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Super defence takes Under-14’s to League Final


Connacht Under-14 A League:

Creggs RFC  5,    Galwegians RFC  0.

Creggs and Galwegians clashed on Saturday morning in Creggs for a place in the Connacht Under-14 A League Final with the Creggs boys coming out on top in a low scoring encounter.

The game was doubtful right up to kick off after the heavy overnight rain and the game was played in heavy conditions which contributed to the low scoring game Both teams did try and run the ball but it was a credit to both teams that their defences were excellent on the day.

Up front the both teams had parity at scrum and lineout and Aidan Hoare, Leigh Kilcoyne and Michael McAteer did very well and defensively the Creggs back row of Ciaran Purcell, Edimar Fimho and Daniel Flynn made tackle after tackle to keep the dangerous Galwegians Back line scoreless. While out the backs Aodhan Looby, DJ Hession , Cormac Dolan and Senan Lambe defended very well in the opening period.

Creggs only score came after 13 minutes when good defensive work led to an interception by Jack Fleming who ran in to score in the corner.

In the second half with the wind Galwegians did have the better of the territory but Creggs continued to carry the ball well through Tomas Tiernan and Ben Johnson up front while Oisin O Beirne, Ryan Conlon and Shane Walsh looked threatening but good Galwegians defence snuffed out any danger.

With such a slight advantage,  for the first time in the whole game, Galwegians did threaten the Creggs line within the last 5 minutes with two good attacks from their forwards but the Creggs defence stood firm and held them out with some great defending.

Connacht Under-14 A League Final

Creggs Under-14’s will now play Corinthians of Galway in the Connacht League Final next Saturday at 12 Noon in Headford (Corrib RFC). Please support the lads in this big Connacht League Final for them.

Training for Under-14’s is on every Tuesday at 7pm in the Astro Turf in Roscommon. New players aways welcome.

Separately, Creggs will play Oughterard RFC on February 17th. in the Round One of the Connacht Under-14 Cup.

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

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