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St. Mary's College RFC U15 Recruitment

Are you interested in rugby? School team not available? Current club short of players? Or just fancy taking up a new sport?

If so, St. Mary's College RFC U-15s (boys born in 2007) are recruiting! All sizes and experience levels welcome. Currently training Fridays and Sundays.

 

Leinster U18 Interpro Squad - Aimee Breen

Massive congratulations to St. Mary's star Aimee Breen on her call-up to the Leinster U18 interpro panel!
 
An excellent achievement for the young prop who joined the squad on Wednesday and then played in the club on Sunday as part of the travelling reserves - we really look forward to seeing her rising star shine in the coming year!
 
Well done Aimee and well done to your coaches and teammates for their brilliant support!

Upcoming Club Fixtures

UPCOMING FIXTURES - WEEK ENDING 12TH SEPTEMBER 2021:
 
1st XV v Lansdowne (H) Saturday 3pm - Leinster Senior League Div 1B 
 
U20 XV v Wanderers (H) Sunday 3pm - Purcell Cup 1st Round
 
J2 XV v Lansdowne (Location TBC) Saturday TBC - Albert O'Connell Cup Semi Final
 
J4 XV v Clontarf (H) Friday 8pm - Winters Cup 2nd Round


CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR FIXTURE WEBSITE

AIL Season Tickets

Season Tickets have now gone on sale for our home AIL Fixtures. If you want to save on the total cost of attending matches, and support your club, click below to buy a ticket!

Give Girls Rugby a Try!

Girls Rugby is up and running in Templeville Road and we'd love for you to join us! All ages from 5 - 17 of all skill levels are catered for!
 
It's a great way to keep fit, learn new skills and make some new life-long friends!
 
If you or your's are interested, contact Joe or Sarah on the numbers provided on the poster, or send an email to girlsrugby@smcrfc.com

Membership Update - PLEASE READ IN FULL

Membership renewal open – Season 2021/2022

 

An email has been sent to all members, registered on ClubZap last season, to renew their membership 

 

The membership subscription page can also be found at: 

https://www.stmaryscollegerfc.com/membership_products 

 

Please consider the Family subscription discount – 2 adults & any number of children.  It’s great value.  To avail of the family subscription discount please simply keep adding members and the system will automatically calculate the discount.  

A 3 instalment option is available to help spread the cost.  A payment of 1/3 will be charged to your nominated card immediately with a second charge a month later and the final 1/3 one month later still. 

All players and coaches must be registered as paid members by 30 September 2021 or they may not take place in club events, training, matches etc.   
 

If you are unable to pay subscriptions due to your personal circumstances please contact John Bainbridge in strict confidence.  No player will be excluded from our club for inability to pay. 

 

If you have any questions, comments etc. on membership matters please contact John Bainbridge on 087 2909 886 or membership@smcrfc.com

 

IRFU Rugby Connect

Separately the IRFU require all players to register on the IRFU Rugby Connect system.  This includes all Mini, Youth, and Adult players and all coaches. 

It is very important to note for players that they must be properly registered on the system in order to be eligible to play a Leinster Branch/IRFU competitive match. Please contact your team manager directly if you have any queries.

No payment is required as part of this registration. 

Non playing members etc. can also register if you wish but it is compulsory for players and coaches.  

 

This system is managed by SportsLomo on behalf of the IRFU/Leinster Branch. For people registered on the system last season, they will receive automated renewal notices by email to reregister for the new season in the coming weeks. 

 

See https://www.irishrugby.ie/running-your-club/rugbyconnect/ for a selection of guides for: 

 

 

To renew if registered last season click here: https://irfu.sportsmanager.ie/sportlomo/users/login 

 

To register click here: https://reg.sportlomo.com/club/IRFU/leinsterrugby/stmaryscollegerfc 

 

Vetting

 

All coaches of minis and youths and anyone working with children in our club must apply for vetting through Rugby Connect.  Further instructions will be issued directly from the Directors of Mini and Youth Rugby.  Our Club Welfare Officer, Pearl Healy, can help with any questions. 

 

Please note there are two options, please ensure you select the correct option: 

  1. For occasional work with children 

  1. For regular work with children.  This would include all minis and youths coaches.

Any coach of underage teams who has not completed the vetting process will not be allowed to work with children in our club.

Call for players born in 2005 and 2006

We would like to put a call out to all players, both experienced and beginners, who were born in 2005 and 2006, that are looking to play rugby in St. Mary's College RFC.

All players are welcome and pre-season will commence on Sunday 22nd August at 12pm. The team will meet before training in the lower carpark next to the second pitch in Templeville Road.


If you or someone you know is interested, please contact either Brian Sheridan on 086 8550401 or Niall Tracey on and 085 8148827.

The Coaching & Management Team, and all of the current players, would love to see you up in the Club - so why not give it a try?!

St. Mary's College RFC Junior Rugby Recruitment

This year's Junior Rugby season will kick off in just a few short weeks when our lads have their first Leinster League games!

Our Junior Rugby setup caters for all levels, from beginners to players with years of experience. We're always looking for new players and anyone who would like to join would be more than welcome.

If you or someone you know would like to take part and join one of our Junior teams, then please email:

harryebbs@hotmail.com or mgoflaherty@gmail.com

St. Mary's College RFC U20s are back!

Our U20s are currently looking for new players to join our squad! U20s are the future of Senior and Junior Rugby in the club and it's an amazing year or two of rugby for those who do it!
 
We have some incredible coaches this year - our head coach is Brian McGovern - a former professional player and former 1st XV Captain. The brilliant Eddie Devitt is our backs' coach with Mary's legend Richard Andreucetti in charge of the forwards and our S&C setup!
 
If you want to give the U20s a shot, get in touch with team manager Vinnie Murray at under20@smcrfc.com and he'll get you sorted!
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