There is a very proud history and tradition of rugby in the Coleraine area and the school has played a major role in this. The school compete in a large volume of fixtures and competitions on a weekly basis and is regarded as one of the top rugby playing schools in the province. The school has fantastic facilities for rugby with nine well maintained pitches, a floodlit training area, modern changing facilities and a fully equipped strength and conditioning suite that is utilised by pupils form Year 10 onwards.
The school has bolstered its reputation in recent years with a number of individual and team successes including reaching the Schools’ Cup Semi-Final in 2015 and the Medallion winning the Medallion Plate and Bowl. In the Junior School the teams regularly win the NEEBSA tournaments which is for all of the schools in the North West area.
One of the founding schools, Coleraine Academical Insitution has produced a number of high profile stars who have represented both Ulster and Ireland over the years including Jonathan Bell and Andrew Trimble. They also reached the schools’ cup final 33 times.
Coleraine Grammar School has also had a number of players involved in the Ulster Under 16, 17, 18 and 19 squads in recent years including Oscar Egan who played for Irish Schools last year.
Coleraine GS Rugby Staff
- Mr R Boyd
- Mr R Beggs
- Mr Gaston
- Mr Overend
- Mr Millen
- Mr Palmer
- Mr Stewart
- Mr A Hamilton
- Mr S Patterson
- Mr Knox
TEACHER IN CHARGE: MR R BOYD
|Year 8||Monday||LR Pitches||3.25-5.00pm||Mr Millen
|Year 9||Monday||LR Pitches||2.35-4.30pm||Mr Overend
|Year 10||Tuesday||LR Pitches||3.25-5.00pm||Mr Gaston
|Thursday||CR Pitches||2.35-4.30pm||LR to CR: 1.45pm|
|Medallion||Monday||CR Pavilion (S&C)||7.30-8.30am||Mr Beggs
|Seniors||Tuesday||CR Pavilion (S&C)||7.30-8.45am||Mr Boyd
|Thursday||CR Pavilion (S&C)||7.30-8.45am|