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Weather defers Tag Finals

published:Jul  22

The thunder and lightning plus torrential downpours forced the deferral of Buccaneers Tag Rugby Finals last Friday on safety concerns. At time of writing, the rescheduled date has not been confirmed but this Thursday or Friday are possible alternatives, although The Bounty is not available on the latter night. Check the Tag Rugby Facebook page for confirmation.

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Frank Daly RIP

published:Jul  16

The death has taken place of Frank Daly, Kiltoom. Frank captained Athlone Rugby Football Club in season 1954/55 when he led the club to their first Connacht Senior Cup triumph. He was a key contributor to Athlone’s first Connacht Senior League success the following year. A fullback he was capped by Connacht against Munster in 1954.

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BUCCANEERS TAG FINALS 2019 schedule

published:Jul  15

Championship Cup                  Coupers Troupers v Tag-garian Warriors 7 p.m.

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2019 TAG RUGBY SUMMER LEAGUE FINALS ON FRIDAY

published:Jul  15

Buccaneers Tag Rugby Summer League finals take place this Friday evening July 19th at Dubarry Park with the first decider getting under way at 7 p.m. Coupers Troopers are going strong as they bid to retain their crown and they are hot favourites to do so. There are a number of new squads this summer and the cleverly monikered RugBK could be dark horses. Game of Goughers and Tag-garian Warriors are also in the running but may have to settle for the Plate final. Meanwhile the Bowl decider looks like a shootout between Transylvanian Typhoons and Baysport Lovely Tags. The presentations of the various awards will be made in The Bounty following the traditional wrap-up BBQ.

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TAG RUGBY SUMMER LEAGUE 2019 FINALS ON FRIDAY

published:Jul  15

Buccaneers Tag Rugby Summer League finals take place this Friday evening July 19th at Dubarry Park with the first decider getting under way at 7 p.m. Coupers Troopers are going strong as they bid to retain their crown and they are hot favourites to do so. There are a number of new squads this summer and the cleverly monikered RugBK could be dark horses. Game of Goughers and Tag-garian Warriors are also in the running but may have to settle for the Plate final. Meanwhile the Bowl decider looks like a shootout between Transylvanian Typhoons and Baysport Lovely Tags. The presentations of the various awards will be made in The Bounty following the traditional wrap-up BBQ.

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published:Jul  15

BUCCANEERS TAG FINALS 2019 schedule

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TRAINING COMMENCES THIS SATURDAY JULY 13th at 3 p.m.

published:Jun  30

It does not seem very long since last season concluded but training for all adult Buccaneers teams/players (Firsts, J1’s and U-20s) is scheduled to commence at Dubarry Park on Saturday, July 13th at 3.m. followed by a BBQ for the players. New players always welcome.

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Sean Brooks RIP

published:Jun  22

The death has occurred of Sean Brooks, long time stalwart of Ballinasloe RFC and good supporter of Buccaneers RFC. Sincere condolences are extended to his daughters Orla, Karen, Linda and Theresa and extended family. May he rest in eternal peace.

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Johnny Nally RIP

published:Jun  20

The death took place of Johnny Nally (brother of Peter who looks after our pitches and facilities at Dubarry Park) following an accident in the Isle of Man on June 9th.

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Tom Purcell RIP

published:Jun  16

The death has occurred of TOM PURCELL who was joint President of Buccaneers RFC in season 1995-96.The Clare native was predeceased by his wife Kay and heartfelt condolences are extended to his daughter Ria, sons Darragh and Colin and extended family.

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