BUCCANEERS U-20’s are home to Dublin University in the J.P.Fanagan Leinster League Premier 2 at Dubarry Park on Sunday afternoon. Buccs sit two places above the Students in third place and, on form to date, should be too strong for Trinity. But underestimate a College side at your peril. However, this Buccaneers crew look too formidable and should come out on top. Kick-off is 2.30 p.m.


BUCCANEERS SECONDS will endeavour to kick-start their Connacht Junior 1A League when they travel to Tuam on Saturday night. This Buccs squad has not yet consistently shown the vigour and verve displayed last season but, with Joe Browne back assisting this squad, they are likely to be more organised from hereon.

Tuam are a hardy outfit who will be doughty opponents so Buccs must not get dragged into a dog-fight but use their pace and handling to outmanoeuvre the Galway club. Kick-off at Garraun Park is 8 p.m.


Having topped their qualifying Pool, Buccaneers Thirds reward is an awkward trip away to play Westport Seconds in the next stage of the Connacht Junior 2 League on Sunday. The teams met just a couple of weeks ago at the Mayo club’s ground where they were evenly matched and the Pirates required a late, late try to maintain their 100% success rate.

It is unlikely to be any easier on Sunday and Buccs will need to be at their best, be focussed and disciplined also, to overcome the Bulls. Kick-off at Carrowholly is 2.30 p.m.