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Creggs Minis welcomed Claremorris RFC for a Blitz last Saturday morning. Thanks to all those who were there on the day.

The Connacht Blitzes for each age group begin in March. Next weekend all age groups will Train in Creggs on Saturday morning at 11am.

Next weekend was due to be the U8/U9 Connacht Blitz, however that has been moved to Saturday 28th March as the pitches are not available in Castlebar and Westport next weekend.

Sat Mar 14th: U11 Connacht Blitz in Buccaneers/Monivea

Sat March 21st: U10 Connacht Blitz Ballina

Sat March 28th : U12 Connacht Blitz in Loughrea/Ballinasloe
U8/U9 Connacht Blitz Castlebar

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Well done to the Creggs U16 and Creggs U18 Girls teams who have both qualified for the Final of the Connacht U18 and U16 Girls Division 1 Leagues.

Fantastic achievement for the club in our first year fielding in Division 1 of the U18 league and only our 4th season since we set up the girls youth section in the club.

The Girls u18 final will take place in Dunmore next Saturday at 12pm V Claremorris while the Girls u16 Final will take place the following weekend against Ballina.
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Creggs RFC U.13s suffered yet another narrow defeat on Sunday last, this time away to Ballina in Sunday morning last. After conceding an early try from a Ballina scrum we were under real pressure when Brian O Connor put in a tremendous try saving tackle and we managed to force a turn over under our own posts and clear. We finally got a foothold in the opposing half and after a superb attacking scrum and great drives from Matthew Donnelly and Jack Lally the ball was fed to winger Luke Hayes who danced around the despairing Ballina defence to cross the line right on half time. Scoreline Ballina 7. Creggs 5 at the break.
The second half played out like the first with some resolute defence from the Creggs lads. However the line was breached on 12 minutes and now we faced a 7 point deficit. With just 3 minutes remaining and having put in a ferocious defensive display we were rewarded with a try by Michael O Brien who was in the right place at the right time to punish a poor Ballina defensive kick to leave just 2 points between the sides. In the last play of the game though we came unstuck while trying desperately to find the winning score as Ballina scored in the corner to leave the full time score Ballina 17. Creggs 10.
Training continues Wednesday evenings at 7 and we are away to Buccaneers next weekend.
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