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Clontarf 26 – 6 Buccaneers

Clontarf 26 – 6 Buccaneers

Result: Senior XV 26 - 6 Buccaneers

And so the first four games of the season are over and we enter the first season break and the first opportunity to catch our breath and review progress. We are currently sitting in sixth position on 10 points with a 50% record. There are 5 clubs placed from third to seventh who have played […]

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Garryowen 51 – 17 Clontarf

Garryowen 51 – 17 Clontarf

Result: Senior XV 17 - 51 Garryowen

It’s been along time since Clontarf have suffered this kind of trauma. I remember back in the day, suffering at the hands (and feet) of a rampant Shannon side and once during Alex Wylies time having an awful experience against Belfast Harlequins in their rain soaked Ormeau Rd ground. It is said that if you […]

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Clontarf 33 St. Mary’s 16

Clontarf 33 St. Mary’s 16

Result: Senior XV 33 - 16 St Mary’s College

So… game 2 of a definite 18 and a little bit of tension after the efforts last week in Cork went unrewarded. What probably went unnoticed in Cork was that along with a visit to ‘Con and that daunting baptism of fire, it didn’t help that most of the younger guys were playing out of […]

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Result: Senior XV 18 - 30 Cork Constitution

Well if you needed a fixture to focus the mind at the opening of the UBL an away trip to Temple Hill with a rematch of last years final promised enough crash, bang, wallop to entertain even the most rabid MMA fanatic. Both sides have the core of their sides intact although, with a few […]

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Clontarf 37 Young Munster 29

Clontarf 37 Young Munster 29

Result: Senior XV 37 - 29 Young Munster

Clontarf thundered into the UBL final on Saturday with a performance to warm the hearts of their supporters. Playing on the 3G surface Clontarf and Young Munster held nothing back in a game that delivered 10 tries in all. It was a superb mano a mano affair with each side digging deep into their lockers […]

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CLONTARF 37 UCD 28

CLONTARF 37 UCD 28

Result: Senior XV 37 - 28 UCD

After a topsy turvy regular season, Clontarf earned a home semi-final with a bonus point win over UCD on the all-weather pitch last Saturday. Somehow we need to try to avoid UCD in these games because despite all plans and bucket loads of local talent the young visitors always manage to give us the heeby […]

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St. Mary 12 Clontarf 31

St. Mary 12 Clontarf 31

Result: Senior XV 31 - 12 St Mary’s

On a weekend that started with a Clontarf blowout in Templeville Road and ended with the rugby gods smiling benignly on the north side, Clontarf moved back up the league into joint first with a clear route to a home semi-final. Who would have thought it? After a somewhat off colour display against a surging […]

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Clontarf 11 Young Munster 13

Clontarf 11 Young Munster 13

Result: Senior XV 11 - 13 Young Munster

Clontarf burped and stumbled back to 4th place in the UBL with a performance lacking in pace and accuracy which threatened to come alive for the home team on a number of occasions only to die on a dropped ball or an inaccurate pass with the line beckoning. For long periods of the game it […]

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Garryowen 10 Clontarf 39

Garryowen 10 Clontarf 39

Result: Senior XV 39 - 10 Garryowen

Clontarf overcame a spirited but young Garryowen side in sunny Limerick to move into 2nd place in the UBL League with three games to play. On a day more suited to beach ball it took Clontarf until almost half time to break down a home defence that dealt with the visitors kicking game with some […]

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Old Belvedere 13 – Clontarf 36

Old Belvedere 13 – Clontarf 36

Result: Senior XV 36 - 13 Old Belvedere

Clontarf overcame a spirited effort from an injury decimated Old Belvedere squad on Saturday and have solidified their 4th place spot in the senior division, 11 points ahead of Garryowen.  With games to come against Lansdowne and Young Munster in Castle avenue there is still plenty of potential movement in the makeup of the top […]

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