Club Draw May Prize Winner
Yesterday we held the first draw for the Club Development Draw. Congratulations to Adrian Goodrich, who was the winner of two night's B&B in the Westbury, which was our May 2015 prize. Planning is now underway for the June 2015 draw so any forms that have not yet been completed should be handed in at the club as soon as possible to maximise your chances of winning
The Executive committee and members of Greystones RFC are deeply saddened at the passing of esteemed past president Mr William (Willie) Dunne.
May 10th. 2015. Peacefully at Blackrock Hospice surrounded by his loving family, he will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Gail, children Karen, Stephen, Sara and Paul, son-in-law Jonathan, daughter-in-law Michelle, adored grandfather of Ben, Rachel, Jack, Abby, Ruby, Harry, Bella, Robyn and Charlie.
Reposing at his daughters home, 11, Rossmore Drive, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow on Tuesday, 12th May, from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 10am in the Church of the Holy Rosary, Greystones followed by interment in Redford Cemetery, Greystones. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Blackrock Hospice.
Lunch Saturday at 1pm
Still loads of spaces available by contacting
Rosses Point Golf
We are playing Rosses on April 10th
and then the firsts play Sligo the following day, please let me know if you are interested as I have a few spaces left for golf which is great value at €45. Contact
Car Park Security
The instances of theft from cars in Club Car Parks is once again on the rise and we have had a few incidents in the past few months, the latest being last Tuesday night. I am happy to say that we were able to provide the Gardai with camera footage of the perpetrators and hopefully this leads to an arrest. Please be mindful when using the Club not to leave valuables on show in your cars.
Watch out for the NEW Club Draw
This weekend sees the launch of the CLub Development Draw and more information will be available in the club over the weekend. This is an exciting time for the Club with great opportunities around the corner. Please take the time to have a chat with a committee member who can fill you in on the Clubs Development plans.
Have any of you visited our Play Cafe over the past few months? If so, we would love to he ar your feedback. If you havent, why not come down and give it a try, its open Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 10am - 2pm (when we dont have an AIL)
If you have a news item that you would like in the weekly mail please let me know my mailing
If you dont let me know I cant let the members know.
This Weeks Fixtures
Friday 20th - J3's v Barnhall @ 8pm - Home
Saturday 21st - Firsts v Kanturk @ 2.30pm - Home
Saturday 21st - J4's v AIB @ 3pm - Home
Sunday 22nd - Youth Section from 9am
Sunday 22nd - 20's v St. Marys @ 3pm - Home
Sunday 22nd - Ladies v Malahine @ 1pm - Away
Best of luck to all over the weekend
This Weekends Fixtures
Sun 15th - Youth Section from 9am
Sun 15th - J1's v Wanderers @ 3pm - Home
Sun 15th - 20's v Old Wesley @ 3pm - Home
The members bar will be open at 2pm on Saturday showing England v Italy followed by Ireland v France @ 5pm. The atmosphere was fantastic here last weekend and Saturday should be no different. Please come on down to the Club for the games.
Match Lunch 21st February
Numbers at the prematch lunches have been very poor this year so we are uring you to try and get a group together for the21st February
game v Kanturk. Bookings can be made by mailing
Its at the stage of the season now where the team need your support.
Firsts v Sligo 11th April
We travel to Sligo on 11th April
for our last AIL game of the season, for those of you you who like to follow the little white ball we are putting together a trip to Rosses Point on Friday
10th with a stay over in Sligo and then on to the match the following day. The cost of Golf is €45 and stay over will be €50-€60. If you are interested please mail
. I will then come back to you with all the relevant details. All I'm looking for now is an expression of interest.
Newstalk a big success
OFF THE BALL was a great success here in the Club last night, Ger Gilroy was joined by Paddy Jackson, Gerry Thornley and our own Reggie Corrigan on the panel and we had over 70 guests in attendance. Watch this space for more interaction between the Club and Newstalk 106.
Vikings Squad (u17/18 GRFC/WRFC) V Accademia di Milano, Istituto Leone XIII
GRFC are delighted to host this touring u17/18 side from Milan on this Sunday 15 February, KO 12:00, Dr Hickey Park. They are players from a school in Milan who are also part of a Rugby Academy with dedicated FIR (Italian Rugby Federation) Coaches. All supporters welcome.
Enjoy your Rugby this weekend.
This weeks Fixtures
Sat 31st - Firsts v Tullamore @ 2.30pm - Away
Sat 31st - J4's v UCD @ 2.30pm - Home
Sun 1st - Youth Section from 9am
Sun 1st - 20's v Old Belvedere @ 12noon - Away
For those of you who applied your tickets are in the Club for collection.
Both games are sold out.
Tickets for Ladies Day on Sat 28th February
are almost sold out. Please mail
if you need tickets asap, we expect to be sold out by next week.
Bookings for our home game v Kanturk on Saturday 21st February are also now being taken
Have a good Rugby weekend
Fixtures This Weekend
Fri 9th - J3's v Terenure @ 7.30pm - Away
Sat 10th - Firsts v Skerries @ 2.30pm - Away
Sat 10th - J4's v Terenure @ 2.30pm - Home
Sun 11th - Youth Section from 9am
Sun 11th - 20's v Trinity @ 12noon - Home
Sun 11th - Ladies v DLSP @ 1pm - Away
Saturday 17th Jan
The Firsts are in the Leinster Senior League Shield Final - KIck-Off is 1pm in Donnybrook - Your Support would be greatly appreciated.
New Lighting in GRFC
Two extra training areas have been created in the Club thanks to new lighting erected over Christmas. This is a big improvement and also gave us the opportunity to provide extra safety lighting in the Car Park. Well done to all concerned, especially Robby Hill.
SEE YOU ALL IN GRFC
DLSP v Greystones AIL date change for Match
Please note the AIL match DLSP v Greystones has been moved from Friday 19th December to Saturday 20th December KO 2.30pm
Your team needs your support in this local derby match. It is only a short trip to Kirwan Park so make sure and support your team in the last match of 2014
This weeks fixtures
Friday - J1's v Old Wesley @ 7.30pm - away
Friday - J3's v CYM @ 8pm - home
Saturday - J4's v Barnhall @ 2.30pm - home
Sunday - 20's v St. Marys @ 2.30pm - away
Sunday - Youth Section from 9am
Firsts v Sundays Well Sat 6th December
Last home game before Christmas see the firsts take on Sunday's Well at 2.30pm. We are currently in fourth place in a very tight league.
Lunch bookings are now being taken by mailing
Buzz Beez - Parent & Toddler Play Group & Cafe
Buzz Bees is a fun, friendly and buzzy place where children from 0 to 5 years of age can come to play in a happy and safe environment, while their parents can enjoy a bit of time to relax and chat, and enjoy freshly home-made cakes and a nice cuppa.
Buzz Beez open in GRFC on Monday 8th December and will be open Monday to Saturday from 10am - 5pm.
This is a new and exciting offering here in the Club, come on down and give it a try.
See You All in GRFC Soon
This Week's Fixtures
Sat 15th - Firsts v Ards @ 2.30pm - Away
Sat 15th - J4's v AIB @ 2.30pm - Away
Sun 16th - Full Youth Section Programme from 9am
Bubbles, Baubles & Bling - Saturday 29th November @ 8pm
It's that time of year again ladies! Please join us for a night of cocktails, nibbles, dancing and lots of fun. We are delighted to announce the date for this years Ladies Christmas GRFC Night - Baubles, Bubbles & Bling! Last year was a full house & a huge success so tickets will be much sought after. Treat yourself to a night out with friends before the madness of the silly season starts! The club will be transformed into a beautiful winter wonderland and Christmas set with beautiful hand made decorations.
Please support GRFC by attending this fabulous event that contributes greatly to the running costs of our club. Please invite your friends, ask your partner to attend, your Mum, your Aunt. Please spread the word and let's enjoy a fabulous night together.
Tickets are available from behind the bar at only €20 each to include, delicious nibbles, a welcome drink, and dancing until very late. Tickets are also available through Eventbrite by using this link https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/baublesbubbles-and-bling-in-grfc-tickets-14229985269
La Touche Wines Fair
The Annual La touche Wines Fair comes to the Club on Friday 21st November. With over 80 wines, sheridans cheeses, xmas corporate gifts, hampers, vouchers and lots lots more
Tickets are €15 and proceeds go to Greystones Cancer Support and Wicklow Hospice
The events starts at 4.30pm and runs till late - Tickets from La Touche Wines at 01-2873826
Ireland v Georgia
This game will be shown in the Club on Sunday with a 2.30pm Kick-Off. Our new HD feed to our screens last weekend proved a great success and there was a fantastic atmosphere in the Club. Come alond this week and enjoy GRFC.
SEE YOU IN THE CLUB
This weekends fixtures
Friday - J3's v Wanderers @ 7.30pm - Away
Saturday - J4's v Blackrock @ 2pm - Home
Saturday - Firsts v Midleton @ 2.30pm - Home
Sunday - Youth Section from 9am
Sunday - 20's v Old Belvedere @ 12 noon - Home
Sunday - Ladies v RCSI @ 2.30pm - Home
There are spots available at this weekends AIL lunch if you wish to join us before the game. Please contact
On the Club Screens
Saturday - England v New Zealand @ 2.30 pm
Saturday - Ireland v South Africa @ 5.30pm
Well Done Rosie
Rosie Newton was awarded a certificate of achievement in recognition on her inclusion in the Leinster U18's ladies team.
Rosie has played in all of the Leinster ladies U18 matches this season and is the cub's first representative at this level.
The Certificate of achievement was awarded to Rosie by Declan O'Brien (CRO, Leinster branch) at the opening of a stage two coaching workshop held at the club on Wednesday last.
Club Booklets etc
Your Club Booklet and Club Programme are behing the bar, just ask a member of staff
Your smart card will now be updated with this years membersghip, any problems please let me know by mailing
Cameron McKeever Physiotherapy
Our Club Physio Cameroon has now settled in on site here in the Club and is proving a big hit with Club members and non members alike. This aligned with our Club Gym has been a great addition to the Club facilities and we hope that you are benefiting from these improvements.
Thank You Sponsors
A big THANK YOU to all sponsors of the Club so far this year, your contributions to the Club are essential to the cause of all th ings GRFC
Club Update 10 October 14
This weekend’s fixtures
Friday night 8:00 Kick off: J3’s home vs Terenure College RFC in the Metro league.
Saturday 3.00pm kick off: J1’s home vs Naas and J3's away vs CUS in the Metro League.
Saturday 12.30pm kick off: U20’s away fixture vs Dublin University in the JP Fanagan Premier 2.
All teams greatly appreciate support from the members, so they'd love to see you come along to cheer them on.
Full Youths and Minis programme on Sunday
This Sunday sees the start of the metro league games for many of our youths teams, as well as the incoming annual tour of parents and players from Wilmslow RFC hosted by our U10s and U11s, so will be a busy Sunday morning for all to enjoy.
Greystones RFC on Social Media
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Website - www.Greystonesrfc.ie
Saturday 30th August Greystones v Naas
Saturday 6th September Wanderers v Greystones
Thursday 11th September Greystones v DSLP
Saturday 20th September Boyne v Greystones
Friday 26th September Greystones v Wanderers
Saturday 4th October Greystones v Highfield
Saturday 1st November City of Armagh v Greystones
Saturday 8th November Greystones v Midleton
Saturday 15th November Ards v Greystones
Saturday 6th December Greystones v Sunday's Well
Friday 19th December D.L.S.P . v Greystones
Saturday 24th January Greystones v Richmond
Saturday 31st January Tullamore v Greystones
Saturday 21st February Greystones v Kanturk
Saturday 28th February Greystones v Navan
Saturday 7th March Old Crescent v Greystones
Saturday 28th March Greystones v Bruff
Saturday 11th April Sligo v Greystones
Weekly Update Friday 28th March
GRFC MEMBERS WEEKLY UPDATE
Fixtures this weekend
Friday : J3’s v Old Wesley KO 8pm - Home
Saturday : J4’s v Unidare KO 2.30pm – Away
Saturday : U20’s v Cork Con KO 2.30pm -Away
Sunday : Youth Section
Sunday : Ladies v Naas KO 1.30pm – Home
Under 20’s Play Con
The 20’s play Cork Constitution away in The Frazer McMullen Cup tomorrow. As ever your support is welcomed.
After a slight delay in getting the final pieces of equipment the GYM will now be open to members this coming Monday. If you have any questions please send a mail to
Please note that the GYM is strictly over 18’s. Further conditions for use of the Gym are posted on the notice board at the entrance.
Team spaces are filling fast so please make contact as we don’t want anyone to be disappointed. If anyone wishes to help build on the success of this event last year please contact Taragh Hanley on
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SEE YOU IN GRFC SOON
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