After a long break at the behest of Mother Nature Carrick on Shannon RFC restart their season with a double header for your consideration at the Leitrim Gaels Community Field on Sunday 23rd January.

First up are the Ladies who are up against NUIG at 12pm.  Aine’s Angels  put in a very creditable performance going down 17-7 against the same opposition and are anxious to build on that performance and are eager for revenge.  Next up are the lads who are up against Dunmore at 2.30pm.  Unfortunately the lads have had a hard time in the league lately, being unable to build on their stunning away success earlier on in the season against Connemara.  However on home ground they are desperate to get their season back on track to reward their loyal supporters.

Please come along early to support the lads and ladies.


Carrick on Shannon RFC said a sad goodbye to two loyal servants over the winter as Juvenile Coach Matt Hodgson and Seniors stalwart Stephen Guckian left these shores for employment reasons.

Matt was one half of the coaching partnership that brought Carrick to the u17 Connacht League semi finals last year and his influence will be sadly missed.  Steve has been ever present for the Senior side since the clubs rebirth, either as the clubs Mr Versatile on the pitch or the man about town of it.

We would like to wish Matt and his family the very best of luck and  good fortune.  We also wish Stephen the very best of luck, we hope he goes easy on Canada and that his absence is only a temporary one.


Training continues, contact club captain Shane McGuiness @ 086-2111419 and coach Ian Fowden @ 086-0888978.


Ladies training continues at the Carrick Complex every Thursday @ 9pm, contact Ladies Captain Aine Shanley @ 087-2544388 and coach Ian Fowden @ 086-0888978.


Minis – Gary Molloy @ 0872381938  (Players aged 7-12 years)
Youths – Peter Holidge @ 0877457096 (Players aged 13-19 years)


Channel your enthusiasm for the game of Rugby by getting in touch with the grassroots and get involved with Carrick on Shannon RFC.

As the club continues to grow we require coaches and players, experienced or otherwise, and of course supporters and sponsors to continue to help us on our way so please contact below if you wish to contribute.

PRO – 0876711291
Email – [email protected]
Web –
Facebook – Carrick on Shannon Rfc

PHOTO 1 – Canada bound Stephen Guckian at last years Alternative Rugby Rose


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