Thursday, December 05, 2019

IN light of the reports that emerged today confirming the difficulties that Athy Rugby Club are having in obtaining Public Liability Insurance, the club have released a statement.

Statement by the Executive Committee of Athy Rugby Club:

Earlier this week the Executive Committee informed members of difficulties in securing a Public Liability Insurance quote for the club This presents a serious threat to the future of our club.

The Committee is working hard and engaging with a number of stakeholders, to find a solution.

We are grateful for all the support we have received to date, particularly from Deputy Martin Heydon, Leinster Rugby & the IRFU and for the opportunity to highlight our concerns to Minister Michael D’Arcy TD.

Our club has been part of the fabric of life in Athy for 140 years. Generations of players and members have worked hard to build a community and a legacy of which we are justifiably proud. We are determined to ensure that the story of our club continues long into the future.

Athy Rugby Club will be making no further comment while we concentrate our efforts on finding a solution to the current challenge and guaranteeing a bright future for the club.

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