Welcome to the Mini Section at Ballymena RFC


Training

We train once a week at the club on a Saturday morning starting at 9:15am for around 90 minutes (sometimes less in the cold.)

We have a large number of coaches and certified first aiders for our set up but we actively encourage parents to get involved, and support those who want to take qualifications, so there are enough for all the players to have a great time.

Joining the Mini Section

For details on joining please look at the Registration Page.
If you have any specific questions around joining the Mini Section please contact the Mini Rugby Convenor – Eamon Scullion.

Key Contacts

NamePositionTelephoneEmail 
Eamon ScullionMini Rugby Convenor07817308122escullion@chandlerkbs.com
Ryan McAuleyRascals Head Coach07712184515ryanpmcauley@googlemail.com
David Cooke P3 Head Coach07572750447davidcooke2006@btinternet.com
Vinny ScullionP4 Head Coach07734250454scullion402@btinternet.com
TBCP5 Head CoachTBC
TBC
Alan MacKenzieP6 Head Coach07765897027alan.mackenzie@mclh.co.uk
Gareth PedenP6 Head Coach07703397519garethpeden@aol.com
Eamon ScullionP7 Head Coach07817308122escullion@chandlerkbs.com
Dougy ThomU'12 Head Coach07803044903dougythom@yahoo.co.uk
Liam McQuillanU'12 Head Coach07710320069liam.mcquillan@gortnageeragh.com

Appropriate Attire

All children must wear a mouth guard for training and matches. The IRFU has banned players from wearing boots with metal blade type studs, zipped clothing and hooded tops during training or matches as these increase the risk of injury. Parents are asked to ensure that children have the proper boots and wear appropriate clothing. You may also wish to consider a headguard for your child, although care must be taken to ensure it fits properly.

Aims for the Season

We want to see an improvement in the core skills of every player and to create a lasting memory of the fun of mini rugby.

Festival and Match Reports

To follow as the season unfolds …