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Blitz Days Taking Place Throughout The Province

20th April 2022 By The Editor

Blitz Days Taking Place Throughout The Province

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.

A view of the National School Blitz at the Munster Rugby

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 view of the Inter-School Blitz Day between St Declan’s and St Augustine’s

A view of the Inter-School Blitz Day between St Declan’s and St Augustine’s

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
  • Villiers
  • 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.

Player’s from St Anne’s Community College

Ethan Coughlan, Daniel Okeke and Conor Phillps with players from St Anne’s Community College

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.

A view of the Killarney team at the Killarney RFC blitz

A view of Killorglin at the Killarney RFC blitz

A view of Shannon players at the Mini Blitz at Old Crescent RFC

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.

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.

A view of some of the players at the National Schools blitz held in Musgrave Park and Sunday’s Well

A view of some of the players at the National Schools blitz held in Musgrave Park and Sunday’s Well

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