Breaking News! Sligo and Buccaneers to merge

Well it was always going to happen – in this the professional age. After lengthy negotiations Sligo RFC and Buccaneers RFC (Athlone) are delighted to announce that they have agreed to merge both clubs. The new Club, called Sli-Buccs, will move to a new neutral ground, in Mayfield, Cork, and is in the process of applying to the Ulster Branch of the IRFU for permission to play all of it’s matches in the north. More on this exciting story later.