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10
August
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. And don’t forget to follow the team on Facebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date!

 
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 for sporting teams and organisations here in Clontarf!

Well done to the lads, and all who have helped them on their jounrey to become All-Ireland League Champions!

 
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…

03
Mar

The ladies of Clontarf Hockey Club are hosting an event called ‘Time for Tea’ to celebrate International Women’s Day.

‘Time for Tea’ , which takes place on Sunday, 9th March 2014 from 2pm – 4pm in Clontarf Rugby Club on Castle Avenue, will offer women an afternoon of tea and treats for the body and soul.

Featuring talks from local gurus on Health & Nutrition, Posture, Consultation and Dressing for Success, the event aims to inspire change in women’s lives with a view to making them healthier, fitter and more confident. Aside from the…

27
Feb

Mount Temple Parents' Association will hold their annual fundraising Table Quiz on Thursday 27th of March at Clontarf Rugby Club. Tables cost €40. (4 per table). Raffle on the night. Please come along and support this fun event. All funds raised on the night going to support Mount Temple School.

Start time: 8pm Thursday 27th March

Location: Clontarf Rugby Club

Contact: maryorinn@gmail.com or 087 417130

05
Apr
FEATURE: Breast Cancer Lunch at Clontarf Rugby Club

We were delighted to get the opportunity to pop down to Clontarf Rugby Club last weekend to see the last minute preparations for the Annual Breast Cancer Lunch.

The room was all kitted out ready for the influx of 160 hungry ladies and pink was very much the colour of the day.

We caught up with Shane Harnett and Niamh Rankin from the organising committee. They gave us the background to the event and told us what was in store for the day.

Watch the video here

The money raised is still being counted and the presentation will be made to the charity on the 14th April…

12
Apr
FEATURE: Come on the Bulls!  - Be the 16th Man this Saturday

The last time that Clontarf residents gathered in large numbers was last October and it was beside the Wooden Bridge. It provided a platform for a campaign against proposed flood defences that ultimately proved successful.

This coming Saturday, we need a similar show of strength from the people of Clontarf.

Our local rugby club have one finger on the All Ireland League trophy and a win against second placed St. Mary’s would almost certainly secure Clontarf’s first ever victory in the competition. This is also the last home match of the season and is a chance to acknowledge…

22
Nov
Clontarf Rugby Club - A Few Interesting Facts

Rugby is a sport that is at the heart of the Clontarf community and in the hearts of the people of Clontarf. 

Clontarf Rugby Club is The Dublin club that gave Cian Healy and Brian O’Driscoll their starts and is playing the Barbarians next April. 

Now a household name, the O'Driscoll family have a long history with CRC as Frank and Bill O’Driscoll, Brian’s father and grandfather, played for Clontarf at centre and scrum-half respectively. Frank was a fine player, who captained Clontarf in 1976 and played for Ireland against Argentina. Unfortunately, back…

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