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RGU Notes For 10 July 2016

The Seniors continued on their winning ways with a win against Bredagh on Monday. Not even the appearance of a mystery point at half-time for the visitors could deter the Hoops as they made it 8 straight wins. This was never a classic given the rain but a strong second…

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RGU Notes For 29th February 2016

There were mixed fortunes from the Ulster Juvenile Handball finals in Kingscourt on Sunday writes Collie Quinn. Pride of place goes to Rachel McKeown who battled hard to overcome Grace McKeown of Antrim in the U-15 final.This was after a great comeback in the second game. She had found herself…

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RGU Notes For 11 January 2016

It’s all systems go now for the new season which will be commencing a bit earlier than normal due to the expanded number of teams in Divisions 1 & 2 writes Collie Quinn. The likelihood is that SFL will be starting in early April though the PRFL will in all…

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RGU Notes For 13 December 2015

This Saturday is our last day of activity at the club before Christmas. We will be having our ever popular Santa Saturday for all the boys and girls U10/U8/U6 who have been involved in 2015. The fun kicks off at 11.30am in the club with the big man himself appearing…

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RGU Notes For 16 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 7-9pm or by contacting the Club Secretary Colm Mc Neill on 07815 839630. The deadline for returned nomination papers is Tuesday 2 December writes John…

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RGU Notes For 5 October 2014

The Year 9 team registered their first victory with a good win over a very competitive Saul team on Saturday afternoon. There is no match this weekend as the RGU has a bye. Next up the following week I a home match against Carryduff writes John Murphy. U’6’s have now…

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RGU Notes For 14 September 2014

Senior Presentation will be held in Diamond Pat’s in Newcastle on Saturday 25 October. More details later but all are welcome, not just players but anyone with a connection to the club. The Juvenile Presentation will take place on Sunday 12 October at 2pm. All players from U-6 to U-16…

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RGU Notes For 31 August 2014

It’s been a huge weekend for the club both on and off the pitch. Our U-12’s and Over-35’s were both successful as they lifted trophies in St John’s and An Riocht. Our Senior team capped a fine season in the league with a victory over Loughinisland which confirmed a top…

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RGU Notes For 1 June 2014

It was with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Charlie Sweeney (RIP). Charlie will be fondly remembered by everyone at RGU with memories of the early 90’s when RGU were the dominant force in Down Senior Football. An Armagh man, Charlie took over the RGU in…

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The RGU Club Notes For 26 April 2014

The new club website page is now up and running… see www.rgudownpatrick.ie for more details. All fixtures, results and events online writes John Murphy. The Senior’s continue with their mixed form this year as they lose again on the road, this time to Saval. They have a bit of a…

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RGU Club Notes For 13 April 2014

The New Club website page is now up and running. Check it our at: www.rgudownpatrick.ie  All fixtures, results and events online. Good start for the Seniors last Friday with a 2 pt win over Longstone. After a nervy first half the Hoops were down by 2 pts but they came…

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RGU Notes For 29 March 2014

Juvenile training schedule:- U-6 Boys and Girls (P1 & P2) at 10.30am Saturday at Ballymote; U-8 Boys and Girls (P3 & P4) at 10.30am Sat at RGU pitch; U-10 Boys (P5 & P6) at 11.30am Saturday at RGU pitch; U-12 Boys (2002 & 2003) at 7pm Tuesday at Down Leisure…

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RGU Notes For 9/3/2014

Pride of place this week goes to Eilis Murphy and Cara McKervey who became Ulster Handball Champions at the weekend writes John Murphy.  They become the first girls from the RGU and Down to win a provincial title and they bring tremendous credit to the work and efforts of those…

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RGU Club Notes for 12 January 2014

There will be a meeting on Thursday 16 January at 7.30pm for anyone interested in helping out with our juvenile teams. We need people to help with coaching, team mentors, transport, mini-bus drivers, 1st aiders/physios, catering, tournament organising, fundraising and many more. Helping our teams is not just restricted to…

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RGU Club Notes

Everyone at RGU Downpatrick is deeply saddened by the death of Eddie McGrady ( RIP). Eddie was a past member of RGU and brother of past Senior Officers, Malachy, Declan (RIP) and Desmond (RIP) Latterly Eddie was president of our neighbours St Patrick’s Saul but was a great supporter of…

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