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U16 (2004)

Contact : Cathal Quigley 087 2442511 or for more info. 

Clontarf Rugby U16s Boys (2004)

The 2018/2019 season starts on 2nd Sept.

Club Draw

Clontarf Rugby are running a major Club Draw to raise funds to go towards capital expenditure projects & upgrading of the existing facilities in the club. This will benefit all of our U15 players, for example one of the projects will upgrade the floodlights on the AWP. We would be very grateful for your support. 

The cost of one ticket is €25 & a book of 5 tickets is €100, tickets are for sale from the Youth & Mini Representativesthe Club Office and Bar. 

It would be great if you could buy a ticket, or take a book of tickets to sell to family members, friends & work colleagues.  You’ve a great chance to win some incredible prizes including a car, a holiday, rugby tickets and a Smart TV.


Every Wednesday from 6-7pm on the All Weather Pitch and Sunday mornings at Castle Avenue (typically from 11-12am) when there is not a match. Details confirmed in advance via U15 Team WhatsApp Group.

Club Registration

All players must be registered with the club for Insurance and in order to play. You can apply for membership  and/or play your annual subscription via this link

Pre-Season Challenge Games

Sunday 16th September 2018

Clontarf u15 V Clontarf u16

Sunday 23rd September 2018

Clontarf V Arklow

Leinster U15 School/Youth League 2018/2019 

The league format is as follows (this will be subject to the number of teams entering the competition):

  • The teams will be divided into two groups (A&B) of 8 teams each
  • Each team will play 7 grading games against the teams in their group
  • The top 4 teams from Group A and Group B will form the Premier League
  • The bottom 4 teams from Group A and Group B will form the Division 1 League
  • Each team will play a further 4 league games against new teams in their division
  • At that point the top 4 team in the qualify for League Semi-Finals and the bottom 4 qualify for Shield Semi-Finals

Leinster U15 School/Youth Cup 2018/2019 

The 2019 cup draw is as follows:

Leinster U15 Meto Invitational Cup 2018/2019 

The 2019 Metro Invitational cup draw is as follows:×724.jpg

League & Cup Fixtures

Note: Home team first

Sunday 7th October 2018

League Grading: Clontarf 7 – Skerries 31

Sunday 14th October 2018

League Grading: Balbriggan 5 vs Clontarf 71

Sunday 21st October 2018

League Grading: Clontarf 39 vs DLSP 0

Sunday 11th November 2018

League Grading: Lansdowne 12 vs Clontarf 17

Sunday 18th November 2018

League Grading: Clontarf 89 vs Cill Dara 17

Sunday 25th November 2018

League Grading: Greystones 17 vs Clontarf 43

Sunday 2nd December 2018

No match – training

Sunday 9th December 2018

League Grading: Ashbourne 8 vs Clontarf 27

Sunday 6th January 2019

Prem League: Clontarf 36 vs Suttonians 7

Sunday 13th January 2019

Prem League: MU Barnhall 36 vs Clontarf 0

Sunday 20th January 2019

No Match – Training

Sunday 27th January 2019

Challenge Match vs U16s

Sunday 3rd February 2019

Prem League: Coolmine vs Clontarf

Postponed due to frozen pitch

Sunday 10th February 2019

Prem League: Coolmine 12 vs Clontarf 62

Sunday 17th February 2019

Cup Round 1: North Meath 10 vs Clontarf 33

Sunday 24th February 2019

Prem League: Clontarf 36 vs St Marys 25

Sunday 3rd March 2019

Cup Qtr Final: Clontarf 26 vs Coolmine 0

Sunday 10th March 2019

Weekend Off

Sunday 17th March 2019

Training Match

Sunday 24th March 2019

Training Match

Sunday 31st March 2019

Prem League Semi-Final: Barnhall 10 vs Clontarf 7

Friday 5th April 2019

International Friendly vs Bedford Blues @ Clontarf under Lights @ 7:30
Note: Clontarf fielding a joint Clontarf U15 / U16 Team

Sunday 7th April 2019

Cup Semi-Final: Clontarf 19 vs Skerries 24

Sunday 14th April 2019

No Match / Training

Sunday 21st April 2019

Easter Sunday

Sunday 28th April 2019

Metro Cup Rd1: Clontarf vs DLSP

Sunday 5th May 2019


Appropriate Studs

There is a massive focus this year on making sure that the players are wearing boots with studs that are appropriate and legal for playing rugby. Referees have been instructed to check for illegal studs before a game begins and if a player does not have the correct studs on their boots they will not be allowed to play. Legal rugby studs need to be 10mm at the top as per the graphic below:

Here are some general guidelines:

  • If your boots have screw-in metal / plastic / plastic & metal studs they MUST meet the World Rugby standards (10mm at the top as per the graphic above)
  • As a general rule Nike and New Balance don’t make rugby boots and if you have these boots you are highly likely to have to swap out the studs that came with them for rugby studs
  • Adidas soccer boots are also likely to require their studs to be swapped out as well, but Adidas do make rugby boots and they meet the standards
  • Brands like Canterbury,  Patrick, Asics and Mizuno also make rugby boots that meet the standards
  • Boots with moulded plastic studs will be allowed (though in general they are not recommended as when we get into winter they don’t give much traction on wet rugby pitches)
  • Boots with blades will definitely not be allowed and as are also not allowed on the All Weather Pitch in Clontarf
  • Boots that are missing one or more studs will also not be allowed.

Here is an example we’ve been given of boots with legal studs:

And here is an example of illegal studs:

Please print this page out and show it to your son. If in doubt on anything above, please check with one of the coaches.

2016/2017 U13 Division 1 League
& Plate  Champions

2017/2018 U14 Premier League
& Plate Champions

Safe Rugby:

We strongly encourage all coaches, players and parents to have a better understanding of concussion.  Concussion can pose a significant risk to the well being of players if not managed effectively.  Please use the following link  to the IRFU website and fimilarise yourself with the signs, symptoms and management of concussion.  I would ask that you share Junior Player video with your child to ensure that they too understand concussion.

Code of Ethics: 
Parents please read, discuss with your child & abide by the clubs code of ethics – See this link

Please get involved. Positive encouragement for all the children is vital, most players want to impress their parents, so please try to impress the children. Never be negative.

NOTE: If any parent/guardian has an issue or observation regarding their child please bring notice immediately to a coach.