News

Connacht Junior Premier League

35

CBS Roscommon Junior Rugby Team took to the field in Sligo This Wednesday for their first ever game in the premier league of the Connacht League. Having competed very well in the Development leagues over the last two years at U14, U16 and Senior, this year CBS will go toe to toe with the established rugby schools in the province.

Their first engagement was a trip to Sligo to play Sligo Grammar School and they put in a very confident and competent performance coming away with a 31 – 17 victory.

Playing with the wind in the first half , CBS Roscommon played a very smart game plan and faced up to their opponents from the first whistle and were two tries up before their opponents had time to settle. Those early tries came from James McNally from a 5 metre scrum and from Melvin Conteh who picked and drove over from close in. Further tries in the first half from Conor Shanagher and conversions from Michael Farrell had CBS 24 – 0 up at half time.

CBS continued to play good rugby early in the second half and were rewarded after 5 minutes when James Fetherstone went over to give CBS a 31-0 lead. Playing against the stiff wind Sligo were always going to get territorial advantage during this half and they did just that and reduced the deficit with 3 late tries and a conversion to leave the final score CBS Roscommon 31 Sligo Grammar 17.

CBS :Dan Butt, John Murraym James Fetherstone, Brian Diffley, Conor Shanagher, Conor McNeill, Theo McGuinness,James McNally, Sean Doorley, Edward Clinton, James Brandon, Shane Purcell, Michael Farrell, Melvin Conteh, Niall Cunniffe, Jason Hoare, Liam Lapina, Cian Gately, Barayl Khan, Reece Gilligan, Gavin Carberry, Darragh Beirne, Eoghan Coyle, Ian Conlon.

photo

About the author / 

admin

Facebook Posts

📣📣Closing Soon!
📄The annual Dermot Earley #sports #bursary sponsored by Roscommon County Council is now open for applications!
🧍‍♂️🧍‍♀️This bursary provides financial support to two successful candidates, one male and one female, with an accomplished background in sport.
📌If you or anyone you know would like to apply PLEASE SHARE or go to ▶️http://www.roscommoncoco.ie/en/News-Events/Latest-News/Dermot-Earley-Bursary-2021-2022/Dermot-Earley-Bursary-2021-2022.html for full details and application form.
📅Closing date: Friday, 29th October, 2021 at 4.00pm

Roscommon Gaels
Padraig Pearses
St Brigid's Gaa Club Kiltoom
St Aidans GAA Club
Kilmore Gaa
St Faithleach GAA
Roscommon Athletics Club
St. Dominics GAA
Roscommon GAA - Club Rossie
Western Gaels GAA Club
Clann na nGael
Roscommon Golf Club
Shannon Gaels GAA
Creggs Gaa
Creggs Rfc
Éire Óg GAA Club
TULSK GAA
Kilbride Gaa
Roscommon Sports
Roscommon Sports Partnership
... See MoreSee Less

12 hours ago  ·  

Club Lotto