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Connacht Ambassadors to Creggs Rugby announced for 2019

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We welcome scrum-half James Mitchell, who joins our own Denis Buckley as our Connacht Rugby Club Ambassadors for 2019. It’s great to have Denis staying with us for the year ahead. He was a great help to the club in the past year and with his younger brother Maurice playing for the Creggs First’s too, he has been a regular visitor to the club and at away games too.

We look forward to developing a great relationship with James too. He is 23 years-old and comes from Maidstone in England. He is Irish qualified through his maternal grandmother who hails from Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. He joined Connacht in 2017 from Sale Sharks where he has played as a professional for three seasons.

Mitchell represented England at Under-16, U-17 and U-18 level before being selected for the 2015 Under -20 6 Nations Squad. He played in all five games in that competition and subsequently went on to feature in all five games at the Under-20 World Championship in Italy.

James has played 8 times this season for Connacht Rugby.

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Big day in the history of Creggs Rugby Club on Saturday week 23rd of November.

Starting with a mini blitz on Saturday morning, 3 youth league games, 3 adults team:games and the official opening of the new pitches / stand and walk at 4.30pm .

That night the 45th anniversary Annual Dinner dance will be in the the Abbey Hotel at 8pm.

Anyone who would like tickets for the Dinner Dance please contact any member of the committee. Tickets €45 and €35 for students.
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Hard luck to our U18's who travelled to Corinthians RFC today and came up just short losing 19-15. With injuries and lads unavailable we travelled with a very small squad but the boys showed great pride and commitment coming back from 19~3 down at half time to narrowly lose. A super bunch of players who have a very promising season ahead. ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done Creggs U16’s girls who travelled to a wet and windy Clifden today and came away with a tough 22-10 victory over a very strong Connemara RFC outfit. ... See MoreSee Less

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