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
All feedback welcome ......
The Finals of Newbridge RFC's2nd Annual Mixed Summer Tag Rugby competition, sponsored by THE BRU HOUSE in Newbridge, were played on Wednesday 2nd August in Rosetown. After 10 weeks, this year's competition delivered a final evening of suitably absorbing and entertaining Tag Rugby. Great to play in and great to watch. An enjoyable evening was had by all. The winners were presented with their awards by new Club President Mick McCoy.
Thank you to all players, to our sponsors The Bru House Newbridge and to the event organiser Killian O'Hagan.
Winner - Make Tag Great Again
Runner Up - Miggo's Army
Winner - Al Try Eda
Runner Up - Leinster Warriors
Winner - Wu Tag Clan
Runner Up - Sheep Taggers
Winner - No Woman No Try
On Wenesday 9th August the 2017 Womens Rugby World Cup kicked off in Dublin at two UCD pitches, UCD Bowl and Billing's Park. After two rounds of matches the three pools are lead by New Zealand, England and France who are all unbeaten and have two try bonus points. Canada, USA and Ireland all lie second in their groups also with two wins. However Canada has 1 try bonus point and USA two where as Ireland have none.
After the narrow win over Australia in their opening match, Ireland had to stage a second-half comeback against Japan to survive a major scare and thus keep alive their hopes of making the Semi Finals in Belfast. Ireland'sfinal Pool C match is against France at 7.45pm on Thursday 17th August at the UCD Bowl.
Tournament Format - 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 moves 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
More information on this exciting tournament is available at :- http://www.rwcwomens.com/
Wed 9th Aug Start of Womens World Cup 2017
>>> 9th to 26th in Dublin (UCD) & Belfast
>>> 17th Ireland v France KO 7.45pm
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
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.
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.
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 ! ! !
Pre-season training for Newbridge RFC Seniors continues every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 7.30pm in Rosetown. New players are welcome. 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.
Over the last few months Newbridge RFC have had NO Lotto Jackpot Winners. However there have been a number of Match 3 Winners :-
** CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS **
To Join the LOTTO contact ENDA BOHAN >>> firstname.lastname@example.org or 086 2597214
Click HERE to go to Lotto Results page
During 2016/17 season Newbridge RFC is sponsored by a number of organisations including :-
>>> Whitewater Shopping Centre
>>> TRI Equestrian
Click HERE to see more.
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.