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Ballynahinch RFC Rugby Round-up For 14 October 2017

Ballynahinch RFC Rugby Round-up Fof  14 October 2017 Ballynahinch RFC 1st XV travelled to Bangor in the First Trust Senior Cup QF, winning 33-7 Ballynahinch 2’s hosted Ballyclare in the Conference League, winning 19-9 Ballynahinch 3’s hosted Ballymoney 2s in the Crawford Cup, winning 43-0 Ballynahinch 4’s hosted Larne 2s…

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Hinch Firsts Overpower Old Wesley

Ballynahinch vs Old Wesley Ulster Bank League Division 1B Ballynahinch 27 Old Wesley 6 Saturday 23 September 2017 (By James Kirk at Ballymacarn Park) Ballynahinch welcomed Old Wesley to Ballymacarn Park on Saturday still smarting from their failure to put away Old Belvedere the week before. There were a couple of…

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Ballynahinch RFC Reports For 19 March 2017

This was a rest week for Hinch 1’s and with the 2’s playing on Thursday night, a quiet weekend at Ballymacarn, with only the mighty Evergreens heading towards another Cup Final match after roundly beating Belfast Harlequins 4’s in the Butler Shield writes Richard Hart. Ballynahinch RFC 1st XV were…

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Ballynahinch RFC Round Up For 4 March 2017

  Match Reports: The weather had a huge impact on matches across the board on Saturday with many matches postponed due to waterlogged pitches. Only Carrickfergus (whose pitches were unplayable last week) were able to defy the odds and get the River Rock Towns Cup Quarter Final played at Tom…

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Ballynahinch RFC Reports For 31 December 2016

Armagh RFC v Ballynahinch RFC  SONI Ulster Premiership Division 1 League Match Report by Richard Hart 0n 31.12.16 from the Palace Grounds. A depleted Ballynahinch RFC made the journey to Palace Grounds in Armagh to take on the full strength home team in the continuation of the SONI Ulster Premiership…

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Hinch U14’s Too Strong For Ballyclare

Junior Rugby Ballynahinch RFC U14’s  60    Ballyclare RFC U14’s  0 Match Report – 12.11.16 James Neill reports from Ballymacarn Park. Hinch U14’s maintained their 100% home record with a crushing defeat of Ballyclare on Saturday. Following on from last weekend’s disappointing defeat away to Armagh, Hinch controlled the game…

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Hinch Reports For 15 October 2016

The First Trust Senior Cup continued at Ballymacarn for a still depleted Ballynahinch RFC on Saturday as the County Down side took on Rainey OB RFC and after a scrappy match, came away the victors 20-11. Hinch 2’s hosted Clogher Valley RFC in the Conference League under floodlights on Thursday…

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Ballynahinch RFC Notes For 16 April 2016

There were two matches played on Saturday at Ballymacarn Park – Ballynahinch v Garryowen in the final round of the AIL, and Ballynahinch 3’s v Dungannon 2’s, playing for the league title writes Richard Hart.  A huge supporter based turned out to help the men in Green and Blue raise…

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Young Munster Just Pip Ballynahinch At Post

UBL Match Report for 20 February 2016 Young Munster  7   Ballynahinch  6 Richard Hart reporting from Tom Clifford Park Young Munster dug deep to see off Ballynahinch’s challenge on a 7-6 score line in Tom Clifford Park in Limerick. With further poor weather conditions through the week, Young Munster…

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Ballynahinch RFC Notes and Fixtures For 6th February 2016

Hinch Club Notes: Mini Rugby at Ballynahinch RFC continues on Saturday 6th February 2016. David Black has taken on the role of Mini Convenor and is contactable on 07760919094. Details about Mini Rugby are posted weekly on the Club Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/ballynahinchrfcofficial?ref=aymt_homepage_panel or via the Club website – www.hinchrfc.com…

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Evergreens Dee-lighted with League Win

Clem Bassett reports from Donaldson Park Donaghadee 3rd XV 14   Evergreens  44 Following their hard fought McCambley Cup game in Armoy, the Evergreens resumed their league campaign with a trip to Donaghadee. On leaving Hinch, there was an abundance of snow but at the seaside it seemed like a…

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Hinch Enjoy Win Over Terenure At Lakelands

Terenure College 09  Ballynahinch RFC  29 (UBL) Match Report – 30.01.16  Richard Hart reports from Lakelands Park. Ballynahinch dug deep in defence to see out their first away league win since beating Dolphin in Cork last March, as they toppled Terenure College 20-9 on the plastic pitch at Lakelands Park….

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Ballynahinch RFC Says £10,000 Up For Grabs For A Lucky Local Rugby Club

Ballynahinch RFC player Aaron Cairns, pictured with Sean Murphy  and Stephen Cruise from the Ulster Bank, is reminding local rugby clubs to enter RugbyForce, the Ulster Bank’s rugby initiative which provides rugby clubs throughout the island of Ireland the opportunity to win support packages to renovate their club and upgrade…

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Reports From Ballynahinch RFC

Banbridge 2’s v Ballynahinch 2’s – Match Report 28.03.15 Chris Parker reports from Rifle Park. Hinch started well against Banbridge with Martin and Phillips making telling runs into the opposition half. When Bann were penalised at a break down Harris put Hinch 3-0 ahead. Bann replied with a penalty of…

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Harlequins Steal A Rare Win From Hinch II’s

Harlequins 2s  10  Ballynahinch 2s   5 (Chris Parker reports from Deramore Park on 11 December 2014). Hinch 2nd XV suffered their first league defeat in over a year when they went down to Harlequins 2nd XV at Deramore on Thursday evening. Hinch started brightly and following a number of…

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