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Blackrock v Ballymena Report 1st October 2022

Blackrock v Ballymena Report 1st October 2022

Blackrock 38 Ballymena 24   Ballymena came out second best on Saturday as they lost 38-24 away to Blackrock in the opening game of their Energia AIL Division 2A campaign at Stradbrook.   The Dublin club raced into an early lead, to hold off a...
Ross McKay in New Zealand

Ross McKay in New Zealand

We caught up with Ballymena out half Ross McKay, who has enjoyed a summer playing in New Zealand with College Rifles, Auckland.   How did the move come about?   After a frustrating year with injury and illness I felt I needed to play more games, especially...
Season 2022/23 Preview

Season 2022/23 Preview

Ballymena go in to the 2022/23 season with a new coach at the helm and a sense of optimism after a successful previous season for the young squad. Pre-season for the senior squad started on Tuesday 19th July and runs until the start of the Ulster League on 27th...
Welcome Andy Hughes

Welcome Andy Hughes

Ballymena RFC welcome new head coach Andy Hughes to the club, ahead of the 2022/23 season. Andy is widely regarded in Ulster and brings with him over 10 years of AIL coaching experience. Formerly a player and then head coach at Dungannon RFC, with a stint at Armagh in...