U17 League South Creggs 19 Dunmore 23

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Creggs U17’s lost their first league match of this campaign at home to Dunmore on Friday night under lights in Creggs.

Creggs began the game very well and took an early lead when a good cross field kick from Brian Cleary was collected by Evan Concar who scored in the corner to give Creggs a 5-0. Dunmore were living off scraps for the early stages but they managed to score a penalty from in front of the posts when Creggs were offside at the breakdown, leaving the score 5-3.

Creggs went back up the field and gained good territory through good work From Eoghan Farrell, Mark Kearney , Tom Oates and Dylan Keavney and when they moved the ball wide Ryan Horan took and excellent line to beat the defence to score in the corner which was converted by Brian Cleary, leaving the score 12-3 after 20 minutes.

Dunmore then started to gain territory in the final 10 minutes of the first half and got their reward when they touched 5 minutes before half time which was converted leaving and scored a penalty just before the break to take a 13-12 half time lead.

Creggs again began the second half well and when a chip over the defence was very well gathered by Brian Kelly, Creggs set the ball up and Brian Cleary saw the space where he kicked into for Evan Concar to run onto and gather to score in the corner, which was again converted by Brian Cleary giving Creggs a 19-13 lead.

Dunmore then got the momentum and like the first half the next two score were theirs when they scored a try which they converted and then a very late penalty secured their victory 23-19.

Creggs: Eoghan Farrell, Mark Kearney, Ross Mugan, Brian Donohoe, Tom Oates, Dylan Keavney, Maurice Buckley, James Regan, Rory Collins, Brian Cleary, Ryan Horan, Rory O Brochalain, John Brennan, David Murray, Evan Concar, Brian Kelly, Barry McDonnell, Jamie Mee.

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All 3 teams in action this weekend.
First up was U18s who played A training game Friday with Corrib. A very worthwhile exercise and many thanks to our hosts for making it such an enjoyable evening.
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A great evenings Rugby tonight when Creggs Girls U14 and U16 travelled to play Tuam/Oughterard in Tuam in their first games of the season.

The U14's who had a lot of players playing their first ever game went down to a strong Tuam/Oughterard team but put in a great performance and then the U16"s Girls came out on top in a tough encounter against the same opposition.

Thanks to all that were available to travel tonight.
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