• Upcoming Club activities Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th February

    Saturday 16th February Training for our Mini's from 10am - 11am , Clubhouse open for Teas/Coffees. Our U16's are away to Kinsale in the Munster Club U16 Plate - Group 2 @ 11:45am Our Seconds are away to Clonmel in the North Munster Gleeson League…
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  • Big Oval Breakfast

    Waterpark RFC U12s host the 'Big Oval Breakfast' on Saturday 16th in the clubhouse from 10-11.30am to raise funds for their trip to Italy.  
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  • Website under Construction

        Folks we are currently upgrading our clubs new Website, please bear with us as we transfer the details from our previous site to our current.   As part of the new site members will be able to pay their…
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Our Foundings

Waterpark RFC founded in 1925 for past pupils of Waterpark College, originally named Waterpark Old Boys RFC. The original grounds were in Ballinaneesha, and relocated in the 1960’s to Ballinakill, less than 1.5 miles from the center of Ireland’s oldest City, Waterford. In Ballinakill we have 3 main pitches, 1 floodlit all-weather football pitch, 2 floodlit all weather 5 a-side pitches, 8 dressing rooms, a gym, clubhouse with a bar and dining area. Our membership today is approx 600, fielding Mens, Ladies, Boys and Girls teams at Minis, Youths and Adult levels.

 

Our History

Waterpark RFC became a Munster Senior Club after winning the Munster Junior Cup for the third time in 1974. We retained our Munster Senior status until 2009 at which time we were the sole Munster Senior Club outside of the major rugby cities of Cork and Limerick. We reached Munster Senior Cup Final in 1983, narrowly losing a superbly contested final to Young Munster in a packed Thomond Park. We were the AIL Division 3 Champions in 2002-03 after a great campaign and superb final match in Belfast. Today we are a Munster Junior Division 2 following relegation last year and a number of consecutive disappointing seasons. Despite relegation, our senior side showed great spirit winning the Munster Junior Plate and our second’s side, consisting of a mix of experienced and youth players won the Mick Barry Cup.

 

Over the last 10 years, our youths teams have won 10 Munster Club titles and we also won the All Ireland Youths U17 Cup in 2007. Waterpark RFC is the current Munster U18’s and U16’s Club Champions as well as holders of many East Munster League and Cup titles. Our youths development has been recognized in the award of “Munster Youths Club of the Year” 3 times in the last 10 years and we are the current holders of same. We are proud to have produced so many great teams and players over the years, many achieving Inter-provincial and International caps at various levels including Jack O’Donoghue a current Munster Senior player and previous captain of Ireland at Under 20’s and 18’s.

 

Club Ethos

Our club ethos is to provide a safe, enjoyable and supporting environment to help every player reach their full potential. To extend our full respect to members, teammates, opponents and visitors. Our ambition is of course to regain Senior Rugby status. We look forward to welcoming new players, new members and all visiting clubs from Ireland and overseas to Ballinakill.

 

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Disclaimer


Disclaimer Information on this website is provided for your information only but it may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. It may be changed or updated without notice. Waterpark RFC, Ballinakill, Waterford, Ireland, (referred to as Waterpark RFC from this point) assumes no responsibility for and disclaims all liability for any such inaccuracies or typographical errors … Continued


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Website under Construction


    Folks we are currently upgrading our clubs new Website, please bear with us as we transfer the details from our previous site to our current.   As part of the new site members will be able to pay their annual subscriptions online, see fixtures and table for all teams, restructured gallery, 


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IRFU Player Insurance Form


The new IRFU insurance link is www.irishrugby.ie/insurance, please ensure you have the correct link on your club homepage. Apologies for the inconvenience but it is important that all rugby clubs have the correct link on their homepage. If your club do not have a website the link may be added to the club social media page. … Continued


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History of Waterpark RFC


Waterpark RFC founded in 1925 for past pupils of Waterpark College, originally named Waterpark Old Boys RFC. The original grounds were in Ballinaneesha, and relocated in the 1960’s to Ballinakill, less than 1.5 miles from the center of Ireland’s oldest City, Waterford. In Ballinakill we have 3 main pitches, 1 floodlit all-weather football pitch, 2 … Continued


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