The Gain Line

THE GAIN LINE 02/03/20



Creggs Development Team away v Corinthians

The Development squad line-out this Saturday evening (March 7th.) away to Corinthians at 7pm, and they will hope to continue their excellent winning run.

The team are currently in second place in the Connacht J1C League, four points behind Ballyhaunis but Creggs has a game in hand.

It is a very competitive league and technically, any of the top five teams can still win the League. The Creggs Development management will be taking it one game at a time with all eyes on the first of their final four games, away v Corinthians, this Saturday evening. Please support the lads.

First Team welcomes Bective Rangers to Creggs

Following on from one of their best displays of the season, when defeating Castlebar by 30-12 in Creggs two weeks ago, and a training/bonding weekend in Kilkenny last weekend, the First team squad welcomes Bective Rangers First team to Creggs for a challenge game on the 4G pitch at 2.30pm on Saturday.

This game should prove ideal preparation for their two remaining fixtures in the League – very important for finishing the season with very good performances, in preparation for next season.


This Friday night, the First squad, Development squad and Under-20 players are training at the usual time of 8.15 pm on the 4G Pitch, with the Development squad captain’s run on the Green. All players requested to attend.


Creggs Under-14 Girls for Connacht Cup Final

Connacht Under-14 Girls Cup Semi Final

Creggs RFC 52, Galwegians RFC 0,

Current holders, the Creggs Under-14 girls have qualified for their second consecutive Connacht Under-14 Girls Cup Final after a comprehensive victory over Galwegians last Sunday on the 4G pitch in Creggs.

After the terrible weather on Saturday, Sunday was a perfect day for rugby with the Creggs girls running in 8 tries during their victory.

Tries on the day came from Jemima Adams Verling, Sarah Purcell and Siofra Hession, with Siofra Hession also getting on the score sheet with 6 conversions.

This was a super display from all the squad and we wish ‘Good Luck’ to the girls in the final in the Sportsground, in Galway next weekend.

Well done to the girls and the coaches, and please support them in the Connacht Final.

Creggs Rugby: Jemima Adams Verling, Julie Ann Fahy, Stacey Corbally, Grace Scanlon, Darcey Farnon, Elizabeth Gory, Grace Mannion, Gweneth Heavey, Isabelle Quinn, Leah Heavy, Mikayla Gilooly, Rachel Slattery, Sarah Purcell, Shauna Walsh, Beibhinn Maher, Sophie Trayers.

Creggs Under-14s v Ballinasloe in challenge game

Creggs RFC Under-14’s had a training match against Ballinasloe RFC in Creggs last Thursday night. Both teams are pictured together above.

This was in preparation for their cup match V Buccaneers this Saturday at 6pm ko. As Buccaneers pitches are declared unplayable, please note match venue has been switched to a home match in Creggs.


CBS Junior team for Connacht Cup Final

Connacht Junior Schools Semi Final

CBS Roscommon 22, Sligo Grammer 10.

CBS Roscommon defeated Sligo Grammar in the Connacht Junior Schools Cup Semi-Final last Wednesday by 22-10. On the 4G Pitch in Creggs.

Onwards now to a Connacht Schools Junior Cup Final v St. Muiredachs College, Ballina, on next Wednesday week (11/03) at 3pm in the Sportsground, in Galway.

Well done to the lads and the coaches from all in Creggs RFC, and please support them in the Connacht Schools Final.

CBS Senior team lose Connacht Cup Semi Final

Connacht Senior Schools Semi Final

Sligo Grammer 22, CBS Roscommon 14.

CBS Roscommon were defeated away to Sligo Grammar in the Connacht Junior Schools Cup Semi-Final last week by 22-14.

CBS will feel hard-done by in this game, but they didn’t perform to their optimum, and it is Sligo Grammer that go forward to face the reigning champions, Garbally College in the Senior Cup Final.

Convent of Mercy win Girl’s Schools Quarter-Final

Connacht Girls Junior Schools Quarter Final – Pool A.

Convent of Mercy, Roscommon 39, Sacred Heart, Westport 15.

The Convent of Mercy Roscommon play Sacred Heart Westport had a great win in the Quarter-Final of the Connacht Junior Schools competition last Wednesday on the 4G pitch in Creggs.

The girls defeated Sacred Heart, Westport by 39-15, scoring five tries on the day in what was a very good performance.

The Girls now travel to Claremorris this week (Wednesday, 4th. – KO: 12 noon) to play Mount St Michael Convent Of Mercy in the Connacht Junior Schools League Pool A Semi Final.

St. Mary’s College bow out of Junior C Cup

Connacht Junior Schools C Cup

St. Mary’s College, Ballygar 7, Enniscrone 36.

St. Mary’s College, Ballygar were defeated in Creggs by a very strong Enniscrone team in the Connacht Junior Schools C Cup last week by 36-7.

Youth Team Fixtures

(Check / Creggs RFC Facebook for Fixture updates). PLEASE SUPPORT ALL OUR TEAMS THIS WEEK !

Creggs Under-13’s Connacht Cup Last 16 postponed game V Monivea has been re-fixed for this Tuesday at 7.45pm.

Creggs Under-14’s Connacht Cup Last 16 game V Buccaneers (away) was cancelled last weekend and will now take place at home this coming Saturday at 6pm on the 4G in Creggs.

Creggs Under-15’s White Connacht Cup Last 16 postponed game V Galwegians has been re-fixed for this Wednesday at 7pm, on the 4G pitch in Creggs.

Creggs Under-17’s Connacht Cup Quarter-Final v Ballinasloe will be played away this weekend. Day/Time TBC.

Creggs Under-16’s will play their Connacht League Final Replay v Corinthians on the weekend after next 9weekend of 15th.-16th. March)

Creggs Under-14 Girls will play the Connacht Under-14 Girls Cup Final in the Sportsground in Galway next Sunday at 12 Noon. They play the winners of Ballinasloe v Ballinrobe, which will be played this mid-week after their Semi Final had been postponed due to bad weather.

Creggs Under-18 Girls will play Tuam/Oughterard in the Quarter Final of the Connacht Under-18 Girls Plate next weekend. The Day/Time TBC. This match was cancelled last weekend due to bad weather.

Mini Rugby

Last weekend’s Mini Rugby Blitz had to be cancelled in Sligo due to the weather but the minis still trained in very bad weather.

On thus Saturday t(7th. March) the Under-8’s and Under-9’s have their Connaught Mini Blitz in Castlebar.

In Creggs, all other ages – Under-7’s, Under-10’s, Under-11’s, Under-12’s and Girls will play visiting Claremorris teams at home in Creggs.

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