IN PICTURES: Guinness Carrick Rugby Sevens

Larne RFC U18 team at Carrick. INCT 18-203-AM
Larne RFC U18 team at Carrick. INCT 18-203-AM

The Guinness Carrick Sevens was held over the weekend with a smaller entry than usual in the men’s competitions but with the ladies’ events as strongly supported as ever.

The weekend began with the Kukri Under 18s men’s tournament and the second running of the Ladies Under 18s competition on Friday evening.

Girls from Ballyclare and Carrick Rugby clubs combined to make a team which they called, Ballyfergus. INCT 18-204-AM

Girls from Ballyclare and Carrick Rugby clubs combined to make a team which they called, Ballyfergus. INCT 18-204-AM

The men’s event was dominated by Edinburgh College who overwhelmed BRA side Cobras in the final to take the Everest Cup for the second year in succession. The Ladies’ Under 18s competition was won by Malone who beat Carrick to take the Forever Living Cup.

In the Quigg Golden Open Sevens final Edinburgh ran in six tries to NGN7s’ two to win the competition and the Holmes Salver.

In the Plate fina on Saturday, Autism Avengers from Ballyclare defeated Queen’s University side Major’s Dangers.

In Sunday’s Guinness Qualifying League final Larne defeated CIYMS 12-5. Player of the Tournament went to Philip Andrews.

Ophir RFC U18 team. INCT 18-205-AM

Ophir RFC U18 team. INCT 18-205-AM

The Bowl went to Carrickfergus as Bangor withdrew because of injury problems.

The Ladies Sevens and the FLP Salver was won by Cooke who ran in five tries in the final beating Crewe and Nantwich.

The Mid & East Antrim Ladies’ Development competition was won for the second year in succession by Cavan who overcame Malone in the final. At the prize presentation, Cavan were presented with a new trophy, the Lynda Waring Memorial Cup.

Father and son  Jim and Andrew Magill at the Carrick Sevens. INCT 18-206-AM

Father and son Jim and Andrew Magill at the Carrick Sevens. INCT 18-206-AM

Past President of Carrickfergus Rugby Club, Jim Simms and grandson, Tyrone pictured at the Carrick Sevens Rugby tournament. INCT 17-015-PSB

Past President of Carrickfergus Rugby Club, Jim Simms and grandson, Tyrone pictured at the Carrick Sevens Rugby tournament. INCT 17-015-PSB

Members of the president's team, Jonny Creighton and Johnny Mooney. INCT 17-016-PSB

Members of the president's team, Jonny Creighton and Johnny Mooney. INCT 17-016-PSB

Ann McAllister and Wendy Newbold. INCT 17-017-PSB

Ann McAllister and Wendy Newbold. INCT 17-017-PSB

President of Carrickfergus Rugby Club, Bill Crymble is pictured with Jackie, Carole, Warren, Cain and Blake McClean at the Carrick Sevens Rugby tournament. INCT 17-018-PSB

President of Carrickfergus Rugby Club, Bill Crymble is pictured with Jackie, Carole, Warren, Cain and Blake McClean at the Carrick Sevens Rugby tournament. INCT 17-018-PSB