NUIG Youth Academy recently hosted a National School blitz in Dangan. On the day the boys and girls from Knocknacarra, Bushy Park, Jes and Buaile Beag Ns all took part on a great day of touch rugby.

nuig blitz 2 April 2015Mentors and Coaches from NUIG Youth Rugby and Connacht staff Emer O Dowd and Wendy Hickey were on hand to referee/coach the fast paced action. The players on the day were a mix of club players as well as relative beginners who showed huge potential and a real flair for the game.

Neil Keavney of NUIG Rugby commended the Rugby on show and believes there were many stars of the future on show.

Barna/Knocknacarra mini club as well as NUIG Youths are currently welcoming players for next season and are keen for beginners to come down and give rugby a try in September.

Massive thanks to all referees on the day as well as the teachers and players who made the day a huge success. 

Roll on next season!!

Conor Galvin 
Galway CRO

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