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BUCCS HOME TO SECOND PLACED MALONE

published:Oct  30

Buccaneers are home to Malone in the All-Ireland League Division 1B at Dubarry Park on Saturday with the action kicking off at 2.30 p.m. The Belfast club have won three of their opening four fixtures to move up to second place in the league table and will pose a formidable challenge for Buccs.

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BUCCS away to BALLYNAHINCH: U-20's home to NUIG

published:Oct  23

BUCCANEERS head north for the second successive away fixture with a trip to Ballymacarn Park on Saturday where they can expect fireworks with Ballynahinch in this bank holiday All-Ireland League Division 1B match which kicks off at 2.30 p.m.

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DARRAGH MURRAY selected on Ireland U-18 squad

published:Oct  23

Buccaneers player DARRAGH MURRAY has been selected on the Ireland U-18 rugby squad travelling to Italy next week to play their Italian counterparts. The young Lisbrock, Kiltoom, native captained the Connacht U-18 squad that claimed the recent interprovincial series, defeating Leinster, Munster and Ulster in doing so. This is the promising lock's second season to be selected on this Ireland squad. He also skippered Buccaneers to a Connacht U-17 Plate success at the end of last season.

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BUCCS HOME TO OLD WESLEY & MONIVEA ON SATURDAY

published:Oct  17

Buccaneers are home to Old Wesley in the All-Ireland League on Saturday next. Kick off at Dubarry Park, Athlone, is 2.30 p.m.  Old Wesley, for whom Alan Gaughan is the latest to join the large contingent of ex-Buccaneers in Donnybrook, lie fourth in the league table following a win against City of Armagh and a draw with neighbours Old Belvedere.

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‘Dine in the Dark’ with Robbie Henshaw next Tuesday

published:Oct  15

Robbie Henshaw is hosting a ‘Dine in the Dark’ fundraiser in aid of the National Council for the Blind in Ireland at Grogan’s of Glasson on Tuesday next, October 23rd. This novel dining experience, which will also include the launch of Robbie’s new range of eyewear, starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are €60 per person and can be booked online at henshaweyewear-dineinthedark.eventbrite.com or by phoning Grogan’s 0906485158.

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Upcoming Youths Fixtures

published:Oct  14

Two interesting teams visit Dubarry Park this week. First to arrive will be Ellon, a club in Aberdeenshire, who are bringing their U-12 squad to Ireland. They will be playing in a blitz with their Buccaneers counterparts in Galway on Saturday. Their coach is Mel Mannion, a native of Arcadia in Athlone, while long-time stalwart Buccaneers player and past captain Alex Hayman is a product of Ellon. They will be meeting up with Alex in The Bounty on Friday.

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DISCOUNT ON CONNACHT TICKETS

published:Oct  11

CONNACHT RUGBY is offering a 15% discount off adult and junior tickets to Buccaneers members for the main stand for their European Challenge Cup game against Bordeaux at The Sportsground on this Saturday.

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BUCCS AWAY TO BANBRIDGE

published:Oct  09

BUCCANEERS have a first ever meeting with Banbridge when the teams duel at Rifle Park in the Co. Down town on Saturday next. This All-Ireland League Division 1B game kicks off in the northern venue at 2.30 p.m.

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U-20’s COMMENCE SEASON on Sunday

published:Sep  24

BUCCANEERS U-20’s commence their season with a qualifier for the J.P.Fanagan Leinster League when they travel to take on Seapoint at Kilboggett Park, Killiney, in south Dublin on Sunday afternoon. Kick off is 3 p.m.

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CONNACHT EAGLES PLAY OSPREYS IN ATHLONE ON FRIDAY NIGHT

published:Sep  16

CONNACHT EAGLES take on their OSPREYS counterparts in Round 3 of the Celtic Cup under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night. Kick off for this game at the Athlone stadium, the first home fixture for the Eagles in this new Cup, is 7 p.m.

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