RUGBY: Ballyclare secure third straight win

Rugby update
Rugby update

Ballyclare Rugby Club’s 1st XV are firmly in control of Qualifying League Section 2 following their third straight win.

A 47-17 romp against Enniskillen at The Cloughan included seven tries, and secured pole position for Bob Young’s lads.

Full report in this week’s Newtownabbey Times

Schools’ Rugby

James Beattie landed five tries as Ballyclare High’s 1st XV eased to a 55-0 win over rivals Larne Grammar.

Next weekend the High School entertain Royal Belfast Academical Institution at Hollinger Park (10:30 am). The match will see the return of former coach Dan Soper, now with RBAI.

Elsewhere, Belfast High School won 61-19 away to Portadown College. Next up for BHS is Bangor Grammar on Saturday (10:30 am).