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Buccaneers’ hopes of a top four finish were boosted while also consigning Corinthians to bottom place in Division 1B after a hard-fought Ulster Bank League encounter under the Clounacauneen floodlights on Friday night when the Pirates shaded the 17-14 verdict. A decent attendance braved a nippy night with intermittent showers for this Connacht derby and, while it lacked fluency, it was always committed and close.
Galwegians remain in pole position in division 1b after a 12-6 vicotry over Connach rivals Buccaneers on Friday night at Crowley Park.
Despite the stiff and swirling chilly breeze, a decent crowd attended in Crowley Park where Galwegians came from behind for a thoroughly deserved 12-6 victory over Buccaneers to maintain their one point advantage on the leaderboard of Division 1B of the Ulster Bank League.
Athlone’s Dean Crowe Theatre will play host to a very special night of music on Friday January 30 when five top folk acts from the town take to the main stage and bar performing a mixture of ballads and folk songs, both traditional and contemporary.
A late scoring blitz by Buccaneers earned them a bonus point 25-7 victory over Shannon in their Ulster Bank League Division 1B game at Dubarry Park, Athlone on Saturday. The game between two youthful sides was still in the balance entering the final quarter with the Pirates deservedly 10-0 ahead before the final scoring salvo stunned the visitors.
Buccaneers defeated Galwegians 28-14 in a lively Connacht Senior Cup final played at Galway Sportsground last Sunday. Buccs were full value for their double score victory played on a cool but mainly bright afternoon in front of a modest attendance. Both squads did not have the use of contracted players, but the teams put in a committed, absorbing, and entertaining battle for the coveted trophy which makes a long overdue return to the Midlands.
Buccaneers were especially generous leaking three tries in a 23-8 Ulster Bank League Division 1B defeat against Ballymena at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday. This win strengthened the Northerners’ promotion push as they sit in second place in the league table. It also ensured the hosts' miserable home form continues as only one win has been posted to date this season. Ironically, the Pirates have lost just once on their travels, and they stay in fifth place in the standings.
This Friday November 7 there is only one place to be and that is celebrating in The Snug Bar with Macey South. For those few who are not already familiar with this renowned Athlone band, Macey South is a young energetic three-piece made up of brothers Keith and Liam Flynn and Conor Irwin. Their original mix of traditional Irish music and rock ‘n’ roll never fails to get an audience on their feet. Music kicks off at 10pm.
Buccaneers host leaders Galwegians in the Ulster Bank League Division 1B at Dubarry Park, Athlone won Saturday afternoon with a 2.30pm kick off. A bumper attendance is anticipated for this first Connacht derby of the season.