Rugby (Men's)read more
All levels of playing skills are catered for with the ultimate aim of improving standards throughout the club
The Rugby Club was founded in 1911 and fields six teams. The 1st XV play in Division 1A of the Ulster Bank All Ireland League. Other club teams play in the Leinster Metro Leagues including two Under 20 teams, J1, J2 and J4 teams. Mixed social tag rugby is also organised throughout the year. All levels of playing skills are catered for with the ultimate aim of improving playing standards throughout the club.
Whilst the demands of the game are ever great in terms of fitness, speed, strength and skill, this club is well equipped to meet all of these challenges.
The training / playing facilities include 4 grass rugby pitches (including the UCD Bowl), modern spacious changing rooms and a team gym.
The Clubhouse is the venue for match-day functions and for many social gatherings throughout the year.
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UCD Rugby Academyread more
The UCD Academy is a feature of Irish Rugby. Under the guidance of Director of Rugby, Bobby Byrne and fully endorsed by the IRFU, the Academy attracts some of Ireland’s finest young players to Belfield. Most of these begin playing on the Under 20 team and enjoy the highest standards of management, coaching, fitness development, conditioning and scientific support. The Academy has produced many province-contracted players and Irish internationals including Brian O’Driscoll, Rob Kearney, Fergus McFadden, Sean O’Brien, Kevin McLaughlin, Josh Van der Flier, James Ryan, Dan Leavy and Garry Ringrose.
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Tag Rugbyread more
All abilities are catered for in UCD RFC’s weekly mixed Tag Rugby sessions, which, cater for beginners and also those who have played previously.
The sessions take place on Monday evenings (5pm-7pm) during term. Recruitment (for teams or individuals) takes place at the Sports Expo and also on-line at firstname.lastname@example.org . All are welcome to join!
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