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Balbriggan RFC AGM

Balbriggan RFC’s AGM takes place in the Bracken Court Hotel (Hamilton Suite) on Wednesday, 13th June at 8pm. Club members are invited to attend.

Balbriggan RFC Finals

On Wednesday, May 2nd, Balbriggan’s Women’s team will play Portlaoise in the Paul Cusack Cup final. KO is 7.15pm at Clondalkin RFC.

Also on Wednesday evening, Balbriggan’s U14s will play Ashbourne in their Leinster League final. KO 7.30pm at Navan RFC.

On Friday evening, Balbriggan’s IXV take on Boyne in the Jenkinson Cup final. That match takes place at Dundalk RFC. KO 8pm.

Sunday and all roads lead to Donnybrook. Balbriggan’s U13’s play Old Wesley in their Leinster League final. KO 3.10pm. Following this, Balbriggan’s U16s play Cill Dara in their Leinster Cup final. KO is 5pm.

If you can make it to any of the matches, please come along to cheer on the teams. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Super Sunday at Balbriggan RFC

Rugby at Balbriggan RFC kicks off this Sunday morning with Balbriggan’s U13s at home v Clontarf in the Leinster League semi-final. KO 11am.

Balbriggan’s U16s are in the North East shield final v Navan. KO 12pm.

Then Balbriggan’s Women’s team play Wexford in the semi-final of the Leinster Paul Cusack Cup. KO 1pm.

Meanwhile, Balbriggan’s IIXV are away to Navan’s IIIXV in the Dunne Cup. KO 5pm.

Best of luck to all teams.

Bumper Weekend for Balbriggan RFC

Balbriggan RFC launched it’s newest rugby team on Sunday, a team for people with special needs and intellectual disabilities. Despite the wet and windy weather, there was a good turnout, with everyone eager to give rugby a go. Thanks to Leigh O’Toole for organising everything. Leigh was ably assisted by Jenna, Aoife, Fiona, Suzi, Ali, Keith, Noah, Georgia and Beth. It was great to have Niall Rynne, President of the Leinster Branch, at the club to help launch our new team. Continue reading →

Balbriggan Women are Leinster League Champions

Balbriggan 12     Navan 8

Balbriggan deservedly won the Div III Leinster League title on Sunday in Naas.  Having gone through the season unbeaten it would have been a travesty had they not come through the playoffs to win the title. The ladies from Navan had other ideas and pushed the Balbriggan Ladies right to the final whistle.  On a beautiful warm sunny day in Naas, the ladies from Navan had nothing to lose and having lost twice in the regular season against Balbriggan knew what to expect and had obviously done their homework.  It was Balbriggan who started the game going forward and with the slight slope on the Naas pitch were spending good time in the Naas half. Continue reading →

Six Nations Trophy Tour and Much More!

This weekend is shaping up to be a big weekend for Balbriggan RFC.

On Friday, our youth girls are taking part in a training camp at the club, run by rugby legend Sophie Spence.

Saturday sees Balbriggan RFC’s U12’s travel to the RDS where they will play a half-time exhibition match during the Leinster v Zebre match.  This will be a great occasion for the U12’s and their families and almost 200 Balbriggan supporters will be in the stands to cheer them on. Then it’s back to Balbriggan for the Six Nations Trophy Tour! The trophies will be on display at the Bracken Court Hotel from 7.30pm and all are welcome to come along to see the trophies.

Then to finish off the weekend, Balbriggan’s Women’s team are in the Leinster League final against Navan. This takes place at Naas RFC. KO 12pm.

Best of luck to our U12s and to the Women’s team this weekend.

 

Friday Night Lights

Balbriggan’s IXV play at home this evening against Navan’s J1 team in the Provincial Towns Plate. KO is 8pm.

Balbriggan’s U13’s Finish League Campaign with Seven out of Seven

Balbriggan RFC’s U13’s played their last Leinster League match at home against Coolmine RFC on Thursday night. Balbriggan had already won all six of their games in the League and were hoping to make a clean sweep of it with victory in their final outing before the playoffs. This was a very tough encounter against a really strong and well drilled Coolmine outfit. Balbriggan got off to the perfect start, scoring a try through Jimmy McFadden after just a minute was played. Jimmy ran in from half way and made his way under the posts. Will Kavanagh added the points. Captain Josh Buraimoh doubled Balbriggan’s lead within minutes with another fine try, also converted by Will Kavanagh. Continue reading →

Weekend Fixtures – Sunday March 11th

This Sunday March 11th, Balbriggan’s Women’s team play Wanderers at home in the semi-final of the League. KO is 10.30am.

The IXV are also at home in a crucial match against Midland Warriors. KO is 3pm.

 

Provincial Towns Plate

Balbriggan defeated Midland Warriors in the first round of the Provinical Towns Plate, in a match played in very cold conditions at home on Sunday. Final score 22 v 8.

Balbriggan will face Navan’s IIXV in the next round. That match will take place at Navan RFC on Sunday March 18th. KO 3pm.

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