In a league of their own

Bray People - - St Gerard’s Host Showjumping League -

LAST SATUR­DAY St. Ger­ard’s school hosted the 2nd leg of the www.hoof­prints.com In­ter­schools Showjump­ing league at Boswell Eques­trian.

Not only was the sun shin­ing high the sky mak­ing it an in­cred­i­ble day but the showjump­ing was also mag­nif­i­cent.

Some 42 teams gath­ered to com­pete of which ten teams on a to­tal of 0 false went in to the jump off.

New­town School from Water­ford proved to be on top of their form.

This team was made up by William Hickey, Han­nah O’Shea, Anna Hickey and Betrum Allen of which the last two jumped off.

Fol­low­ing closely be­hind in sec­ond place was St Leo’s Col­lege Car­low made up of Jade Lawlor, Eimear Cur­ran, Louise Fen­lon and Leanne Ryan.

The host team St. Ger­ard’s took up third po­si­tion, this team made up of Hay­ley Mulc­ahy, Max O’Reilly High- land, Nathan Gor­man and Ali­cia Devlin Byrne.

Carol-Ann Mol­loy, Sarah Watchorn, Stephanie Hutch­son and Ashley Deedan from Kilkenny Col­lege tak­ing forth.Pick­ing up fifth po­si­tion was Gorey Com­mu­nity School with Lauren Chushe, Emma Bol­ger, Aoife Red­mond and Shawna Lazenby and in sixth po­si­tion was a mixed ef­fort team be­tween Holy Child Killiney and St. Ger­ard’s made up of Katie Ni Cuil­leanain, Clare Sav­age, Zoe Car­roll and Sarah Bran­don.

Also at the venue St. Ger­ard’s held a in­di­vid­ual com­pe­ti­tion, ten fences made up this Speed Round, it pushed com­peti­tors to the limit.

Alise O’Neill proved suc­cess­ful tak­ing the first prise pro­vid­ing a un­be­liev­able speed round, Max O’Reilly High­land tak­ing sec­ond. All in all the day, com­bined with the great weather, was a great suc­cess.

Orla Fur­ney, Lauren Cushe, Aoife and Louise Red­mond, Emer Bol­ger, Mark Red­mond and Ciaran Get­tings.

Jade Lawlor and Louise Fen­lon on their mounts.

Stephanie Hutchin­son rid­ing in the Horse Jump­ing Show.

Kay­ley Mulc­ahy, Sarah Gel­letlie, Sarah O’Lough­lin, Claire Fo­ley, Emily Ka­vanagh and Gemima the horse en­joy­ing the equine fun.

Rachel Doyle clears the next dur­ing her round.

Tommy and Ashley Deegan, Shan­non Pratt and Ciara Tomkins tak­ing part in the jump­ing spec­tac­u­lar.

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