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Creggs U -14 recorded a great 41 – 10 victory over a strong Galwegians side in Galway on Saturday last.

With No. 8 Shane Connaughton in outstanding form, Creggs took control of this encounter early on. The Creggs forwards dominated from start to finish with Anthony Gorman, Ruairi O’Brien, Michael McAteer and Robert Colleran carrying the ball forward to great effect.

Connaughton ended the day with four tries with Darren Gately, Anthony Gorman and Ciaran Purcell also crossing the line. Other backs who performed particularly well on the day were Dara Hughes, Mark Kilcommons and Mark Dowd. Training continues for the U14’s Wednesday night at 7pm.

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Creggs Firsts team took on Westport RFC in a league match on the 4g pitch. Conditions were perfect for players if a bit cold for spectators. Creggs started well with an early try by Aidan Leech converted from almost the touchline by Shane Purcell. After giving away a kickable penalty Brian Diffley finished off a forwards break scoring left of the posts converted again by Shane Purcell. Leading 14 -3 it seemed Creggs would pull away but Wesport replied with their own 7 pointer with Creggs having missed some tackles. Another penalty from Westport left it 14-13 at half time to Creggs. In the 2nd half Creggs had the wind behind them and kicked well into the opposition 22.. This resulted in a Kevin Gavin try in the right corner. Creggs leading by 19-13 kicked another great penalty pushing them 9 ahead. With 10 minutes remaining Eoghan Coyle collected a kick ahead and ran in under the post for another 7 with Shane Purcell converting. This was followed by a last ditch try by Westport with the final score 29 - 19. Creggs suffered a number of injuries and had to be subbed out but the replacements were excellent resulting in a solid win. CONGRATS ... See MoreSee Less

5 hours ago  ·  

Well done to Creggs U16 girls who went 17-0 down and came back in tbe second hald to win 24-17 in Ballinasloe this afternoon, great game of rugby by both sides.

The U16's made it a clean sweep for the girls teams this weekend with the U14 Teams defeating Ballina and the U18 side defeating westport.,both games played In Creggs yesterday.

Well done girls , coaches and thanks to all parents
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