Events category listing 2 | Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Athlone

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EXILES CUP 2018 ON ST. STEPHEN’S DAY

published:Dec  23

The traditional Exiles Cup fixture will take place at Dubarry Park on St. Stephen’s Day, kick off 2.30 p.m. At stake will be the James Moran Exiles Perpetual Cup and the small matter of pride and bragging rights! The President’s XV won this much coveted trophy last year when they denied the Exiles Selection making it a hat-trick of victories. Cian Moran 0877974208 and Conor Moran 0868522874 are the driving forces behind this year’s match. Players wishing to run off the Christmas turkey and ham excesses and participate in the match should contact them to be included in either team for this the 27th staging of this popular event. The presentation of the Cup and other awards will take place after the match in The Bounty when locals and exiles can renew acquaintance.

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FESTIVE GREETINGS 2018/19

published:Dec  20

We wish all players, members, coaches, managers, supporters, sponsors and their families peace and happiness at Christmas and all the best for 2019. We thank you for your continued patronage throughout the season. We ask you to support our sponsors especially at Christmas and throughout the New Year.

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27th EXILES CUP ON ST. STEPHEN’S DAY

published:Dec  17

The traditional Exiles Cup fixture will take place at Dubarry Park on St. Stephen’s Day, kick off 2 p.m. At stake will be the James Moran Exiles Perpetual Cup and the small matter of pride and bragging rights! The President’s XV won this much coveted trophy last year when they denied the Exiles Selection making it a hat-trick of victories. Cian Moran 0877974208 and Conor Moran 0868522874 are the driving forces behind this year’s match. Players wishing to run off the Christmas turkey and ham excesses and participate in the match should contact them to be included in either team for this the 27th staging of this popular event. The presentation of the Cup and other awards will take place after the match in The Bounty when locals and exiles can renew acquaintance.

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BUCCS HOME TO BALLYMENA IN ‘MUST WIN’ DUEL

published:Dec  10

BUCCANEERS final All-Ireland League game of 2018 takes place in Dubarry Park on Saturday when Ballymena hit the centre of Ireland. Kick off for this Ganly’s of Athlone sponsored Division 1B fixture is 2.30 p.m. Both teams, surprisingly to this scribe, occupy the bottom two berths on the league table and it truly is a “must win” battle for both teams on Saturday.

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Three crunch fixtures for Buccs teams

published:Dec  03

BUCCS AWAY TO OLD BELVEDERE

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BUCCS HOME TO CITY OF ARMAGH

published:Nov  28

Buccaneers take on City of Armagh in a first ever All-Ireland League fixture between the clubs at Dubarry Park on Saturday. Kick off is at 2.30 p.m. Prior to the advent of the AIL and Buccaneers, the clubs did play friendlies up to the early 1990’s. City of Armagh have made impressive progress in recent years capped by promotion to Division 1B last season.

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‘Your Club, Your Country’ Grand Draw.....return tickets to our Administrator asap please

published:Nov  20

All members should return their tickets for the ‘Your Club, Your Country’ Grand Draw to our Administrator Geraldine this week. We urge all members to support this draw which has a super array of prizes on offer. Who would not wish to go to next year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan? That’s the star prize on offer; this trip for two persons could be yours for only ten euro! It is all the more enticing a prospect now following Ireland’s fantastic win over New Zealand last Saturday.

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'OsKaRs' Information Evening on Tuesday

published:Nov  15

Buccaneers RFC is hosting “A Night at the OsKaRs” in Athlone’s Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday, March 30th next. An information evening relating to the ‘OsKaRs’ takes place in The Bounty on Tuesday next, November 20th at 8 p.m. All who have indicated their interest in taking part in this event are invited to attend as indeed are any newcomers to our version of the ‘OsKaRs’. No acting experience is necessary nor do you have to be a member of the rugby club. So come along and you could be walking on the red carpet at next year’s gala premiere!

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Young Bucc captains Ireland!

published:Nov  04

Congratulations to young Buccaneers lock Darragh Murray on captaining Ireland U-18’s to a clearcut 32-12 away victory over Italy on Saturday. The south Roscommon native has now enjoyed success whilst skippering Buccs, Connacht and his country.

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'OsKaRs' information Evening

published:Nov  04

Buccaneers RFC are hosting “A Night at the OsKaRs” in Athlone’s Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday, March 30th next. An information evening relating to the ‘OsKaRs’ takes place in The Bounty on Tuesday next, November 20th at 8 p.m. All who have indicated their interest in taking part in this event are invited to attend as indeed are any newcomers to our version of the ‘OsKaRs’. No acting experience is necessary nor do you have to be a member of the rugby club. So come along and you could be walking on the red carpet at next year’s gala premiere!

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