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RGU Notes For 18 June 2017

After a great win for the Hoops away to league leaders Castlewellan the previous week, Kilcoo were the visitors to PTR, and the Magpies went away with the spoils after a comprehensive victory writes Collie Quinn. Mayobridge are the visitors this week and a much improved performance will be required…

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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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Downpatrick Disappointment As Burren Sail To The Top

Down GAA Down Ladies Gaelic Football Intermediate League Report By Conor Curran RGU Downpatrick- 3:06 Burren- 4:11 Thomas Russell Park was the setting for the top table clash between RGU and Burren. Downpatrick, who last week won by a narrow three points over rivals Kilcoo started to regain confidence after crushing…

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RGU Notes For 21 February 2016

Slowly but surely all activities are now back up and running at PTR. Most teams are now fully engaged in training schedules. The U-14 boys start back this week at 11 am at PTR writes Collie Quinn. The U-16’s and Minors are back on Sunday morning at 9.30am and Thursday…

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RGU Notes For 1st February 2016

Saturday 6th February 6th sees the RGU host the play, Mojo MickeyBo, a hilarious comedy by Owen McCafferty, and acted out by young local actors Kieran McKeating and Chris Noade. A show not to be missed with tickets now available from any executive member. You can also pay at the…

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RGU Overpower High Flying Saval

ACFL Div 1 RGU 0-12 Saval 1-5 As every team in the top tier battles to stay clear of the enlarged drop zone this year, RGU put in a real gritty performance to eventually overpower high flying and previously unbeaten Saval at Pairc Tomas Ruiséil on Sunday writes Colm McNeill….

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RGU Notes For 15 February 2015

Many thanks to all those who took the time on Saturday to take part in the Love Downe parade. Very heartening to see the club well represented writes John Murphy. Fundraising Day for MS Society on Saturday 28 February. Big Breakfast 9am-1pm, Car Wash 9am-1pm. RGU Senior Ladies challenge match…

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RGU Notes For 10 August 2014

Four in a row for the Seniors tonight away against Liatriom. A good performance but it took a late goal to finally put Liatriom away on a scoreline of 1-12 to 1-08. The players are now assured of a top six position, well done. Next up is the win or…

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RGU Club Notes For 6 July 2014

RGU Golf Day is on 11 July at St Patricks’s Golf Club in Downpatrock. It is a fourball team event at £100 per 4 man team to include meal + on course refreshments. There are super Prizes for GUI and non-GUI teams. Individual Competition for Juveniles. Tee off times available…

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Downpatrick RGU Club Notes For 16 June 2014

By popular demand The Wolfe Tones are returning to the RGU Marquee on Saturday 30 August. Tickets are now on sale. Contact Edel on 07759418419 for details. A big disappointment on Saturday past for the opening group game of this years SFC. Despite a bright start the Hoops were less…

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RGU Club Notes For 23 March 2014

The committee and members of Russell Gaelic Union in Downpatrick regret the passing of Margaret Gilchrist, sister of our esteemed Secretary Colm McNeill and aunt of playing members Aidan and Tom McNeill. To Margaret’s husband Francis and children Damian, Nuala ,Anna and Fiona, to her mother Maud as well as…

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RGU Club Notes For 3/2/2014

The RGU schools programme continues with the P5’s on Monday and the P6’s and P7’s on Thursday and Friday respectively. Just return your school permission slip as soon as possible, all free of charge. All welcome, don’t worry if you miss the first week you can attend at any time…

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RGU Club Notes

THE RGU would like to wish all our members and their families a very happy and peaceful New Year. Now is the time to set your goals for 2014 and help us to achieve success for RGU both on and off the pitch writes John Murphy. Down GAA 2013 yearbook…

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RGU Notes 10th November 2013

THE Club was saddened to hear of the death of Bernie Murdoch, a past Club member and Lotto seller. We extend our sympathy to her family. A Mhuire, Banrion na nGael guigh ar a hanam. Anyone interested in helping with our juvenile teams must complete a Child Protection course. Also…

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RGU Notes 20

Well done to RGU lads Sean McCrissican, Ben Curran, Paul Smyth, Daniel Kelly and Nathan McAuley who lined out in County colours today at PTR. They took the field for the East Down U14 Development squad in an inter-county blitz against teams from Tyrone, Antrim and Armagh. East Down reached…

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