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RGU Club Notes For 27 February 2017

The U-10/12 girls training on Saturdays at Downpatrick Sports Centre, 10-11am, £1 each weekly writes Collie Quinn. The girls will be mentored by Edel Curran, Orla Boyle and Danny Flynn. All girls born 2005 to 2008 are welcome to come along for fun and games!  We look forward to seeing…

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RGU Club Notes For 22 May 2016

It was a good weekend for theHoops with quite a few positive results. The Seniors had a 4 point victory on Friday night against Annaclone though the margin didn’t do justice to the performance. Next up is a home game against St John’s on Friday night The reserves also had…

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RGU Club Notes For 1 March 2015

Congratulations to Eilis Murphy and Cara McKervey who won their U-13 Handball Ulster Doubles title for the second year in a row this afternoon in Kingscourt writes John Murphy. A tremendous achievement for the two girls and their coach Tony O’Connor. Well done from everyone at the club. Many thanks…

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RGU Club Notes For 25 January 2014

Many thanks to all who came down to the club on Saturday afternoon to show their support for the Downe Hospital. Hope to see you all at the ‘Love Downe’ parade and rally on Sat 14 February. The RGU Executive Committee and members were saddened to hear of the death…

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RGU Club Notes For Sunday 23 November 2014

This year’s AGM will be held on Sunday 7 December at 8.00pm. Members can collect their nomination papers at the Club House any Sunday between 7pm and 9pm or by contacting the Club Secretary Colm Mc Neill on 07815 839630. The deadline for returned nomination papers is Tuesday 2nd December…

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RGU Club Notes For 16 February 2014

Well done to Tim Prenter, Rhys Cunninghan and Philip Doran who won their respective Ulster Championship handball quarter finals this morning in Belfast writes John Murphy. They now join Ronan Murphy and Ryan Sterritt, who won their quarter final on Saturday and are in the semi-final stage next Sunday in…

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RGU Club Notes

A good night was had by all at John Mullan’s President’s Night on Saturday evening. A significant sum of money was raised for the Down Respiratory Group. Many thanks to all who helped out; local talent Clara Sharvin, Katie Quinn, Carole Deegan and the young Irish dancers who provided the entertainment,…

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RGU Club Notes

The big weekend at the club has just ended as our Cork visitors headed off on their long journey home on Sunday afternoon writes John Murphy. It was a fantastic weekend enjoyed by all, and we wish to thank all those who helped in any small way in making this such a successful…

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RGU Club Notes

The seniors shared the spoils with county Champions Kilcoo in a very entertaining match on Friday night at PTR. With both teams fielding minus their county players it was a real nip and tuck match from start to finish. A match the Hoops felt that maybe they should have won…

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RGU Club Notes

Our sympathy from everyone at the RGU to the McNeill family on the death of Niall, father of our esteemed secretary, Colm, and grandfather of current players Orla, Aidan and Tom. The RGU wishes Peter, Damian and Conor good luck as the Down Senior and Minor team take on Donegal…

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RGU Club Notes

THERE will be a range of other events on the August Bank Holiday weekend, details to be confirmed. Also on sale will be tickets for the Irish Brigade on 6 April (£10) and the play ‘The Rare Oul Times’ on 4 May. Contact Edel on 07759418419 for tickets for the…

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RGU Club Notes

First Down Club Draw took place on Sat night in Canal Court and already RGU had its first winner with RGU and Down Senior player, Damien Turley “scooping” a cool grand. We wish to thank all those who bought a ticket, your assistance to the club is much appreciated writes…

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