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BUCCS win Connacht U-15 Development League

published:Mar  05

BUCCANEERS 22 GALWEGIANS 10

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'OFF THE BALL' comes to The Bounty on Wednesday

published:Mar  02

NEWSTALK Radio's highly entertaining sports programme "OFF THE BALL" will be broadcast live from The Bounty on Wednesday next, March 7th from 7 p.m. This fast moving sports show welcomes Buccaneers legends Eddie O'Sullivan, David Henshaw and Noel Mannion among their guests as well as former Connacht & Ireland player Gavin Duffy. Other guests may be announced later.

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BUCCS HOME GAME v CLONTARF OFF!!

published:Mar  01

BUCCANEERS are home to Clontarf in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday when the action kicks off at 2.30 p.m. With the league entering the final four rounds of fixtures, the stakes are raised for all the teams and Buccs and Tarf will be battling for these precious points, albeit from differing perspectives. The midlanders prop up the league table and desperately need a change for better fortune in this Ganly’s of Athlone sponsored game while the northside Dubliners are still chasing a Top Four berth.

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IRELAND CLUBS 26 SCOTLAND CLUBS 23

published:Mar  01

The Ireland and Scotland teams served up a highly entertaining Clubs International contest with the home nation edging the decision 26-23 in a thrilling finish at Dubarry Park. There was a decent attendance at the Athlone venue despite the bitterly cold night and little or no promotion in the national media for this fixture. The hardy spectators were well rewarded with a lively and committed affair from start to finish.

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ALL MATCHES OFF THIS WEEKEND

published:Mar  01

All matches, including Ulster Bank League, Connacht League and Leinster League fixtures, have been called off this weekend due to the 'Beast from the East' meeting up with 'Storm Emma'! Games will be rescheduled in due course.

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IRELAND PLAY SCOTLAND IN ATHLONE ON FRIDAY

published:Feb  20

 

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DUBLIN UNIVERSITY 21 BUCCANEERS 17

published:Feb  20

 

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THANK YOU, FOLKS!

published:Feb  16

BUCCANEERS R.F.C. extends a massive "THANK YOU" to all who attended the Ireland Open Session at Dubarry Park, Athlone. This gratitude goes to all our considerable number of volunteer stewards and organisers, the huge crowd of well behaved spectators and supporters and, of course, to Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt and his wonderful squad of players and mentors. 

It was a truly memorable occasion that the club can be very proud of. Here's wishing successful Six Nations campaigns for both the Senior and U-20 teams.

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IRELAND OPEN SESSION THIS THURSDAY

published:Feb  12

It’s all systems go around Dubarry Park as Buccaneers RFC prepares for the visit of two Ireland squads to the club on this Thursday morning. The Joe Schmidt coached Ireland senior team will take on the Ireland U-20 side (that has Paul O’Connell as forwards coach) in an Open Training Session getting under way at 11 a.m.

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BUCCS AWAY TO TRINITY IN CRUNCH MATCH

published:Feb  12

BUCCANEERS travel to College Park, Dublin, where they square up to Dublin University in an Ulster Bank League match in which both clubs will be desperately seeking victory on Saturday. This basement battle kicks off at 2.30 p.m. and total commitment will be anticipated from start to finish as the teams scrap for the win that could prove so vital to their survival prospects in Division 1A.

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