Newbridge Rugby Club will take on members of the army this weekend in a charity fight night on Saturday evening, September 14…

The rugby players and members of the military are donning boxing gloves and getting in the ring to raise money for both the club and the Curragh Lourdes Fund. The fighters started their training five weeks ago have been put through a comprehensive programme of conditioning training, boxing technique and sparring. Five of Newbridge RFC’s current and former ladies squad are among the 14 club fighters taking part in bouts.

The ‘Newbridge Knockout’ will take place at Time Venue in Naas. Doors open at 7.30pm, and tickets at €;20 include entrance into the newly revamped Time nightclub. Tickets are available from any of the fighters, Newbridge RFC committee members or on the door on the night.