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Under-17’s defeat Tuam in Connacht League opener


Connacht Under-17 League

Creggs Rugby 22, Tuam RFC 17.

Creggs Under-17’s got their Connacht League campaign off to a good start with a hard fought win over Tuam RFC on Friday evening last Friday night in Creggs.

Creggs RFC Under-17 squad that defeated Tuam RFC in Creggs, in the Connacht League on Friday night.
Back Row (L to R): D. Gacquin, E. Smith, A. Gorman, R. O’Brien, J. Kennedy, C. Purcell, T.Etete, S. Connaughton, M. Hoey, J. Murray, E. Kelly, A. Kelly.
Front Row (L to R): L. Gregory, M. Kilcommons, M. Ryan, C. Dolan, E. Filhmo, M. Dowd, D. Gately, S. O’Rourke, and A. Looby.

Early Tuam pressure saw Ross Fahy cross the Creggs line for an early Tuam try, which was converted.

Creggs however controlled the rest of the half resulting in two wonderful tries from Sean O’Rourke and Mark Kilcommins giving the home side a 12-10 lead at half time.

A further brace of tries from Mark Dowd and Edimar Filhmo gave Creggs some breathing space but Tuam came back with a converted try of their own which led to a tense but highly entertaining final ten minutes.

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