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Join Clontarf Touch Rugby!!

Fancy getting involved in a great sport and be part of a fantastic local club? Clontarf Touch Rugby is open to both guys and girls of any ages and all levels (senior level to a beginner). 

Training takes place every Tuesday at 7 pm in Clontarf Rugby Club and is completely free. You just need studded boots to play on the new all weather pitch. 

This is a great opportunity to get out and get some exercise while having fun too!

Follow Clontarf Touch Rugby to find and more and if you're interested in taking part, just pop down next Tuesday at 7 pm!

Women's Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour & Family Fun Day!


The Women's Rugby World Cup Trorphy is coming to Clontarf Rugby club this Saturday, 20th May 2017, between 3 pm - 5 pm!

To celebrate, Clontarf Rugby Club will host a special Family Fun Day starting at 2pm, with a bouncy caslte, face painting and games for kids. Rumour has it there will also be a few local celebs making an appearance and taking some photos with the kids. 

This is a completely free event, so why not head down and enjoy the fun!

Give it a Try! Girls Tag Rugby @ Clontarf RFC!

Clontarf Rugby Club is hosting a Girls Tag Rugby pilot during the month of May 2017. The pilots will take place every Sunday in May from 11am-12pm, on the fantastic 4G pitch in Castle Avenue. 

The Club is encouraging girls between the ages of 8-13 years to come down and have some fun while learning the basic running and passing skills in a non-contact tag environment. No previous experience is necessary and it is all about Giving It a Try 

The Mini and Youth Management team are keen to nurture both boys and girls for the future of our club while instilling confidence…

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!

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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…

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…

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

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!

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 or phone 01-8336214.…

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, 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…

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