What’s Happening @ MIRFC 2017 May Vol 3

The skies are parting and the summer season is already picking up with the following events happening starting now.

Montreal Shamrocks May Tournament

The Montreal Shamrocks would like to invite you to our annual Victoria weekend Gaelic football & Hurling tournament!  The tournament will take place at the Montreal Irish rugby club facilities this Saturday.

Last year’s tournament saw 21 teams with over 250 players attending! Participating from Toronto, Quebec city, Prince Edward Island, Halifax, St John’s Newfoundland, Ottawa, Montréal, upstate New York and the Montreal Australian rules football club are expected to partake in the activities.

MIRFC Women’s team start the season on the road

The Ligue Provincial de Rugy (LPR)officially season starts this weekend with the Irish Women taking a road trip to match up against Cornwall.  With a fresh, eager roster we will all be rooting for the team as they progress throughout the season.  The men are not playing this weekend though, but be prepared because May 27th will be the home opener’s at Saint-Julie where all teams will be playing at home for a Super Saturday!

Results from the TMR preseason

The oils and wheels have been adjusted last weekend as the boys handily won over TMR during the preseason game at Loyola Field.  The seconds scored 5 tries to 1 and the firsts 4 tries to 1.

Let’s not forget that this thursday as another bi-monthly trevi night.  See you there.

Junior’s Training Camp this weekend

Huge day out! This will be a training camp for u16 and u18 boys and girls from any club in Quebec this sunday in Saint-Julie.  The day will involve skill stations and a scrimmage at the end for players that have proof of 2017 rugby canada registration (u18). There will be a meal and snacks provided ($10 cost, see your coaches for details)

Mini’s verdun program to start June 4th

Only 2 weeks away until the start of the Verdun mini program which starts June 4th at 10AM.  Catered for kids aged 4-12, this strictly non-contact program is perfect for teaching kids about the game of rugby and to tire them out before the afternoon naps.  Refer any parents interested to minis@montrealirish.com

Apparel Order

With the celebration of the 60th Anniversary, a special edition polo has been created, as well as: hoodies, jogging pants, athletic T-shirts and tank tops all available to order now. We want to encourage all members to purchase the anniversary Polo so for every item (other than the polo) purchased a 5$ rebate will be added towards the polo.  Hurry, we stop accepting orders May 28th. Full details available  HERE

Annual Walk the Stone

For more than 150 years, the Ancient Order of Hibernians has held a ceremony at the Black Rock to honour the dead interred there – the Walk to the Stone. Since 2014 the Walk is being dedicated to supporting and showcasing the ongoing efforts by the Irish Community though the Montreal Irish Monument Park Foundation to develop the Black Rock site into a lasting and suitable memorial to the story of 1847.  Join the mass and walk on Sunday May 28th, 10:30AM at 2157 Centre Street, Montreal

Golf tournaments

60th Anniversary Tournament

Another reminder to get your foursomes together for the 60th Anniversary Golf Tournament. 

47th Canton Tournament

Can’t wait until August for anniversary tournament? Then whet your whistle with 47th Annual Canton tournament set during the Saint-Jean-Batiste weekend in Canton NY.   Full tournament info
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