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Creggs Development continue their winning run

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Creggs Development 17, Claremorris RFC 7.

Creggs Development team and Claremorris played a friendly fixture on Friday night in Creggs.

The game served up some lively passages of play interspersed with other quite forgettable periods on Creggs 4G pitch. Both teams struggled with their handling in the first half, with the number of scrums in double figures as a result of knock-ons many of which were unforced and prevented any flow in the contest.

A blank scoreboard at half-time was a fair reflection on proceeedings, but thankfully the standard picked up considerably thereafter. Impressive Creggs centre Enda Naughton broke the deadlock with a fine try in the 48th minute, and scrumhalf James McNally added a second try shortly afterwards when he finished off a slick handling move.

Claremorris responded with some excellent attacking play which required strong defence to keep the Creggs line intact before Colin Canny crossed for a well taken try, converted by Enda Naughton, to put the home team 17-0 ahead entering the final quarter.

Claremorris dominated the closing stages and scored a converted try which was fully merited following some sustained pressure which kept Creggs pinned deep in defence.

This was a useful exercise for the teams, both of which were understrength, and it provided valuable game time to some of the less experienced players in their squads.

Creggs Rugby: Chris Collins, Jamie Ryan, Ger Comer, Enda Naughton, Luke Meehan, James Egan, Colin Canny, James Mc Nally, Tommy Devine, Neville Walker, Damien Miskell, Shane OBeirne, Seamus Collins, Damien Nolan, Eugene Fleming, Alan Brandon, John Mc Donnell, Kenneth Keane.

The Creggs Development/Creggs Legends team that played on Opening Day.

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