Recent Events

Co Cavan Cricket Club Open Day 2017


Co Cavan Cricket Club held an open day in the rugby club grounds in Swellan Park on Saturday 24th June .  
As a Club we were delighted to provide facilities for Co Cavan Cricket Clubs Registration match.  
 Swellan Park proved to be the ideal venue for good cricket. 
 There was a good crowd and ideal weather.  Refreshments were provided in the clubs function room.  It was great to see a minority sport, such as cricket played by a wonderful cross-section of the local community.  Cricket seems to have a healthy future in Cavan and the Rugby Club wishes them every success in the future.









National Schools in Cavan -  Rugby Tag Day - June 2017


Swellan Park hosted a National Schools Rugby Tag Day on Friday 9 June. 
The local schools that attended were; Farnham Nat School, Killygarry Nat School and St Felims National School, with 128 players and 12 teachers in attendance.
It was a lovely early Summer day and the standard of play, by the mainly beginner players, lived up to the conditions.
 Over the past 5 weeks two coaches from Co Cavan RFC have been giving coaching sessions in each of the schools, and it was clear to see the evidence of good coaching. 
The club would like to thank the schools' principals and teachers for supporting the event. Also like to acknowledge funding from Ulster Rugby and support from Darren McGuigan and Zoe Templeton. Co Cavan rugby club hope to have schools coaching on a regular basis from September onwards.
A big thank you to coaches Andrew Vickerman and Salesi T'upilatu. 
Thanks also to all the volunteer referees and helpers on the day.



  

Cavan's Big Day Out - Family Fun Day & Dog Show


We would like to take this opportunity to thank all who helped organise and all who came to our first annual "Cavan's Big Day Out" it was a huge success despite how the weather turned later on in the day!
 Here are a few snaps from the day.




Tag Rugby Blitz 


We would like to take this opportunity to thank all who helped organise and all who took part in this years Tag Rugby Blitz, it was another fantastic and successful event!! Well done to the winning team, and we hope everyone enjoyed themselves as much as we did! Here are a few snaps from the day.




Ulster Rugby Summer Camp


This week we have had the great pleasure of hosting Ulster Rugby Summer Camp. It has been a great week so far and the weather has also been good for the kids too! 
As part of this on Wednesday we had the great pleasure of welcoming Ulster Players Louis Ludik, Willie Falloon and John Andrew to our grounds. 
The kids enjoyed their visit immensely and the guys were more than willing to sign autographs for them all!!




Ulster Bank Rugby Force Event

An enormous note of gratitude to all the volunteers that came out over the weekend to help with our
Rugby Force weekend!!
Thank you so much, a great deal of work was completed and would not of been possible without you all! 
Notable thanks goes to Jason Poyntz (Tractor and Loader), Frank Walls, Winston Morrison, John Tilson, Clifford Poyntz, Trevor Pratt, Morgan Farrell and Paul Quinn (Cootehill).




We had the use of the Soil Mate 3 Leg Shear Bolt as pictured above, and it has done a fabulous job on our pitch. The machine is bringing the compacted sand and soil to the top. 




County Cavan Rugby Club Golf Classic 


What a great day was had at Our Annual Golf Classic on Saturday last, 13th June.
 A huge thanks to all our sponsors, all those who participated and to Cavan Golf Club, it was a truly fantastic event and success, which would not of been possible with out you all. 
We would also like to thank Tony Finlay, Seamus Bennett - Cavan Agri, Belturbet and George Crowe - Univet, Tullyvin.




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