County Final Skills Winners 2022
The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow County Skills Final took place in the Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill on Wednesday April 27th. The skills on show were of a high standard and all participants performed to the best of their ability and displayed great sportsmanship. The top performing pupils will represent their school and county during the half-time of selected All Ireland Semi-Final or Final games during the summer, what an opportunity to look forward to!
Thanks to our GDAs who were instrumental in running this; particular thanks to Garrett Doyle who co-ordinated both the regional and county final events.
County Final Winners:
Josh Furlong (Scoil Naomh Iósaf Baltinglass)
Emily Broe (Lacken NS)
Rosie Colleran (St.Laurence O’Toole NS Roundwood)
Seán Byrne (Tynock NS)
Conor Eglington (Scoil Chualann)
Aoife Boland (Tynock NS)
Boys Football Back With a Bang!
This along awaited day finally arrived and like young calves being let out into the field for the first time our 5th and 6th boys took to the playing field of Emmet Park, Bray for their first Allianz Cumann na mBunscol outing in over 2 years.Such was the excitement of the children the bus trip to the Participation Day had a school tour like feel to it.
The North East section had 12 participating schools with 21 teams in all. Divided into 5 round robin groups each team played a minimum of 3 games. As ever, there were some excellent displays of skill and teamwork as well as the odd glimpse of individual brilliance.
The day couldn’t have run so smoothly without the help of Dave Barry and Willie Braine of Bray Emmets and the Young Whistlers from Coláiste Ráithín and Pres Bray who contributed hugely to the smooth running of the blitz.
Here’s hoping for another great day on Day 2, next Thursday5th May, where it’s hoped up to 30 teams will partake in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Participation Day.
The Girls Are Up Next!
Allianz 5th and 6th Class Girls Football Participation Day
12th May11:45 a.m. Bray Emmets (North Wicklow)/Ballinakill (South Wicklow)/
Venue to be confirmed (West Wicklow)
*Schools will be contacted by email before the event and they can decide which venue suits them best to attend
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