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Adult Rugby News

Creggs defend Cawley Cup in season opener on Sunday

The First team open their competitive season with a home game v Tuam RFC in the Cawley Cup, which Creggs won last year for the first time.
This game is currently scheduled for 11.30am on this Sunday morning. Please come along and support the team, for what will hopefully be another very good season.

Development Team play Carrick RFC

The Creggs Development team start their competitive season a week later (weekend of 7th.-8th.) with a home game v Carrick RFC in the Curley Cup.

Senior teams Training

This week, the Creggs senior teams (Under-20’s, First’s and Development squads) are training at 8pm on this Wednesday night and 8.15pm on Friday night.
New and returning players always welcome in Creggs – and no previous rugby experience necessary, as full coaching available.

Senior players barbecue was a great success

Creggs adult teams (Under-20’s, First’s and Development squads) had a barbecue after training last Saturday night. The food and the craic was ninety!

Connacht Under-20’s games in Creggs Friday evening

Creggs Under-20’s continue to lead the Connacht Under-20’s 10’s competition after a good 22-14 victory over NUIG in Creggs on Friday night last.

Creggs scored two tries from Conor Rohan, and one each from Brian Diffley and Shane Purcell. Well done to all the players and coaches for a very good performance.

NEXT ROUND:
The next Round of the competition is due to be on weekend of the 7th of September.

Score Prediction Draw for World Cup opener v Scotland

The club has a Score Prediction Cards out now for Ireland’s opening match v Scotland in the World Cup in Japan next month. It’s just €2 a line or three for €5. Please support.

Youth Rugby News

Creggs Under-18.5’s Tour a great success

Creggs Under-18.5’s travelled to Ennis last weekend to play a training game against the home team. The lads had a great pre-season workout as part of their preparations for the start of their competitive season in mid-September.
Over the weekend the lads took surfing lessons and played beach rugby, so a great weekend was had by all. Thanks to the coaches and players involved for making it a great success.

Creggs Under-12 Girls lined-out in the Sportsground

Creggs Under-12 girts travelled to the Sportsground on Saturday last, where guard of honour for the Connacht Under-18’s girls V Munster and the Senior Womens game between the two provinces. They also played a game V Corinthians RFC girls at half time. Well done to all concerned.

YOUTH TEAMS TRAINING

UNDER-18.5 BOYS TRAINING
Creggs Under-18.5 Boys training on Friday nights at 7.30pm in Creggs.

UNDER-17 BOYS TRAINING
Creggs Under-17 Boys training on Tuesday nights at 7pm in Creggs.

UNDER-16 BOYS TRAINING
Creggs Under-16 Boys training on Thursday nights at 7pm in Creggs.

Under-15 BOYS TRAINING
Creggs Under-15 Boys training every Sunday night at 7.30pm 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.

MINI RUGBY

Mini Rugby Returns on Saturday September 14th.

Creggs Mini Rugby returns on Saturday, September 14th. Full details next week on registration and the first day back for the new season.

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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

5 days ago  ·  

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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