Gala Dinner and May Ball
The Ards RFC Gala Dinner and May ball was held on Friday 11th May at the Culloden Hotel.
A terific evening of good food, good wine, and great entertainment was had by all who attended.
Numerous sporting personalities from accross the Ards Borough came along to celebrate the 40th Aniversary of the opening of Hamilton Park.
Following the meal the everyone were entertained by local comedian, William Caufield, followed by an interview with ex Ards back row of Nigel Carr, Philip Mathews, and Brian McLaughlin.
This was follwed by an auction of local sporting Memorabilia of which part proceeds were donated to Marie Currie cancer care.
The party then got into full swing as "The Dukes" took to the stage playing a wide range of music for the crowd to dance the night away.
Thanks should be given to the organisers, Neil Workman, Colin McClean and Ivan Coffey, and to the event sponsors:- Hughes Insurance, Btwsheills, Citygate insurance, Drilling & Pumping Supplies, Lakeland Dairies, MIS Claims, Stewart Solicitors, and The Stove Yard.