Our mini players have another busy morning ahead this Saturday February 12th as we host a mini rugby home blitz with both Carrick on Shannon & Dunmore RFC. Meanwhile the all the Girls teams have an away blitz in Castlebar RFC.
Our boys will host the mini rugby teams from Carrick on Shannon RFC & Dunmore RFC at the Convent Pitch Claremorris on Saturday morning. Games start at 10am so players should be on the pitch by 9.50am. Please ensure your child has their gumshield as the NO GUMSHIELD NO PLAY rule will be strictly enforced. We would be grateful to any parents who can help by bringing sandwiches and with catering on Saturday morning.
All the the Girls teams have an away blitz in Castlebar. We are car pooling to Castlebar meeting at the train station car park at 9.15am. The pitch in Castlebar is located in Cloondeash, which is off the Ballinrobe road, approx 5km from the town.
The Colts mini rugby boys & girls teams travel north this Saturday 11th February to Sligo. The mini rugby blitz takes place in the grounds of Sligo IT which is located off Ash Lane, Ballinode. We need all players to arrive at the grounds and be ready to play at 9:45am latest.
There will be a bus leaving the Train Station Car Park in Claremorris at 8:20am sharp to arrive at Sligo IT for 9:45am latest. The cost of the bus is €5 per player.
To insure everyone needing transportation on Saturday is accommodated, we are asking all parents to text Robert 087-7411619 with your child’s full name to reserve a seat for your child on the bus. Parents who have reserved a seat will get priority on Saturday morning and we cannot guarantee a seat on the bus for your child unless yo have reserved in advance.
We expect to arrive at Sligo IT for 9:45am latest and will be assembling in front of the main sports hall. Our hosts will be directing the various teams to their playing pitches at 9:45am so please arrive before that time.
NO GUM SHIELD NO PLAY !!
We expect the mini rugby games to finish by 11.45am and Sligo Rugby Club have very kindly offered to provide refreshments for the ‘Colts’ players. It’s planned to start the return journey to Claremorris by 12:15pm and to arrive at the Local Car Park by 1:15pm.
Please call Robert 087-7411619 if you have any questions or need further detail on the trip to Sligo on Saturday morning.
Directions to Sligo IT
The Claremorris Colts U13 team enjoyed a comfortable 43-5 win over Portumna on the 22nd of January. However their match against Oughterard would always prove a tougher test. Oughterard started strongly and cantered in for a try after 10 minutes. Continue reading
Mini rugby continues for the boys on the Astro Turf on Saturday morning with the U7, U8 & U9 groups training from 10-11am & the U10, U11 & U12’s playing at 11-12am. The girls travel to Buccaneers on Saturday for a regional blitz – bus will leave the Train Station Car Park at 8.45am and return approximately 3pm. Call Pearse Hahessy on 087 942 7598 for details.
In Youth Rugby the U13’s host Portumna in Dunmore on Sunday 22nd January kicking-off at 12.30 – more details from Michael Smith (083 349 3642) whilst the U15’s travel to Carrick-on-Shannon for their penultimate round-robin league game of the season. That game gets underway at 12.30pm on Sunday with the team & supporters car pooling from the local Car Park at 10am. Call Fergal Leonard on 087 694 4669 for more details on the game & U15 rugby in the club.