Creggs RFC, and Alone It Stands with special guest Seamus Dennison


“Alone it Stands” at Roscommon Arts Centre followed by the “Après Match” with Munster hero of that famous night Seamus Dennison in the Hollywood bar, 8pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

This now legendary story (dramatised, written & directed by John Breen) of the 1978 Munster Rugby Team’s historic win over the All Blacks with an astonishing 12-0 defeat, “Alone it Stands” is coming to Roscommon Arts Centre on Wednesday 13th November.

With mesmeric ensemble playing, 6 actors recreate 62 roles in re-telling this story that inspires and perspires in the same evening!

The match was never televised so come along and see for yourself what happens when Munster, the Kiwis, the crowd, the ball, the dog and the pregnant woman all push and shove to create one momentous day.

The spirit of the Munster performance that night was epitomised by Munster’s player Seamus Dennison who set the tone with some huge tackles in the opening stages of the match on New Zealand men twice his size.

Après Match Creggs Rugby Exclusive

“After the Show” with one of Munster’s heroes of that famous night Seamus Dennison in the Hollywood bar , 10pm Wednesday 13th November 2013
Light Refreshments Served. The Creggs RFC special all-in ticket price is €25 and they will be available shortly from Eight till Late Roscommon Town and committee members.

Alone it Stands side 1 72dpi Alone it Stands side 2 72dpi

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Well done to the Creggs U16 and Creggs U18 Girls teams who have both qualified for the Final of the Connacht U18 and U16 Girls Division 1 Leagues.

Fantastic achievement for the club in our first year fielding in Division 1 of the U18 league and only our 4th season since we set up the girls youth section in the club.

The Girls u18 final will take place in Dunmore next Saturday at 12pm V Claremorris while the Girls u16 Final will take place the following weekend against Ballina.
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14 hours ago  ·  

Creggs RFC U.13s suffered yet another narrow defeat on Sunday last, this time away to Ballina in Sunday morning last. After conceding an early try from a Ballina scrum we were under real pressure when Brian O Connor put in a tremendous try saving tackle and we managed to force a turn over under our own posts and clear. We finally got a foothold in the opposing half and after a superb attacking scrum and great drives from Matthew Donnelly and Jack Lally the ball was fed to winger Luke Hayes who danced around the despairing Ballina defence to cross the line right on half time. Scoreline Ballina 7. Creggs 5 at the break.
The second half played out like the first with some resolute defence from the Creggs lads. However the line was breached on 12 minutes and now we faced a 7 point deficit. With just 3 minutes remaining and having put in a ferocious defensive display we were rewarded with a try by Michael O Brien who was in the right place at the right time to punish a poor Ballina defensive kick to leave just 2 points between the sides. In the last play of the game though we came unstuck while trying desperately to find the winning score as Ballina scored in the corner to leave the full time score Ballina 17. Creggs 10.
Training continues Wednesday evenings at 7 and we are away to Buccaneers next weekend.
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