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Kids' chance to develop basic skills in fun-filled environment

Published 29/05/2015 | 02:30

Munster rugby summer camps
Munster rugby summer camps
Munster rugby summer camps
Munster rugby summer camps
Munster rugby summer camps

This year's Munster Rugby Summer Camps begin in just over four weeks with Bandon RFC, Garryowen FC and Scariff RFC set to host the first three camps.

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Places are going fast for the camps which will be held at 22 different venues throughout the whole province (please see below for your nearest venue).

Camp places are available for boys and girls from six years old to 12 years old.

Each camp takes place over one week (Monday through to Friday inclusive) between 9.30am and 1.30pm.

The cost is €85 per child. Additional children from the same family can attend for the discounted rate of €75 per child.

Please note there is an online booking facility on the Munster Rugby website where you can also download the Summer Camp Application form.

Each participant will receive an Official Summer Camp Pack comprising an adidas summer camp T-shirt, adidas shorts, adidas socks, draw-string bag, mouth guard and one Junior ticket to a Munster pre-season match.

Children who participate in the camps will get the chance to meet members of the Munster squad, make new friends, learn more about rugby values such as teamwork, respect and integrity, and also become more aware of the importance of physical fitness.

All this while learning to develop the basic rugby skills of passing, tackling (in a controlled environment), evasion and kicking. Most of all, we guarantee lots of fun!

To facilitate the appropriate attention, participants will be divided by their age into groups. Central to the Munster Rugby Summer Camps' philosophy is ensuring the introduction to the game of rugby in a safe and controlled manner.


The Camps will be managed and run by fully accredited IRFU Mini Rugby coaches.

All Summer Camp staff have undertaken the National Garda Vetting process required to comply with the IRFU policy regarding recruitment and vetting to work in age-grade rugby.

For any more information, please contact Munster Rugby on 021-4323563 (9.0am - 5.00pm).

Munster Rugby Summer Camp Venues And Dates

Week 1 - Monday, June 29 - Friday, July 3. Bandon RFC, Garryowen FC & Scariff RFC.

Week 2 - Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10. Highfield RFC & Kilrush Sports Complex (Astro Turf).

Week 3 - Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17. Castleisland RFC, Co Kerry & Midleton RFC, Co Cork.

Week 4 - Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 24. Cobh Pirates RFC, Killarney Community College & Waterford Institute of Technology

Week 5 - Monday, July 27 - Friday, July 31. Muskerry RFC, Co Cork, Thurles RFC, Co Tipperary & Tralee RFC, Co Kerry.

Week 6 - Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7. Ballincollig RFC, Bruff RFC & Fermoy RFC.

Week 7 - Monday, August 10 - Friday, August 14. Dungarvan RFC, Co Waterford; Nenagh RFC, Co Tipperary & Newcastle West RFC, Co Limerick

Week 8 - Monday, August 17 - Friday, August, 21. Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa Cork, Old Crescent RFC, Limerick & Skibbereen RFC, Co Cork.

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