Every new club entering into a League will initially struggle to attract experienced players as they might be sceptical about how things are going to turn out. But those who do take the plunge quite often have a huge impact.

The late signing of Rebecca Creagh went under the radar for many in the Women's National League, but Bohemians know that they have recruited a player who has the ability to bring out the best in those around her - as well as acting as a game-winner in her own right.

Creagh is a veteran of this League. She was a stalwart for Raheny United during their most successful period and enjoyed some good days in the red of Shelbourne. Now, after a break away, she is back.

Naturally, it will take some time for the crafty midfielder to get back up to match fitness. The Bohemians' coaching staff of Sean Byrne, Derek O'Neill and Pat Trehy will help with that and their guidance will be important in getting Creagh sharp again.

When on form, Creagh is a player who buzzes around the pitch, stinging the opposition with penerative passes or key goals when they least expect it. She is a winner and will expect high standards from her team-mates - even if many of them are only new to the League.

The leadership that Creagh can bring is essential to a club like Bohs growing. Having collected their first point of the season away to DLR Waves, the target now is to get that first win. And that is why they need more players who have been there and done it.

For Creagh, this is a fresh challenge and one that she will surely embrace. She is one of the best players in the League's history but there are still a few chapters left to write before closing the book on her career.