AWARDS NIGHT & OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS | News | Buccaneers Rugby Football Club Athlone

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published:Apr  21   2013

BUCCANEERS ANNUAL AWARDS will be presented to players from U-19 up to Senior and to the Womens team at the club’s Dinner Dance which is being revived. The event takes place in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone, on Friday, May 17th.  Presentations will also be made to Buccaneers players who were capped by Ireland during the season while the Michael Hanley Cup will be presented to the Buccaneers Clubperson of the Year. All relevant team mentors are reminded to nominate three players for the Player of the Year, while all members can nominate a club member who they believe worthy of being the recipient of Clubperson of the Year award. All nominations should be with the club’s Secretary or Administrator by Tuesday, May 7th.  Dancing to live music follows the dinner and presentations. Tickets are on sale at the hotel or can be purchased from our Administrator Geraldine at 0861732711. Early booking is urged. 


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It’s a busy period off the pitch too with the Annual General Meeting pencilled in for Friday, May 24th, in The Bounty, starting at 8 p.m. Nominations/proposals and/or Resolutions must be submitted to the Secretary by May 10th.


Buccaneers Minis are holding a Sponsored Fun Cycle this Saturday, April 27TH It leaves Dubarry Park at 11.30 a.m. with the young stars of the future returning there for an end of season party. All Minis players should have Sponsorship Cards at this stage and there are lots of prizes on offer depending on amount raised by these youngsters -- with a full Buccaneers kit going to the child with most monies raised. Keith Farnon 086-1782639, Brian Tallon 086-3855494 and Geraldine Kenny 086-1732711 are the contacts for this Sponsored Cycle.


Also on Saturday, the club welcomes Tom Horkan and his fellow referees from Connacht and elsewhere for their Annual Dinner. We trust they will enjoy their event in The Bounty.


Finally, the club is running a YOUTH DISCO in the Lower Deck at The Bounty on the Bank Holiday Friday, May 3rd. This supervised Disco, organised with the Athlone Drugs Awareness Group and with the support of Athlone Gardai, is from 9 p.m. until midnight. Music by top DJ. Tickets are on sale at Gala, The Crescent, Athlone.