Friday, January 20, 2023

Mark Purcell and his Creggs team-mates have been in great form this season. Picture: Gerard O’Loughlin


It’s a big weekend for Creggs RFC as they face old rivals Connermara in the quarter-final of the Connacht J1A Cup on Saturday evening.

The match is sure to draw a huge crowd to The Green in Creggs for the 7 p.m. kick-off.

Creggs have been flying high this year and are currently sitting on top of the Connacht J1A League.

Last weekend, they got their cup campaign underway with a comprehensive 61-19 victory against Corinthians at The Green.

Once Ronan Dowd crossed the whitewash for his side’s opening try, Creggs never looked back with David Gacquin, captain Brian Diffley, Ciarán Purcell, Shane Purcell, Ronan Dowd again, Lee Kilcoyne and Mark Purcell also scoring tries.

In the other quarter-finals, Galwegians host Ballinrobe, Tuam meet Dunmore and Westport face University of Galway.

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