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Connemara 6 Creggs 5

Creggs made the long journey to Clifden for Sunday’s Junior 2 League fixture and led into the closing stages only to have victory snatched away by a last minute penalty. This was another very encouraging display by Creggs,following the recent victory over Tuam. Connemara opened the scoring with a well struck penalty after 12 minutes but Creggs hit back with a fine try by fullback Aidan Geraghty to lead by 5 -3 at halftime. Creggs should have been further ahead but missed three penalties and also a couple of try scoring opportunities went astray. Mark Hester was a dominant influence in the backrow and he was sorely missed when injury forced his departure shortly after halftime. However,Creggs continued to carry the fight to Connemara and were looking likely winners until a late surge by the home team yielded the decisive penalty as the game edged deep into added time. Creggs have a home game against Galwegians next weekend and this presents an ideal opportunity to gain further momentum before the start of the Ardnacregg Cup. Creggs : Aidan Geraghty,Thomas Greene,Barry Egan,David Feeney,Philip Leech,Tommy Devine,Stephen Crehan,Ken Loughrey,Enda Garvey,Eoghan Cahill,Kevin Raftery,Trevor Nee,Damien Nolan,Graham Curran,Mark Hester,David Hoare,Brian Coady,Enda Tully,Rory O Donoghue,Stephen Kilcommons.

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Well done to Creggs RFC'S U18's representatives v Munster in UL today, Ciaran Purcell, Lee Kilcoyne and Eoin Kelly.

Great to see the lads playing today, not having played any game since March 2019 due to the lockdown restrictions.
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2 days ago  ·  

Good luck to Creggs RFC players Ryan Conlon, Senan Lambe and DJ Hession who line out for Roscommon Minor Footballers in tonights Connacht quarter final against Mayo ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

Creggs RFC were honoured today with a visit from Ireland and Lions star Gordon Darcy. Beautiful weather and a large socially distanced crowd welcomed Gordon and his brother Ian to Creggs. He is on day two of a four day 850km charity cycle raising funds for Barretstown.
Gordon now a successful children's book author had many young fans waiting for him with copies of his books for signing. Gordon Darcy complimented Creggs RFC on the fabulous new development (dressing rooms and gym) which is under construction and the 4g pitch which is the only one of its kind in Connacht.
He also commended the policy which sees the facility used by other local sports clubs.
We wish Gordon well as he endeavors to complete his journey back to Dublin at the weekend.
A legend in every sense of the word.
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