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Ashbourne U10′s Play Host

The Ash RFC under 10s continued their recent run of good form on Sunday morning when competitive  and sporting teams form North Meath and Westmanstown visited a cold and wet Ashbourne. The games were able to go ahead thanks to the top classes pitches that the club are lucky to have and the tough players who seemed to relish the challenging weather conditions from the kickoff.   Ryan Donohue, Niall O’Sullivan, Sam Ryan, Michael...

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Kieran Burke U7’s Rugby Blitz – De Le Salle Kilternan

Kieran Burke U7’s Rugby Blitz – De Le Salle Kilternan

A combination of U7’s & U6’s attended the Kieran Burke Rugby Blitz on Sunday 22nd Feb in De Le Salle Kilternan.   It was an early start for all with a team meeting for 9.45 and first kick off at 10.30am. The conditions were wet, wet and wet again but this did not dampen the enthusiasm of the Ashbourne squad who played 5 games starting with Blackrock College.   Ashbourne started the game defending strongly with Blackrock...

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Seconds Start Defence of Towns Cup With A Win

Seconds Start Defence of Towns Cup With A Win

Report Title: Ashbourne advance in the Seconds Towns Cup   Competition, Venue, Date, KO Time: 2nds Provincial Towns Cup at Ashbourne versus Tullamore Sunday the 15th of February 2015 3.00pm kickoff   Ashbourne kicked off the defence of the 2nds Provincial Towns Cup with a tough cup match against a side that they would have fancied beating. But cup rugby is different and Tullamore came with intent and nearly pulled it off....

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Under 10′s Visit Balbriggan

Under 10′s Visit Balbriggan

After impressive performances last Sunday in foggy conditions in our return fixture against neighbours Ratoath the U10s squad headed to Balbriggan on Sunday. We ended up with 2 teams and played four games against Skerries and never actually got to play the Balbriggan lads. The first Ashbourne team to take the field started very strongly with Eoin McDermott and George Heather taking the initiative by scoring early tries. Encouraged by the...

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Ashbourne Record a Double at Coolmine RFC

Ashbourne Record a Double at Coolmine RFC

Report Title: Ashbourne Consolidate Their Position in Division 1A   Competition, Venue, Date, KO Time: Leinster League Div. 1A at Coolmine versus Coolmine Friday the 6th of February 2015 8.00pm kickoff   Ashbourne 1st XV pulled of a double over near neighbours Coolmine last Friday night with 19 to 13 win. A bonus point would have made their position in the top Leinster League Division all but certain but a happy Ashbourne crew...

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Under 7′s Visit Neighbours Ratoath

The future of Ashbourne rugby got a great boost this morning as our Under 6’s joined up with our Under 7’s and headed to our close neighbours for a mini blitz at Ratoath Rugby Club. Ashbourne had a great turnout and managed to field 4 strong teams which couldn’t be matched by the hosts.  Skerries were also present and fielded a couple of teams as well.  It was very cold in the fog on the Ratoath pitches, but that didn’t faze our...

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Another Great Day at Ashbourne

Competition, Venue, Date, KO Time: Leinster League Div. 1A at Milltown versus Cill Dara Saturday the 17th  of January 2015 2.30pm kick-off Ashbourne 1st XV  39-7 Cill Dara Another strong second half performance meant Ashbourne 1st XV recorded a gritty bonus point victory over Cill Dara on Sunday. The win moves Ashbourne into the top four of the Leinster League for the first time, 4 points clear of Clondalkin and Cill Dara in 5th place....

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