Connacht Rugby and Bank of Ireland have announced the launch of For The Love of the Club fundraising initiative this coming St Patrick’s Day, March 17th, and will last for one week until March 24th.

For the Love of the Club is a virtual 5K or 10K fundraising walk or run where participants can register to

The entry fee is €10 and all of the money raised will go to the Connacht club of choice of any of the runners or walkers.

If you have no direct link to a club your money will go into a central account and be redistributed to all our great clubs within Connacht.

John O’Sullivan from Connacht Rugby says they welcome all to participate, from keen runners to casual walkers.

He has been giving more details to Midwest Radio Sport Editor Michael D. McAndrew.