Balbriggan RFC Grand National Sweepstake Winners

Tipperary woman Rachael Blackmore has made history by becoming the first female jockey to win the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times. What an incredible achievement!
Thanks again to all who supported our Grand National Sweepstake. Here are our winners, who will each receive €100. Well done to all!

Balbriggan RFC Grand National Sweepstake Draw

Here is the draw for Balbriggan RFC’s Grand National Sweepstake. The Aintree Grand National takes place on Saturday at 5.15pm. Best of luck to everyone and thanks for your support of Balbriggan RFC.


Click on the attachment here to see which horse number you have been allocated – 2021 Balbriggan RFC Grand National Sweepstakes FINAL green


Here’s the same list in alphabetical order, by family surname –  2021 Balbriggan RFC Grand National Sweepstakes FINAL name


Balbriggan RFC Grand National Sweepstakes

Balbriggan RFC is running a fundraiser in the run-up to the Grand National. Tickets are €10 each and can be purchased through Clubforce (see link provided for further info and to purchase tickets).
Any money raised will help to fund our day to day costs during this difficult time. Grass keeps growing and maintenance programmes continue in the absence of rugby. Thank you for your support of Balbriggan RFC.
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New Year Message

We’d like to wish all our members and supporters a peaceful and Happy New Year. Thanks to you all for your continued support. Look forward to seeing you back at the club in 2021.

New Year Message 2021

Seamus Murphy RIP

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of club Trustee, former Club President (1977-1980), and long-time supporter and patron of Balbriggan RFC. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very sad time.
Seamus was a great friend to Balbriggan RFC and to the wider community over many decades. His loss will be greatly felt by many.
One of Seamus’ fondest memories during his time as President, was when Balbriggan won the Anderson Cup for the first time, in 1980. Through the years, Seamus continued to help and guide Balbriggan RFC. When the club bought the lands where we are now based, Seamus helped manage the development of the new grounds. Through his work at Balbriggan RFC, he will be forever remembered in the great facilities that we have today.
Rest In Peace Seamus.

Balbriggan RFC To Receive Funding Under Fingal Leader Programme

We are delighted to confirm that Balbriggan RFC has been approved for significant funding under the Fingal Leader programme. The Leader Programme will provide a total of €28,257.24 towards two upgrade projects in the Club. These projects are an upgrade of the lighting on the front pitch together with an upgrade/replacement of the fence between the front pitch and North County Cricket Club. The Leader programme provides 75% of the total funding towards these two projects with Balbriggan RFC funding the rest of the projects from its own capital.

Balbriggan RFC are very grateful to Fingal County Council and the Leader team for this support which will help to improve the training facilities at Balbriggan RFC whilst also adding to the safety of our grounds. The Club would like to thank Councillor Tony Murphy who worked tirelessly to help Balbriggan RFC secure this funding and Angela Manoli in the Leader team for her help and guidance through the application process. Hopefully our members and the wider community will soon see the benefits of this Leader support through our enhanced facilities.

Fingal CoCo – Emergency Covid Fund

Balbriggan RFC wish to acknowledge and thank Fingal County Council for their support of Balbriggan RFC during the Covid crisis. Balbriggan RFC received funding of €842 which helped with the substantial costs of purchasing and installing sanitising stations at all pitches, including the astro pitches, hi-vis vests for our Covid Compliance Officers, plus the on-going cost of sanitiser for all of these stations, to help with the safe return to sport of our community. 

Notice and Agenda of Balbriggan RFC AGM – Tuesday 11th August 2020 at 8.30pm

To Members & Friends of Balbriggan RFC,

Please take note that the Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’) of Balbriggan RFC for the 2019 – 2020 season will take place at Balbriggan RFC’s clubhouse on the evening of Tuesday 11th August 2020 at 8.30pm.

As per Article 10 of the Constitution of Balbriggan RFC “Voting Members” as at 1st November 2019 are entitled to vote at the AGM. The Constitution of Balbriggan RFC can be accessed at the Club website at

Please note that due to the Covid-19 global pandemic and guided by Government of Ireland advice on health and safety, the AGM may be postponed or cancelled at short notice. Attendees at the AGM will have to comply with social distancing and complete Covid-19 health declaration forms.

Attendees must confirm in advance their intention to attend the AGM in order to ensure that a space is reserved and therefore must reply to the Honorary Secretary confirming that they will attend at Please reply by Tuesday 4th August informing me if you wish to attend.

2020.07.28 Notice of AGM 2020



With kind regards

David McFadden,

Honorary Secretary,

Balbriggan RFC

Return to Rugby – Announcement

Balbriggan RFC is pleased to announce that the Club has established a Covid Safety Committee.

The members of the Committee are: Lisa Kelly, Sinead McFarlane, Kevin Sweeney, Therese Tormey and Clive Woods and they will be assisted by Noel Hickey, Caroline McFadden and David McFadden from the Club Executive Committee. The Club are very grateful to these volunteers for coming forward to help get the Club ready for the return to rugby.

The Covid Committee has been working away over the past week or more and will have a Covid Health & Safety Plan ready shortly. A Covid Risk Assessment of the Club’s facilities is also being undertaken. When these two steps are complete, a Return to Rugby Plan will be put into action.

In order for the Return to Rugby Plan to work, we will need more volunteers to come forward as each team in the club will have to have a Covid Compliance Officer.

We will keep you informed of developments. In the meantime, thanks again for your patience and to the volunteers who are helping to get us back on the road to playing rugby.

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