News 3 | Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Athlone

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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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BANBRIDGE 24 BUCCANEERS 0

published:Oct  14

Despite a battling and sustained effort, Buccaneers were outgunned on their maiden visit to Rifle Park where Banbridge’s powerful pack laid the foundation for the home side’s 24-0 victory in this All-Ireland League Division 1B game on Saturday. In this first ever meeting between the clubs, the northerners dominated for large spells of a game played in saturated weather conditions.

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DISCOUNT ON CONNACHT TICKETS

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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BUCCS AWAY TO BANBRIDGE

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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Naas too strong for depleted Buccs but U-20's tops in qualifier

published:Oct  09

BUCCANEERS 13 NAAS 36

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BUCCANEERS KICK OFF AIL AT HOME TO NAAS

published:Oct  01

BUCCANEERS kick off their All-Ireland League campaign with an intrigueing home fixture against Naas on Saturday. This Division 1B encounter kicks off in Dubarry Park at 2.30 p.m. The teams’ only previous meetings were in this division two seasons ago with the Pirates coming out on top on both occasions. Both matches were finely balanced, exciting jousts so spectators will be hoping for more of the same in Athlone on Saturday.

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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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OSPREYS prey on EAGLES in Athlone

published:Sep  24

CONNACHT EAGLES 22 OSPREYS A 27

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BUCCS pipped by WEGIANS in J1 League

published:Sep  24

GALWEGIANS 27 BUCCANEERS 26

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BUCCANEERS 41 BALLINROBE 38

published:Sep  20

BUCCANEERS U-15’s played at home against Ballinrobe in the Connacht Development League on Sunday. The game was played at a cracking pace with tackling as an afterthought. A final score of 41-38 showed that both teams attack outshone their defence. Buccs stole the game with late tries by Harry Stuart-Trainor and Sean McGrath, both converted by Paid O’Laichlin deep into injury time.
A good start to the league but defence will have to be addressed if the team is going to be successful.

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