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Pat Fitzgerald will be inaugurated as the new president of the Irish Rugby Football Union this Friday, July 19.

Pat Fitzgerald will be inaugurated as the new president of the Irish Rugby Football Union this Friday, July 19.

Mr Fitzgerald is a former player, past president and current trustee of Longford RFC and he will have the distinction of being the first IRFU president to come from a junior club.

Longford RFC will host a special celebration dinner in the Sin Bin at the club’s grounds on Saturday, July 27.