Players out in force for blitz Thirteen schools took part
ON a bright and sunny winter morning on November 8, thirteen schools took part in the final girls’ blitz of 2017.
Nineteen teams in total took to the Gaelic pitches of Bray Emmets.
The non-competitive nature of the games meant that everyone could enjoy trying out their new Gaelic skills.
A great morning of exciting games took place and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the morning. Here is a list of schools that took part on the day: St. Laurence’s N.S.; St Kevin’s N.S.; St Brigid’s N.S.; St. Peter’s N.S.; St. Fergal’s N.S.; Ashford N.S.; Moneystown N.S.; Kilcoole N.S.; Kilmacanoque N.S.; Newtown N.S.; Gaelscoil Uí Cheadaigh; Gaelscoil Chill Mhantáin; Scoil Chualann.
Huge thank you to Bray Emmets again for facilitating our blitzes, the pitches are always ready to go for the matches to take place as soon as schools arrive.
Here’s hoping that 2018 will be just as successful as 2017!
There was a great turnout in the recent West Wicklow Cumann na mBunscol Allianz Coughlan Cup Competitions ran by GDA Paul Garrigan with over 20 schools taking part in the competition.
The focus of this year’s blitz was point scoring with no goalkeeper in play during the games.
After a number of really exciting games Baltinglass, Knockananna and Gaelscoil na Lochanna Blessington National Schools took home the honours.
Many thanks to Baltinglass, Hollywood and Blessington GAA grounds for the use of their facilities during the week.
Week of 13th and 20th November in regional centres
(Your school will be contacted regarding which day you will be attending).
Tráth na gCeist
Wicklow’s Allianz Cumann na mBunscol invite all schools to participate in this year’s Tráth na gCeist.
It will take place on Thursday the 16th of November at 7.30 pm in Lynhams of Laragh.
Schools can enter by contacting Billy Cuddihy by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible and no later than Tuesday the 14th.
As usual, there will be 8 rounds, 10 questions per round based on all things sporting as well other general knowledge areas.
There will also be a raffle on the night. In order to facilitate this all schools involved are asked to donate a minimum of two prizes on the night. We look forward to seeing you all there!
The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Awards are upon us again and now is the time to promote and showcase the great work your school are doing to promote our Gaelic Games and culture.
The awards event is a memorable and special night which recognises the immense contribution that we as teachers give to promoting our national games and culture in our schools.
Please pay extra attention to category 5 which now can only be submitted in digital format and may be of great interest to many of you and your pupils!
See www.cnmbnaisiunta.com for a full outline of the categories and the fantastic prizes to be won.
Entries are to be submitted by Wednesday January 10th so there is plenty of time to get working on your project!
Please send results, reports or photos to pro.cnmb.wicklow@ gaa.ie, follow us on twitter @cnmbwicklow Keep up-to-date with all Allianz Cumann na mBunscol news in Wicklow on our website www.cnmbwicklow.ie
Girls from St Kilcoole N.S.
Girls from St Brigid’s N.S.