Ballymena vs City Of Derry

Ballymena worked hard to overcome a spirited Derry side, who were hit with an early Rodger McBurney try, converted by Jonny McMullan, who stepped up again to convert a Mark Foster try who broke from the back of the scrum to run thirty metres and score at the posts. McMullan crowned an excellent first half […]

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Malone vs Ballymena

The Ulster Champions league has this season been split into two sections of five teams, so that Ballymena have only four games to play, dotted throughout the season. To date three of the four games have been played, and with two wins and a draw they sit at the top of the table. The draw […]

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Armagh vs Ballymena

Ballymena, lying second in Division 1B of the AIL, travelled to the Palace Grounds to take on Armagh, lying fifth in Division 2B of the AIL, in an Ulster League game. The game was largely a story of Ballymena winning most of the ball and attacking, but it says a lot for a resolute, well […]

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Ballymena vs

Ballymena opened their Ulster Championship League campaign at Eaton Park with the most demanding game in the fixture list, against Division 1A side, Ballynahinch and emerged deserved winners by 31 points to 26. They soon made their intentions clear moving the ball straight from the Ballynahinch kick off and their enterprise was rewarded early with […]

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Dungannon vs Ballymena

Ballymena travelled to Dungannon for the last game of the Ulster Championship League and came away with win in their last away game of the season. Coach Andy Graham took to the opportunity to ring the changes, playing Kames Beattie at full back, and blood some new players, with schoolboy Matthew Christie starting at No.6 […]

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Ballymena vs

None of the tension that was to be found in Rome, Edinburgh or London on Saturday was in evidence at Eaton Park, as both sides tried to play an expansive game in near perfect conditions. The Ulster Champions League is drawing towards a close, with Ballynahinch the likely winners, so neither side had anything to […]

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Banbridge vs Ballymena

Banbridge 9 Ballymena 27 With a wind blowing down the pitch, and a flurry of snow in their faces, the Ballymena backs struggled to make any headway in the opening stages of this Ulster League game played at Rifle Park. Banbridge took advantage of the conditions and the mistakes in both handling and kicking by […]

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Ballymena vs Armagh

Armagh, a Division 2B side in the All Ireland League, soon showed that they were in no way daunted by their visit to Eaton Park , outplaying the home side for large parts of the game and losing to an injury time penalty. They enjoyed most of the possession and territory for the first fifteen […]

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City Of Derry vs Ballymena

City of Derry 17 Ballymena 8 Judges Road has never been a happy hunting ground for Ballymena teams in recent years, and Saturday‚Äôs visit to the North West proved equally fruitless and disappointing, as City of Derry won by 17 points to 8 in this Ulster Champions League encounter. It was Ballymena who exerted all […]

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Ballymena vs Ards RFC

Ballymena proved superior to Ards in every department, who had little or no answer to the pace of the home team, especially in the backs. The writing was on the wall as early as the fourth minute, when strong running by the back line put Sean Taylor in for the opening try. McMaster missed the […]

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