The Office of Student Life at Dublin City University is seeking to appoint a Rugby Development Officer. The post will work with student clubs to increase participation and competitive opportunities within rugby.
Last Wednesday was the opening night of NUIM Barnhall RFC's 'Tag for Teens' initiative, with close to 60 teenagers from Celbridge, Leixlip, Maynooth, Lucan and Ballyfermot all taking part at Parsonstown.
Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson, Ulster Rugby President John Kinnear and the Sport Changes Life Foundation officially opened a state-of-the-art community gym in Ballybeen estate last Friday.
The 11th National Coaching Forum entitled 'Fun To Full Potential - Coaching The Whole Athlete' will take place at the Institute of Technology Sligo from September 26 to 27. This forum promises to be the biggest and most extensive gathering of professionals and volunteers involved in sports coaching.
The Portlaoise Under-18 Girls travelled to Buccaneers RFC Athlone for the all-female '7s in the City' tournament in aid of Action Breast Cander. This was the first time for Portlaoise to play Sevens in competition at this age group.
Ulster heroes Ruan Pienaar, Roger Wilson, and Robbie Diack teamed up with independent retail group Centra recently to launch a series of Ulster Rugby Summer Camps tailored especially for girls with an interest in the game.
Today saw the newly-named Kingspan Stadium play host to Ireland's biggest ever display of Tag rugby for people with learning disabilities as over 400 players attended the eighth annual Wooden Spoon International Tag Rugby Festival.
Ulster star Ruan Pienaar and mascot Sparky teamed up to launch the eighth annual Wooden Spoon International Tag Rugby Festival for people with learning disabilities, which will be held at Ravenhill this coming Saturday.
At the recent end of season blitz held by the 'Salmo Eagles' at Kirwan Park, friends from the Mullingar Lions and Seapoint Dragons visited De La Salle Palmerston FC to take part in what was thoroughly enjoyable tournament where everybody was a winner!
Blackrock took top honours in the inaugural Smith's Supervalu '7s in the City' event - Ireland's first Women's only Sevens tournament which was hosted by Buccaneers RFC and supported Action Breast Cancer at Dubarry Park in Athlone.
More than 400 boys and girls from 20 teams took part in the Aviva Mini Rugby Festival and enjoyed a chance to 'play where their heroes play'. We hear from the IRFU's Hendrik Kruger and former Ireland international David Wallace, as well as Aviva's Eoin O'Neill and some of the club coaches involved.
The Ulster Branch of the IRFU held its annual Maxol Primary Schools Mini Rugby Festival at Ravenhill earlier this month, running from Tuesday through to Friday. 32 schools took part from across the province.