National schools rugby blitz a huge success with 600 in attendance

The National schools leprechaun rugby blitz was held on Tuesday 8th March. The event was organised by Gavin Foley Community Rugby Officer, Ross Mannion Youth Development Officer and Sligo Sports Partnership. 18 national schools with just under 600 children from schools all round Sligo participated on the day. Despite a little rain later in the day, the event was a huge success.

Special thanks to the refs on the day which were made up of transition year students from the Grammar and Summerhill schools and also players from the Sligo senior team.