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Heifer heartbreak in Tullow as title goes to Edenderry

February 23, 2015
SUNDAY 22nd MARCHTULLOW 6 MRFC 3By Finian CoghlanUnpleasant and all as Loserville is, they women of Mullingar have been herebefore, and though there was some weeping and gnashing of frustrated teethin the immediate aftermath of this cruellest of defeats, the unity andsolidarity of the herd as witnessed in the post mortem gives great succourfor the future. Yes, Mullingar women will have woken up this morning and realised that theyare not the Leinster champions, and that will smart, but ..

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Mullingar U13 B squad on the rise as the A squad stay top of the

February 23, 2015
Saturday 21st February 2015U13s Leinster LeagueMullingar B 12 - 7 North Kildare BThe Mullingar snow on Saturday morning did not stand a chance when faced with the prospect of hosting Mullingar and North Kildare at Shay Murtagh Park. Mullingar faced a well organised North Kildare team coming to the Midlands with a determination and desire to win. Mullingar started brightest, spending the first 5 minutes in North Kildare territory working phase after phase to create a little space for the backs. M..

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LEINSTER WOMEN'S LEAGUE DIVISION 1

February 16, 2015
This Sunday – in what couldn’t have been scripted at the start of theseason – Mullingar women go to Tullow for their last game of the seasonknowing a win will crown them as queens of Leinster, and qualify them toplay AIL rugby next season.If they do, and they have already beaten Tullow this season, it will be thefirst time in 93 years of existence as a club that a team from Mullingarwill play senior rugby.However, with there being many a slip between cup and lip, head coach DavyMi..

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SECONDS INFLICT HEAVY DEFEAT IN PORTARLINGTON

February 15, 2015
Mullingar Seconds progress in 8 try Cup Win Portarlington RFC  12 Mullingar RFC  51 Mullingar seconds XV began their cup campaign with a strong performance yielding 8 tries against a Portarlington side who fought all the way.  The next round will be away to Enniscorthy on Saturday February 28th and a good cup run is definitely a possibility for Eugene Smyths men if this blend of talented youth and regular stalwarts can repeat the performance.    On a damp a..

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UNDER 12's putting on a great show, again.

February 15, 2015
Mullingar Under 12s play 1/2 time exhibition game at U20 Ireland v France 6 NationsIt was a cold night in a floodlit Dubarry Park as Mullingar RFC U12s took to the pitch to take on Ballinasloe in this half time exhibition game.  The players were very excited with the anticipation of playing in front of a crowd of over 4000 spectators. Mullingar got off to a great start and kept Ballinalsoe pinned back for most of the game with only an odd sortie into the Mullingar half by their opponents. H..

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Mullingar agonisingly pipped in cup tie thriller...

January 26, 2015
January 25, 2015. Towns Cup, 1st round.Gorey 17 Mullingar 16 By Finian CoghlanFour inches. The width of a fist. After nearly an hour and a half ofbreathless, scintillating cup rugby it was just the width of the crossbarthat ultimately separated these two teams of Trojans at Coolattin Park inGorey on Sunday afternoon when just one of the home side’s threeconversions bounced over off the bar.Mullingar came with a cool intensity and well-drilled game plan, and ledall the way until the 71s..

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Ugly win may just be best prep for Towns Cup

January 19, 2015
January 18, 2015. Leinster League Div2A.Mullingar 10 New Ross 5 By Finian CoghlanIf coach Derek Maybury thought last week’s win against Railway Union wasn’tpretty, then he will have to have a major reassessment on his gamejudgement skills after this Sunday’s victory against New Ross not only fellout of the ugly tree, hitting every branch on the way down, but it then hitthe ugly trampoline and re-hit every branch on the way back up again.If ever there was a week to bring out t..

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MATCH REPORT RAILWAY UNION V MRFC

January 12, 2015
By Finian Coughlan.January 10, 2015. Leinster League Div2A.Railway Union 15 Mullingar 36 Mullingar season stays on track with big win at RailwayIt is seldom enough I get to disagree with the maestro Maybury but I felt I had to on Saturday night walking off the Railway Union pitch inSandymount when he declared the win was “no Ryan Tighe”.I believed he was referring to the pin-up boy’s hattrick last week, andsuggested it was a tad unfair to expect this every week, but he correc..

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Portarlington put to the Sword

January 06, 2015
Mullingar 34 Portarlington 0  By Finian CoghlanIt was almost business as usual at Shay Murtagh Park in Cullion on Sundaywhen Mullingar dished out a comprehensive defeat of a team who up untilvery recently had quite the hex on them. In fact, it was only last April that Mullingar conceded this score toPortarlington when timidly exiting the Towns Cup Plate, and it is atestament to Mssrs Maybury and Dunne that such a turnaround has manifesteditself in so short a timespan.I say ‘almost..

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RUGBY COVERAGE

December 30, 2014
Check out the Examiners Sports Review of the Year, A 2 page section on MRFC...p.20 on...

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