12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
Quite apart from the first team, there are six other adult teams ready to accept new members at every level of experience or ability. If you are over 18 and interested in playing rugby there is a team for you.
Following on from the huge Six Nations success of the Ireland Women's team, Greystones are launching their very own Women's team this year eager to accept new members to join the ladies already signed up.
Proving there is no age barrier to playing rugby the club also boast a thriving Over-35s 'Vets' Tag rugby team with over forty members playing all year round and with special bonus points for tries scored by the Over-50s, this is proving to be one the most popular stay-fit activities in the town.
At the other end of the age scale Greystones has one of the largest Mini and Youth sections in Ireland with 600 players between the ages of 6 and 18, both boys and girls playing every Sunday from the beginning of September.
Every member of the community has the opportunity to play or get involved in rugby in Greystones. The club are especially proud of the Seagulls Tag rugby team who welcome players with special needs or intellectual disabilities.
If you have an interest in rugby whether as player, supporter, coach or mentor the members of Greystones Rugby Club are ready to welcome you this Saturday from 1pm.
GREYSTONES RFC OPEN DAY -
Saturday, August 24 from 1pm at Dr. Hickey Park
* First XV v Boyne RFC at 2pm
* Free barbecue and mineral bar
* Information stands to showcase: club facilities available to all members; Men's rugby for all experience levels; Women's rugby; Over-35s Tag rugby; Mini and Youth rugby for boys and girls; Seagulls Special Needs Tag team
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