The CIYMS P7 Mini Rugby Team are going on tour.

CIYMS Mini Rugby is the junior section of CIYMS RFC based at Belmont in East Belfast, managed by a committee of volunteers, the club provide entry level coaching for children from the age of 6 through to 11.

In April 2016, the P7 team from CIYMS will be taking part in the Bournemouth Mini Rugby Tournament, a professionally organised tournament that brings mini rugby team from all over the UK together for a fantastic weekend of rugby.

The Mini Rugby Tour to Bournemouth offers a unique touring experience for youth rugby teams of all abilities and provides an exciting opportunity for the P7 team to build team spirit, moral and identity. The Players, the Coaches and the Parents are below, check them out !!!

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Coaches

  • Frazer Hood

    Frazer HoodWhich sportsperson would you like to swap places with?
    – Tom Daly, to fit into those old speedos

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?
    – Keeping the bench warm in the 1983 Medallion Shield Final

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?
    – Don’t look back in anger

  • Adrian Eagleson

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    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?
    – Dick Fosbury, creator of the legendary Fosbury Flop

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?
    – Par on the 9th at Bush Foot in front of a packed Sunday Carvery. Nerve-racking and feel it has allowed me and Rory to empathise with each other.

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?
    – Get on the right side of the Prefects at Alma Mater. They really do make your life so much easier.

  • Martin Burrows

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    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?

    – Tom Daly, to fit into those old speedos

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?

    – Keeping the bench warm in the 1983 Medallion Shield Final

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?

    – Don’t look back in anger

  • Johnny Howe

    Jonny Howe

    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?
    – Jurgen ‘the flopp’ Klopp

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?
    – Foyle College, 5-3 RBAI, shock of the first round of Schools Cup, 1993

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?
    – On the rugby pitch remember, “the bigger they are the harder they fall”

  • Andy Lytle

    Andrew Lytle

    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?
    – Andy Ward, it must be great to be paid to watch Ulster games

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?
    – MRU (Malaysian Rugby Union) National Championship winner with the Royal Selangor Club 1995

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?
    – Find the enjoyment in everything you do

  • Jeremy Biggerstaff

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    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with? – Ron Scarpa (Multiple World Barefoot Watersking Champion)

    What is your greatest sporting achievement? – All Ireland Gold Swimming Medal

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self? – Fight for every point !

Players

  • Ethan Cheshire

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Andrew Trimble

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Being with all my friends

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Playing teams from a different country

  • Ralph Robinson

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?

    What are you looking forward to about tour?

  • Ivan Clarke

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Rory Best (Ireland Captain !)

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – All the fun of playing rugby with people who are very friendly

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Playing rugby for two full days and getting away from my sister !!!

  • Charlie Parker

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Brian O’Driscoll

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Tackling of course

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Playing and winning lots of games, and tackling !

  • Jeremy McMullan

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Tommy Bowe

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Fat Phil’s Hotdogs (only joking playing rugby with my friends)

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Seeing who cracks first, dads or sons. (sleeping is cheating !)

  • Daniel Corbett

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Brian O’Driscoll (Dan Carter for current player)

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Playing against other teams

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Meeting new people and beating other teams !

  • Euan Burrows

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Brian O’Driscoll

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Good to play with my friends every week

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Looking forward to playing teams from other countries

  • Michael Lytle

    Michael Lytle

    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Eoin Reddan

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Playing rugby at Ravenhill / Kingspan

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Playing against new teams

  • Robbie Hood

    Robbie hood

    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Brian O’Driscoll

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Good to play with my friends every week

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Looking forward to playing teams from other countries

  • Joshua Eagleson

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Jared Payne

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Getting to play with all my friends who all are the same level as me

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – playing against teams from different countries

  • Callum Howe

    Callum Howe

    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Ruan Pienaar

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – I love playing rugby every week with my friends.

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – I am looking forward to playing against teams from England

  • Jacob Biggerstaff

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    Who is your favourite rugby player?
    – Andrew Trimble

    What is the best thing about playing for CI?
    – Playing with all of my friends

    What are you looking forward to about tour?
    – Visiting some place new with my mini rugby team

Parents

  • Simon Robinson

    Simon Robinson

    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?

  • Steven Dutkiewicz

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    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?
    – Any Liverpool FC captain, to walk out first at Anfield and listen to the Kop roar…magic !

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?
    – Playing for Dungoyne Boys in Holland Cup plate in 1992, after 6 amazing years with the club we finished our journey with a win in Amsterdam and I won boy of the year.

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?
    – As my mates are playing computer games I am out training in all kinds of weather to become the best I can be.

  • Mark Clarke

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    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?
    – Rory McIlroy (he is loaded !)

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?
    – When I was 16 I was entered a 200M Sprint at my schools sports day, not expecting to do very well. The starting pistol went and I left the other runners for dust and won the race, surprising everyone including myself.

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?
    – Do what you enjoy doing and follow your dreams

  • Ian McMullan

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    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?
    – Freddie Flintoff

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?
    – Great British Junior Athletics Team (too long ago !)

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?
    – Watch out for blonde sprinters, they’re trouble

  • Phil Parker

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    Which sportsperson would you like to swap places with?
    – Ken Block

    What is your greatest sporting achievement?
    – Podium Finish at Oulton Park

    If you had one sentence, what would you tell your 11-year-old self?
    – Say ‘YES’ more !