Rugby (Men & Women)

Ollscoil na hEireann Gaillimh RFC (UCG) has a long and proud history of rugby in Galway. Since co-founding the IRFU in 1874 the club has won more Connacht Cups than any other club in the province. Over its many successful years at senior rugby the club has contributed numerous players to international university sides, and at full international level, 10 college players have been selected to play for their country, 4 while still members of this club, perhaps the most successful among them Ciaran Fitzgerald (Irish and Lions captain).

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http://nuigrugby.ie/ 

History

Ollscoil na hEireann Gaillimh RFC (UCG) has a long and proud history of rugby in Galway. Since co-founding the IRFU in 1874 the club has won more Connacht Cups than any other club in the province. Over its many successful years at senior rugby the club has contributed numerous players to international university sides, and at full international level, 10 college players have been selected to play for their country, 4 while still members of this club, perhaps the most successful among them Ciaran Fitzgerald (Irish and Lions captain).

Achievements

Connacht Senior Cup Titles - 34

Connacht U20 Cup Titles – 10 (Most recent 2015)

Irish Senior International Players - 10

Current International Representative Players

Conan O’Donnell         Ireland U20 (2015)

Peter Claffey               Ireland U19 (2015)

John Moloney              Ireland U19 (2015)

Meetings

Training for both the men and women's teams are in Dangan (University of Galway Dangan Sports Ground, Dangan Heights, Galway).

  • Women: Mondays & Wednesdays, 19:00-21:15
  • Men J1 & J2:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 19:00-20:30
  • Under 20s: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 18:30-20:00

Please keep an eye on our Clubs Calendar for Events and also any social media pages such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact us at rugby@clubs.nuigalway.ie and visit our social media.

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Rugby (Men & Women)
Ollscoil na hEireann Gaillimh RFC (UCG) has a long and proud history of rugby in Galway. Since co-founding the IRFU in 1874 the club has won more Connacht Cups than any other club in the province. Over its many successful years at senior rugby the club has contributed numerous players to internation

Committee Members
NUIG Development Officer:Gearoid OBroin
Club Captain:Sean O'Grady
Vice-Captain:Charlotte Miller
Treasurer:Kate O’Meara
Womens Club Rep:Molly Ager
Honorary Secretary:Emer Cafferkey Molloy
PRO:Charles Clarke
PRO:Elizabeth O'Shea
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