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Gallen CS News Updates February 4th 2019

SCHOOL MUSICAL OLIVER ! IS ON FROM TUESDAY 12TH – FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY IN THE SCHOOL.
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE SECRETARY’S OFFICE OR BY PHONING 090 6453600 TO RESERVE TICKETS.
TUESDAY NIGHT – ALL TICKETS ARE €5
WED- FRI NIGHT TICKETS €10 AND €5
MATHS QUIZ
Gallen CS Ferbane  third year students Moya Ibbotson, Mollie Flynn, Ava Grace Egan and Eoin Sheridan who  took part in the Irish Applied Maths Teachers’ Association Junior Problem Solving competition in Moate Community College last Thursday January 24.
North Leinster juvenile Football Semi Final
 Gallen CS 6-10 Clonaslee VS 3-3.
Gallen CS qualified for the North Leinster  final by virtue of this excellent win against a tough Clonaslee VS side in their semi final match played in Ferbane on Friday February 1st.Gallen after a tough contest with Kilcormac VS in the quarter finals, were ready for this semi final tussle.A good start is always half the battle and Gallen helped by 1-2 from Luke Coleman in the first five minutes got  that start.
Clonaslee did hit back with a goal but Gallen midfield began to get on top and a ready supply of ball into their forward line saw them hit three more goals  in the first half to lead by 4-7 to 3-1.
In the second half Gallen added two more goals to close out the game with Ciaran Lally and Eoin Tighe making contributions. The tight Gallen defence limited Clonaslee to 0-2 in the second half.Well done to all the team and their mentors Mr .Garry and Georgie Phibbs.
Gallen will now contest the North Leinster juvenile final against Pipers Hill College Naas ( who beat Bush PP from Louth in the other semi) .
This will be Gallen’s  first appearance in a North Leinster juvenile final  as a combined entity having won the 2000 North   Leinster and Leinster   titles as St. Saran’s Ferbane.
 The team was – Oisin Carroll,Donal Flynn,Michael Spillane,Saran Flynn ,Mark Wren ,Patrick Taaffe,Ruairi o Neill,Conor Beirne ,James Buckley, Matthew Darcy ,  Luke Coleman, Conor Grennan, Brian Carroll,Ronan Flynn  and  Luke Kelly.
LADIES RUGBY TEAM

The Gallen CS  Se Girls Rugby team  pictured,  created a bit of sporting history by being the first girls team to represent our school in Rugby. Despite losing to Ardscoil Mhuire  Ballinasloe, the girls gave a good account of themselves and will benefit from the experience. The girls have further games against The Convent Roscommon, Sacred Heart Westport and Athlone CC.The girls first learnt their rugby at West Offaly Lions where they won a Leinster Title.

Thanks to Mr . Deery for coaching the team.

The panel was ,  Rosanna Egan , Zoe Tighe , Katie Newman , Jenny Darcy , Chloe Daly , Sophie Loonam , Abaigeal Connon , Jane Egan , Siobhan mc Kenna , Shauna mc Govern , Therese Lyons , Ella Hogan , Emma Bracken , Chiara Rotelli , Kira Hackett , Niamh Byrne , Rachel Bracken , Aoibhe Kelly , Aimee Kelly and Megan Murray.

Congratulations  to Zoe Tighe , Aoibhe Kelly and Siobhan mc Kenna who have been selected for Leinster u 18’s.

JUNIOR RUGBY TEAM

CS rugby team helped by 5 tries  defeated  Headford in the Connacht  Junior Cup. Panel- Seamus Daly,John Dunican,David Dunican,Cian Boylan,Fergal Bracken,Shane Berry,Oisin Carroll,Patrick Taaffe,Nick Cusack,Cormac Mc Kenna, Matthew Darcy,Conor Poland Murphy, Luke Balsiger,Ciaran Lally,Glen Fletcher,James Buckley,Adam Greene,Levi Ward,Nathan mc Intyre and Dillon Kavanagh.

They play St Endas Galway next.
Thanks to Mr .Mc Grath and Charlie Couper for their work with the team.

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