Events category listing 2 | Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Athlone

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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 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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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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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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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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published:Sep  13

The Junior Cert celebratory Disco organised by Buccaneers RFC and held at The Bounty proved a very successful well attended occasion. The club wishes to thank everyone who assisted led by Athlone Mayor Frankie Keena, notably the Athlone Drugs Awareness Group, our volunteer stewards and Athlone Gardai. The support of the local second level schools for this supervised non-alcohol event is also greatly appreciated.

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Membership Registration on Saturday from 10 a.m.

published:Sep  13

Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Membership Registration and Coffee Morning takes place in the Lower Deck at Dubarry Park on Saturday morning next. ‘Early birds’ are welcome to come along from 10 a.m. and Registration will continue until 1 p.m. Anyone who brings along some home baking, scones or cakes, will be especially welcome! So pop in and enjoy a cuppa!. Membership can also be paid online at

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published:Sep  10

Buccaneers complete their Connacht Senior League campaign next Saturday when they play Corinthians at Corinthian Park, Galway, kick off 2.30 p.m. The Athlone club is already assured of retaining the title but Corinthians have a Senior Cup semi-final berth in their grasp so have much to play for.

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