St. Mary’s U-14 Boys in Ireland’s Top Four

St. Mary’s U-14 boys and coaches: Front from left: Luke McShane, Ger Brosnan, Eoghan Shire, Ruairí Burke, captain; Ben O’Donoghue, Kian Downey and Patrick O’Shea. Back from left: Denise Bourke, Divas and Dudes, sponsor; Thomas Conway, Mint O’Connor, Larry Nolan, Evan Brennan, Colm McAuliffe and Brian O’Leary. The team also included Christopher Devane.

St. Mary’s U-14 boys finished in fourth place at the weekend in the All Ireland Club B Championships.

By Liz Galwey PRO

The boys, who are coached by Leanne O’Connor and Eamon Egan had a narrow loss in their first game against Donegal

They also went down to Killester but a comprehensive win in the last of their group games against Old Leighlin ensured a semi final place.

Met Belfast in Semi-Final

The Castleisland boys met Belfast in the semi final and while the first two quarters were close, Belfast pulled away in the last two to take the win.

St. Mary’s then met Portlaoise in the third and fourth play off. They led for the first three quarters but Portlaoise didn’t give up easily.

With less than two minutes to go Portlaoise went ahead and took the game by five points.

Club’s U-16 Girls

St. Mary’s U-16 girls will travel to Gormanstown next weekend to contest the All-Ireland ‘A’ Championship.

Church Gate Collection

St. Mary’s Basketball Club will hold its annual church gate collection this weekend and your support would be appreciated.

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