The Gain Line

THE GAIN LINE 15/07/19

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Pre-Season Training – Adult Rugby

Pre-season fitness training has just commenced on Tuesday and Friday nights in Creggs for all adult players (from over-18s. upwards) at 8pm.

We welcome all First Team and Development Squad players from last season and new players, especially any past players who wish to get back to playing some rugby.

New to rugby – no problem, we welcome players new to rugby to come along and try it out. We will help you adapt and enjoy the game of rugby.

And all players that have turned 18, as well as Under-20 players from the last three seasons are also invited to pre-season training.

Contacts:
FIRST TEAM:
Pat Cunningham, Head Coach; Liam Callaghan, Forwards Coach; Tony Dolan, Backs Coach; Padraic Deane, Manager (086- 2339713).

DEVELOPMENT SQUAD:
Mattie Corcoran, Head Coach (086- 341 9440); Paul Turley, Coach (086- 782 6596); Kevin O’Rourke, Manager (098- 234 6670);
or Sean Brandon, Club Secretary (086- 170 85060).

Mid-Summer Tag Rugby

There will be a ‘Mid-Summer Mixed Tag Rugby Tournament’ in Creggs on Friday, July 26th. with all proceeds in aid of the Sunshine Room in Creggs National School.

To Pre-Register, please call or text: 089 7000547 or email: creggsrfc@gmail.com.

Squads of 10 players with a minimum, of 3 female players per team. All players must be 16 years and older.

Tournament is limited to 24 teams. The entry fee is €10 per player.

Congratulations on Record Mini Rugby Camp

A big congratulations to all concerned with setting a new Connacht Rugby record attendance at the Mini-Rugby Summer Camp in Creggs earlier this month.

130 children took part in the great week long camp. The major event was praised by parents and all concerned as having been very well organised and most enjoyable camp. Our tanks to everyone who contributed to making it a great week.

Registration for Creggs Mini rugby for next season will be in early September.

Primary Teacher Course – A big success again!

Congratulations also to everyone involved in the week long hosting of 25 primary teachers for a sell-out summer course titled: “Teaching Fundamental Movement Skills in PE through Tag Rugby”.

For the second year in-a-row, the course was facilitated by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU). The aim of this Summer course is to introduce Tag Rugby to teachers’ PE classes as a means of helping in acquisition of an appropriate range of movement skills across the PE strands.

Again thank you to all involved in this great sell-out event.

Creggs Golf Classic / Luke Daly Memorial Trophy

Well done to John Cunningham and his team for organising another very successful Annual Creggs Rugby Golf Classic.

Thirty five teams contributed to a great turnout. Well done and thanks to all the teams for taking part and to a number of people who gave contributions on the day.

Sincere thanks to Roscommon Golf Club for facilitating us to host the event.

John Cunningham presenting the Luke Daly Memorial Trophy to winning team captain Terry O’Keefe.

The ‘Top Bottom Team ‘- Jack Hegerty, Adrian Leddy & Tom O’Brien picked up golf umbrellas and rugby sqeeze balls, from John Cunningham.

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