At a difficult and stressful time in society, particularly for the most vulnerable amongst us, our clubs around Leinster are doing their part to help their local communities by offering support to those in need.

Of course, help comes in many forms. In need of a chat? In need of your groceries done or collected? Or your trip to the pharmacy sorted?

Please don’t hesitate to contact any of the clubs below who will be more than happy to help and do their part.

If your club is not on the list below, we are asking all our clubs to use the hashtag #ClubIsCommunity on their social media platforms, so that we can help spread the word and add them to our list below.

For now, click on your club below, to see how they are supporting their local communities and how to make contact if you are in need of support during the Covid-19 pandemic.

As always Leinster Rugby advises all our players, referees, coaches and volunteers to follow the HSE.ie for the most up to date guidelines, to enforce social distancing and practice hand hygiene at all times.

Ashbourne RFC
Ashbourne players and members are volunteering to help anyone in need. They are offering to collect and deliver groceries and prescriptions, to ensure those at risk, can stay home and stay safe.

Blackrock College RFC
Blackrock are encouraging all their club members to stay connected while staying at home and staying safe.

Clondalkin RFC
Clondalkin have put together a group to help anyone who needs any chores, shopping, collection of prescriptions or help of any kind.

Clontarf FC
“CheckMate” – a Clontarf Rugby Club initiative, which calls on all members to make 2 phone calls a week to fellow members. To catch up, keep the connection and check in on each other’s well being. Two 5 minute calls a week can help us “Unite, by Staying Apart”.

County Carlow FC
Carlow are encouraging all their members to shop local and support the local businesses that have always supported and go above and beyond to help our clubs.

Emerald Warriors RFC
Emerald Warriors will be running live rugby specific workouts with on their own Instagram story. “Our community has no boundaries and we’re not going to let COVID-19 stop us supporting eachother!”

 

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| Rugby Fitness Classes | . Kicking off Monday April 6th and running each Monday and Wednesday at 7pm. We will be running live rugby specific workouts with @antandalilynch on our own Instagram story . Our community has no boundaries and we’re not going to let COVID-19 stop us supporting eachother! . If you haven’t made it down to a training session before this is the perfect time to join and get a taste of what Being A Warrior is all about. Anyone is welcome to join these classes, so please invite any family members, friends, neighbours or anyone in the community who would benefit from this. . Come #trywithpride and Be A Warrior every Monday & Wednesday! #boibegin #beyourbest #fitness #rugby #fitnessmotivation #fitspo #fitstagram #gym #health #wellness #stayathome

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Enniscorthy RFC
Enniscorthy have put together a group to help anyone who need chores, shopping or help of any kind.

Greystones RFC
Greystones players offer help and support to members in their area who need support in and way and will find someone close to assist.

Guinness RFC
Guinness RFC members will be growing their best Gordan D’Arcy beards to raise money for the people working in nursing services.

Kilkenny RFC
Kilkenny club members have volunteers to help out any members or friends of the club, who are struggling to get out for essentials at this time.

Lansdowne FC
Lansdowne want to help any of their members with shopping collecting and delivering.

Longford RFC
Longford want to make sure that no club members are isolated or lonely during the Covid 19 crisis.

Mullingar RFC
Mullingar are reminding all their members to stay safe, while looking after each other during these times.

Naas RFC
Naas senior men’s and women’s squads and management have offered to help any members or friends that may need support during this time.

Navan RFC
Navan club players are offering a service to anyone that is house bound and they want to drive to the shops and deliver to your door.

Old Wesley RFC
Old Wesley’s senior squad want to let their members know they are here to help and support if needed.

Seapoint RC
Seapoint are reminding all their members and community, how playing ball now can help save lives and get us all back together as soon as possible.

Skerries RFC
Skerries are encouraging all their members to shop local and support the businesses that have always supported our rugby clubs.

St Mary’s RFC
St Mary’s are working with other sports clubs in their area to work together in encouraging everyone to stay at home.

Tallaght RFC
Members ofTallaght Rugby Club distantly got together behind the scenes and came up with funds and ideas to help support our frontline hero’s. Representatives of the club popped into Tallaght University Hospital and provided frontline staff with a generous stock of toiletries.

 

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Not all hero’s wear capes….but the staff at Tallaght University Hospital certainly do!! We at TRFC wanted to show our support and thanks to our local hospital during this time of crisis. Members of our club distantly got together behind the scenes and came up with funds and ideas to help support our frontline hero’s. Today representatives of the club popped into TUH and provided frontline staff with a generous stock of toiletries such as Shampoo, Conditioner, Shower Gel, Deoderant, Razors Shaving Gel Toothpaste and tooth brushes. These items are much needed to upkeep their rigourous hygiene standards in between looking after patients. We are delighted to give back to these hero’s in any way we can. We hope to be back over the coming weeks and provide them with more much needed support!! ❤️💙💪🏉 THANK YOU FOR KEEPING US SAFE!! . . . . . #ourheros #TUH #tallaghtuniversityhospital #tallaghthospital #frontlineheros #givingback #westayathomeforyou #tallaghtrugby #trfc #dontstopbelieving #fromthegroundup #leinstermetro #leinsterrugby #leinsterwomensrugby #irishrugby

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Wanderers FC
Wanderers senior squad would like to extend a helping hand to those who may need it. Wanderers Rugby Club, 65a Merrion Road, are also offering patients/staff of St Vincent’s Hospital to use their car park free of charge.

Wicklow RFC
Wicklow have mobilised to help those who need help the most, primarily the elderly and those with health issues. They will pick up and deliver from the local Wicklow area businesses & operate a strict no contact service.