Creggs Development 8, Carrick-on-Shannon RFC 30.
In their first outing of the season, Creggs Development team gave a spirited display but Carrick’s superior forward-power proved decisive in Saturday’s Curley Cup match on Creggs 4G pitch.
Carrick led by by 13-0 at half-time and added another penalty before Creggs responded with a try and a penalty to trail 16-8 heading into the final quarter but Carrick finished strongly to score two converted tries for a well deserved victory.
For their first game of the season and there were impressive displays by Robert Clarke,Conor Rohan, Tommy Devine and Matthew Curley with captain Brian Coady also prominent against a good Carrick Firsts. The Connacht J1C League commences in a fortnight and this squad are developing good structures that will stand to them in their league campaign, which kicks-off again Tuam RFC’s Seconds.
New players are always very welcome to come along to Creggs for training in Tuesday and Friday nights.