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Saturday Senior Squad Training and Barbecue

Creggs senior teams are training at 7pm on this Saturday evening with a Barbecue for all adult players including Under-20’s and Under-18.5’s (Over -18’s) follows at 9pm.
Tuesday training next week will be at the usual time of 8pm.
The First team open their competitive season with a tough home game v newly promoted to J1, Tuam RFC in the Cawley Cup, which we won last year for the first time. This game is the weekend of September 1st. – just over two weeks time, and is a Quarter-Final.
The Development team start their competitive season a week later with a home game v Carrick in the Curley Cup. This will also be a Quarter-Final.
New and returning players always welcome in Creggs – and no previous rugby experience necessary, as full beginners coaching available.

Connacht Under-20’s games in Creggs Friday evening

Creggs Under-20’s are in top place after the first round of games in the Under-20’s 10-a-side in the Sportsground in Galway last Saturday week. The Creggs men defeated NUIG, Creggs RFC, Galwegians RFC and Corinthians RFC.

NEXT SERIES OF GAMES ON THIS FRIDAY EVENING IN CREGGS
The next Blitz takes place this coming Friday evening (23rd.) at 6pm in Ballina, while the following Friday the 24th of August, kick-off at 7pm. Please support the lads!

CREGGS UNDER-18.5’s ON TOUR

Creggs Under-18.5’s will play Ennis RFC this Friday night in Ennis as part of their Pre- Season Tour, which will include surfing and beach rugby on the Saturday. Enjoy the trip lads.

YOUTH TEAMS TRAINING

UNDER-16 and UNDER-17 BOYS TRAINING

Creggs Under-16 Boys training onTuesday night at 7pm in Creggs.

Under-15 BOYS TRAINING

Creggs Under-15 Boys training has started for the new season and is every Sunday night at 8pm in Creggs.

GIRLS TEAM TRAINING

Creggs Girls Rugby Training on Monday nights for Under-14 at 7pm plus Under-16 and Under-18 Girls at 7.30pm in Creggs. New players always very welcome.

Good Luck to all our players lining out for Connacht

UNDER-16 BOYS

Good luck to our Under-16 Players, DJ Hession, Ciaran Purcell, Edimar Fimho and Eoin Kelly who are part of the Connacht Under-16 Squad travelling to play Munster in the University of Limerick on Wednesday

UNDER-17 BOYS

Good luck also to our Under-17 Players, Shane Connaughton, David Gaquin and Mark Dowd who are part of the Connacht Under-17 squad also playing v Munster next Sunday.

UNDER-18 BOYS

Well done to our two players Jack Tucker and Mark Purcell involved in the Under-18 Inter-Pro Series in the University of Limerick last Saturday. The two Creggs men contributed in no small way to Connachts 36-14 win over Ulster.
A try each from Jack and Mark in the second half and 11 points from the boot of Mark Purcell, gave the Creggs lads a total of 21 of the 36 Connacht points.
The Under-18’s are staying in UL for 10 days and they play a Leinster side who had a big win over Munster last Saturday on Wednesday coming at 5pm in UL.

UNDER-19’s

Hard luck to our Under-19 Players Tom Farrell, Aodha Hession and Jack Keegan who were part of the Connacht Under-19 Squad who lost out 23-13 to Munster in Thomond Park last Friday night.
A try by Munster just on the stroke of half-time and one with the last play of the game proved the difference between the two teams. The lads play Leinster at home in the Sportsground in Galway at 2.30pm next Wednesday.

Pictured (L-R): Creggs Under-19 Players Jack Keegan, Tom Farrell and Aodha Hession, who were part of the Connacht Under-19 Squad who lost out 23-13 to Munster in Thomond Park last Friday night.

UNDER-18 GIRLS

Hard luck to Creggs Under-18 girls player Hannah Coen who has been picked at number 8 for their opening iInter-Pro game against Leinster last Saturdaya in Barnhall RFC. Unfortunately for Hannah, she picked up a hamstring injury in training late last week and she was unable to play v Leinster. We wish Hannah a very speedy recovery.
Creggs girls rugby was only relaunched last season and it is an amazing achievement for Hannah, who only took up the game last year playing with Creggs RFC and the Convent of Mercy team in Roscommon.

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Big day in the history of Creggs Rugby Club on Saturday week 23rd of November.

Starting with a mini blitz on Saturday morning, 3 youth league games, 3 adults team:games and the official opening of the new pitches / stand and walk at 4.30pm .

That night the 45th anniversary Annual Dinner dance will be in the the Abbey Hotel at 8pm.

Anyone who would like tickets for the Dinner Dance please contact any member of the committee. Tickets €45 and €35 for students.
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Hard luck to our U18's who travelled to Corinthians RFC today and came up just short losing 19-15. With injuries and lads unavailable we travelled with a very small squad but the boys showed great pride and commitment coming back from 19~3 down at half time to narrowly lose. A super bunch of players who have a very promising season ahead. ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done Creggs U16’s girls who travelled to a wet and windy Clifden today and came away with a tough 22-10 victory over a very strong Connemara RFC outfit. ... See MoreSee Less

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