Mixed Tag Rugby team ‘Carlingford Knights’ won the Ulster Championship held at Malone’s Rugby Club in Belfast last Thursday.
After finishing fourth in the table, the team battled their way into the grand final last Thursday against local Belfast team ‘The Stags’.
In a final which flowed from end to end and displayed the true fighting characteristics of the Carlingford team, they eventually won out by 14 -9. A memorable victory for Carlingford, who had Dundalk RFC regulars Ultan Murphy and Johnny Williams, amongst others, in the panel.
The team has been competing for the last four seasons in Belfast and train weekly in Carlingford. They now qualify for the All – Ireland Championships held in Dublin on August 10.
The team would like to thank their local Sponsors: PJs Carlingford, Ardee Sports Company, The Station House, Keira’s Yoga, KIT sportswear, Catherine Allison and Company and Appletree dental
Pictured are the victorious squad: Back row: Ultan Murphy, David Beer, Shawna Murray, Shane O’Callaghan, Evonne Finnegan, Brian Scullion, Chris McGee, Johnny Williams
Front Row: Sharon O’Toole, Elaine Molloy, Patricia Tavares (captain), Hannah McCormack, Conor McEnhill.