Welcome to Carlow Football Club ‘News of Events’ page


Upcoming Events for County Carlow Rugby Club to be Confirmed 

The management of County Carlow Football are very grateful to all for adhering to all rules and regulations at this difficult time. The pitches are now, and will remain, closed until further notice. We look forward to seeing you all within our club and enjoying rugby again soon.


Membership open for 2020/21 season: 

To all our loyal members – firstly we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support. We are delighted to announce that rugby is slowly returning to County Carlow Football Club.  We have, and will continue to, work hard to ensure everyone’s safety and keep up to date will all Covid-19 restrictions. IRFU return to rugby information can be found on: 


We have a strict policy in place this year – if membership is not paid then people can not train or play. This is to ensure, to our best ability, everyone’s safety. Membership forms can now be downloaded from the link below.

Membership Application Form All Categories 2020-21 (1)

For any questions please feel free to contact our Subscription Secretary on: subs@carlowrugby.ie




President’s Welcome
As the 2020/2021 President of Carlow Football Club, I would like to welcome all our
members, players, coaches, officials, family, and friends to the start of our season. The very
best of luck to our club Captain Ross Elmes. I would like to wish our club coach Corey Carty
all the best for the season ahead.
Our Youth and Mini sections continue to grow thanks to the hard work and drive of our
Youths coordinator Brendan Carbery, our mini’s coordinators Robert Keady along with the
many coaches and volunteers that give up their evenings and weekends to make it happen.
Our director of rugby is Derek Cope, he is dedicated to making sure that the club is up to
speed on everything rugby related and ensuring all our coaches and players have the best
possible support throughout the year.
I also want to wish our All-Inclusive Tag Rugby Bees, their head coach Gavin Whitney and
all the other coaches and parents all the best for the season ahead. As a club we strive to be
inclusive and family-friendly.
To our committee members and volunteers throughout the club I would like to express
sincere thanks and commend them for their energy, passion and innovation that continues to
grow and develop our club and I look forward to working alongside them this season.
Finally, I would like to acknowledge and thank all our sponsors and in particular Netwatch for
their excellent support throughout the year
I look forward to seeing members on the side-lines come rain or shine.
Be kind to each other and look after your family, friends and neighbours.
Edel Gibbons
President Co Carlow FC





 Here is a link from the IRFU Website Insurance Page which allows members and parents to view details of the IRFU Insurance Programme: http://www.irishrugby.ie/club/clubhouse/insurance.php



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