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Legends – Week 10 – Openside Flanker #7’s

Legends –   Week 10 – Openside Flanker #7’s

  (1)   Mark Rooney The Other Sibling of the famous Ashbourne rugby Rooney family, Mark an outstanding Back row player in our clubs history. Having won a senior cup (SCT) with Clongowes Wood College and one of the star players in that strong Clongowes team, Mark went onto play for Old Belvedere, but fell out of love with the game and took a bit of a break. He then joined his ‘twin’ bro James, and started enjoying rugby again at...

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Full Backs – The Legends!!

Full Backs – The Legends!!

                Week 9 – Full Backs  #15                    (1)   Pat Rooney Pat is our current President and who better for this, his third year in office!. The Rooney Family have a long association with Our Club, and Pat back in his playing days was one of the most capped full-backs ever on the first fifteen. An automatic choice week in week out, Pats name was always one of the first on the team sheet at those...

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Legends Time Second Row Part 2

Legends Time – a bit later than normal but never too late Second Rows Part 2 Remember last week we nominated 4 second row forwards. Well this week we have four more nominees for you to consider, I you son;t remember the guys last week, just scroll down and you will see them there. So this week we have you following Robert Grimes Coming from a fine stable of rugby playing ability it was the eldest brother of the Grimes trio whom in...

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Under 8′s Impressive !!!

Under 8′s Impressive !!!

Ashbourne RFC’s well-drilled under-eights continued their impressive start to the season, following up the bank holiday weekend’s successful home blitz against Balbriggan and Athboy with an eye-catching display at Coolmine last Sunday where they played a half-dozen 10-a-side games against St Mary’s College. Given Mary’s status as one of Ireland’s leading clubs with a rich pedigree at underage level, Ashbourne knew they would...

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U19s ship heavy defeat.

‘Twas the night before Christmas, no sorry Halloween and it turned into a bit of a nightmare for the Ashbourne under 19s in this much anticipated home game to Skerries in the Leinster League. There were few highlights for the home side in the game, but a try by Scott Crowley converted by Jack O’Donnell that put them 7 – 0 ahead inside the first five minutes and a colossal penalty kick by O’Donnell from just inside the Skerries half...

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Under 10′s

Ashbourne U10’s After successful opening matches against Skerries, Balbriggan and Wesley and some very good training sessions over the past  two weekend the U10s will be hoping for another good performances when they travel to  Coolmine on Sunday November 9th at 9.45am. The following Sunday-November 16th we are on the road again to Suttonians. The new recruits Callum, Adam, Jack ,Sean Lambe and Sean Brennan are great rugby players and...

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Ashbourne Get First Win in Local Derby

Competition, Venue, Date, KO Time: Leinster League Div. 1A at Ashbourne versus Coolmine Saturday the 1st of November 2014 2.30pm kickoff Ashbourne 1st XV recorded their first win of the season on a windy and wet Saturday afternoon at Milltown House. To make matters sweeter they also scored 4 tries to give them a bonus point win and lift Ashbourne to 9 points. In the 8-team division Ashbourne is one of 3 teams on 9 points with 3 more on 10,...

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