Match Report – Emerald Warriors 1st Vs Gorey

Emerald Warriors 1st(24) v (22) Gorey Match Report Saturday 10th November St. Mary’s RFC, Templeogue 2.30pm Following success against Malahide RFC the weekend previous, the Emerald Warriors hosted Gorey at their home grounds in Templeville Road looking to continue with the momentum in the division 9 league. With both teams sitting mid table and Gorey […]

Match Report v Malahide

Saturday 3rd November 2018 Estuary Road 2:30 pm Saturday 3rd November saw the Emerald Warriors travel to Malahide for only the second game of the league campaign. The previous game on 13th October v Old Belvedere felt like an age away; however the defeat was still very fresh in the memory of the team. Weather conditions were significantly […]

Match Report – V Belvedere

Saturday 13th October 2018; the first time in Emerald Warriors history to have entered two teams in the Leinster metro league (division 9 & 11). Unfortunately, in division 11, our opposition conceded last minute. Division 9 is new territory for our club, however a division we are more than capable of competing in. With division 11 […]

IRFU to proudly support the Emerald Warriors’ Union Cup 2019

Ahead of Dublin Pride this weekend, the IRFU have been announced as an official supporter of the Union Cup 2019 which will be hosted by Emerald Warriors Rugby Club, in Dublin City University in June 2019. The Union Cup is a biennial European amateur, inclusive rugby union tournament, bringing together up to 50 teams from […]

Match Report – V Stillorgan

Stillorgan 19 (3) v Emerald Warriors 22 (3)With the ‘Beast from the East’ at bay, the sun made a welcome appearance on Saturday 24 th Marchwhere our final league game of the season was schedules away against Stillorgan.Weather conditions were next to perfect, the pitch had a lot of space, we had a large squad […]

Hadrian Cup – Winners!!!!

Hadrian Cup 2018Captain’s Summary 1 weekend, 2 flights, 3 alcohol infused nights of fun and 4/4 games later, the Emerald Warriors bring the Hadrian Cup for 2018 back to Dublin for a second time in two consecutive years. Being my own first experience of the competition and a much changed team from the previous year’s […]

Match Report – V Normans

Kilkenny Norman’s v Emerald WarriorsSaturday 17th February 2018 After what has felt like an eternity not playing on grass or having the opportunity for full contact, the Emerald Warriors travelled to Kilkenny for the second game of 2018. Weather conditions were great, however the soft dug up pitch maybe not so much. A pitch short ‘a […]

Match Report – V Tallaght RFC

Tallaght v Emerald Warriors Saturday 13th January 2018 On what looked like a horrible day on the morning of Saturday 13th January, the bad weather kept away for the Emerald Warriors first league game away to Tallaght in 2018. After a long Christmas break without rugby, it was clear the team was excited to get […]

Meet the Warriors – Ioan Hughes

Pre Warriors Rugby Experience – Some. 4 years ago when I moved to Dublin, I only really knew a couple of people….literally 3 or 4. Previous to moving to Dublin, I had played for a while with the Ulster titans in Northern Ireland and found it to be an amazing experience and wanted more.  I […]

Meet the Warriors – John Gavin

Meet the Warriors – John Gavin I am the guy who decided an hour before the Open day that I would go. Some fleeting thoughts which had caused me to second guess my attendance: What if I don’t know anyone? Is there going to be much fitness? How will I fare with the rugby rules? […]