Success for U19 boys basketball through to The All-Ireland Series
This team started their journey in an away match against Colaiste Oriall where they overcame a tough battle winning 60-54 with gallant performances from Dylan and Conor Mckenna.
Next up was Largy College where they were convincing winners 44-15 with big performances from Shane Gavan, Conor Mc Quaid and Oran Maguire. The boys then played their final league match against St.Aidens comprehensive school Cootehill winning 49-22, fantastic performances in this match from Jamie Hamill and Sean Morgan. The boys then played Dundalk Grammar school in the North East region Quarter final winning 46-34. In the semi-final the team displayed a gallant performance but were narrowly edged out losing 50-42, great performances from Ricardo Vinyes and Paddy Drage.
The lads were thrown a lifeline to make the All Ireland series, they had to win a playoff against De La Salle College, Dundalk. The team showed amazing team spirit and in a performance testament to their attitude all year with their hard work and a 'never say die' attitude they won narrowly 39-35 Jakub Szkup and Karolis Ziubrys. Fantastic performance in this match by Cian Maguire who played 'out of his skin'. Super performances from a dedicated team all year. We have high hopes that their hard work will pay off in the All Ireland series.