The rain held off recently in Garda Rugby Club in Westmanstown where 170 5th class students took part in a Tag Rugby blitz…

Pupils from neighbouring schools; St Patrick’s in Diswellstown, St Francis Xavier in Roselawn, Ladyswell National School in Mulhuddart and Castaheany Educate Together, Ongar all came together for a great day out.

Spirits were high, and the boys and girls were eager to put their skills to the test and get the games going.

An abundance of talent and potential was displayed throughout the day, which ended with 1 pupil representing each team in a captains’ match.

The Blitz was a success, in no small part, thanks to the wonderful staff and teachers from all of the schools, and the wonderful facilities and staff at Westmanstown Rugby Club.

Students from all of the schools participating took part in the ‘Play Rugby’ programme with Leinster Rugby this year, and we hope to see them all down at Westmanstown very soon.