Club News category listing 3 | Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Athlone

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BUCCS v CLONTARF GAME NOW ON FRIDAY NIGHT

published:Mar  05

Buccaneers Ulster Bank League match against Clontarf which fell victim to the snow of last weekend has been rescheduled to take place this Friday night at Dubarry Park. This vital Division 1A encounter will now kick off under the Athlone club’s floodlights at 8 p.m. Floodlit games tend to attract bigger attendances and better atmosphere so lets see a bumper crowd get behind the Pirates this Friday night.

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'OFF THE BALL' comes to The Bounty on Wednesday

published:Mar  02

NEWSTALK Radio's highly entertaining sports programme "OFF THE BALL" will be broadcast live from The Bounty on Wednesday next, March 7th from 7 p.m. This fast moving sports show welcomes Buccaneers legends Eddie O'Sullivan, David Henshaw and Noel Mannion among their guests as well as former Connacht & Ireland player Gavin Duffy. Other guests may be announced later.

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ALL MATCHES OFF THIS WEEKEND

published:Mar  01

All matches, including Ulster Bank League, Connacht League and Leinster League fixtures, have been called off this weekend due to the 'Beast from the East' meeting up with 'Storm Emma'! Games will be rescheduled in due course.

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IRELAND PLAY SCOTLAND IN ATHLONE ON FRIDAY

published:Feb  20

 

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THANK YOU, FOLKS!

published:Feb  16

BUCCANEERS R.F.C. extends a massive "THANK YOU" to all who attended the Ireland Open Session at Dubarry Park, Athlone. This gratitude goes to all our considerable number of volunteer stewards and organisers, the huge crowd of well behaved spectators and supporters and, of course, to Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt and his wonderful squad of players and mentors. 

It was a truly memorable occasion that the club can be very proud of. Here's wishing successful Six Nations campaigns for both the Senior and U-20 teams.

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IRELAND OPEN SESSION THIS THURSDAY

published:Feb  12

It’s all systems go around Dubarry Park as Buccaneers RFC prepares for the visit of two Ireland squads to the club on this Thursday morning. The Joe Schmidt coached Ireland senior team will take on the Ireland U-20 side (that has Paul O’Connell as forwards coach) in an Open Training Session getting under way at 11 a.m.

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NETWORKING LUNCH A SPLENDID SUCCESS

published:Feb  08

BUCCANEERS RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB’S NETWORKING LUNCH proved hugely enjoyable and splendidly successful. It was a full house for this inaugural event held in Athlone’s Sheraton Hotel.

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IRELAND OPEN SESSION SOLD OUT

published:Feb  05

The free tickets for Ireland’s Open Session, to be held at Dubarry Park on Thursday week, were all snaffled up within minutes of being available on Ticketmaster last Saturday. This promises to be a hugely exciting morning at Buccaneers on February 15th and all ticket holders are advised to come along early. Turnstiles will be open from 10 a.m. However, please note that ticket holders only will be admitted.

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BUCCS HOME TO TERENURE COLLEGE

published:Jan  30

BUCCANEERS are home to Terenure College in an absolutely “must win” Ulster Bank League Division 1A match at Dubarry Park on Saturday afternoon. This crunch encounter kicks off at 2.30 p.m. With both teams chasing points for differing reasons, --Terenure striving to achieve a home Top Four semi-final and Buccs desperate to move away from the bottom of the league table – a cracking and committed battle is anticipated.

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IRELAND squad to hold Open Day at Buccaneers RFC.

published:Jan  17

 

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