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Cavan primary school wins €10,000 in the Aldi Play Rugby sticker competition

Nov 18, 2020 16:11 By News Northern Sound
Cavan primary school wins €10,000 in the Aldi Play Rugby sticker competition Cavan primary school wins €10,000 in the Aldi Play Rugby sticker competition
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A Cavan primary school has won €10,000 in the Aldi Play Rugby sticker competition. Schools had to collect Aldi Play Rugby stickers, with one

A Cavan primary school has won €10,000 in the Aldi Play Rugby sticker competition.

Schools had to collect Aldi Play Rugby stickers, with one sticker awarded to shoppers for every €30 spent in any Aldi store.

Gaelscoil Bhreifne, was one of 10 runners up in the competition and will now receive money towards sports equipment or facilities at the school.

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This year there were over 1,000 entries (1093) with schools in Wexford and Wicklow claiming the top prize of €50,000, while Gaelscoil Bhreifne was the only school in the Shannonside Northern Sound region to claim a prize.

This is all part of a national IRFU programme for primary school children, where free, supervised and a non-contact rugby plan is given to schools to encourage children to get active, and participate in regular exercise.

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