Kinsale RFC

Founded 1982

Co. Cork

Child Welfare

Our Child Welfare Officer is Maritta Buwalda. (

The safety and wellbeing of our players is the number one priority for Kinsale Rugby Club.

Child Safety Statement (Link to PDF)


Safeguarding Vetting

It is mandatory that all coaches and helpers for Kinsale Rugby club must be vetted and have their safeguarding training completed.

All those applying for a vet will need to Upload photographic and a proof of address (this must be dated within the last 6 months and mobilephone bills do not suffice).

In order for the vet to  be processesed the CWO must first club verify that all the information is there and correct.

Do the above through the Rugby Connect Website:

Please email Childwelfare Officer to inform them you have applied.


Safeguarding Training

Munster Branch Safeguarding Training Level 1- must be completed by all coaches


IRFU Spirity Of Rugby

Kinsale Rugby Club adhere's to the "Spirit of Rugby" code of conduct, as outlined by the IRFU. We will not, and do not tolerate unacceptable behaviour by players, parents, coaches or club members.

Safegaurding Policy

Code of Conduct


Social Media Guidance

Travel Guidance


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This is a short video outlining what rugby should be all about - fun for kids!


Concussion Management

Concussion can happen in any sport and it's important that we follow correct protocols to ensure that it's properly dealt with and reported. Find out more info at World Rugby.

Magic Sports Kit

Please view this great video which shows you how children view the game and the magic of sport.

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