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By Linley MacKenzie
Ulster Bank RugbyForce, an initiative which provides rugby clubs with support to renovate their club and upgrade their facilities, has announced Westport RFC in Mayo as one of five winners of a support package worth €5,000.
The former Irish rugby coach Eddie O’Sullivan has been confirmed as a panellist for at least two of the Mullingar Rugby Club’s ‘Breakfast with the Lions’ for the forthcoming test match series.
As Connacht enters a second year of Heineken Cup rugby, the new man at the administrative helm will be former cricket trouble-shooter Tom Sears.
Some well-known retired rugby players donned their boots once again for a special veterans match to celebrate the opening of Oughterard RFC’s new pitch on Saturday.
A new board is set to take over the running of Connacht Rugby following a year-long review undertaken by the IRFU and the Connacht Branch.
The derby of this weekend’s All Ireland League action takes place at Dubarry Park when an in-form Buccaneers host a struggling Galwegians on Saturday (2.30pm).
First time visitors to the Galway Sportsground, Portugal, provide the unusual opposition for Connacht Rugby on Sunday (6pm).
Kerry’s All-Ireland winning manager, Jack O’Connor, Prof Aidan Moran (former official psychologist to the Irish Olympic Squad) and IRFU director of fitness, Dr Liam Hennessy, will be among the star attractions at a special sports conference that will provide an insight into the methods of some of Ireland’s top managers.