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Cumann na mBunscoil - Castlebar Schools
On Wednesday 11th of May the St. Angela's football team travelled to Breaffy to compete in the Cumann na mBunscoil league alongside Scoil Raifteirí, Breaffy and Snugbro. In the first match St. Angelas played against their rivals Breaffy. St. Angela's played some brilliant football throughout the game and some great scores coming from Grainne Flynn, Caitlin Quinn Bailie and Sinéad Mylett put them in the lead. St. Angela's backline played outstanding clearing lots of balls up to the forwards to create a score. At the end, St. Angela's came out of the match victorious.
In the final St. Angela's were up against Scoil Raifteirí. From the start of the match Angela's were in the lead and played consistantly well throughout. All the players worked as a team handpassing and kicking it to eachother creating some incredible points and goals. St. Angela's fully deserved to win the game and retained the shield.
All the players were extremely happy as the team collected the shield and brought it back to the school.
The team was: Kate Middleton, Caitlin Quinn Bailie, Bruna De Silva, Niamh Whyte, Sinéad Mylett, Grainne Flynn, Maria Ruddy, Laura Canning, Chloe Burke, Ciara O' Malley,Dearbhla Mullins, Laura Fahy, Leah Horan, Jean Benson, Rachel Lamond, Katie Padden, Sian Quinn Bailie, Laoise Naughton, and Evelyn Coyle.
Mayo Semi- Final
On Wednesday 1st of June St. Angela's played Quay N.S. Ballina in the Cumann na mBunscoil Mayo semi-final. In the first half our defenders found it very hard. The girls from Quay N.S. had very good forwards on their team and they scored a lot of goals and points, Our goal keeper Bruna made some excellent saves and our back line played very well and made some excellent blocks and defended well.
In the second half we were losing by a lot but we didn't give up.In the first ten minutes the ball was in their side of the pitch and we scored lots of goals and points.The forwards played brilliant in the second half and we caught up. Our midfielders Sinéad Mylett and Gráinne Flynn covered a lot of ground and scored most of the goals and points. At the end of the match the whole team tryed their best.We could have won but we didn't have enough time.We lost by four points.
FAI Mayo Schools Soccer Competition
Last month our school qualified for a five-a-side soccer competition in Milebush Park in Castlebar,This soccer league was organised by the FAI (Football Association of Ireland). There was a girls and a boys competition. There were almost 30 teams there, including boys and girls, from every corner of Mayo.
We played Snugboro and Quay N.S. Ballina in our section. We beat both teams and qualified for the play-offs. We had to play Kiltimagh and Foxford next. We drew with each of them.
We made it to the final where we faced Foxford again. We lost 3-1 and were disappointed but we knew we had tried our best and everyone was proud of us.
It was our first time to participate in the competition. The team was : Bruna Da Silva, Kate Middleton, Sinead Mylett, Grainne Flynn, Caitlin Quinn-Bailie, Maeve Murphy, Laura Canning, Dearbhla Mullins and Lana Murray.