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UCD 39 – 33 Clontarf

UCD 39 – 33 Clontarf

Result: Senior XV 33 - 39 UCD

Anyone who believes that Clontarf’s run in to the end of the league was straigh forward will have been seriously disabused at balmy Belfield on Saturday afternoon. We are Clontarf, we never do anything the easy way! There is no more potent group in Club rugby than the blue students playing under blue skies on […]

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Clontarf 20 -13 Old Belvedere

Clontarf 20 -13 Old Belvedere

Result: Senior XV 20 - 13 Old Belvedere

In October/November 1942 the allies achieved their first major victory in the second world war when they defeated Rommel’s Africa Corps at El Alemein. Until that point, for pretty much three years, Germany had been in the ascendant across Europe. A few months earlier Winston Churchill, in despair over the lack of military progress, reached […]

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Garryowen 12-32 Clontarf

Garryowen 12-32 Clontarf

Result: Senior XV 32 - 12 Garryowen

I have to confess that as I write this match report my mind keeps wandering to the upcoming game in Castle avenue on Friday against Old B. One of the pluses of the AIL structure as it stands is that it throws up mouthwatering fixtures as the season comes to its final stages. We have […]

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St. Mary’s 6 – 25 Clontarf

St. Mary’s 6 – 25 Clontarf

Result: Senior XV 25 - 6 St Mary’s College

This was a great example of the ebb and flow of spectator emotion as the tempo of a game evolves. 5 minutes into the match and Clontarf supporters were nervously twitching as the home side jumped out to a 6 point lead due to two penalties from the in form home full back, Gavin Dunne. […]

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J4 League Final – 3pm, 22nd March – Castle Avenue

J4 League Final – 3pm, 22nd March – Castle Avenue

J4 LEAGUE FINAL Clontarf v Terenure – Sat 22nd March 3pm at Castle Avenue. On Saturday next Clontarf Junior Rugby (J4) Team take on Terenure RFC in the final of the Leinster Metro League. How did they get there? Fourteen games, twelve wins, two loses, fifty three tries for, thirteen tries against & fifty match […]

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Nigel Owens Function

Prior to the big match with Barbarians, Nigel Owens will be offering an insight about his life as one of the world’s leading referees. Tickets will be going on sale soon – check back for more details

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Clontarf 59 – 7 Dolphin

Clontarf 59 – 7 Dolphin

Result: Senior XV 59 - 7 Dolphin

One of the things that always fizzed me off watching Clontarf play earlier in the season was the tendancy they had to drift off the intensity and the game plan after running up a lead. Momentum is a fragile mental asset; you husband it carefully. Let it drift away and it becomes impossible to retrieve; […]

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An Evening with Nigel Owens – Tuesday 22nd April

Prior to the big match with Barbarians, Nigel Owens will be offering an insight about his life as one of the world’s leading referees. Tickets will be going on sales soon – check back for more details

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Clontarf 8 – 9 Cork Con

Clontarf 8 – 9 Cork Con

Result: Senior XV 8 - 9 Cork Constitution

Cork Con brought Clontarf down to earth with a bang (and a splash) on Saturday and in doing so ended the home sides 9 game winning streak and tightened things up at the top of AIL Division 1. Clontarf now lead by the slenderest of margins with only points differential keeping them ahead of Old […]

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Danske Barbarian Challenge 23rd April 2014 – Tickets On Sale

Tickets for the Danske Barbarian Challenge (23rd April) against Clontarf in Castle Avenue to mark the 1,000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf are now on sale.  Tickets can be purchased from the club office (Mon-Fri 9am-1pm), from the club bar during opening hours, from Nolans supermarket & Spar on Vernon Avenue and Stiles Road.  Tickets […]

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