Dec 022016
 

The following are the upcoming Youth fixtures and starting times this weekend for Youth Rugby week ending 4th December 2016.

There are two (2) home fixtures this weekend for Youth Rugby as the Under 15 team take on Newcastlewest RFC at 12:00 pm Sunday in Kilballyowen.

The other home fixture this weekend for Youth Rugby sees the Under 14 team take on Newcastlewest RFC at 11:00 am Sunday in Kilballyowen.

The Under 18 team are scheduled to play Clanwilliam RFC in Clanwilliam Park Sunday morning which has a starting time of 11:30 am.

The Under 16 team are away to Newcastlewest RFC Sunday morning where the game has a starting time of 11:30 am.                           

 

 We also want to bring your attention to a Family Fun Day on the 11th December where

we are having a Christmas Turkey Trot, 10 k Run & 5 k Walk, Sunday 11th December at 2:00 pm.

Registration for the fun and walk will commence from 12:00 pm on the day.

Santa will also be making an appearance for the little ones and we will also have a BBQ / Pig on a spit and Disco in the Clubhouse.

Showers will be available after completion of the run or walk.

 

As Usual Please Take Care when entering and leaving the car park on Sunday morning as Mini Rugby is also on.

Nov 252016
 

The following are the upcoming Youth fixtures and starting time this weekend for Youth Rugby week ending 27th November 2016.

There are two home fixtures this weekend for Youth Rugby as the Under 15 take on Nenagh RFC at 12:00pm Sunday.

The Under 14 team are scheduled to play Cashel RFC in Kilballyowen Sunday morning in a friendly which has a starting time of 11:45 am.

The Under 13 team are away to Garryowen RFC Sunday morning where the game has a starting time of 11:30 pm.                              

 

We also want to bring your attention to a Family Fun Day on the 11th December where we are having a Christmas Turkey Trot, 10 k Run & 5 k Walk, Sunday 11th December at 2:00 pm.

Santa will also be making an appearance for the little ones and we will also have a BBQ and Disco in the Clubhouse afterwards.

Showers will be available for those that after running or walking.

Come along and Support the Club.

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As Usual Please Take Care when entering and leaving the car park on Sunday morning as Mini Rugby is also on.

Nov 042016
 

The following are the upcoming Youth fixtures and starting time this weekend for Youth Rugby week ending 6th November 2016.

There are three home fixtures this weekend for Youth Rugby as the Under 18, Under 16 and Under 15 teams get another run out in their respective leagues.

The Under 18 team have Richmond RFC on Sunday morning where the game has a starting time of 12:00 pm.

The Under 16 team have Ennis RFC on Sunday morning where the game has a starting time of 13:00 pm.

The Under 15 team are home to Young Munster RFC in Sunday morning which has a starting time of 11:45 am.   

The Under 14 team are scheduled to play Newport in Newport Sunday morning which has a starting time of 11:00 am.          

There is also an Under 9 Blitz in Kilballyowen Sunday morning which is scheduled to start at 10:30 am. There are 5 travelling teams so there will be additional traffic in the Car Park.       

 

As Usual Please Take Care when entering and leaving the car park on Sunday morning as Mini Rugby is also on.

Nov 032016
 

The James Keating Mini Rugby memorial festival occurred on Bank Holiday Monday, 31st October.  A total of 20 teams participated in what turned out to be a great day’s rugby. An excellent crowd was present throughout the day and provided great support to all the teams that played some excellent games in the warm Autumn sunshine.

The teams that participated included two teams from Bruff, the other teams included the following, Ballina/Killaloe RFC, Cashel RFC, Clanwilliam RFC, Kanturk RFC, Kilfeacle RFC, Monivea RFC, Nenagh RFC, Old Crescent RFC, Portarlington RFC, Richmond RFC, Shannon RFC, St. Mary’s RFC, St. Senans RFC, Thomond RFC, Young Munster RFC.  Our thanks go to all of the teams that participated on the day and that played the games in a competitive and sporting environment.

The Bruff Lions team got through to the final of the Keating Cup where their opponents were first time Keating Cup competitors Monivea.  The game itself was an excellent game, competitive, played in a sporting manner with good support provided by the crowd attending the festival. In the end the Bruff Lions got the crucial scores winning on a score line of 2 – 0 with approval from the home support. The result of the game meant that Bruff retained the Keating Cup for a third successive year.

The Impact Rugby Sponsored Shield was presented to the winning captain of Old Crescent by Neilus Noonan (Incoming President Bruff RFC. The Kilballyowen Plate was presented to the winning captain of St. Senans also by Neilus Noonan.

The Keating Cup was presented to the winning captain by Marian Keating and the medals were presented to the victorious Bruff team by Nicholas Cooke, Bruff RFC, Club President.

Thanks also goes to Leo Mayne (Munster Association Referees) for providing the referees for the day who ensured player safety and also ensured the players enjoyed the games in a sporting environment. Thanks also to those who marked out the pitches and to those who helped co-ordinate the group stage games through to the final.

Thanks also to the Keating family who provided an excellent meal at the end of the evening to conclude the day.  Thanks goes to those who provided the hot food, drinks, soup and sandwiches on the day.

 

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Oct 272016
 

The James Keating Memorial Mini Rugby festival is scheduled for the 31st October Bank Holiday Monday.

This year we have a total of 21 teams participating in the highly regarded Mini Rugby festival. The following teams will be participating, Abbeyfeale RFC, Ballina/Killaloe RFC, Cashel RFC, Clanwilliam RFC, Kanturk RFC, Kilfeacle RFC, Monivea RFC, Nenagh RFC, Old Crescent RFC, Portarlington RFC, Richmond RFC, Shannon RFC, St. Mary’s RFC, St. Senans RFC, Thomond RFC, Young Munster RFC and the Bruff RFC teams will  also be competing this year to try to retain the coveted James Keating trophy.
This year also we will have the Impact Rugby Perpetual Shield kindly sponsored by our partners in Underage Rugby Impact Rugby at Bruff RFC for the team that wins the second place section.
Additionally this year we also have the Kilballyowen Perpetual Plate that will be presented to the team that wins the third place section.
Rugby on the day is due to commence at 11:00 am with group stage games followed by the quarter finals, semi-finals and finals.
Come along for a great day out where you get a chance to meet up with old friends. There will be plenty of refreshments available on the day to go along with the rugby.

If you have any questions call Bernard on 086 – 8030037 for details.

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