Catch up with Club Captain – Stewart Martin

It was great to catch up with recently appointed 1st XV Captain Stewart Martin at our Annual Golf Open at Greenisland Golf Club.

Stewart has been with the club since leaving school (bar a brief stint with QUBRFC). Stewart has been a senior member of the squad for a number of seasons and representative player with various Ulster age groups, Schools and Juniors.

Stewart is heavily involved in life about the club, most recently leading a squad on tour to Edinburgh.

Marty Jnr chatted about his families pride in taking up the role along with the teams ambitions for the season.

Good luck Stewart


Stewarts Bio from our Lockdown Series

Name – Stewart Martin
Nickname – Fat Stu
Age – 26
Position– backrow
Other clubs (if any)- Queens
Earliest memory of Rugby– being coached by Jonny Allen at minis
Best trainer at the club – Nashy even though he doesn’t do any of the training
Worst trainer at the club – Adam Martin
Club Joker – Hendy
Underrated player– Andy Magee
Favourite player Pro/Club – Parisse
Best person to have on a tour/bus trip/night out – Derm cause hes a social pipe bomb
Best ARFC achievement/moment – Getting a promotion play off on the last game of the season
Team you like to see do well – who ever plays Ards
Favourite ground – Roughfort
Least favourite ground – Limavady
Toughest Opposition – Clogher Valley

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