Another loss for Buccaneers despite determined display

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Buccaneers pushed Cork Constitution all the way in Saturday’s Ulster Bank League division 1A fixture before the champions edged a well-contested encounter by 24-19.

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Willow Park and St Peter’s secure places in the next round of FAI Cup

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

It was another very successful weekend for local soccer clubs on the national stage, as both Willow Park and St Peter’s advanced to the next round of the FAI Junior Cup.

Adding to the success of the two Athlone based clubs, Ballinasloe Town and Moore United from the Roscommon League are also in the hat for the open draw in the fifth round.

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Spirited Buccs lose out to high-flying Terenure

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Terenure College 27 Buccaneers 21

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Positive weekend of results for Athlone’s U15 teams

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Last weekend saw some positive results for the underage teams representing the U15 age group in the Athlone Town set-up.

Firstly, Athlone’s Dublin Schoolboy League outfit shared the spoils with Leixlip, and this was followed by further success for the Athlone SSE Airtricity League team.

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Buccs still searching for a win after Trinity defeat

Thu, Nov 02, 2017

It is not getting any easier for Buccaneers as they travel to second placed Terenure College for Saturday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A joust at Lakelands, kick off 2.30pm.

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Roscommon League beat Mayo in Oscar Traynor Cup

Thu, Nov 02, 2017

The Roscommon League squeezed into the next round of the Oscar Traynor trophy when they saw off the Mayo League following a penalty shoot-out last Sunday afternoon (October 29) in Lecarrow.

The hosts opened the scoring late in the opening half, but the lead was short-lived as Mayo soon grabbed an equaliser. There were no further goals in the second half or in extra time, so the lottery of penalty kicks was required, and where Philip Coffey’s men held their nerve.

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Touch rugby has come to Athlone

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Athlone Touch Rugby took to the field at the AIT all-weather pitch on Saturday last for what was a historic first ever game against Donnybrook.

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A successful weekend for Athlone teams in FAI Junior Cup

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The two Athlone teams still remaining in the FAI Junior Cup safely made it to the fourth round last weekend, as Willow Park and St Peters beat Aylesbury and Ballisodare United respectively.

Willow needed extra time before advancing against the Dublin outfit, but The Saints progress was smoother as they easily saw off the challenge from the Sligo team.

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Garrycastle GAA young guns have moved indoors

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Garrycastle GAA Club, now in its 36th year of promoting Gaelic football at a grass roots level in Athlone, has established a unique and innovative nursery.

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Buccaneers face Dublin University in crunch match

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Buccaneers take on Dublin University at Dubarry Park this Saturday, in what is even at this early stage of the season a crunch Ulster Bank League Division 1A match.

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Former Ulster head coach to deliver skills presentation

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Former Ulster head coach, Brian McLaughlin will deliver a presentation on continuity skills in Buccaneers RFC on Wednesday, November 1 from 7.30pm.

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St Loman’s face Tyrrellspass in SFC final

Thu, Oct 26, 2017

An interesting Westmeath SFC Final is scheduled for TEG Cusack Park on Sunday when holders St Loman’s face Tyrrellspass.

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