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Legends – Inside Centre (No. 12)

Yes it is the highlight of the week – the Legends Nominees This week it is the turn of the Inside Centre position (No. 12) and this is an interesting bunch (1)   John Byrne John was a Power house of a centre, He was one of the early day members of the club and was one of the longest serving centres to play for the club. John also excelled in playing some other positions on the team – at both Wing, Wing forward & Prop – few...

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Under 19s Leinster League win.

Under 19s Leinster League win. Ashbourne U19s, decimated by injuries had to postpone the scheduled Leinster League game at home to Skerries and only embarked on their Leinster League journey last Sunday away to Ardee.  And in keeping with how the season has gone so far they had to field without Sam Kenna who injured a shoulder while playing for the Seconds against Cill Dara the previous week and Scott Crowley, well enough about “tat”,...

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U9 Taken on Balbriggan!

We had a great turn out of our U9 squad last Sunday morning with our first home game of the season against Balbriggan. Due to our opposition numbers we decided to play 3 ten minute halves , instead of two team games. Our game was 10 aside, allowing us to roll on and off our subs. Straight away we saw it was going to be a tough game , with Balbriggan scoring the first try. Our might boys persevered and dug deep, with some great tackling from...

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Fixtures This Week

ASHBOURNE RFC Fixtures 2014/2015 Whats On This Weekend! Team Date Day Where K/O Time Opponents Competition Result 1st XV No Game 2nd XV No Game 3rd XV No Game U19′s Sun 19th Oct Ardee 12 Ardee/Dundalk Leinster League U17′s U15′s U14′s U13′s Sun 19th...

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Legends – Hookers!

Legends – Hookers!

Yes it is Legends time again and No the site won’t be closed this week because we want to advertise our HOOKERS (of the jersey no.2 type!) Yes those great players or maybe lunatics that front up every week in the centre of front row. Yes it is a fine line between greatness and lunacy but all of these players have made a great impact in their time at the club and some have left their impact on the opposition as well….no further...

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Bereavement

Bereavement

The club has learnt of the recent death of the mother of one our embers and a regular on the Ashbourne Executive, Rory McGovern. The club would like to offer our condolences to him and his family in this difficult time. Our thoughts are with you. Details of the arrangements are attached

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Ashbourne Still Waiting for a Win

Competition, Venue, Date, KO Time: Leinster League Div. 1A at Cill Dara Saturday the 11th of October 2014 3.00pm kickoff 4 games gone and 4 losing points, but the capability is there and if they persist Ashbourne will get the break through they deserve. Gleeson’s men have all the ability but they must close out a game. This was a sucker punch as it was the last kick of the game that nudged Cill Dara back ahead. Credit to Cill Dara for...

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