Rugby Players

We have a proud tradition of developing players through our youth systems. However we are always looking for new players to join our Club. If you are looking to take part in rugby at any level from underage through to adult rugby there is always a place for you. Please contact our Director of Rugby Derek Cope on 086 8147294

Coaches / Managers

To continue to develop rugby at all levels within the club, we are always looking for new and experienced people to assist with coaching and managing our numerous teams within the club.

If you feel you are able to assist the club please contact  Derek Cope on 0868147294 or Ross Elmes Club Captain 087 7426383

Sports Rehabililator

Carlow Rugby Club are fortunate to have the services of sports rehabilitator  who ensures that our players receive top quality treatment and when injured are well looked after and back on the field as soon as possible.

Players also have access to a state of the art Elite performance centre in the club.

Medical Officer

Dr Leo Dillon Castledermot is the club’s Hon. Medical Officer and continues to give his time and expertise in the treatment of injured players.

Coaching Team

Please see under Committees.


We have been a very successful rugby club over the years, but this has only been possible due to a tireless volunteer group that have devoted large amounts of time to the cause. We are continually seeking ways to continue the running and development of the club, and this can only be successful with continued support and assistance from volunteers. If you feel that you can help the club in way please do not hesitate to contact us –