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On-field rugby action for the season commences with a hugely attractive match between Connacht and Wasps at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday afternoon.
Well, Ireland won last Saturday in Melbourne so it’s full steam ahead for Sydney next week, now it really is a competition. Australia won one match and Ireland won another match and now, next Saturday, will be the decider.
Dear readers, we have such a glut of high news this last week. First up, of course, is the visit of the Pope to Ireland at the end of August. I never thought I would be excited about it but hearing about the details of the itinerary I can just imagine the wonderful furore that will be created when he arrives amongst us.
Isn’t this May/June weather just glorious? Heavy, verdant growth everywhere, birds working overtime thrilling and singing to all and sundry as they wheel around the sky, young children out playing with their bicycles, balls and all the outdoor pursuits they can.
Ireland rugby star Johnny Sexton has joined Lexus Ireland as an ambassador until 2019. Ahead of a busy summer period of international fixtures and this Autumn’s highly-anticipated Rugby World Cup, Johnny took time out of his training schedule and was this week presented with a Lexus RX450h.
Connacht Rugby's squad for next season continues to take shape with the recruitment of two Irish-qualified forwards this week.
Book your communion and confirmation celebrations at the Sheraton Athlone Hotel this spring and avail of complimentary extras for all the family.
Well, what a varied week of events we have had locally, nationally and indeed internationally!
It was zero degrees and there was snow on the ground when volunteers began gathering at 8am in Dubarry Park last Thursday morning, for the countdown to the Irish senior and U20 rugby squads open training session.
Beginning with games, it is great to see the Allianz Leagues back in full force over last weekend.