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Instonians Rugby Newsletter – Wed 19 Jan

Instonians Newsletter – Wednesday 19th January


Recent results / events


Mini Seahorses have restarted after Christmas

Last Saturday we hosted Carrick & Lurgan.

Great fun and all kids got plenty of game time


U12s went to Blitz at Ballynahinch under lights on Friday.

Came home undefeated.


1st XV had another tough bonus point win 31-20 away to Ballyclare 1st XV in the league.

Still in contention for the league

1st XV full results & fixtures:

Instonians - 1st XV Fixtures and Results 2021-2022

1st XV League Table:

League – Page 161118 – Ulster Rugby (sportsmanager.ie)


2nd XV had great win 31-15 at home to Ballymoney 2nd XV, a team that we had previously lost to.

2nd XV full results & fixtures:

Instonians - 2nd XV Results

2nd XV League Table:

League – Page 161124 – Ulster Rugby (sportsmanager.ie)


3rd XV had two great wins over Christmas, away to Bangor 3rd XV and away to Randalstown 3rd XV.

3rd XV full results & fixtures:

Instonians - 3rd XV Results

3rd XV League Table:

League – Page 161127 – Ulster Rugby (sportsmanager.ie)


U21s matches over Christmas were all cancelled


Upcoming fixtures


All teams really appreciate your support – do your best to be on the sideline


Wed 19th Jan

3rd XV at home to Bangor 3rd XV in the league – 7.30pm kick off

U21s away to Dungannon U21s in the Club Academy Cup – 7.45pm kick off


Sat 22nd Jan

1st XV away to Enniskillen 1st XV in the league – 2.30pm kick off

2nd XV home to Armagh 3rd XV in the league – 2.30pm kick off

3rd XV no game


Wed 26th Jan

2nd XV away to Ballyclare 2nd XV in the Cup – 7.30pm kick off


Sat 29th Jan

No adult matches


Instonians Fundraising Ball

Instonians Fundraising Ball with Sean Fitzpatrick currently rescheduled to Fri 13th May. There are still some tables left. Please contact Neil Gillies on 07919 493 797 or at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


“Here Come the Girls” ladies lunch

Our ‘Here Come the Girls’ ladies lunch at the Club scheduled for Sat 29th Jan has unfortunately been postponed due to Covid restrictions. The Ladies are currently working with the Bar Committee to identify an alternative date. We’ll confirm this asap. 


Instonians Communication App

The Instonians Executive Committee have now received the final design proposal for Instonians 1App which will become the communications tool for all on and off pitch details for rugby, cricket and hockey. Development will start early February and is expected to be completed late spring. 


Project Seahorse

Project Seahorse has been well received with generous donations coming in regularly. If you haven’t yet had a chance to view the rugby club video and consider making a donation, please have a look https://projectseahorse.co.uk/