POST PRIMARY SCHOOLS EASTER UPDATE ON BOYS AND GIRLS FOOTBALL
There are just a small number of finals still to be played.
In Senior A both semi finals went to extra time with Presentation College Bray coming through against St Kevin’s CC Dunlavin and Scoil Chonglais Baltinglass overcoming Colaiste Bhride Carnew. The final is fixed for May 2.
In senior B Gaelcholaiste na Mara Arklow took the Shield title with a narrow win over Blessington CC and will now face Avondale CC in the B Championship final.
Gaelcholaiste na Mara
In the junior A semi finals there were wins for St Kevin’s Dunlavin over Colaiste Chill Mhantain and Temple Carrig School Greystones over Colaiste Bhride Carnew. Temple Carrig were first year champions 2 years ago and are aiming for a first junior title.
The junior B blitz is on May 3 in Ballinakill
The First Year A final between St Kevin’s Dunlavin and Colaiste Bhride Carnew was played in Aughrim with victory going to a talented St Kevin’s side.
The B final will be between Gaelcholaiste na Mara and Blessington CC.
Just one game remains to be played here. This is the junior B championship final between St Mary’s College Arklow and Scoil Chonglais Baltinglass. This game is fixed for Thursday May 2 in Pearse’s Park.
Colaiste Bhride completed the A double, taking both senior and junior titles. In the senior final in Aughrim they accounted for St Kevin’s CC Dunlavin while in the junior final in Baltinglass they defeated Blessington CC.
Coláiste Bhríde, Senior A Champions
The senior B shield winners were Colaiste Chraobh Abhann Kilcoole who defeated Avondale CC. The senior B championship went to Blessington CC who overcame Chraobh Abhann in the final in Blessington.
The junior B blitz in Balinakill was won by Gaelcholaiste na Mara Arklow .
A new competition this year was the junior B league which was organised by Laura Griffin of CCM and proved very successful. The final saw Woodbrook College (formerly St Brendan’s) taking their first ever girls football title by beating Avondale CC.
The girls first year blitzes were played in the first term.
The committee wish to thank all the schools who took part in our competitions as well as the referees and the clubs and County Board who made their facilities available for the games.
Coláiste Craobh Abhann
Cover photo: Junior A Winners Coláiste Bhríde, Carnew