Author: Dom

CI vs Grosvenor. A game that both teams love to win. The two teams will have eyed last week's results with interest - CI running league leaders Dromore very close at Belmont, and Grosvenor getting a bonus point win against Instonians at Shaw's Bridge. Both...

The half way point in the season was reached a fortnight ago with CIYMS 1st XV finally finding that emphatic win we knew was in them. A resounding six try bonus point win gave us a critical lifeline and widened the gap between us and...

This Saturday sees the Hoops back in action at Belmont versus local rivals Cooke. A big game as both clubs are still seeking a first league win. CI gave Ballyclare the fright of their lives at the Cloughan 2 weeks ago, with a Matt Kilgore...

CIYMS entertain Enniskillen on Saturday, keen to get our first win after some encouraging signs once again in the second half last week against Dromore - a much closer result than the opening day clash. The challenge against Skins is to stretch the second half performance...

A fixture steeped in history. Two teams who were dominant forces in Ulster Rugby for decades who now find themselves in Championship 1 with a rivalry that is undiminished. Always the biggest crowd of the season at Belmont and a lively lunch guaranteed. And we...

Saturday sees CIYMS RFC make the short trip across East Belfast to face old rivals Grosvenor RFC. Both league games were fiercely contested last year and no doubt Saturday's clash will be just as competitive. CI deservedly won away to Ballymena 2s in the Junior...

https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/TheRugbyDash   The Inaugural Great Rugby Cycle 2019 covered 1133 miles in March 2019 from John O’Groats to Land’s End in support of the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation.   The Great Rugby Cycle 2020 will cover over 1000 miles in an anti-clockwise direction around Ireland leaving the Royal Belfast...

Saturday sees the First XV head north to face Ballymena 2s in the Junior Cup. Eaton Park is never an easy place to go but with Ballymena Firsts in action away to Banbridge, and the fact that both their Seconds’ games this year have been...

This Saturday sees CI take on Ballynahinch 2s in  a Conference fixture being played at Campbell College . Hinch 2s are always competitive and only lost narrowly to Grosvenor last week. With Brian McLaughlin coaching the Hinch senior squad, they will be well drilled and...