Academy 1st XV welcome UUC to Roughfort with the pre-match lunch held in the Clubrooms Hydepark.
Pre-match lunch sponsors Geoff Simon and Jimmy Sloan with Club President Ray Cromie.
Academy 1st XV 34 – 6 UUC 1st XV
Academy 3rd XV 24 – 17 Civil Service 2nd XV
Academy 2nd XV 24 v Ballynahinch 5th XV 21
For the second successive Saturday Matt Corkey’s Academy 2nd XV won by 3 points. With Hinch scoring a converted try late into injury time (49th minute) not enough to take the points. Cup rugby next week for the 2nd XV.
Grosvenor 1st XV 5 – Academy 1st XV 34
Academy 1st XV score 6 trys to claim a win and a try bonus point.
Academy 2nd XV 9 – Limavady 2nd XV 6
Adam Sloan kicked a 45 metre penalty in the last 5 minutes to secure a hard fought win.
This Saturday Academy Mini Rugby will be playing at Ballyclare RFC in a mini rugby blitz along with Instonians and Ballyclare.
This is for all age groups – P1-P7.
Meeting at Ballyclare RFC – 9:00 am.
Helpful directions to the pitches..
Your opportunity to support your Club – every ticket that is sold is worth £5 directly to Academy RFC.
So please get selling the tickets – all tickets and money to be returned by 6th December.
Your Club Your Country Prizes
Pitches at Roughfort are waterlogged – Training CANCALLED – No alternative venues.
Holywood 1st XV 3 – Academy 1st XV 46
Academy score seven tries to get bonus point.
Enniskillen 2nd XV 22 – Academy 2nd XV 3
Academy 1st XV 15 – Omagh 1st XV 20
Academy earned a losing bonus point in this match with Omagh – 4 points for a win would have been more deserved.
Past President Archie Montgomery sponsored the Match ball for the Academy v Omagh game. The match lunch was sponsored by Terry Winnington.
Lisburn 1st XV 16 – Academy 1st XV 28
Lisburn denied the losing bonus point in this away victory by Academy 1st XV
Academy 3rd XV 13 – Donaghadee 3rd XV 29
Academy 1st XV 7 v Instonians 24 Junior Cup
Academy hosted Qualifying 1 newcomers Instonians to Roughfort for the Junior Cup fixture on Saturday 27th September. Prior to the match Academy RFC President entertained Instonians and 40 guests at a pre-match lunch in the Clubhouse. This lunch was very generously sponsored by Trevor Wilson from H Wilson & Sons Belfast Road Carrickfergus.
Mark Cooper – Past President, Trevor Wilson H Wilson & Sons and Ray Cromie Academy RFC President