Creggs RFC 36, Ballinasloe RFC 19.
Creggs RFC took a big step towards qualifying for the semi-final of the Connacht Under-16 League after a victory over league leaders Ballinasloe last Saturday.
Played in front of a big crowd on the day of the official pitch opening in Creggs, the home team put in a very efficient performance. It was a good mix of strong carrying by their forwards with their running and kicking game of their backs, and they got three tries in the first half through Aodhan Looby, Miguel Arthur and Ryan Conlon with two conversions from DJ Hession to 1 try for Ballinasloe for a half time 19-7 lead.
Upfront Ciaran Purcell, Noah Fallon, Eoin Kelly and Lee Kilcoyne were excellent throughout the game while the backs of Edimar Fimho, Conor Betts and Senna Lambe were dangerous throughout. Further tries in the second half from Ryan Conlon, Cormac Dolan and Ben Johnson with another Hession conversion finished the scoring for Creggs
Creggs Rugby: Miguel Arthur, Tomas Tiernan, Ben Johnson, Aidan Hoare, Noah Fallon, Ciaran Purcell, Eoin Kelly, Lee Kilcoyne, Cormac Dolan, DJ Hession, Aodhan Looby, Edimar Fimho, Senan Lambe, Conor Betts, Ryan Conlon, Jack Fleming, Josh Adams Verling, Cormac Feeley, Killian O Brien, Michael McAteer, Kayak Olivera, Darragh Gilleran.