Rosetown has New Fire

In a project led by Junior Vice President Ollie Delaney a new pellet burning fire has been installed in the Rosetown Clubhouse.

Club Lotto - Recent Winners

Over the last few months Newbridge RFC have had NO Lotto Jackpot Winners. However there have been a number of Match 3 Winners :-

  • Draw 24.01.17    Jerry Delaney              €66.66
  • Draw 31.01.17    Grace Hegarty             €50.00
  • Draw 08.02.17    Jonathan Downey       €50.00
  • Draw 22.02.17    Niall Morrissey          €200.00
  • Draw 22.02.17    Niall Kidd                   €200.00
  • Draw 25.04.17    Paul Hogan                  €66.67
  • Draw 25.04.17    Laura Coates               €66.67

** CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS **

To Join  the  LOTTO  contact  ENDA BOHAN  >>>        enda.bohan@homeinstead.ie    or   086 2597214

Click HERE to go to Lotto Results page

Club Policies - Update

We have added the following document "Conduct of Members Policy Handbook". This policy was initially developed in 2010 and has been recently updated in April 2017.

Go to "INFO" then "POLICES" or click HERE to see the following :-

   1. IRFU Child Welfare (under review)

   2. Newbridge RFC Rules and Constitution

​   3. Newbridge RFC Conduct of Members Policy Handbook

History of Newbridge RFC


Click >>> 

Newbridge Rugby Club Website

All feedback welcome ......

Newbridge RFC Sponsors

During 2016/17 season Newbridge RFC is sponsored by a number of organisations including :-

​>>> Whitewater Shopping Centre

>>> TRI Equestrian

>>>WERT Consulting

​​Click HERE to see more.

Club Gear from G Sport

A range of Newbridge RFC club gear is available locally at our club retail partners G Sports Newbridge. G Sports is located at Langton Cross, just across from McLoughlin Oil. Customer parking is available at the rear of the premises. You can contact Andy Grovesoves and his staff on (045) 437 579 .

Click HERE to go to SHOP page.

Newbridge RFC Summer Rugby Camp

During August in Rosetown Newbridge RFC will be holding a Summer Rugby Camp for Girls and Boys aged between 6 and 12 years. RUGBYCAMPS.IE will run the camp again this year from Monday 21st to Friday 25th August. The link for info/registration and payment is https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newbridge-rfc-minis-summer-camp-tickets-34233583570?aff=eac2
This event always provides a fun week for the kids and feedback from last year has been very good. There are Early Bird and Sibling discounts so be sure to book early to confirm places.

Derek Dowling is New Senior Coach

Newbridge RFC is very pleased to confirm Derek Dowling as its Head Coach for the season ahead. Derek is a former coach of Newbridge RFC and we are delighted to have him back involved. He has recently been Forwards/Scrum Coach with the American Eagles Senior Men's XV and IRFU Elite Scrum coach with the Irish Women's team helping them win the 2016 Six Nations.

He is also heavily involved with the Leinster Under 19s and Schools as a scrum technician. He brings a wealth of experience and we look forward to a successful season ahead.   Welcome   back   Derek  ! ! ! 

Keith Moran wins Man v Food 

On Saturday 8th July Newbridge RFC, in association with the BRU House, ran a Man V Food fundraiser. Held in the BRU House Newbridge ten contestants from the club's senior panel took part in a food eating challenge against each other until just one remains. Last man standing and winner was Keith Moran.

**Congratulations Keith **

All food was from the BRU House menu (https://www.brubrewery.ie/food-pub-newbridge/) and was prepared by the BRU House chef. Well done to all contestants. A great night was had by all attending so a big thank you to the BRU House and to everyone who supported the club's latest successful fundraiser.

Upcoming Club Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Wed 26th July  Newbridge RFC Mixed Tag Rugby Week 9
​                             >>> Rosetown at 7.00pm & 7.45pm
​​​                             >>> Semi-Finals Night

​ Wed   9th Aug   Start of Womens World Cup 2017

​                             >>> 9th to 26th in Dublin & Belfast

 Mon  21st Aug    NRFC Summer Camp in Rosetown

​                              >>> Girls & Boys 6 to 12 years

​                              >>> 21st to 25th August

​ Tues & Thurs    Senior Rugby Pre-Season Training
                             >>> Rosetown at 7.30pm 

                             >>> Tuesday & Thursday from 20th July     

 Fridays              Tag Rugby Boys 12 to 14 years
​                             >>> Rosetown at 7.30pm every Friday
 Mondays           Tag Rugby Girls 9 to 13 years

​                            >>> Rosetown at 7.00pm every Monday


Pay Your Newbridge Rugby Club Fees Online

Senior Rugby Pre-Season Started

Pre-season training for Newbridge RFC Seniors started on Thursday 20th July. Training is now taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30pm in Rosetown. New players are welcome. There was a good turn out of 32 players on the first night which marked the return of Derek Dowling as Head Coach. To read more about Newbridge Seniors click HERE and go to Seniors News page.

Click HERE to see Newbridge's 2017/18 Leinster League Division 2A Fixtures.

Womens Rugby World Cup 2017

The Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 kicks off on Wednesday 9th August in Ireland. Initially the tournament is based in Dublin with all the pool matches being played at UCD, using both the pitches at UCD Bowl and Billings Park. These matches are spread over 3 days, Wednesday 9th, Sunday 13th and Thursday 17th August. The tournament then moved to Belfast for the knockout phase. These matches will be played at two venues, the Kingspan Stadium and Queens University. There are two dates, Tuesday 22nd and Saturday 26th August. The final will be played in the Kingspan Stadium at 7.45pm on Saturday 26th August.


​Pool A :- Canada , Hong Kong , New Zealand , Wales

Pool B :- England , Italy , Spain , USA

Pool C :- Australia , France , Ireland , Japan


Look out for the Trophy Tour around Ireland which starts in Emmet Place, Cork City on 26th July at 12.00 noon. The trophy then travels to :- Mitchelstown (26th); Limerick (27th); Canal Dock, Dublin (28th); He​ineken Offices, Kilmainham, Dublin (28th); City Hall, Belfast (29th); Eyre Square, Galway City (30th); Leinster School of Excellence, King's Hospital, Palmerstown Co Dublin (31st).


More information on this exciting tournament is available at :- http://www.rwcwomens.com/

Mixed Tag Rugby Semis on 26th

We are now at Week 9 of Newbridge RFC's2nd Annual Mixed Summer Tag Rugby competition, sponsored by THE BRU HOUSE in Newbridge. On Wednesday 26th July it is Semi-Finals. Disappointingly the last round of league matches scheduled for Wednesday 19th July had to be cancelled due to the very heavy rain. This has left the league standings unchanged as :-


League Standings after Week 7 :-
>> Division 1

      Miggo's Army - 2 wins (+10)
      Make Tag Great Again - 1 win (+16)
      Wednesday Night Lights - 1 win (0)
      The Spy Who Tagged Me - 0 wins (-26)
>> Division 2
      Al Try Eda - 2 wins (+10)
      Tagnam Style - 1 win (+9)
      Leinster Warriors - 1 win (0)
      How I Tagged Your Mother - 0 wins (-19)
>> Division 3
      Wu Tag Clan - 2 wins (+27)
      Sheep Taggers - 1 win (+4)
      No Woman No Try - 1 win (-11)
      Rosetown Rockets - withdrawn


Week 9 Semi- Final Fixtures :-
>> 7.00pm
     Div 1   Miggo's Army   v   The Spy Who Tagged Me (Pitch 1)
     Div 2   Al Try Eda   v   How I Tagged Your Mother (Pitch 2)
     Div 3   Sheep Taggers   v   No Woman No Try (Pitch 3)
>> 7.45pm
     Div 1   Wednesday Night Lights   v   Make Tag Great Again  (Pitch 1)
     Div 2   Tagnam Style   v    Leinster Warriors (Pitch 2)
     Div 3   Wu Tag Clan   v   Rosetown Rockets (Pitch 3)


Finals Week is Week 10 on Wednesday 2nd August. The winners of each Divisional Semi Final will play each other in the Divisional Final. The losers of each Divisional Semi Final will face each other in the Divisional Pate Final.


Pitch 1 - pitch nearest to the main road
Pitch 2 - middle pitch
Pitch 3 - furthest pitch from the main road


More information available from Killian O'Hagan on 0871325479 or email summertag@newbridgerugby.com. 

TAG FOR YOUTHS - Boys & Girls

Newbridge Youths Coaches will be running Tag Rugby through the summer in Rosetown for both Girls and Boys.
Boys >>> Every Friday at 7.30pm in Rosetown there will be supervised

                Tag Rugby for 12 to 14 year olds boys.
                 All are welcome, existing members , brothers , friends, newcomers ...
Girls >>> Every Monday at 7.00pm in Rosetown there will be supervised

                Tag Rugby for 9 to 13 year old girls.

                 All are welcome, existing members , sisters, friends, newcomers ...
Lets get out and enjoy