Civic reception for Rainey Old Boys’

MAGHERAFELT District Council will host a reception to recognise Rainey Old Boys R.F.C. recent crowning as all Ireland 2B League champions.

Councillor Jim Campbell who proposed the reception said the Council has a proud tradition of honouring significant sporting achievements and prowess and Rainey Old Boys are fully deserving of this recognition

“To remain undefeated after 15 league games against opponents from all corners of Ireland has been a tremendous feat and

gladdened the heart of their legion of loyal supporters,” he said.

“This was very evident when the season concluded at rain soaked Hattrick Park last Saturday and the cup was hoisted amidst rapturous celebrations.

“They are a very talented and dedicated bunch of players who will equip themselves well next season when they do battle with many

famous and aristocratic clubs of Irish rugby.”