“Macra’s Toughest Club” – A one of a kind event hosted by Devilsbit Macra na Feirme

On Saturday 29th April, Devilsbit Macra na Feirme proudly hosted the first ever “Macra’s Toughest Club”. The event kicked off at 11am in Roscrea Rugby Club with over twenty different Macra clubs from all over the country travelling to Roscrea Rugby Club to compete. Each team consisted of three member with one female requirement. Over the course of the day the teams participated in various activities such as a 1km run, hale bale toss, a tyre tug, hale bale roll, a tractor pull and sheep herding. Each team was against the clock with the aim being to score the best time. Devilsbit Macra entered their own team consisting of Eamonn Joyce, Denise Ryan and Edward Roe who did Devilsbit proud on the day with the extreme level of toughness displayed!


The day events were then followed by an evening of entertainment in Racket Hall, Roscrea. Michael Hutchinson provided music from 5pm in the front bar. This was followed by a banquet three course reception and afters reception with music by The Waxies. This party was attended by over 140 Macra members. Devilsbit Macra na Feirme are thrilled to announce that the winner of Macra’s Toughest Club 2017 is Callan Macra from Co.Kilkenny. Well done to Fermoy Macra who came second and Mitchelstown Macra who came third.


Devilsbit Macra na Feirme would like to say a sincere thank you to everyone who helped to make the event a success. We look forward to hosting the event again next year and are already excited to see who will claim the 2018 title of “Macra’s Toughest Club”.  

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