Blitz Days Taking Place Throughout The Province
20th April 2022 By The Editor
It has been a busy couple of weeks across the province with many blitzes and rugby participation events taking place in all corners of Munster.
Last month, a blitz was held at Munster Rugby’s Regional Centre of Excellence at Fethard Town Park where seven different national schools were in attendance.
Over 150 children took part on the day from Killusty NS, Holy Trinity NS, Rosegreen NS, Killenaule NS, Cloneen NS, Moycarkey NS, Moycarkey NS and Boherlahan NS.
Earlier this month, an inter-school blitz took place between St Declan’s Community College and St Augustine’s College. This was the first rugby match played by both schools for both boys and girls.
The girls played a 10-a-side blitz while the boys played a full 15-a-side match. 100 children took part from the two schools on the day.
A 1st year emerging school blitz took place in Thomond Park earlier this month which saw many schools in attendance:
- St. Clement’s College
- Ardscoil na Mara
- Thomond Community College
- Cashel Community College
- CBS Nenagh
- Newport College
- Waterpark College
- St. Anne’s Community College
- St. Ailbes
- SMI – NCW
- Colaiste Mhuire Thurles
Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players Ethan Coughlan, Daniel Okeke and Conor Phillips were also in attendance on the day.
Two Mini Blitzes also took place in recent weeks in Killarney RFC and Old Crescent RFC with a whole host of clubs taking part on the day.
Our Easter Rugby Camp also took place last week in Musgrave Park with Munster Rugby players Alex McHenry, Stephen Archer and Jack O’Sullivan in attendance to sign autographs and answer questions.
— Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) April 13, 2022
A national school blitz also took place in Musgrave Park and Sunday’s Well in March which had over 350 children attending from a whole host of schools in the local area.