Basketball – All Ireland Play offs
All Ireland Play Offs (U16)
Sunday 14th January
This was the first time that we have reached the All-Ireland Play off at U ’16 level which in itself is a superb achievement. Unfortunately, we lost all three games but we gave the eventual winners, and hosts, St Oliver’s Drogheda their toughest test. Three games in one day is a huge ask and unfortunately the greater physicality and strength of our opponents proved too much for our young team. We lost to St Oliver’s 59-39, St Pauls Monasterevin by a 48-35 a match which was much closer than the final score suggested and finally, St Muredach’s College Ballina by 43-31.
We wish Feargal Keane (Captain – 3rd Year) and his squad well in the upcoming Dublin South Semi-final.
I thank our coach Mr Patrick O’Neill for his encouragement and preparation of the squad.