U14 Gaelic Football Team
The first game for our Under 14 Gaelic Team ended in disappointment when they were narrowly beaten by Dominican College, Griffith Avenue on Wednesday 5 March in a match held in Trinity Gaels.
St. Mary's got off to a flyer and were soon 5 points ahead. Goals then followed at both ends and St. Mary's began to look dominant. The team was playing very well, driven on by Niamh Nestor, Lauren Waters and Rachel Callaghan. The first half ended with St. Mary's leading 6-3 to 3-6.
The start of the second half saw an injury to Lauren Waters who had been holding the back line together. A clash of heads then saw Hannah Robinson leave the pitch while Kelly Tighe also received a strong bang of the ball in her face. The injuries kept the coaches Mr. Fennell and Ms. Lambert busy.
Under 14 Panel
Unfortunately, during this period of various injuries, Domincan College came back into the game with a number of scores and soon they were leading. It took a while for St. Mary's to get back into the game and with great determination and spirit, they were back to within two points. However, time ran out and St. Mary's, after a gutsy performance, lost by
The next game was Monday, 10 March, when St. Marys were away to Portmarnock Community School with a kickoff at 2 pm. This match ended in a creditable 4-2 draw. We led at half time 2-1 to 1-0 but in a game of few scoring opportunities, PCC came back strongly in the second half to level and go ahead. PCC had a lot of control but we defended well. For the last 5 minutes, the girls upped their game and the scores came. A goal, then a point and then a last minute well coached goal with Mr. Fennell directing from the line saw St. Mary's equalise. It was most unfortunate that the Referee blew his whistle almost immediately afterwards. Rachel Callaghan scored two goals and a point, Nicole Carr had a goal and a point and Lynn Byrne scored the equalising goal.
The U14s were busy again that week on Friday 14 March when they played The Donahies in Trinity Gaels. The team began well and by half time were leading 2-2 to 1-1.
However, the Donahies came out very strong for the second half and were particularly accurate with their goals to see the match ending in a 6-5 to 3-4 win for the Donahies.
The U14s have one more match to play against Manor House.
Tuesday, 5 November 2013
Under 18 Gaelic Team
Big game away to Balbriggan Community College Coaches Mr. Fennell and Ms. Lambert.
Kick off at 12 Noon.
All support welcome
Need to win this to get to the Dublin Quarter Finals
Great win 10-4 to 1-1.
Stacey Berry and Lauren Waters were excellent in defence while Niamh Nestor, Chloe Farren and Ellen Keegan formed a formidable forward line.
Now into the Dublin Quarter Finals.
Well Done Everyone!