LETTERKENNY’s AURA LEISURE CENTRE was the venue for the FAI Post Primary Schools first year Ulster Futsal finals yesterday.
The top eight regional finalists in the boys and girls section took to the courts to do battle for the Provincial crown.
Picture caption: The Scoil Mhuire SS, Convent of Mercy, Buncrana, team who won the girls’ section at the FAI Post Primary Schools first year Ulster Futsal finals at the Aura Leisure Centre yesterday
It was St Patrick’s College, Cavan who retained the boy’s title while David Hone’s crew in Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana were crowned girls section winners.
Cathal Bogue’s team had an impressive goal scoring ability having netted 16 goals in the qualifying stages with two clean sheets, the only School to slot past the Cavan stars were runners up Rosses Community School who put 3 past them in the early rounds.
The Rosses Community School squad in Letterkenny yesterday
The Final was a delight to watch with goals galore as St. Patrick’s emerged 9-2 winners against a galant Rosses’ crew.
Buncrana’s Scoil Mhuire were brilliant throughout the campaign scoring a total of 13 goals in 3 games, more impressive was three clean sheets in the qualifying stages.
The Loreto SS, Letterkenny squad at the Aura Centre yesterday
David Hone’s side met Bríd Carr’s Loreto in the Final. This was an exciting conclusion to the day’s events with Buncrana scoring a hat-trick to take the title in dazzling style with yet another clean sheet. They will be one to watch for at the National Finals.
Congratulations to all participating teams on making it to the Ulster Finals. The teams were extremely competitive and showed a high degree of skill on the ball.
We wish both Scoil Mhuire and St. Patrick’s the very best of luck in the National Finals on December 8 in the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght.
The Carndonagh Community School squad in Letterkenny yesterday
Winner: St. Patrick’s College, Cavan
Runner Up: Rosses Community School, Dungloe, Donegal
St. Patrick’s 6-0 Our Lady’s SS
Rosses CS 5-4 Carndonagh
Rosses CS 3-7 St. Patrick’s
Our Lady’s SS 3-2 Carndonagh CS
Our Lady’s SS 3-3 Rosses CS
St. Patrick’s 3-0 Carndonagh
FINAL: St. Patrick’s 9-2 Rosses CS
PARTICIPATING BOYS SCHOOLS:
Carndonagh Community School (Inishowen) Teacher: Robert Mullally
Rosses Community School, Dungloe (Donegal) Teacher: Jason Gallagher
St. Patrick’s College (Cavan) Teacher: Cathal Bogue
Our Lady’s SS, Castleblaney (Monaghan) Teacher: Hugh Lyons
Winner: Scoil Mhuire SS, Convent of Mercy, Buncrana, Inishowen
Runner Up: Loreto SS, Letterkenny, Donegal
Breifne 0-1 Scoil Mhuire
Loreto 6-4 Coláiste Oiriall
Coláiste Oiriall 0-8 Scoil Mhuire
Breifne 1-0 Loreto
Loreto 0-4 Scoil Mhuire
Coláiste Oiriall 0-4 Breifne
FINAL: Scoil Mhuire 3-0 Loreto
PARTICIPATING GIRLS SCHOOLS:
Scoil Mhuire SS, Convent of Mercy, Buncrana (Inishowen) Teacher: David Hone
Loreto SS, Letterkenny (Donegal) Teachers: Brid Carr & Lynnet Rodgers
Breifne College (Cavan) Teacher: James Sherry
Coláiste Oiriall (Monaghan) Teacher: Seán MartinTags: