Leinster Summer Camp at Stradbrook

The Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Summer Camp is back at Stradbrook for another year and is in full swing this week. With over 190 kids attending, the sold-out camp provides boys and girls – aged 6-12 years – with a fun-filled week of rugby during the summer holidays... and it always helps when the sun is shining! The camps are focused on maximizing enjoyment and learning to play the Leinster Way. Along with plenty of rugby training, today the kids were treated to a meet and greet with Leinster players, Joe Tomane and Scott Fardy, and tomorrow will see the trophies on display. We wish the best of luck to all participants for the next few days, we look forward to seeing the continued smiling

POETS Lunch Announced

Join Blackrock College RFC for the POETS Lunch on Friday, the 1st of November at 3pm. This year the event will take place in town at the renowned Ballsbridge Hotel. On the eve of the RWC Final, and with the legendary Mick Galwey introducing our guest speaker, Gerry 'Ginger' McLoughlin, and MC duties by our own Michael 'Jacko' Jackson, it's sure to be a brilliant night! Tables are filling quickly so to guarantee your place, please contact Erin Dalton on for booking or additional information.

U20s & Women Teams Coaching Updates

Under 20’s Richie Allen will continue on in his third season as head coach of the U20's team. Richie will be assisted by former 1st XV head coach Ben Manion who will also be coaching in the college. Keith Lumsden comes in and has taken over as manager of the team. Training begins back August 20th. Women’s XV Niamh Fitzgerald has been appointed as head coach for the coming season after a year as assistant to Philip Doyle last season. Niamh will be assisted by current Rock and former Connacht player Danie Poolman as backs coach and then also former Rock & Connacht player Dave Gannon with the forwards. We wish the best of luck to both teams for a successful season ahead.

All Weather Pitch Planned

At Blackrock College RFC, there has been a tremendous amount of improvements to the club facilities and pitches seen over the last several years. A few of the most notable items that Stradbrook has seen include the addition of new Flood Lights, a Strength and Conditioning Gym and new Shower Blocks, as well as the new Club Office. Additionally, Stradbrook saw increased revenue through the installation of the new Vodaphone Mast. Continuing with the additions, we are very pleased to announce that an all weather pitch is coming to Stradbrook very soon. With a start date of mid-August, the pitch will likely be completed at the end of October /early November. Consisting of a large artificial gras

Six Rock Women Named to Interpros Squad

Congratulations to the 6 Blackrock College RFC Women's players who were named to the Leinster Interpros team! We wish Michelle Claffey, Judy Bobbett, Alison Coleman, Jeamie Deacon, Christy Haney, Hannah O'Connor the best of luck on Saturday for Leinster Women v Connacht at Energia Park. Click here for the Leinster Squad Announcement. Tickets available online: Ticketmaster


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