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CITY OF ARMAGH 32 BUCCANEERS 27

published:Feb  18

A final move of the game try snatched a 32-27 victory for City of Armagh over Buccaneers in a hugely entertaining All Ireland League Division 1B game played in front of a big attendance at The Palace Grounds, Armagh, on Saturday. The win propels the Ulster side up to third in the league table while the heartbreak defeat drops Buccs to second from bottom.

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Buccs players in action with Ireland w/e Feb 8th

published:Feb  08

Best of luck to a trio of Buccaneers players who feature on Ireland teams this weekend. NIALL MURRAY retains his berth at lock for the U-20's who play away to Scotland where scrumhalf COLM REILLY has been promoted to the bench. Meanwhile JOHN SUTTON starts at hooker for Ireland Clubs who face their Scottish counterparts at Donnybrook this evening.

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MONIVEA 7 BUCCANEERS 16

published:Feb  06

A really strong second half performance secured a well deserved Connacht Junior 1A League 16-7 victory by Buccaneers over Monivea at the Castle Grounds, Monivea, on Sunday. The hosts were dogged, relying on a kicking game in testing conditions to pin Buccs back whenever the opportunity presented itself. But the Pirates stuck to the task on hand to record a win that keeps them in third place in this division as well as avenging their single point home loss to Monivea early in the season.

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NUIG 26 Buccaneers 48

published:Jan  28

Following a disappointing defeat to leaders Old Wesley at home the previous week, a renewed and determined Buccaneers put NUI Galway to the sword by 48-26 at the University’s grounds in Dangan, Galway last Sunday. Buccs welcomed back Darren Browne from injury at hooker whilst debutant Mark Balaski was able to join the squad after a prolonged injury lay off. Before the kick off, captain James Kelly asked the players for a renewed commitment for the remainder of the season, starting with NUIG and the squad duly delivered.

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BUCCANEERS 20 OLD BELVEDERE 12

published:Jan  27

BUCCANEERS recorded back to back victories for the first time in this season’s All-Ireland League Division 1B when they defeated Old Belvedere 20-12 at Dubarry Park on Saturday. Concurrently, and just as importantly, they have moved up the league table a notch with each win with Ballymena and now Old Belvedere below the midlanders. This was a terrific tussle as both teams strove for vital points but the Pirates were that bit stronger and, crucially, showed the greater desire and discipline.

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BALLYMENA 16 BUCCANEERS 20

published:Jan  21

BUCCANEERS and Ballymena traded places in the All-Ireland League Division 1B when the Athlone side came from behind to fashion a fully-merited 20-16 crunch victory at Eaton Park, Ballymena, on Saturday. Following overnight rain, the going was a little soft on a cool afternoon when, in front of a decent attendance, the hosts had first advantage of the slight breeze.

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CITY OF ARMAGH 29 BUCCANEERS 13 (Bateman Cup semi-final)

published:Jan  15

CITY OF ARMAGH avenged their All-Ireland League defeat last month by Buccaneers when they proved too strong for the Pirates in their Bateman Cup All-Ireland semi-final played in front of a big crowd at the Palace Grounds, Armagh, on Saturday. For a variety of reasons, Buccs were missing 9 players but their depleted squad gave a good account of themselves despite going down 29-13 to the physically stronger hosts.

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LAST GASP CUP FINAL TRIUMPH FOR BUCCS

published:Jan  15

BUCCANEERS 16 CORINTHIANS 14

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BUCCANEERS PRESIDENT’S XV 53 EXILES SELECTION 10

published:Dec  27

The Buccaneers President’s XV retained the James Moran Exiles Perpetual Cup in consummate ease when they overwhelmed the Exiles Selection 53-10 at Dubarry Park on St. Stephen’s Day. Backboned by a quintet of Byrnes, the holders were on top from start to finish in this traditional festive fixture which was played in unseasonably benign weather.

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BUCCANEERS 22 BALLYMENA 27

published:Dec  17

BALLYMENA enjoyed early Christmas goodwill at Dubarry Park where three gift-wrapped tries helped them to a hard-fought 27-22 All-Ireland League victory over Buccaneers. This third successive victory by the Braidmen moves them above the Pirates who are now anchored at the bottom of a compacted Division 1B as the AIL takes an end of year break.

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