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Mini Rugby Update - 16th November

Athy Girls Under 10 and 12 plus Athy Boys Under 9,10,11 and 12 teams visit Rosetown and play against Newbridge Minis this Saturday 18th November. Please be at the Club at 10.00am. Matches start at 10.30am sharp.
Newbridge Under 7s and 8s
will train at the Kilcullen Community Centre Astro pitch which is located behind the Cross & Passion School. Drop off from 9.45am. Finished at 10.45am. These timings facilitate drop and collection from both locations, for families with multiple children playing within the minis section. These arrangments will also reduce car parking congestion and increase available pitch space at the club. For the astro pitches:- runners, astro trainers or boots will do.


Click HERE for more on Mini Rugby at Newbridge RFC.​

2017/18 Membership Overdue

Membership Subscription for the new 2017/18 are now overdue. They can be paid on line using the link below.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUING SUPPORT

1st XV Disappointing Loss at New Ross

There was mixed results from New Ross last Sunday, 12th November, in the Leinster League. The 1st XV went down by 24 pts to 3 conceding four tries, Trailing by 7 pts to 3 at half time Newbridge conceded 3 second half tries when the heavier New Ross pack took control. Newbridge now drop to 5th in Division 2A with 3 wins and 3 losses from their first 6 matches. On Sunday 26th Newbridge welcome current League leaders Co Carlow to Rosetown. Carlow have 5 wins and one draw from their league matches to date. This is a MUST WIN match for Newbridge if they want to keep league success and promotion alive. However it will be a tough ask against high flying Co Carlow. Your support in Rosetown will be much appreciated. Kick off is at 2.30pm.


The good news from New Ross on Sunday 12th November was a win by Newbridge 2nd XV by 25pts to 8. Newbridge scored four tries to one by New Ross and are now 4th in their league. On Sunday 19th the 2nd XV are away to Cill Dara at Silken Thomas Park in the first round of the North Midlands Area Lalor Cup with a 2.30pm kick off. Their next Leinster League match is against Co Carlow in Rosetown kicking off at 1.00pm.


Click HERE to read Dave Ashe's latest match report from New Ross, HERE for latest Leinster League Tables and HERE for Latest Fixtures & Results

Wanted 1st XV Manager - Still Open

** Can You Help ?   This vacancy is still open !! **

Newbridge RFC are looking for a manager for the Senior 1st XV. The Manager will work closely with Head Coach Derek Dowling in all things related to team administration. He/she will support the Coach in achieving the team's goals and support the club in promoting Club events. If interested please contact Director of Rugby Barry McCann on 087 2789901.

Upcoming Club Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Sun 19 Nov    Your Club Your Country

                         >>> IRFUGrand Draw 2017

                         >>> All funds raised goes to club 

​                          >>> Tickets available at €10

                          >>> from Team Coaches,

                                  Ollie Delaney & Mick McCoy

​                          >>> Return Ticket Sales by Sun 19th

 ​Sun 26th Nov  1st XV v Co Carlow
                          >>> Leinster League Div 2A
                          >>> Home   Rosetown
                          >>> KO 2.30pm
​ Sun 26th Nov  2nd XV v Co Carlow
                          >>> Leinster 2nds League
                          >>> Home   Rosetown
                          >>> KO 1.00pm


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Girls Rugby Update - 16th November

Newbridge Under 10 and Under 12 Girls are at home to Athy RFC this Saturday 18th November - see Mini Rugby Update - 16th November (above).


Click HERE for more on Girls Rugby at Newbridge RFC.

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

Newbridge RFC Sponsors

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

​>>> Whitewater Shopping Centre

>>> TRI Equestrian

>>> WERT Consulting

>>> OSM Partners

​​Click HERE to see more.

Youths Update - 7th November

On Saturday 4th November in Rosetown Newbridge Under 13s played Naas Green in the Semi Final of the North Midland Area Premier League and scored an impressive win by 29 pts to 5. They now will play Portlaoise in the final - date to be advised.


On Sunday 5th November Newbridge Under 17s played a friendly match against Malahide in Rosetown. Photographs below courtesy of Michelle Sharkey (Newbridge are in the white jerseys). More photographs available at NRFC U17'S V MALAHIDE FRIENDLY.


Click HERE for more Youth News

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.

Patrician Secondary School Newbridge

There was a great win for Patrician Secondary School Newbridge JCT/Under 16s against Presentation De La Salle Bagnealstown in the Pat Rossiter Leinster Junior Development Cup. The match was played in Carlow RFC on Wednesday 15th November. The PSS team is filled with players from Newbridge and Cill Dara RFC's. PSS Newbridge won by 37 pts to -17. Their performance was built on a huge team effort, 'simple things done well', combined with incisive attacking play. Credit goes to Bagnealstown for an aggressive and committed challenge which asked loads of questions of the PSS players. All of the PSS team faced the challenge with purpose and collective determination. The PSS Newbridge squad is pictured below with Pres DLS (Red) after the game. Well done to all involved, Players, Coaches and Staff.

Another Win for New Dara U 14 Girls

Well done to the joint Newbridge & Cill Dara RFC's Under 14 Girls team (pictured below) who had another impressive win last Saturday 11th November. The girls travelled to Tullow and enjoyed a very good 51pts to 5 victory against a resolute team. Congratulations to all players, mentors and club officials involved from both Newbridge and Cill Dara and thank you to Tulllow our hosts.


If you or anyone you know is interested in playing rugby and joining a girls rugby team then come out to Rosetown to learn more. You can also contact our Girls Rugby Co-ordinator Paul Treacey at 086 2624073.​


Click HERE for more on Girls Rugby

Your Club Your Country IRFU Draw

​>>> Another Week to return Ticket sales

Date Extension - please return your ticket sales to the club by this Sunday 19th November.100% of every ticket sold goes to YOUR CLUB !! Don't miss out - the prizes are fantastic, well worth the punt !!


The IRFU and Ulster Bank are delighted to announce that the ‘Your Club, Your Country’ Grand Prize Draw is back again this season – and this year the prizes are better than ever ! Last year the initiative raised over half a million euro for the club game throughout Ireland thanks to club supporters. All of the prizes are kindly provided by the IRFU and their family of partners. Prizes include a trip for two persons to Australia, a €5,000 holiday, VIP rugby packages, Aer Lingus flights and a state of the art home entertainment system.


Getting involved could not be easier. Your club will retain 100% of the monies raised from their draw ticket sales. There is no cost to your club. This draw has become one of your club's main fund raising activities. Tickets cost €10 each and are available through the coaches of the different teams.


Please contact Club President Mick McCoy (086 8117877), Vice President Ollie Delaney (087 2381208), Treasurer Enda Bohan (086 2597214) or Youth Co-ordinator Tony Kavanagh (O87 3429099) for more information. Click HERE to read more.

**Please Support Your Club**

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Club Lotto

Over the last few months Newbridge RFC have had NO Lotto Jackpot Winners. However there have been a number of Match 3 Winners. Latest winner Jayne Lawlor . Other winners include :-  Mick Kavanagh​ ;Dave Ashe ; John Doyle ; Con McNamara .

* 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