All Weather Pitch Officially Opens

Saturday the 16th of November saw the official opening of the newly completed all weather pitch at Stradbrook. Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor T.D., President John Colgan, and Chairman Pat Finn were present for the ribbon "cutting" honors, and Father Tom Nash CSSp. kindly provided a blessing for the facility and all those who will play on the surface. Fully funded, by dedicated club supporters and a sports capital grant, with NO additional bank debt, the all weather pitch has been designated as a new income stream to the club for 2019/20 and following years, with several local football and GAA clubs teams booked for long-term rentals. Past president, Paddy Lucey (2015-16), was specifically

All Weather Pitch Rules and Code of Conduct

Copy of the Rules and Code of Conduct for Use & Hire of AstroTurf Pitch: • Group Leaders must sign the Rules and Code of Conduct prior to hire of the pitch. • Group Leaders must be on the pitch before players/children. No use of pitch until the group leader is present. • Booking are for 55 minutes, finishing 5 minutes before the hour. Please be courteous of the group hires before & after your time slot. • The Group Leader is responsible for the conduct of his/her members or players and must ensure proper use of the facility by the group. • Good behaviour is required from each group before, during and after use of the facility. • Players and their guests must treat fellow users and staff with

Irish Caps for Rock Women

Sunday 10th November was a proud day for Blackrock College RFC. Well done to our own Michelle Claffey, Hannah O'Connor and Judy Bobbett who lined out for Irish Rugby in a tough game against Wales. A huge congratulations from the whole club to Hannah and Judy for winning their first of what will be many caps for their country ☘️ Teenage Dreams Fulfilled For Ireland Newcomer Bobbett Link above to the IRFU's article on the amazing journey Judy has had- from mascot to senior international.

Groundsperson Position Available

Glennoggin CES Ltd Position: Grounds-person Hours: Part time 19.5 hrs Location: Blackrock DUTIES TO INCLUDE: As a member of the Grounds team in Blackrock Rugby Club you will be fully trained in your new role as Grounds/Maintenance person, some of the duties required in this role are as follows. The following is intended for the guidance of the person assigned to the post but is not an exhaustive listing of the duties associated with the post: Marking and striking out 3 full size pitches Co-ordination and preparation of nets and flags for home games Use of mowers, strimmer’s and other hand held tools Pitch repair Ensuring all equipment is maintained at all times Maintaining store


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