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Creggs 2nd’s

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Tuam 2nds 15 Creggs 2nds 8

Tuam advanced to the quarterfinal of the Ard na Cregg Cup with a hard- fought victory over Creggs on Sunday. Tuam dominated the early exchanges but dogged defence held them out until winger Keith Fleming crossed for a try in the 25th minute . Tuam went further ahead shortly after halftime with a well struck penalty kick by Peter Totten. Creggs began to dominate territorially but were caught by a sucker -punch when Tuam forward Emmet Rock broke from deep to cross for a fine individual try under the posts . The easy conversion left Creggs trailing by 15-0,but they quickly regrouped and put Tuam on the back-foot. With less than 10 minutes remaining, Ronan Cahill burst through for a try to give Creggs renewed hope .The impressive Cahill then proceeded to land a massive penalty kick from way out on the wing to reduce the deficit to 15 – 8 . With time running out Creggs ran the ball at every opportunity and were very unlucky when winger Dara Thomas got in for a try in the right corner only to have the score harshly ruled out for a forward pass. Creggs battled right to the end under Enda Tully’s captaincy. The front row of Tully,Eoghan Cahill and Ken Loughrey enjoyed a tough battle with their opponents,while Damien Nolan and Declan Nee worked hard in the second row . The backrow unit of Graham Curran ,Mark Hester and Ronan Cahill were strong at the breakdown and tackled hard around the fringes .Scrumhalf Stephen Crehan combined well with Dylan Keaveney ,who tested the Tuam defence with some probing kicks . David Feeney and Tommy Devine were strong and committed in the centre while Philip Leech and Damien Miskell impressed on the wings with Thomas Greene very solid at fullback,while replacement winger Dara Thomas almost saved the day for Creggs .

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Hi Folks,
Creggs Rugby Club are looking to take part in this year’s Big Rugby Run on May 22nd. The event format will see each registered team committing to running the 42-kilometer distance of a full marathon in your club colours – all while carrying a rugby ball! This distance will be completed as a relay, by teams of up to 21 members aged 10 and upwards. This means a Minimum of 2km per runner/walker. This year funds raised are going toward initiatives run by Tackle Your Feelings, a mental health and well-being programme ran by the Rugby Player Ireland foundation.
If interested, please let us know and once we have numbers competing, we will create a text group where all information will be put up for the next steps to follow. For any questions before signing up contact Kenneth Loughrey on 0857664010 or go to www.psaacademies.com/thebigrugbyrun for information.
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Great to see so many of our minis back in the sunshine in Creggs this morning. Thanks to Shane, Graham and all our coaches for their great work. ... See MoreSee Less

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