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Creggs U13 into Connacht Plate Final

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Creggs RFC 18 Castlebar RFC 5

Creggs had an impressive 18-5 win Over Castlebar RFC in the semi final of the Connacht U13 Plate last Wednesday night in Creggs winning on a scoreline of 18-5. Creggs will play Galwegians in the final now at the end of the month.

The first have performance paved the way for the victory with Creggs leading 13 – 0 at half time. A penalty early in the game from Mark Purcell, followed by a try from Tom Farrell and a Try from a quickly taken penalty from Aodha Hession both in the left corner gave Creggs a commanding lead at the break. Up Front Ethan Glennon, Thomas O Brien, Sean Tully and Jack Keegan were doing very well with ball in hand and in the backs Karl Healy, Jack Mcgahon , Simon Harkins and Keelan Gunning were defending well when required.

In the second half Mark Purcell continued to Kick Creggs into their opponents territory and they were rewarded for some fine play when Creggs backs moved it wide for Paddy Gannon to score in the corner to extend the lead to 18-0. Castlebar then had their best period in the game after Creggs third try, when their considerably bigger pack drove at their opponents and made good yards however Creggs defended very well right up to the last minute when Castlebar eventually scored a consolation score to leave the final score 18-5 to Creggs.

Creggs: Eric O Doherty, Evan Comiskey, Diarmuid Quinn, Sean Quinn, Mark Purcell, Karl Healy, David Finneran, Eoghan Browne, Eoin Dowd, Simon Harkins, Ethan Glenon, Jack MCGahon, Richard O Beirne, Keelan Gunning, Jonathan Whyte, Paddy Gannon, Jack Keegan, Tom Farrell, Sean Tully, Aodha Hession, Thomas O Brien, Adam Downey, Dylan Cronin, Simon O Beirne, James McNeill, John Why

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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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