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Under-16’s come up just short away to Corinthians


Connacht Under-16 League Division 1:

Corinthians RFC 24, Creggs RFC 18.

Creggs RFC Under-16 Boys travelled to Galway on Saturday evening last to play a strong Corinthians side and came up just short on the evening losing out by 6 points. The home side started the stronger scoring two quick tries before the Creggs lads got going from a penalty from Aodhan looby.

Creggs continued to believe and played through their phases and were awarded with a try through Ben Johnson, after good work from Senan Lambe, Noah Fallon, and Cormac Dolan. It was converted by Aodhan Looby.

However, Corinthians got in for another try just on half time to take a 17 points to 10 lead into the break.

Creggs gave a great account of themselves in the second half and were the better team for long periods but a strong defensive performance by the home team kept them at bay with Miguel Arthur, Aindriu Oates and Edimar Fimho prominent early on, but it was the home team that got in for a score half way through the half to take a 24 points to 10 lead.

However, the Creggs lads kept going and got the next score through the boot of Aodhan looby after hard carrying from Lee Kilcoyne and Tomas Tiernan. They were further rewarded when a strong defensive tackle and turnover by Ciaran Purcell lead to a knock on and from the resultant scrum Purcell fed Looby who ran in under the posts to reduce the deficit to 24 points to 18.

Time ran out for the Creggs lads on the evening who gave a great account of themselves and will hope to get back to winning ways against Oughterard at home in Creggs in two weeks time.

Creggs Rugby: Ben Johnson, Tomas Tiernan, Aindriu oates, Noah Fallon, Aidan Hoare, Lee Kilcoyne, Edimar Fimho, Ciaran Purcell, Cormac Dolan, Senan Lambe, DJ Hession, Aodhan Looby, Jack Fleming, Josh Adams Verling, Conor Betts, Cormac Feeley, Miguel Arthur, Kayk Oliviera, Darragh Gilleran.

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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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23 hours ago  ·  

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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