Buccaneers Rugby Football Club is located in Dubarry Park, Athlone.

The club boasts excellent facilities including: 3 full size rugby pitches plus separate designated training area, 8 dressing-rooms plus separate changing area for match officials, 650 seater stand with media sector and wheelchair access, 200 vehicle car park, Covered terracing, TV quality flood-lighting on main pitch, Match quality flood-lighting on second pitch and training area.

About Buccaneers

3 Full Size Pitches

8 Dressing Rooms

650 Seater Stand

200 Vehicle Car Park

Covered Terracing

TV Quality Flood-lighting on main pitch

Match Quality Flood-lighting on second pitch & training area

Club History

Buccaneers has been fielding teams since the 1930’s, but it wasn’t until the 1950’s that the club really came into its own. The first trophy won was the Connacht Senior Cup in 1955, and since then there has been many cup successes.

The Bounty Bar

The Bounty Bar & Venue is open for lunch seven days a week, with evening bar food served Friday – Sunday. The service is swift and friendly with staff that really do care about the customer . Great food is served in a friendly informal atmosphere.

Club Officers

It takes a lot of people’s time, effort and dedication to make our club what it is.

Executive Committee
Name
Position
Phone
Email
General Committee & Management Team
Name
Position
Phone
Email
  • Michael Silke
    Trustee & Media Officer
    087 2261970
  • Ted Carty
    Trustee
  • Anthony Lowry
    Trustee
  • Patrick Whelan
    Trustee
  • Dr Tom Meagher
    Doctor
  • Dr Anthony Lowry
    Doctor
    086 1732711
  • Dr Patrick O’Meara
    Doctor
    086 1732711
  • Dr John Rice
    Doctor
    086 1732711
  • Tom & Elizabeth Boland
    Dentists
  • Patrick Hynes
    Health & Safety Officer
  • Patrick Whelan
    Fixtures Secretary
  • Charlie Couper
    Schools & AIT Representative, Youths & Minis Coaching Co-ordinator
  • David Connolly
    Referees’ Affairs & Communications Office
  • Safe-guarding Officer
  • Miriam Giles
    Asst. Safe-guarding Officer
  • Mele Kiripati
    Girls Co-Ordinator
  • Catherine Fallon-Hughes
    Welfare Officer
Connacht Representatives
Name
Position
Phone
Email
  • Billy McMickan
    Seniors Connacht Representative
    086 1732711
  • Sandra Feary
    Women’s Connacht Representative
  • Patrick Whelan
    Juniors Connacht Representative
  • Brendan Wilkins
    Youths Connacht Representative

Get involved with Buccaneers R.F.C

Rugby is a game for everyone. You are invited to get involved.