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for soon 'tis known from whence we came
where e'er we go they dread the name
of Garryowen in glory”

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Dr. P.J. Symth RIP

Monday, July 31st, 2017

The death has been announced of Dr P.J. Smyth who passed away at Roseville Nursing Home, Limerick.   Formerly of Dept. Physical Education & Sports Science U.L, Bective Ranger F.C & Garryowen F.C.

PJ was instrumental in the introduction of modern coaching and training techniques in Dooradoyle, pre AIL in the mid 80s.  He was a front row specialist and held in very high esteem by everyone who was associated with him

Predeceased by his parents Noel & Bernadette and sister Roisín. Deeply regretted by his brothers Brendan (USA), Brian (Perth), and Frank, brother-in-law Colin, sisters-in-law Mary, Margaret and Anne, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews and a large circle of friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Griffin’s Funeral Home, John’s Gate on Tuesday (Aug. 1st) from 5pm to 6.30pm. Funeral arriving at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Milford on Wednesday (Aug. 2nd) for 11.30am Mass. Burial afterwards in Kilmurry Cemetery.


Garryowen Summer Camp

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017


Garryowen Summer Camp 2017<


Number of Participants


AIL Fixtures 2017/2018

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017





Nominations for the 133rd AGM

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Following are the Nominations for the 133rd AGM to be held in the Clubhouse on Wed May 10th at 8pm.

Job Done!

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Garryowen FC resumes its natural place, in the top tier of Irish Club Rugby, by defeating UL Bohs at home yesterday in the Division 1A play-off.

Final Score. 18-13.


Thirds win Munster J2 Cup

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Following a thriller in Temple Hill last Friday Night, the Thirds beat Cork Con on a scoreline of 22-21.  Having been down 9-3 at half time to a physical and skillful Con site, the team found themselves 22-8 in defecit with 20 minutes to go.  They rallied and scored two converted tries in quick succession, to emerge victorious on a scoreline of 21-22 in extra time.  A Valliant effort.  The squad now go forward to secure a triple, with the Webb Cup Final scheduled for Friday Night 28th April in Thomond Park.

Under 20s win North Munster League

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Congrats to our Under 20’s who secured the North Munster League this evening, having defeated UL Bohs on a scoreline of 45-14. This fixture doubled as the U20 Cup Semi Final. The squad go forward to meet Shannon in the Final of the U20 Cup next week (date to be confirmed). The squad have had an highly successful season to date, having won the Donal Walsh Trophy last month. Well done Lads, looking forward to a clean sweep ! #GinG

U13 Double Champions

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Our U13s pulled off an historic double last weekend, by winning the Pat Lawlor Cup and Plate competitions at UL Bohs in Annacotty

Well done lads!   Video below (Compliments Mike Power)


One Club. One Direction. Together !

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017


On Sat April 8th, our Senior Team take on Old Belvedere RFC in Dooradoyle. KO 2.30pm. This is their most important fixture to date, this season. The Team is seeking vital points to ensure that we stave off relegation and continue to maintain our rightful place in the first division of Irish Club Rugby next season

We have made many calls for support from members throughout the season., BUT THIS IS THE BIG ONE!!

We need to stack the terraces with blue and white support this saturday. Our Underage structure consists of over 550 players and is a core component of the Garryowen FC family. Please marshall the troops at all age levels to attend this game. Bring the Family, Uncle Fred and Grandpa Joe..whatever it takes.

The Call is going out….

Your Club Needs you!

U18 Heartbreak in the Pan Munster Cup Final

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Our U18’s lost out narrowly to Ennis RFC yesterday by a point.  Final Score: 27-26.   A Super performance from the team however and they can be very proud of their achievements this season. Match Report here

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