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Creggs Under-16’s make history and win

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Connacht Under-16A League:

Creggs RFC 50, Sligo RFC 5.

On Thursday the 20th of December, Creggs Under-16 locked horns with Monivea RFC in a historic event that saw the first ever game played on an approved artificail surface in Connacht. The significance of the event drew a lot of attention and rugby fans from all over the province turned up in their numbers.

Creggs’ performance lived up to the excitement as they put Monivea on the back foot from the off. Creggs’ Shane Connaughton was first to touch down on the new surface as he converted the momentum that his side had built up in the opening period.

More tries followed from the likes of Mark Kilcommons, Edimar Filho, Dara Hughes, Tyrese Etete and more. Darren Gately added the extra points from the tee as Creggs continued to a well-earned victory. A great performance from the home team that fittingly honoured the development of the new 4G pitch.

Creggs Under-16’s now travel to play Corinthians on Saturday in Galway, where a win would put them in the running for the fourth Connacht 1A League Semi-Final slot. Tuam RFC and Sligo RFC are both competing with Creggs for this.

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All 3 teams in action this weekend.
First up was U18s who played A training game Friday with Corrib. A very worthwhile exercise and many thanks to our hosts for making it such an enjoyable evening.
Saturday evening brought Creggs Rfc to Tuam where firstly u14s locked horns. Trys from Ailbhe Gannon,Juno Hayes,Doireann Clancy and Ceoladh Lydon were the topping on a fine team performance for this continually improving group. Strong performances too from Kyri Ruane,Louise Seoige,Sarah Smith and Heidi Watson.
Next up was the U16s. This was a cracker of a game where despite the best efforts of captain Hannah Clarke to drag her side into the game Creggs proved too strong on the day. Experienced players Beibhinn Gleeson,Keanah Irons and Charlotte O Grady continually offered themselves in both attack and defence but the powerful relentless ball carrying Creggs girls were deserving victors.
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4 days ago  ·  

A great evenings Rugby tonight when Creggs Girls U14 and U16 travelled to play Tuam/Oughterard in Tuam in their first games of the season.

The U14's who had a lot of players playing their first ever game went down to a strong Tuam/Oughterard team but put in a great performance and then the U16"s Girls came out on top in a tough encounter against the same opposition.

Thanks to all that were available to travel tonight.
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4 days ago  ·  

Good luck to all our Creggs Players starting their leaving cert exams today ... See MoreSee Less

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