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Pre Return to Rugby Self Declaration Form

Thursday 10th September, 2020

Please click the below link to download the Pre Return to Rugby Self Declaration Formand fill in and send back to ian@oldbelvedere.ie

Membership 2020-2021

Thursday 10th September, 2020

Dear MembersRe: Subscriptions 2020 - 2021Following an exceptional fundraising campaign to mitigate the lost revenue incurred to date due to the Covid 19 pandemic, competitive rugby is due to recommence very shortly for the first time since the end of February. We shall compete in the new Energia...

Congratulations to Club Women Internationals

Wednesday 19th August, 2020

I wish to congratulate on behalf of the committee and members, 6 club members picked on the Women's Ireland squad for the upcoming internationals vs Italy and France in the autumn.Kathryn DaneSene Naoupu Hannah TyrrellVictoria Dabanovich O'Mahony Linda Djougang Claire McLaughlin...

Please click on the links below, fixtures for both the Women’s Energia Community Series and also the Women’s All Ireland League for 2020-21, just announced by the IRFU.Energia Women's AIL FixturesEnergia Community Series – Leinster ConferenceThe Energia Community...

Tony O'Reilly/Cian O'Connor Podcast

Tuesday 18th August, 2020

Tony O’Reilly / Cian O’Connor podcastDear Members,You may be interested in a recent podcast where Peter Breen talks to Tony O’Reilly and Olympic showjumping medalist Cian O’Connor.Tony reminisces about his friendship with Cian’s grandfather, the great Karl...

In an effort to build the current Girls Minis/Youth Program at Old Belvedere, we are participating in the IRFU #GiveItATry (GIAT) Summer Programme for Girls age 8-14. Due to the pandemic this year we will run a reduced programme for 4 weeks on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30pm starting August 11th. The...

The wall that is bringing us together

Monday 27th July, 2020

Some walls are built to keep people apart but I'm delighted to say that our Bedrock Wall is having the opposite effect. The club is overwhelmed by the support we have received - from near and far, from players from many years back to the youngest members of our mini rugby teams. It is very inspiring...

Club Captain and Coach 2020-21 Season

Friday 10th July, 2020

I am delighted to announce that the Men's Senior Coach for the season is Ray Monaghan. Ray is an ex Belvedere College schoolboy and past captain of the club in 2001. I am also delighted to announce the appointment of Connor Owende as club captain for the 20/21 season. Since joining the club from...

The Bedrock Campaign Update

Friday 03rd July, 2020

I hope you are well and as our club starts to reopen in the coming weeks I hope to see you all in Ollie Campbell Park very soon. I wanted to keep you up to date on our fundraiser "The Bedrock". Thanks to the brainchild and enthusiasm of our senior players Simon Killeen, Steve Crosbie, Adam...

Head Coach Senior Women's Team

Wednesday 01st July, 2020

Old Belvedere RFC is inviting applications for the position of Head Coach for their Senior Women’s squad for the 2020/2021 season.Established 25 years ago, Old Belvedere Senior Women’s squad have been at the pinnacle of women’s rugby for many years now. Three time winners of...

Return to Rugby Roadmap

Friday 26th June, 2020

Following weeks of expectation for a plan to return to rugby, the IRFU 'Updated Return to Rugby Roadmap' was published last night and link is at the end of this email. We wanted to mail the members as a follow up to the IRFU announcement, regarding the club's plans. Below are outlined...

Bedrock Campaign

Monday 15th June, 2020

In 1945 the Committee of Old Belvedere authorised that £4,000 be spent on a new ground. The then recently qualified Dr Bob O'Connell cycled to Anglesea Rd to view the site that is now Ollie Campbell Park and agreed a price of £5,950 for the grounds with no idea how the balance would be...

RIP Brian "Chico" Whelan

Tuesday 09th June, 2020

It is with profound sadness that we report the passing of Brian "Chico" Whelan, one of Old Belvedere's outstanding members, after a heroic battle with illness. Chico joined Old Belvedere out of school in 1962 and made an immeasurable contribution to the club throughout his almost...

Club rugby, where it is and needs to progress to is discussed by Keith Wood, Stephen Rooney, Johnny Murphy along with Ger Gilroy.

Women's Teams Awards 2019-20

Monday 25th May, 2020

Dear Members,The Women's section held their awards ceremony by zoom call last Friday night. It was a great night hosted by Lesley Ring and Grace Miller. Lesley had prepared a season synopsis which brought the zoom crowd to rapturous laughter (even if the crowd were on mute, it was...

President's Message

Friday 08th May, 2020

Dear Members I hope you are all staying safe and maintaining the restrictions / cocooning as required. Given the recent government / NPHET announcement these restrictions will be loosened in the coming weeks and a "new normal" shall ensue. We all have a huge role to play in ensuring this...

Postponement of Club AGM

Tuesday 05th May, 2020

Dear Members,Due to the current circumstances we have no choice but to postpone the club AGM. It is hoped that with the roadmap announced last Friday, we will be able to hold the AGM in September. As matters become clearer I will write to confirm the date. Hoping that you all are coping well and at least...

AIL Women's Try of the Season

Wednesday 29th April, 2020

The Women's AIL try of the season competition is open for voting. Please place your vote for Old Belvedere player, Nichola Fryday's excellent try by following the link below. BELVEDERE RFC www.oldbelvedere.ieOld Belvedere RFC, Ollie...

Carmona Services Half Marathon

Tuesday 28th April, 2020

I hope you're all keeping safe and well during these difficult times. As we continue to find ways to keep ourselves entertained whilst in lockdown, a few of us decided that while we try keep on top of our fitness levels, we could try raise some money in the process. On May 2nd, Killian O'Neill,...


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