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Monivea RFC - Looking Forward...

Hello everyone,

We hope you are all keeping well. As the vaccination programme is rolled out, we can see some light at the end of the tunnel. In relation to the return to training and live games, the committee is in regular contact with Connacht Rugby, and we endeavour to let members know as soon as there are developments of note. We are very much looking forward to when we can return to playing and watching rugby live pitchside. In the meantime, we are enjoying the games on 'the box'.

Club Development and Volunteerism

The Club is looking to form sub-committees in the following areas: Public Relations/Media/Social Media Facilities Management Fundraising If you have experience or an interest in these areas, or just have a question about the sub-committees you can call Shelly on 0872871355 or email Our focus this year will be on progressing in building our clubhouse and we will need lots of help.


For The Love of the Club is a fundraising initiative being run by Connacht Rugby and Bank of Ireland. It starts on St Patrick’s Day, March 17th, and lasts for one week until March 24th.

It is a virtual 'fun' 5km or 10km walk or run and participants can register at The entry fee is €10 and all of the money raised will go to the Connacht club of choice of any of the runners or walkers. Some members have already registered and we look forward to cheering you on, so keep us posted.

The 50/50 Draw remains our only weekly fundraiser so thank you for your continued support. Your contributions have never been more important and are greatly appreciated.


Government Level 5 Lockdown Restrictions on Sport

On February 23rd the IRFU issued a statement in relation to the latest announcements by the Government on the revised Plan for Living with COVID-19. Level 5 restrictions will remain in place until April 5th, 2021 at the earliest. (See below).


People may meet with people from one other household in outdoor settings when taking exercise. No indoor or outdoor exercise group activities, including those involving children, should take place.

Matches and events

Professional, elite sports, horse racing, greyhound racing, and approved equestrian events only are permitted to continue behind closed doors. No other matches or events are to take place. Gyms, leisure centres, and swimming pools are closed.


Your Committee

President: Padraic McGann, Secretary: Carmel Laheen, Assistant Secretary: Ita Burke, Treasurer: Mark Greaney, COVID19 Club Safety Officer: Ruth Kilcawley, PRO: Shelly Herterich Quinn, Child Safeguarding Officer: Cathy Dillon.

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