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CONNACHT 43 WASPS 10

published:Aug  20

On a balmy afternoon and perfect playing conditions, Connacht stung visitors Wasps 43-10 in an entertaining friendly that opened the rugby season at a packed Dubarry Park on Saturday. Due to recent international camps, both teams were missing many of their Ireland and England frontliners but, nevertheless, the big home crowd that included Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt went home happy following a very promising display by the team in green.

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BUCCS KICK OFF SEASON AWAY TO BALLINA

published:Aug  20

BUCCANEERS playing season commences on Saturday when they face a very tricky assignment away to Ballina in a Connacht Senior League fixture taking place at Heffernan Park, kick off 2.30 p.m. The hosts, who have been junior kingpins in Connacht for the past two seasons, will be buoyant following their opening day 35-24 home victory over Sligo last Saturday.

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Connacht v Wasps Ticket information

published:Aug  15

An entertaining and yet competitive contest is in prospect in this all too rare visit by Connacht to Dubarry Park. A big crowd that is anticipated and intending spectators are urged to purchase their tickets in advance, especially the Stand tickets, at www.connachtrugby.ie/tickets.

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CONNACHT v WASPS kicks off rugby season in Athlone on Saturday

published:Aug  15

On-field rugby action for the season commences with a hugely attractive match between Connacht and Wasps at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday afternoon. This friendly clash between the PRO12 champions of 2016 and the English Premiership giants kicks off at 3 p.m and should be a cracker. With a host of internationals in both squads, a bumper crowd that is likely to include Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt is expected at the compact but easily accessed home of Buccaneers.

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CONNACHT take on WASPS on Saturday week at Dubarry Park

published:Aug  06

Buccaneers club is gearing up for the first match of the new season which sees Connacht take on Wasps in what should be a quality friendly at Dubarry Park on Saturday week, August 18th. Kick off is 3 p.m. It will be Connacht’s first game under new head coach Andy Friend and Wasps, who finished third in the English Premiership, will provide stiff opposition. The visitors, who will play in holders Leinster pool in the forthcoming Champions Cup, are backboned by a plethora of top-class international players from all over the globe. A big physical, pacey squad, they should prove a massive attraction at the Athlone venue.

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New coaching team in place at Buccaneers

published:Aug  06

A new coaching triumvirate is in place at Buccaneers for the coming season, the kick off for which is fast approaching on August 25th. Peter O’Donnell comes in as Head Coach and he will be assisted by Aidan Wynne with Michael Harding in charge of the club’s Seconds team. All three are young, ambitious and progressive, and will work together along with Buccs U-20 mentors in fashioning the Pirates style of play for all teams.

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2018-19 BUCCANEERS RFC EXECUTIVE & COMMITTEE

published:Jul  31

 

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‘COUPERS LOOPERS’ TOPS IN TAG RUGBY FINALS

published:Jul  30

A new name has been added to the list of overall winners at Buccaneers Tag Rugby annual league tournament with Coupers Loopers coming out on top of this summer’s leagues contested at Dubarry Park. Last year’s championship bowl victors, Coupers Loopers now qualify for the IRFU Volkswagen Tag series.

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TAG RUGBY 2018 FINALS ON FRIDAY

published:Jul  23

 

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Bridie Cooney RIP

published:Jul  21

Pat’s wife Bridie has passed away unexpectedly.

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