Adult Rugby: The senior squad travelled up to Galwegians for another runout, they head to Dolphin this weekend for their last friendly before more competitive rugby kicks in. The J1 Squad started their Transfield Cup campaign last Sunday with a 19-5 win over Presentation. They play the winners of Old Crescent V St. Senans next Sunday with a provisional kickoff of 2:30p.m. Old Crescent Play Senans Tuesday night. The J2 squad have a friendly against Portumna with a 1:00 kickoff next Sunday also after their 13-0 win over St. Senans last weekend.
Underage: Last week we saw the U15’s kicking off their league campaign with a 12 nil loss to Old crescent. Their second game on Sunday last was abandoned due to a back injury to Jack Ryan after only three minutes. Jack was transported to hospital from the pitch but thankfully was discharged later on that night and will make a full recovery. They play Young Munster in Derryknockane next Sunday at 11:30 am Robert Finn, Mike Lynch, Andrew White, Brian Morrissey & John Cleary get the opportunity to show how they are getting on with Munster U20’s in Kilballyowen Park on Saturday 20th September 2008 @ 1.pm. The lads have put in a huge effort to get to and stay at this level and this is a unique chance for us to see Munster’s finest youths go against Leinster. There is also an opportunity to see a warm up training session/game in Bruff this coming weekend at around 11:30 am next Sunday morning in Kilballyowen. The U18’s have a provisional game away to Garryowen in Dooradoyle with an 11:30 kickoff next Sunday morning.
Referees: George Clancy refereed the Dragons V Glasgow game in Rodney parade at the weekend, Glasgow winning by 12 points to 6. We’ll have a fuller interview with George over the next few weeks to get his views of the ELV’s in action. Keep an eye out for this.
That’s about it for this week, next meeting of the executive committee is Monday night at 8:00p.m.