Category: Rugby

Junior Rugby Dinner 2019

    Junior Rugby Dinner 2019 On Wednesday 4th April Rainey ES celebrated the 2018/19 Rugby season with their annual dinner at Bob and Bert’s Magherafelt. The U12 squad was congratulated for winning the Arnold Shield and the Medallion for reaching the final of the Danske Bank Medallion Plate. All players and coaches enjoyed good…
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#raineyrugby Results – Tuesday 12 February 2019

Danske Bank Medallion Plate Quarter Final. On Tuesday 12 February the Rainey ES Medallion Squad put in a very good performance to defeat Craigavon SHS 31 12. Playing with the advantage of the wind Rainey enjoyed territorial advantage. They soon turned this into points with Jake McConnell crashing over for a try. Matthew Thom converted…
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#raineyrugby Results – Saturday 9 February 2019

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup Round 4 – Rainey ES 15 Ballyclare HS 12 (HT 5 5). Playing with a strong wind Ballyclare put Rainey under early pressure. As the game settled down both teams tended to cancel each other out. 20 minutes into the half Ballyclare opened the scoring with a well worked try…
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#raineyrugby Results – Saturday 26 January 2019

Saturday Rugby results Saturday 26 January. Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup Round 3. Rainey ES 1stXV 39 Portadown College 1stXV 0 (HT 19 0). Playing into a strong breeze Rainey started strongly dominating territory and starving Portadown of possession. After a series of attacks the visiting defence eventually broke with Bryn Davies crashing over for…
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#raineyrugby Results – Saturday 19 January 2019

Rainey Rugby Saturday 19 January Rainey ES 1stXV 45 Bangor GS 1stXV 7. In a strong performance Rainey scored 7 tries. Bryan Hall scored 2 tries together with Bryn Davies, Joel Bell, David Dripps, Ross Speers and Sebastian Hastings. Harry Evans kicked 5 conversions. In the Danske Bank 2nd XV Cup Round 2 Rainey faced…
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#raineyrugby Results – Saturday 12 January 2019

Rainey Rugby results v Grosvenor GS. Medallion lost 29-14. Try scorers  Matthew Thom and Jacob Bell. Matthew Thom kicked 2 conversions. Best defender Tyler McGuckin, Best attacker Ben Brown and Endeavour Jacob Bell. Rainey U13s won 45 – 22. Try scorers  Nathan Overend x3  Issac Nelson, Billy Allen, James Cappell and Rossa Bell. James Cappell…
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Rainey Rugby results Saturday 24 November v Omagh Academy.

Medallion lost 19 7. U14s won 52 14 with tries from Sam Lennox (2), Jack McCavana (2), Harry McKenna and Jack Atkinson (3).Jack McCavana kicked 6 conversions. Endeavour Award – Jack Keatley. Top Attacker – Jack McCavana. Top Defender Adam Sossick. U13s won 57 5. Try scorers  Nathan Overend (6), Rossa Bell, Billy Allen and…
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#raineyrugby Results – Saturday 10 November 2018

Rainey Rugby results v Dromore HS and Portadown College. Rainey ES 1st XV 40 Dromore HS 1st XV 7 (HT 26 0). Rainey played some smart rugby in the first half scoring 4 tries by Karl Warner, Bryn Davies, Rory Bradley and Jonathan Drennan. Harry Evans converted 3 conversions. Rainey continued to dominate at the…
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Rainey Rugby results v Limavady GS Saturday 20 October

Rainey Rugby results v Limavady GS Saturday 20 October. Rainey ES 1st XV 38 Limavady GS 1st XV 7 (HT 26 0). First half tries from Ross Speers, Adam McCrum, Bryn Davies and Marc Seffen along with 3 Jonathan Drennan tries gave Rainey a 26 0 lead. Rainey made a lot of changes at half…
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Rainey Rugby results v Enniskillen RGS – 6 october 2018

Rainey ES 15 Enniskillen RGS 7 (HT 5 7). In an extremely tight first half ERGS took the lead with s a converted try to make it 7 0. At the end of the half a fine Rainey attack saw Jonathan Drennan put David Dripps in the corner. The conversion was missed to leave it…
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Rainey Rugby results Saturday 29 September 1st XV v Portadown College

26 Rainey ES 22 (HT 7 0). In a pretty even first half Portadown scored right on the stroke of the half to lead 7 0. They followed this up with another try at the start of the2nd half to make it 14 0. Rainey then responded with a Rory Bradley try and a Jonathan…
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Rainey Rugby senior results v Foyle College Rainey – 22 september 20-18

1st XV won 28 0 with tries from Ross Speers 2, Jonathan Drennan and Bryan Hall. Jonathan Drennan also kicked 4 conversions. Rainey 2nd XV won 42 5 with tries from Joshua Johnston 2, Callum Bolton 2, Reuben Bell and Matthew Walshe. Joshua Johnston kicked 3 conversions. Rainey U13s won 12 – 7 with tries…
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Rainey U13s 12 – 7 Foyle U13s – 22 September

Rainey U13s 12 – 7 Foyle U13s Nathan overend 1 try Charlie mcconvell 1 try James Cappell 1 conversion Rainey U14s 19 – 19 Foyle U14s Sean Bentley 1 try Sam Lennox 1 try Jayden Shiels 1 try Jack mccavana 2 conversions Rainey Medallion 31 – 0 Foyle Medallion Cameron smyth 1 try Harry currie…
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Rainey Vs Dalriada – Saturday 15 September 2018

Rainey ES Rugby results v Dalriada. 1st XV won 56 7 and therefore regained the ‘Topping Cup’. The try scorers were Karl Warner 2, Bryan Hall, Ross Speers, Rory Bradley, Ciaran Doyle, Jonathan Drennan and Jack Bresland. Harry Evans had a 100% success rate with his boot kicking all 8 conversions.2nd XV won 62 0…
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Regent Vs Rainey Gallery

Junior Rainey Rugby Awards 2018

    Recently the Junior Rainey Rugby awards dinner took place. A celebration of this academic year’s rugby successes. Well done all boys on a superb year’s rugby. AWARD WINNERS

Senior Rugby Awards 2018

    On Thursday 19th April Rainey ES had their annual Senior Rugby Awards Dinner in Bryson’s Restaurant. This was a very successful evening and a fitting celebration of the season that had just ended. The evening concluded with everyone in attendance thanking the Upper 6th for 7 years of rugby and wishing them success…
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Rainey Rugby report on the Danske Bank Schools Cup Round 3 game.

Rainey ES 1st XV 13 Portadown College 1st XV 5 (HT 10 5). Rainey started the game with a great intensity putting Portadown under pressure. After many phases Ciaran Doyle almost scored in the left corner. However excellent ball retention created a second chance for Rainey and this time Ciaran crossed to give Rainey a…
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Congratulations to Rainey Rugby players Jake, Leon and Ben

    Congratulations to Rainey Rugby players Jake McConnell, Leon Martin and Ben Brown who have been selected for the Ulster Schools U16 Development Squad. Excellent achievement boys and Rainey wishes you well in your involvement with the squad.