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24
April
Clontarf in Ulster Bank League Final!

Congratulations to Clontarf Rugby who have secured their place in the 2017 Ulster Bank League final!

Following a glorious defeat over Young Munster, with a final score at Castle Avenue; 37-29. 

The Bulls will now prepare to take on Cork Constitution on Sunday 7th May at the Aviva Stadium. Make sure to keep the date free - you definitely won't want to miss this one!

(image source: twitter.com)

 
18
April
Clontarf Set for UBL Semi-Finals!

Congratulations to Clontarf Rugby's Division 1A team who have secured their place in the semi-final stage of the 2017 Ulster Bank League, following a win over UCD in Belfield on Saturday 15th April, 

Despite being down 21-15 at halftime, the Bulls pulled through in the third quarter achieving 9 point win over UCD (37-28).

The team are set to take on Young Munster in the UBL semi-final this Sunday 23rd of April at 2.30 pm on home turf at Castle Avenue. The atmosphere is sure to be electric, so why not head down and show your support?

Don't forget to keep an eye on Clontarf Rugby Club on Twitter, for any updates or changes to scheduled games!

 
05
Apr
New Bulls in The Meadow @ Clontarf Rugby Club

Clontarf Rugby Club has officially launched their newest team at Castle Avenue - the “Clontarf Bulls”. The team, which is open to local children between the ages of 6 - 14, was assembled to ensure that children with intellectual additional needs can have an opportunity to take part in the fantastic sport locally!

Each Sunday morning, the all-weather pitch at Castle Avenue now hosts training sessions (including one-to-one coaching) for the new Bulls, which are led by a group of coaches and volunteers who believe in promoting the abilities of local children…

08
Feb
Independent Feature on Clontarf Rugby Coach!

Great interview in yesterday's Independent with Clontarf Rugby U11 coach, Shane Meehan. 

In the interview, Shane talks about the Clontarf coaches approach in relation to teaching young kids how to "tackle effectively and how to be tackled and react in a certain situation" and how coaches doing SAFE Rugby courses know how to respond to injuries on the pitch. 

Find the full article here on www.independent.ie

26
Sep
Dublin Gospel Choir Charity Concert!

The Dublin Gospel Choir will perform in Clontarf Rugby Club this Sunday, October 2nd in aid of St Francis Hospice. 

Entry is just €2 at the door, and there will also be a collection during the event with all proceeds going directly to the hospice. 

This event kicks off a 4 pm so be sure to head along and support this great cause!

10
Aug
Join the Tarf Women's Rugby Squad!

Clontarf Women’s Rugby has officially returned for their 2016/2017 season, having kicked off their first training sessions this week at Clontarf Rugby Club.  

The ladies are currently looking for rugby recruits to join the team. So whether your an experienced player, or a complete novice but have always wanted to give it a go, why not pop down to their training sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7pm? It’s a great way to get fit, have fun and be a part of an amazing team of ladies!

For more information, email clontarfwomensrugby@gmail.com or phone 01-8336214.…

30
May
All Ireland League Champs @ Viking Steakhouse!

Following Clontarf Rugby Club's amazing victory in the Ulster Bank Final, Vikings Steakhouse, one of the fantastic sponsors of Clontarf.ie, invited the first team squad and officials for a complimentary meal in the restaurant located at 225 Clontarf Road. 

The team members each enjoyed a delicious 'Steak on the Stone' and drinks, before posing for some pictures with the Ulster Bank League Cup. Pictured above are some of the team members with David Dwyer, owner at Vikings Steakhouse, and head waitress Dagmara. 

It's great to see local business showing support…

04
May
Support Clontarf in the Ulster Bank League Final!

This Saturday, May 8th, will see Clontarf take on Cork Constitution in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A Final. 

The Bulls secured their place in the final, following a 24-10 defeat over UCD at Castle Avenue, on Saturday, April 23rd. 

The team is now in the final days of preparation ahead of their meet with the rebel country team, at the Aviva Stadium this Saturday. 

Why not go along to the Aviva this Saturday, May 8th to support the lads?! Tickets are available from Ticketmaster (click here) for just €10 for adults, while children go free!…

09
Mar
Girls Mini Rugby!

Clontarf Girls Mini Rugby - U12 & U15 Training

Every Sunday @ 11am, Clontarf Rugby Club

Clontarf Rugby Club’s aim is to give the girls a fun way to learn the game in an encouraging and friendly atmosphere.

New players always welcome!

For more information, check out Clontarf Rugby Club’s official page.

23
Apr
Millennium Day - 1000 Years The Battle of Clontarf 23rd April 1014

Today is a significant day as it is the official “Millennium Day” for the Battle of Clontarf and the death of Brian Boru on the 23rd of April 1014.

To commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf, President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, will be attending the Ecumenical Service in the Church of St. John the Baptist, Seafield Road West, Clontarf  at 12pm.  Read More....

Then this evening as part of the commemorative activities another historic battle will take place - Clontarf versus the Barbarians in the real Battle of Clontarf! Clontarf…

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