Scoil Chonglais and Loreto into Ju­nior fi­nal

Bray People - - SPORT -

THE HOLD­ERS Scoil Chonglais Balt­in­glass qual­i­fied for the County Wick­low Girls Ju­nior A foot­ball fi­nal by de­feat­ing Avon­dale CC by 8-6 to 4-4 in the semi-fi­nal.

This will be some con­so­la­tion for them af­ter los­ing out to Avon­dale af­ter ex­tra-time in the re­cent Se­nior de­cider.

Their fi­nal op­po­nents will be Loreto Col­lege Bray who de­feated an­other Bray school Co­laiste Raithin by 6-8 to 2-1 in Bray Em­mets on Fri­day. Raithin had a few ex­cel­lent play­ers but Loreto had a greater strength in depth.


Six schools took part in the first year in­door hurl­ing competition which took place in Ark­low Sports and Leisure Cen­tre on Wed­nes­day.

The competition was or­gan­ised by Coach­ing and Games rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dave Mur­ray and ref­eree Ciarán O’Shea.

The schools that par­tic­i­pated were Abbey CC Wick­low, Ark­low CBS, Avon­dale CC, Co­laiste Bhride Carnew, De La Salle Col­lege Wick­low and Scoil Chonglais Balt­in­glass.

Af­ter some fine dis­plays by all teams, with the goal­keep­ers ex­celling, it was the hold­ers Co­laiste Bhride who emerged vic­to­ri­ous.


Wick­low Schools played in the B sec­tion of Le­in­ster Ju­ve­nile hurl­ing this year.

They played well in all their games but had no suc­cess.

On Wed­nes­day they put up a good show against En­nis­cor­thy CBS but went down even­tu­ally on a 4-8 to 2-3 score­line.

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