Match Reports category listing 3 | Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Athlone

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BUCCANEERS 31 SLIGO 21

published:Aug  28

 BUCCANEERS bounced back from their opening day defeat to Corinthians to record a 31-21 bonus point victory over Sligo in their Connacht Senior League match that was played in ideal conditions under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night. Buccs welcomed back fit again backs Alan Gaughan and Callum Boland as they made four changes with Dan Law debuting in the second row. Sligo, on the back of their clearcut first round win over Galwegians, fielded a settled squad for this encounter.

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BUCCANEERS 21 CORINTHIANS 26

published:Aug  25

 

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CHANGE TO HOME VENUE FOR BUCCS SEASON OPENER AGAINST CORINTHIANS

published:Aug  18

 

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BUCCS HOME TO LANSDOWNE IN AIL OPENER

published:Aug  06

BUCCANEERS return to Division 1A action in the forthcoming Ulster Bank League with a juicy opening fixture in which they host Lansdowne at Dubarry Park on Saturday, September 16th. Lansdowne, coached by former Ireland U-20 and Wales supremo Mike Ruddock, have a trio of young ex-Pirates in their ranks in Charlie McMickan, Jacob Walshe and Josh O’Rourke. Young Munster are next to arrive in Athlone with Trinity, Cork Con, UCD and St. Mary’s all due to visit the midlands pre-Christmas. The Pirates first away game is against Garryowen with trips to Clontarf, Terenure and St. Mary’s College to follow pre the mid-season break, which is much briefer than last year as the AIL resumes on the first weekend in January.

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SPRINGBUCCS RETAIN TAG TITLE

published:Jul  24

 

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TAG RUGBY SUMMER LEAGUE FINALS ON FRIDAY

published:Jul  16

 

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BUCCS TAG RUGBY FINALS ON FRIDAY

published:Jul  16

 

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Robbie Henshaw guests on RTE’s ‘GAME ON’ broadcast from Buccaneers club

published:Jul  11

 

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CLAASEN AND McCARTHY TEAM UP TO COACH BUCCANEERS

published:Jul  01

Darin Claasen and Mike McCarthy have been unveiled as the coaching duo in charge of Buccaneers as the Athlone club gears up for life in Division 1A of the Ulster Bank League.

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DAVE HEFFERNAN WINS FIRST SENIOR CAP

published:Jun  19

 DAVE HEFFERNAN became the latest Buccaneers player to win a Senior Ireland cap when he came on as a substitute in the recent win over USA. A versatile player, Heffernan first played in Buccs backrow where Connacht also utilised him. In more recent seasons the Ballina native was switched with considerable success to front row duty and he has come on in leaps and bounds as hooker in the past couple of years. Congrats Dave.

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