Under 8s

News & Match Reports for the Under 8's

Under 8's Season Overview 2013/14

Overview 2013/2014

The Under-8 team is for players, boys & girls, who were born in 2006. Your child needs to become 7 years old between 1st January and 31st December 2013.
The training schedule from September 2013 will be as follows:

  • Saturday 26th April, Tag Rugby Training in Shamrock Lodge, 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Sunday 4th May, Tag Rugby - Boyne v's Old Alleynians, London in Shamrock Lodge (TBC)

Please Note that All rugby at this age is non-competitive, the emphasis is on learning to play and having fun !! There will be a series of blitzes against other teams in the North East area. 
Please make sure your child always has their gum shield.
We text important team information. To be included on this list please speak to a coach or send an email to U8.Coach@BoyneRFC.ie



Boyne U8's Win Fair Play Award

Boyne U8’s headed to Armagh RFC on Saturday 12th April for their end of year blitz.  A busy schedule of games and bigger opposition would test our young stars of the future.  We fielded two teams of 12 players, with rolling subs – Boyne Tigers & Boyne Lions.  Our lads took what they learned throughout the year at training and went about their business in a much disciplined manner.  This lead to us winning the ‘Fair Play Award’, the only award that can be won at this festival – number of tries scored or games won does not count at this level.  The award is based on various factors, s

Dundalk Blitz - 27/10/2013

Sun, 27/10/2013 - 18:23 — Peter Dooley
After a very wet start and a lot of confusion over whether or not the blitz had been called off at the last minute, we went ahead fielding 2 teams.  Our lads had no problem getting stuck in and showed superior tackling skills due to their hard work on the training pitch.  Good passing and team play proved too much for Dundalk, as our lads ran in try after try in the first games.  Dundalk changed around some of their playesrs for the second games, but we still proved too strong for them.  Well done lads.  Keep up the good work.

Boyne Home Blitz - 13/10/2013

Sun, 13/10/2013 - 18:17 — Peter Dooley
On a perfect Sunday morning the lads turned up for their home blitz of the season at Shamrock Lodge. We had enough players to field three teams, playing against two teams from Ashbourne and one team from Ratoath.