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BUCCS HOME TO BALLINA IN FINAL FIXTURE

published:Sep  16

BUCCANEERS are home to Ballina in the final round of the Connacht Senior League. Kick off for this vital encounter at Dubarry Park is 2.30 p.m. Buccs will be chasing victory by a high margin if they are to retain the league title for a fifth season in a row. Meanwhile Ballina will be hoping to finally kick start their season as they have underperformed to date and languish at the bottom of the league table with just a solitary point.

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GALWEGIANS 17 BUCCANEERS 31

published:Sep  16

BUCCANEERS maintained the pressure on leaders Sligo with a commendable 31-17 Connacht Senior League victory over Galwegians at Crowley Park, Glenina, on Saturday. Buccs were the superior of two youthful, developing sides and were good value for their bonus point win in a game played in dry but breezy conditions.

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GALWEGIANS v BUCCANEERS kick off now 3.30 p.m.

published:Sep  13

BUCCANEERS Connacht Senior League fixture away to GALWEGIANS at Crowley Park on Saturday now has a 3.30 p.m. kick off.

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3 ATHLONIANS HEAD TO RWC WITH IRELAND

published:Sep  09

Three Athlonians will be part of the Ireland Rugby World Cup squad and backroom team. Robbie Henshaw and Jack Carty were named in the 31 man squad last week while Keith Fox is one of the team’s key physio personnel. Fox hails from a very sporting family in the town with mother Pat being a member of the Dolan clan that includes Dessie and Gary of Westmeath and Garrycastle fame and Frankie from St. Brigid’s and Roscommon. Keith operates the successful Action Physio clinic in Blyry and he was physio at Buccaneers before moving to Connacht and then progressing to the Ireland ranks.

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BUCCANEERS 38 CORINTHIANS 28

published:Sep  09

14-man Buccaneers scored a tonic 38-28 bonus point victory over leaders Galway Corinthians in their Connacht Senior League match played in ideal conditions under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night. This was a quite entertaining and lively affair between two youthful squads with Buccs making six changes from their opening game at Sligo.

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Jack Carty and Robbie Henshaw in Ireland RWC squad

published:Sep  02

Two young players who came through the ranks at Buccaneers Rugby Football Club, Jack Carty and Robbie Henshaw, have both been named on the Ireland squad for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan. This is fantastic news for everyone involved at Buccaneers.

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JACK CARTY & ROBBIE HENSHAW BOTH NAMED IN RWC SQUAD

published:Sep  02

Fantastic news that two Buccaneers players JACK CARTY and ROBBIE HENSHAW have been named on the Ireland squad for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan. 

Everyone in the club is so proud of these young guys who are splendid role models. They have worked hard over many seasons improving their game and now reap the just rewards.

We wish them all the very best and hope they have memorable World Cup campaigns.

Carpe Diem!

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WHAT A BIRTHDAY FOR JACK!

published:Aug  31

Congratulations on the treble to JACK CARTY who celebrated his 27th birthday with a Man of the Match contribution as Ireland got back to winning ways when defeating Wales 22-17 in Cardiff today. Making his first Senior start, Jack was particularly impressive in the opening half as Ireland built up a 15-3 lead. Here's hoping his performance will secure a place for the outhalf in the Ireland squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. 

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JACK CARTY GETS FIRST START FOR IRELAND

published:Aug  29

JACK CARTY has been selected at outhalf for Ireland's pre World Cup warm-up fixture v Wales in Cardiff on Saturday. Everyone at Buccaneers is mightily proud of Jack and wish him a successful outing at the Principality Stadium. The match will be live on Channel 4.

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BUCCANEERS RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2019-20

published:Aug  28

President                                            Patrick O’Meara

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