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UUC RFC v Larne

Action shots from The Sam Logan Stadium when UUC RFC 1st XV too on Larne RFC 1st XV.

Try scorers on the day Neil Stewart and Hayden Maxwell. Adam Johnston added a conversion and a penalty to take UUC’s score to 15. Unfortunatly it wasn’t enough to catch Larnes 20 lead,

Final score UUC 15 – 20 Larne.

Photos by Sam Smyth

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1st XV Team Announced.

UUC RFC head coach, Des Jackson, has named his team to face Larne 1st XV in the second leg of the Kukri Ulster Rugby Championship 2.

The team have worked hard at training this week with Brian McLaughlin and have every confidence they can take the win this weekend.

With the new University Term starting in a few weeks, the club look forward to a fresh injection of new players into the club, with some already making an impressive impression at training.

Referee on the day, Alan Clarke.

Clogher Valley V UUC RFC

Action shots from UUC RFC 1st XV League opener against Clogher Valley

 

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UUC RFC Now Recruiting

UU Rugby is recruiting now for our Saturday, Wednesday and Women’s teams.

Whether you are an elite athlete, social player or absolute beginner – we want to hear from you!

Our top class coaching team of Brian McLaughlin (former Ulster coach) and Des Jackson (ex-Leinster player) will take your game to the next level while giving you the best student experience going.

For more info, please contact our development officer Jonny Wright (mrjwright95@gmail.com)

Second XV Kick Of Season With a Win

UUC 2nd XV kicked off there season with a hard fought win against Banbridge 4th XV.

Final Score

Banbridge 10 – 42 UUC

Photos by Sam Smyth

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Inter-pro presentations Party

The presentation party preparing to present the trophy and medals to winners Leinster.

Left to right

Alan Leddie IRFU, Alan McCully UUCRFC, Dave Shanaghan Leinster Rugby & Gary Leslie Ulster rugby

Congratulations to Leinster series winners. We hope you enjoyed your night out on the North Coast of Ireland.

Ulster Juniors team named for Series decider

With Ulster and Leinster both having won their opening two games, Saturday’s game will serve as a series decider.

Head Coach Richard Boyd has made just one change to the team that defeated Connacht at Ards RFC last weekend.

Captain Andrew McKeen is unavailable so Coleraine’s Steven Dickey comes into the side at blindside flanker, while centre Callum Irvine will take on the role of captain.

Ulster Juniors team to play Leinster, Saturday 12th May, kick-off 2.30pm at UUC RFC:

1 David McKeen (Carrick RFC)

2 Alan Whitley (Carrick RFC)

3 Paul Greenaway (Vice Captain) (Carrick RFC)

4 Oliver Millar (UUC RFC)

5 Sam Mackey (Limavady RFC)

6 Steven Dickey (Coleraine RFC)

7 Jason Gilliland (CIYMS RFC)

8 David Clarke (Ballyclare RFC)

9 Lee Steenson (Dromore RFC)

10 Bokkie Carstens (Coleraine)

11 Martin Connolly (Randalstown RFC)

12 Martin Irwin (Ballymoney RFC)

13 Callum Irvine (Captain) (CIYMS)

14 Thomas Hunter (Ballymoney RFC)

15 Phil Cartmill (Cooke RFC)

Replacements:

16 Peter Irvine (Ballymoney RFC)

17 Aaron Kilpatrick (CIYMS RFC)

18 Stuart Smyth (Grosvenor RFC)

19 Ross Bingham (Dromore RFC)

20 Bradley Luney (Carrick RFC)

21 Ryan Garrett (Larne RFC)

22 Mark Wylie (Academy RFC)

23 Michael Orr (Portadown RFC)

Reserves:

24 Dean Jones (Ballyclare RFC)

25 Brian McClearn (Dromore RFC)

Management Team:

Head Coach: Richard Boyd

Forwards Coach: Chris Nash

Backs Coach: John Nicholl

Team Manager: Colin Hunter

Kit Manager: Billy Savage

Physio: Katie Lannon

Video Analyst: Alross Alejo

Junior Interprovincial Series Fixtures 2018:

Munster 0-24 Ulster

Saturday 28th April 2018, Muskerry RFC, 2.30pm

Ulster 29-19 Connacht

Saturday 5th May, Ards RFC, 2.30pm

Ulster v Leinster

Saturday 12th May, UUC RFC, 2.30pm