on Wednesday August 21st when the team host Leinster at the Sportsground, and their final game against Ulster on Sunday August 25th will be played at the neutral venue of NUIM Barnhall.