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Creggs U15’s

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Creggs RFC 41 Westport RFC 31

Short a few regulars, Creggs U15’s welcomed Westport RFC to Creggs last Saturday Lunch Time for a Division 1 League Game that served up a 12 try thriller, Westport started the stronger and were 21 – 5 up after 15 minutes with Creggs try coming from Jack Tucker. Creggs then upped their game and scored further tries from Lorcan Maher , and Darren Gately from a great break from Shane Connaughton to take a 23 – 21 half time lead.

The second half was only seconds old when Westport scored again to take a 26-23 lead when they scored straight from the kick off. Creggs regrouped again and scored a try through Luke Divilly to take the lead again which they held until 7 minutes from the end when Westport went back in front following a try. Creggs again went on the attack and scored through Darren Gately after good work from Ben Finnerty leading 34-31 with only 2 minutes remaining. Creggs didn’t sit back and again attacked and Darren Gately got his second try in a matter of minutes from a cross field kick Ethan Glennon and that score was converted by Jack Tucker to finish the scoring for Creggs leaving the final score 41-31.

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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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2 days ago  ·  

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