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Six Nations Tickets

NOTICE: INTERNATIONAL TICKETS

Members of Balbriggan RFC who have applied for match tickets to the forthcoming home Six Nations Internationals, please take note of the following:

The number of applications was three times in excess of the number of tickets allocated by the IRFU to Balbriggan RFC.

The Club has therefore had to spend a significant amount of time reviewing all applications for home Six Nations tickets.

As previously stated “In order to apply for tickets you must be a fully paid up member of the Club”.  For those in the youth and mini sections you must have paid family membership in order to qualify as a fully paid pavilion member.

Also “If there is an oversubscription for tickets, preference will be given to those who are actively involved eg coaches, players, committees etc. and have participated in Fund Raising events”  eg sold their IRFU Draw tickets, helped with the bag packing, played in the golf outing etc.

Even applying these criteria we are still substantially oversubscribed. The Club has therefore had to apply additional limits when allocating tickets to eligible applicants. This includes for example getting only one ticket in cases where multiple tickets were applied for or making tickets available for only one match.

The Club has been trying to be as fair as possible and has put in many hours on this in an effort to devise a solution. If after all of our efforts we still have a number of people that exceeds the number of tickets available, then a draw may be held to determine the allocation of the remaining tickets.

The Club hopes to have this process completed and to issue invoices, if at all possible, before Christmas.

Again as previously noted tickets must be paid for by 31 December as the club has to pay for them in full on 3rd January.   Failure to pay  will mean that the tickets will be offered to the next on the list.

 

Notice of EGM of Balbriggan RFC to be held on Monday December 17th

For the attention of the Members of Balbriggan RFC

Please take Notice of an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of Balbriggan RFC to be held at the Bracken Court Hotel in Balbriggan on Monday 17th December 2018 at 8pm.
The purpose of the EGM is self explanatory from the Notice, a link to which is below.
Please make every effort to attend the meeting.
Also, please note that as per Article 10 of the Constitution of Balbriggan RFC Voting Members as at 1st November 2018 are entitled to vote at the EGM.’ The Constitution of Balbriggan RFC can be accessed at the Club website. The Constitution of the Club sets out the various types of members of Balbriggan RFC.

Dr Dermot Fitzgerald RIP

The death has occurred of Dr Dermot FitzGerald, father of Women’s coach Dave Fitzgerald, of Darcystown, Balrothery (peacefully) at the Mater Private, surrounded by his loving family. Dr. Dermot is sadly missed by his loving wife and best friend Terry, children Fionna, David and Shane, sister Sheila, brother Desmond, adored five grandchildren Lesley-Anne, Alex, Josh, Ross and Davy, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends. May He Rest In Peace.

Mini & Youth Registration Form

Click on the link here for registration form –  Mini & Youth Registration Form 2018-2019

In order to save time at the registration evenings, the above form can be filled out in advance. New players should bring a copy of their passport/birth certificate.

Youth registration (Players born in 2006 or earlier) evening will take place at the club on Wednesday August 29th from 7.30pm-9pm.

The mini section registration (for Players born between 2007 and 2013) will take place on Thursday August 30th from 7pm-8pm.

New players (boys & girls) are always welcome.

Player Registration Nights

The new season for minis and youths is nearly upon us.

There will be a youth (Players born in 2006 or earlier) registration evening at the club on Wednesday August 29th from 7.30pm-9pm.

The mini section (for Players born between 2007 and 2013) registration evening will take place on Thursday August 30th from 7pm-8pm.

New players (boys & girls) are always welcome.

Peggy Quinlan RIP

It’s with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peggy Quinlan (mother of U12’s coach Jason and grandmother of Cian) at her home surrounded by her loving family. Sadly missed by her loving husband Thomas, daughters Laura and Sarah, son Jason, brothers, sisters, grandchildren, Stephen, Alex, Cian and Caoimhe, daughter-in-law Caroline, son-in-law Paul, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her home on Thursday from 4 – 8pm. Removal on Friday morning to S.S. Peter & Paul’s Church, Balbriggan arriving for Funeral Mass at 10 o’clock. Burial afterwards in S.S. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery. May she rest in peace.

 

Women’s Team Meeting

There will be a meeting for the women’s team at the club on Thursday July 26th at 8pm, ahead of the new season. New players/intending members are welcome to attend.

Men’s Pre-season Training

Men’s pre-season training kicks off this evening at the club at 7.15pm. New players are welcome.

New Head Coach is Henry Bryce and Forwards Coach is Declan Quinn.

Looking forward to a great season!

Annual Golf Outing

The annual golf outing for Balbriggan RFC takes place on Friday 27th July at Balbriggan Golf Club. First prize on the day is a Fourball at the K Club.

All support on the day would be greatly appreciated. There are two ways in which support can be given.
• Entering a team of four at a cost of €200. The format of the day is a 4 person scramble. The entry fee includes food. Tee times available from 2pm to 5pm so please phone 087 631 9236 to book a slot.
• If you do not wish to enter a team, you or your company could sponsor a Green or tee box for €100.

Summer Tag & BBQ Day at Balbriggan RFC

The Annual Tag Rugby Day & BBQ takes place at Balbriggan RFC on Saturday July 14th. All are welcome to come along to this fun day of tag. Registration for the day is at 1.30pm. Entry is €5 and this includes the afternoon of tag and BBQ and a soft drink. This year there will be two sections for tag, Junior Tag (Ages 11-14) and Senior Tag (Ages 15-adult). Always a great day, look forward to seeing you there.

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