Senior rugby at Galwegians has a long and illustrious history, covering both high level play and serious enjoyment of the game.

311215-seniorcupOur First team play in the AIL Ulster Bank League division 2A. Galwegians is also one of Connacht’s Senior clubs, playing for the provincial Senior League and Senior Cup titles.

The Firsts are an important proving ground for young talent, with many players gaining Ireland caps and moving to professional careers in the sport.

SecondsRunningOur Seconds act as a feeder to AIL level, and play in the Connacht Junior League division 1A.

Our Thirds are also a strong and competitive squad, and play in the Connacht Junior League division 1C.

The U20s are our development squad between the Youth Academy and the highest level of the club game. The U20s play in the Leinster League against the main Munster clubs as well as the other Connacht clubs who field teams at this level.

FirstsLineoutTraining for Firsts, Seconds and U20s takes place at 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Crowley Park. The Thirds train at 8pm.

Galwegians are always keen to recruit new players. For details on how to get involved, please contact the squad managers.

Senior Rugby Contacts


  • Coach: Brian McClearn
  • Manager: Tony Fitzmaurice – tel 086 810 3004 or


  • Coach: TBA
  • Manager: Martin Kelly – tel 087 763 7383 or


  • Coach: Dave Hanly
  • Manager: 087 278 3651 or


  • Coach: Johnny McDonnagh
  • Manager: Colette Fallon – tel 086 108 8870 or