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Volume 11                        Issue 32                     12 April 2012


Team Home/Away Opposition Venue Competition Time
Saturday 14.04.2012        
1st XV Away Dublin University College Park UB League 2.30pm
Wednesday 18/04/2012        
Over 35s Away Clondalkin Gordon Park, Kingswood Fox Cup Semi-final 6.30pm


Results Last Week

Team Opposition Venue Competition Time Result
Thursday 05.04.2012       Lost
J6/Google Railway Union Donnybrook Guilfoyle Cup 7.30pm 10 - 20
Tuesday 10.04.2012       Won
Over 35s Wanderers Lansdowne Rd Fox Cup 7.30pm 7-17


12th of May- Old Alex + Old Wesley

This is intended as a fun day's activities catering for anyone interested in playing tag rugby and hockey, and all in the one day! Prior playing experience is not necessary.  Please Click Here to find out more & register your team or as an individual.


Ulster Bank League

Dublin University v Old Wesley

College Park

Saturday, 14 February, 2.30 pm


Under 6/U7
Training @ 10:00 in Ballycorus

Under 8
Home to St Brigids in Ballycorus  Meet 9:45 KO 10:15

Under 9
Trip away to Limerick.

Under 10
Away to Wanderers. Back pitch of Aviva.  Meet 9:30 KO 10:00
Parking available on Newbridge Avenue

Under 11
Training in Ballycorus at 11:00

Under 12
Away to Clontarf - St Paul's Grounds.  Meet 9:50 for 10:15 KO

Under 13
Home to Blackrock.  Meet 9:30KO 10:00 - to be confirmed

Under 14
Fixture vs DLSP or Boyne - Plate Semi Final - to be confirmed

Under 15/16
Home to Boyne in Donnybrook or away to Terenure - to be confirmed

Under 17/18
Training @12:00 in Ballycorus

See you on Sunday.

Over 35's Rugby

Wanderers v Old Wesley


It wasn’t particularly pretty but the Over 35s team beat Wanderers 17-7 to reach the semi final of the Fox Cup. The Old Wesley team featured former legends like Colin Younger, Henry Hurley, Andrew Johnston and Dave Jermyn. And the Presidential team was represented by Jimmy Byrden.

Wanderers took the early lead before Old Wesley responded with tries by Colin Younger, Piers White and Chris Pratt.

The semi final is against Clondalkin,

on Wednesday 18th April, k.o. 6.30pm.


14/04/12 Dublin University   v 15 Old Wesley

Old Wesley First Annual Cycle



Option 1- 50km
Option 2- 100km


Arrangements on the day:
Registration in Old Wesley, Donnybrook at 10am sharp
Cycle commences at 11am
Showers & changing facilities provided in Old Wesley Clubhouse
Cycling support provided by 2Wheels Cycling Club www.2wheels.ie
Free Pig on a Spit

Full Bar open from late afternoon
Raffle for signed Leinster Rugby Jersey
Registration fee €30 payable on the day

For further information please contact:
Richard Morrow on  087 752 7611


If you have not yet paid your subscription for the season PLEASE do so urgently by contacting the office on 6689153 with your Credit or Laser Card details, calling into the office or sending in a cheque to: - Old Wesley RFC, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.



For all your celebrations why not consider having them in your own club – everything from Birthdays, Christenings, Christmas parties etc.   Every function is individual and special to Michael and his staff and they promise to make each one a success.


County Carlow Rugby Club are looking to break a Guinness World Record for the Largest Tag Rugby Tournament. The tournament will also raise funds for the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to children and the IRFU Charitable Trust. The event takes place on 15th /16th June 2012 and will include music, family entertainment, and much more. To find out more and to enter a team please see their website at http://www.playtagfestival.com/

RaboDirect Pro 12 League

Friday, April 13

LEINSTER v Edinburgh

RDS, 7.45pm (live TG4)

Saturday, April 14 


Sportsground, 5.15pm (live TG4/BBC 2)

MUNSTER v Glasgow Warriors

Musgrave Park, 7.15pm (live RTÉ Two)

Official Club Sponsor

Editor - John Kilcullen
Email – john.k@iolfree.ie
086 805 1065
Editorial Team – Ken Richardson, Jonathan Skerritt. Turlough O’Riordan, Patricia Parfrey