Creggs Rugby 22, Galwegians RFC 22.
Creggs Rugby U13’s played their first game of the season against Galwegians on Saturday evening under lights in Creggs and got a very good 22-22 all draw.
Playing their first game on a full pitch, the Creggs forwards had the better of their opponents but the Galwegians backs played a very fast offloading game and a draw was a very fair result.
Training for the U13’s is in Creggs next Friday at 7pm. New players welcome.
UNDER-14 Connacht League:
Creggs Rugby 17, Corinthians RFC 5.
Creggs U14’s made it two wins from two games in Division 1 of the Under-14 Connacht League when they beat Corinthians RFC 17-5 last Saturday morning in Creggs.
Creggs took a lead through a try from Rory Callaghan early on but Corinthians equalised before half time leaving the sides level at half time 5-5. Creggs had much the better of the second half and Aaron Lyons was twice denied in the corner before tries from Jack Tucker and Naoise Coyle and a conversion from Mark Purcell stretched out the lead which Corinthians never looked liked closing.
Creggs Under-14’s have no league game next weekend. Their next league game is at home to Sligo RFC the weekend after next. Under-14 Training continues next Friday at 7pm in Creggs. New players welcome.
UNDER-15 Connacht League:
An under strength Creggs U15 team lost to Ballinasloe RFC 24-5 in Division 1 of the U15 League on Friday night in Creggs and will play Corinthians at home next weekend.
The squad was very depleted for this game so thanks to all those lads for a huge effort in even fielding last weekend and to those Under-14’s who came up to play with us.
Under-15 training continues next Friday night at 7pm in Creggs. New players welcome.
UNDER-16 Connacht League:
Creggs Rugby 15, Ballinrobe RFC 7.
Creggs U16’s made it two wins from two games in the U16 league by beating a strong Ballinrobe side on Saturday afternoon in Creggs. Creggs took an early lead when a quick penalty from Tim Lambe yielded a try when he beat the defense to touch down in the corner.
Ballinrobe responded well and scored under the posts and took a 7-5 lead mid way through the half but Creggs responded well and Michael Kelly regained the lead for Creggs when the gained the ball on the 22″ after a lineout and sprinted to the line before the defense could realign and touched down, Tim Lambe converted to leave the half time score 12-7 to Creggs.
In the second half Creggs extended the lead after Tim Lambe converted a penalty after a sustained period of pressure for Creggs after 15 minutes stretching the lead to 15-7. Ballinrobe needed to score twice and they had a good period of play in the Creggs half but Creggs defended heroically to deny them any score and held out for a 15-7 win.
Next week Creggs Rugby U-16s will play Castlebar RFC away in round 3 of the Connacht League. New players welcome.
Creggs Rugby Under-17’s will train next Wednesday at 7pm in Creggs, Their first Connacht League game of the campaign will be the rescheduled League game against Ballina RFC on the weekend of Oct 31st. New players welcome.
Creggs Rugby Under 18’s will play their first game of their league campaign next weekend. The game will be scheduled for the bank holiday Monday under lights away to Ballinasloe RFC.
Training continues at 8pm next Friday night. New players welcome.