Opening day win for Skins Women

Enniskillen 57 City of Derry 10 Enniskillen’s women’s team was the third match in a triple header at Mullaghmeen on Saturday. After the two men’s teams had played and beaten City of Derry it was then the women’s turn as they got their 2023/24 season underway. It took only five minutes to open the season’s […]

Daley and Barrett gear up for Ireland U20s game in Rome

Enniskillen players India Daley and Sophie Barrett are among a 26-player Ireland Under 20s squad preparing for their first game against Scotland, in a sweltering Rome.  The Irish squad has been acclimatising to the soaring temperatures during a week long training camp at the Stadio Tommaso Fattori in L’Aquila, ahead of their first match with […]

Young Skins edge Ulster Cup semi

Enniskillen 7 Omagh 0 Enniskillen Under 14s booked their place in the Ulster Cup decider thanks to a Natalie Turner try in the econd half. Skins will now play City of Derry/Coleraine/Limavady as they bid for silverware. Omagh kicked off and the Skins pack got quickly into the game with some strong carries by Lilly-Ella Morrison […]

Skins secure place in historic All Ireland Cup Final

Sixteen teams began their quest for All Ireland Junior Cup glory in October and on Saturday, Enniskillen and Clogher Valley were the last two standing, as they booked their place in the showpiece decider at the end of the month. It’s a first-ever final appearance for Enniskillen and Skins coach Stephen Welsh says ‘it’s massive’ […]

Skins through to first All Ireland Junior Cup semi

Kilfeacle and District 20 Enniskillen Rugby 25 Enniskillen secured their first-ever All-Ireland Junior Cup semi-final last weekend in wet and windy conditions when they travelled to Tipperary and faced Kilfeacle and District RFC. The opposition were former winners of the silverware and known to be a physical side, but Skins stepped up their physicality to […]

Enniskillen see off combined Armagh/Clogher Valley side

ERFC 24 Armagh/CV 17   The ERFC Under 18s girls took on a very strong combined Armagh and Clogher Valley team on Sunday at Mullaghmeen.   The standard was set very high in the first five minutes when superb handling and offloading by the Skins girls sent Scarlett Keys away wide on the 22 and […]

‘The Cat’ that got the cream

IF anyone deserved a beer, Robert Baloucoune did, after his debut performance for Ireland on Saturday. A ‘few sociable’s’ was had on Sunday as Baloucoune enjoyed his postmatch Dublin drinks.   “I definitely did. It was quite nice to take a wee while away from rugby, but it is all good now,” he laughed.   […]

Tries and tractors with Ireland rugby player Boles

When Claire Boles got word via e-mail of Adam Griggs’ 35 player-squad her first reaction was to call home. Her parents Deborah and David were delighted with the news that their daughter had done enough to make the cut.    “They see all the hard work you put in behind the scenes, especially over lockdown […]

Weather fails to faze Enniskillen Elks

Although the weather tried its best to dampen this very special occasion, the new section of Enniskillen Rugby Club – the Enniskillen Elks, were not going to let a flurry of snow hold them back as they welcomed the visiting Portadown Panthers and two Ulster sporting stars on Friday night.