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Weather Fails to Dampen Summer Camp Spirits

6th July 2007 By Munster Rugby

Weather Fails to Dampen Summer Camp Spirits

This week saw the start of the Ulster Bank Summer Scrummage Camps in Munster, with close to 250 children put through their paces in Colaiste Stiofain Naofa in Cork and Crescent College Comprehensive in Limerick.

This week saw the start of the Ulster Bank Summer Scrummage Camps in Munster, with close to 250 children put through their paces in Colaiste Stiofain Naofa in Cork and Crescent College Comprehensive in Limerick.

In Cork, children were visited by Munster and Ireland stars Peter Stringer and Mick O’Driscoll on Thursday, while David Wallace and Barry Murphy visited the Limerick camp on Wednesday. Click here for more photos

Next week, the Ulster Bank Summer Scrummage Camps take place in Colaiste Stiofain Naofa in Cork and the University of Limerick.

Due to popular demand, the new advanced summer camps have increased to 20 camps in Munster, and are open to boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13.

Peter Stringer with the Crosshaven Girls at Colaiste Stiofain Naofa

The much favoured Spud bud mascot has come to life this year and will be making appearances at some of the camps this year to add another element of fun. The five-day camps will be run from 9.30am to 1.30pm each day, between July 2nd and August 24th and will be staffed by qualified IRFU coaches. The professionally supervised activities will be child-centred, taking into consideration the capacities and needs of each young player. The activities will focus on team spirit, encouraging the development of the players through active guidance, with players learning predominantly through playing and fun activities.

Each participating child will receive an official Ulster Bank IRFU Canterbury Summer Scrummage Gear Pack including back pack, t-shirt, shorts, socks, rugby ball, poster and a certificate of attendance.

Munster Venues :

July 07 Location Venue
9th-13th Cork Colaiste Stiofan Naofa, Tramore Road

9th-13th Limerick University of Limerick

16th-20th Kerry Killarney Community College

16th-20th Cork Bandon RFC

23rd-27th Tipperary Clanwilliam RFC

23rd-27th Cork Midleton RFC

23rd-27th Tipperary Clonmel RFC


July/Aug 07 Location Venue

30th-3rd Kerry Tralee RFC

30th-3rd Tipperary Nenagh RFC

30th-3rd Cork Youghal RFC


Aug 07 Location Venue

6th-10th Waterford Waterpark RFC

6th-10th Cork Fermoy RFC

6th-10th Limerick Bruff RFC

13th-17th Cork Clonakilty RFC

13th-17th Cork Ballincollig RFC

13th-17th Cork Cobh RFC

20th-24th Cork Colaiste Stiofan Naofa, Tramore Road

20th-24th Limerick Garryowen RFC, Dooradoyle

For further information, to receive an Ulster Bank Summer Scrummage brochure, or to book a place on one of the Ulster Bank Summer Scrummage camps, call into any Ulster Bank branch or log onto ulsterbank.ie or irishrugby.ie

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