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Buccs lift Senior Cup

Monday, 15 December 2014

  BUCCANEERS 28  GALWEGIANS 14   BUCCANEERS defeated Galwegians 28-14 in a lively Connacht Senior Cup final played at Galway Sportsground on Sunday. Buccs led from start to finish and were full value for their double score victory played on a cool but mainly bright afternoon in front of a modest attendance. Both ...

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Carrick-on-Shannon news

Monday, 15 December 2014

Senior Men’s team Carrick’s Senior Men’s team have their next Connacht League game away to Castlebar RFC in Westport on Saturday 21/12/2014, KO at 2:30pm All new players are welcome and anybody interested in joining Carrick on Shannon Senior Men’s Team can contact the Men’s Captain; Colm McWeeney on 087 6036566 fo...

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Connacht Senior Cup Final this Sunday

Thursday, 11 December 2014

The Connacht Senior Cup Final returns to the Sportsground this Sunday when Buccaneers take on Galwegians. Buccaneers beat Sligo whilst Galwegians saw off the challenge of Corinthians in the semi-finals to set up this clash. Kick off is at 14:30 in the Sportsground, College Rd, ...

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Carrick-on-Shannon news

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Canterbury Warriors Women’s Team Warriors unlucky to capitalise on strong efforts made v Clondalkin - 38 v’s 5! The Canterbury Warriors took on Clondalkin today in their second last game of the year in Clondalkin. The Warriors were missing some key players and the game didn’t get off to the be...

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Mixed fortunes for Ballinasloe teams

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

  It was a week-end of fluctuating fortunes for Ballinasloe teams as the Christmas season approaches. Fresh from their big win over Galweigans a week ago, as well as pulling off their third league win in a row, the first team came a cropper on Sunday when succumbing to Corinthians at Corinthian Pa...

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2014/15 Heineken Junior Cup Draw

Friday, 5 December 2014

Pictured: Pat Maher (Heineken), Ray Fagan (Buccaneers), Claire Wyper (Buccaneers) and Adrian Leddy (Connacht Branch) The draw for the 2014/15 Heineken Junior Cup was held on Wednesday night in the Olive Bar, Athlone. On hand to officiate the draw was Connacht Rugby President Adrian Leddy and Assistant Branch Secretary Sean Brennan. The even...

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Girls 7's Cup pictures

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

  A great day was had in Westport RFC recently at the Girls 7's cup final at both U15's and U18's. Ballina, Westport, Portumna, Ballinasloe and a Galwegian/Sligo combo fielded at U15's, with Ballinasloe playing Westport in the final. Both teams fought hard til the end, but Georgia Codyre from Ballinasloe lifted ...

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Touch Rugby Tournament in Athlone

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Connacht Rugby ran a touch rugby tournament in Athlone it recently. Nine teams of 10 boys and girls plus subs meant that there were over 100 students playing.This fast moving sport was played to a high standard by the students most of whom were not regular rugby players.2 hours of fu...

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IRFU Targeting New Talent In Search For Sevens X-Factor

Monday, 1 December 2014

IRFU Targeting New Talent In Search For Sevens X-Factor The IRFU today (1st Dec) issued an open invitation to all male athletes, from all sports, to consider if they have what it takes to be part of the new Irish Rugby Men's Sevens programme as it confirmed four Talent Identification Days (T...

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Ballinasloe 31 8 Galwegians

Monday, 1 December 2014

BALLINASLOE 31---------8 GALWEIGANS Such was the satisfaction and glee amongst the Ballinasloe players and their supporters at the conclusion of this league fixture at Graigueawoneen on Sunday that one felt compelled to paraphrase the old Greek philosopher: ' when matters go awry  I do not wish to be present but when li...

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