SEEK ASYLUM IN LIMERICK
scout for Garryowen rugby club in Limerick is looking for
new talent in the war-torn Bosnian Region in Yugoslavia.
On watching a rugby match there one day he spots an amazing
talent and resolves to take him to Ireland to play for Garryowen.
The youngster, dying to get out of his horrible existence,
in Ireland that year Garryowen and their arch rivals Shannon
are neck and neck at the top of the league table, entering
into the last day of the season.
To make matters more tense, they are playing each other
in the last game.
15 points each going into the last minute of the game the
ball drops to Slavan, Garryowen's new Bosnian prodigy, who
runs past 3 Shannon players to score the winning try. Soon
after there are wild celebrations as Garryowen celebrate
is hailed as a hero and invited by the manager to guzzle
back champagne back in the dressing room with the rest of
the team. But before doing this, Slavan insists that he
be able to ring his mother at home to tell her the good
the phone to his mother, he says "Guess what mum, you
won't believe what happened here today, we won the game
and I scored the winning try and I'm a hero....."
mother interrupts ".....you selfish ba*tard",
she says "you are always thinking of yourself. Do you
have any idea what happened to us today. Your father has
been killed, your sister was taken away from us and given
a good seeing to, and our house has been burnt to the ground!".
Mum, your not being fair. You're acting as if all this was
my fault", says Slavan.
damn right it is", she replies. "It was your fu*kin'
idea for us to move to Limerick....!!!"