Youths & Minis category listing 3 | Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Athlone

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Table Quiz organised by U-15s squad

published:Mar  04

TABLE QUIZ in aid of Buccaneers U-15s takes place in The Bounty on this Thursday, March 5th at 8.30 p.m. Entry fee is €40 per team of four and all support will be greatly appreciated.

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Buccaneers Mini Rugby Blitz Match report Sat 21st Feb 2015

published:Feb  28

Corinthians Minis come to Buccaneers looking for some payback

 Buccaneers hosted Corinthians Minis on Saturday, who were smarting from the narrow defeat by their Senior counterparts the night before and arrived in Dubarry park meaning business. The Crisp winter sunshine gave encouragement to all players and The Galway lads showed their strength in numbers fielding at least 2 teams at every age level and 3 at U8’s, U10’s and U11’s. The Under 7 Corinthians decided that the run to Athlone was too far at their tender age and Bucc’s under 7’s had to settle with training matches against each other.

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Buccaneers 15’s Sail through opening round of Connacht Cup

published:Feb  28

Buccaneers Vs Loughrea U15’s -Connacht Cup opening round                   by Brian Tallon

 The opening round game of the U15’s Connacht Cup was a nervous affair for many, as the previously Black and Yellow teams now had to merge into only one team for the Connacht Cup competition. Players were anxious about their places, all having put in huge effort and performances for both teams over the league earlier in the year. The big questions remained as to who would make the starting 15 and then the squad. It is one of the unfortunate aspects of sport that some players will be left off a squad, when their work rate and commitment has earned them a slot, but not all players can be accommodated and the difficult decision was left to the coaching team to pick the squad.

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Connacht U18s Cup Quarter Final v Corinthians

published:Feb  28

Buccaneers exited this years 18s Cup with heads held high after a frustrating but entertaining battle v Corinthians on Sunday at Dubarry Park. With outhalf Luke Carty unavailable after the demands of international duty the previous afternoon with Ireland 18s clubs, the backline was re shuffled for this test against a strong running Corinthians team.

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BALLINASLOE 14 BUCCANEERS 27 (U-16s)

published:Sep  15

BALLINASLOE 14  BUCCANEERS 27

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Junior Cert Disco 2014

published:Sep  04

A JUNIOR CERT DISCO takes place in The Lower Deck at The Bounty on Wednesday night next, September 10th. Music is from 9 p.m. till midnight. This supervised, non alcohol celebration Disco is organised in association with the Athlone Drugs Awareness Group and supported by Athlone Gardai.

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Buccaneers Mini's Rugby Ethos

published:Sep  02

We, as coaches of Minis Rugby, aim to provide a Fun, Safe and Enjoyable environment to underage players to learn the skills of the game of Rugby, and to instill a love for the game through individual and team participation. It is our goal to employ high standards of coaching through structured and disciplined sessions. We also strive to help build the character or each of our underage players by showing them good teamwork and respect for teammates. Our focus is never on winning, but on participation, engagement and learning through the playing of fun Rugby.

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U16s Training

published:Aug  29

Hi All – I hope everyone had a nice summer – training starts again this Saturday for Buccs U16s at 11.30am in Dubarry Park – we have two new Coaches – Mick McBrearty and Paddy Kenny – we look forward to seeing everyone – many thanks Paul Brosnan

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Minis 2014-2015

published:Aug  29

Welcome to all Mini Players for the new 2014-2015 Season. Exciting development this year as we welcome girls minis section. Lots of challenging blitzes have been organsied for the year ahead and all the coaches are excited to training and developing the rugby stars of the future. All new players will be welcome at any stage throughout the season. For details please contact Mini Coordinator – Brian Tallon 086 3855494 or email briantallon1@gmail.com. If any parents are interested in coaching or helping out please let us know.

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TRAINING FOR MINIS

published:Aug  21

Coaching for Minis commences on SATURDAY, AUGUST 30th, at 11 a.m. in Dubarry Park. All players are welcome as are beginners. Parents are reminded to drive carefully in the car park.

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