Club News category listing 32 | Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Athlone

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ALAN QUINLAN & ‘THE BULL’ IN THE BOUNTY!

published:Feb  18

 

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IRELAND v ENGLAND U20s ---- Thank You!

published:Feb  14

IRELAND U-20s snatched a terrific last ditch victory over England in the Six Nations Championship last Friday night. Dubarry Park was packed to the gills for the big match with a near 4,000 crowd roaring on the boys in green, who delivered at the very end.

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FRANK GROGAN RIP

published:Jan  30

Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Frank Grogan, who died last week. Brother of the late Paddy, Frank was one of the club’s earliest captains being Senior Captain in 1958-59. Ar dheis De a anam.

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HENSHAW JOINS McCARTHY IN IRELAND SENIOR SQUAD!

published:Jan  21
ROBBIE HENSHAW has been named in an extended Ireland Senior panel for a squad camp prior to the forthcoming RBS Six Nations Championship. He joins Mike McCarthy in the players named by coach Declan Kidney. It has been an incredible season to date for the Athlone teenager who was named Man of the Match in Connacht’s Heineken Cup win over Zebre on Friday. Henshaw is likely to feature for Ireland Wolfhounds against England Saxons in Galway Sportsground on Friday night, kick off 7.35 p.m. Carpe Diem, Robbie!
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Vote for JACK CARTY

published:Jan  21



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HENSHAW JOINS McCARTHY IN IRELAND SENIOR SQUAD!

published:Jan  21

ROBBIE HENSHAW has been named in an extended Ireland Senior panel for a squad camp prior to the forthcoming RBS Six Nations Championship. He joins Mike McCarthy in the players named by coach Declan Kidney. It has been an incredible season to date for the Athlone teenager who was named Man of the Match in Connacht’s Heineken Cup win over Zebre on Friday. Henshaw is likely to feature for Ireland Wolfhounds against England Saxons in Galway Sportsground on Friday night, kick off 7.35 p.m. Carpe Diem, Robbie!

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ROBERT HENSHAW WINS AWARD

published:Dec  30

Robbie Henshaw, whose sensational breakthrough form has seen the Buccaneers teenager play in every Connacht Senior fixture to date this season, has been named the ‘Connacht Player of the Month’ for November. This seals a wonderful year for this exciting prospect who signed an improved two-year contract with the province recently. Incredibly, in the press release issued by Connacht accompanying the extension of his contract, every sportsclub/team Henshaw played for was mentioned bar Buccaneers!

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Bag Packing in aid of underage rugby

published:Dec  04

Bag Packing in aid of underage rugby takes place in Dunnes Stores, Irishtown, Athlone, on Thursday 13th, Friday 14th & Saturday 15th of December. Volunteers to assist welcome. Contact Fintan O’Reilly or our Administrator Geraldine at 086 1732711 so that a Rota can be organised in good time.

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The late Maura Harten

published:Nov  20

Maura Harten, who has died after a lengthy illness, was for many years a voluntary member of the Womens Committee of Athlone RFC. Her husband Kieran is a former Junior XV captain as well as having being on the club's Bar Rota. Deepest sympathy is extended to Kieran, daughters Sinead and Aoife, her mother Sadie Mulhern and the extended family.

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CONDOLENCES

published:Nov  19

Deepest sympathy is extended to Georgina Kenny and family on the death of her husband Peter Mulvihill. Condolences also to the family of the late Noel Mulligan.

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