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7’s B All Ireland Champions 2014-2015

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7’s B All Ireland Champions 2014-2015

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Congratulations to our 7’s Camogie team who competed in the All Ireland Finals in Blanchardstown, Dublin this weekend. Our girls faced stiff opposition from St Killian’s, Ballinasloe, Co Galway and St Louis Grammer School, Ballymena, Co Antrim. A number of our girls had experience of the All Ireland 7’s as they were a part of the winning ‘C’ team last year and this experience proved invaluable on the day. Having beaten the Connaught representatives a convincing, 5-7 to 1-1, our girls faced St Louis, Ballymena, who also got through to the final putting up some high scores. As expected, the final was a very tough game. To win this match we knew we would need all of our experience and the hours put into training. Before the match, we were focused on winning all the small battles and keeping St Louis on the back foot. Laura McGrath found the net after 3 minutes with a spectacular self-made goal. Our captain, Regan Conway found the posts with 3 frees in the first half. Bridin Dinan and the rest of the back line Alannah Ryan, Aoife Touhy and Aoife Vaughan worked tirelessly in the first half clearing ball and stopping the Ballymena attack. The half ended 1-5 to 0-2. The second half was always going to be a challenge and we knew St Louis would come out fighting. The second half started brightly for St Joseph’s with Evelyn Duggan scoring a goal in the first minute bringing her tally 7 goals, 5 points for the competition. This goal was quickly followed by another from Regan Conway. Niamh O’Gorman. Laura McGrath and Sinead Conlon continued, as they had all day, working vigorously to create scoring opportunities. However the St Louis comeback was on and they responded with 3 goals in quick succession. The St Joseph’s defence were under serious pressure but remained resilient with Áine Nash and Niamh Mulqueen clearing the ball off the line with one minute to go. The match ended 4-9 to 4-3 and St Joseph’s had claimed the All Ireland 7s ‘B’ trophy for the first time after a hard fought campaign.

Huge congratulations to our panel who have worked hard for weeks training and preparing for this. We at St Joseph’s are very proud of this achievement.

Our Panel
Goalies: Bridin Dinian (3rd year), Aine Nash (4th Year)Backs: Alannah Ryan (3rd year), Aoife Vaughan (3rd Year), Aoife Tuohy (TY) Eileen Daly (2nd Year)Midfield: Regan Conway (4th Year), Niamh Mulqueen (4th Year), Sinead Conlon (3rd Year), Robyn Conway (2nd Year) Forwards: Evelyn Duggan (TY), Laura McGrath (4th Year), Niamh O’Gorman (3rd Year), Laoise Culloo (3rd Year)
Coaches: Donal McGrath, Rita Forrestal and Donna Fitzgerald

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014 14:33
 

7’s Munster "B" Champions 2014-2015

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MUNSTER 7's CHAMPIONS

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Congratulations to our junior sevens Cup and Plate panels who took part in the Munster 7’s championship in Mallow GAA complex on Wednesday 1st October. Having won the All Ireland “C” competition last year, our girls were now competing at a higher level “B” grade which proved to be a tougher challenge. Even so, our girls worked very hard. Our Plate panel made it to the semi-final in their group, winning one game, drawing one and losing one. Our cup panel had more success beating Coachford Co Cork 5-6 to 0-2, Drom B, Co Limerick 4-5 to 2-1, Lismore, Waterford in the semi-final 7-5 to 3-2 and Hazelwood College, Dromcolliher Co Limerick in the final 2-5 to 2-2.

Our cup team will now represent Munster in the 7’s All Ireland finals in St Peregrines GAA Club, Blanchardstown Dublin on Saturday the 11th of October. Best of luck from all at St Joseph’s.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014 16:01
 

Minister Ruairi Quinn Visits Tulla

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 See below for Pictures from the Day

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 21:11
 

Munster Schools Track & Field

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Kevin Caulfield 2nd Year student of St. Josephs Secondary School Tulla competed in the Munster Schools Track & Field in Cork IT, on Saturday 17th May. He finished in very creditable 4th place in the Junior Boys Discus, with a new personal best throw of 30.94. He went on the win a silver medal in the Junior Boys Shot Putt with a fine throw of 11.72M. Kevin has qualified for the All-Ireland Schools, which will be in Tullamore on 31st May. For full results go to :
http://www.munsterschoolsathletics.org/

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 May 2014 21:02
 

Bingo Fundraiser

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Congratulations to the Parents Council  ably led by Chairperson, Ms  Morna Tóibín, who organised a Bingo Night as a Fund Raiser for the school . They raised €4,206.60 after all the expenses were paid. It was a hugely enjoyable night. Thank you to all of our parents and friends ,who attended and especially to our sponsors, who were so generous in providing valuable spot prizes and vouchers.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 May 2014 11:41
 

Stay away from harm on the Farm

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Ten TY2 students were presented with Certificates of Achievement from the HSA at the YSI Showcase in Citywest Dublin for promoting the cause of farm safety.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 19:10
 

Jump for Life for GROW

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TY1 presented a cheque for €1,000 that they raised as part of their YSI project on mental health.

Chris and James from Grow came to the school and were presented with the cheque.

Well done to all the TY Students for their hard work.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 19:16
 

First years County Hurling title

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Congratulations to our first years hurling team who yesterday 7-5-2014  beat Scariff to win this years county Hurling title.  Match report to follow

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Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 12:19
 

Cullaun Sailing Club Spring Regatta

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Luke and Paddy

 

Congratulations to Paddy Donlon and Luke O Sullivan who came second in the Cullaun Junior Sailing regatta last Sunday on Cullaun Lake.  There were a total of twenty boats out and there were 4 races on the day.  Paddy was on the helm for two races while Luke  crewed and then they swapped over for the last two races. Although they were sailing for the Junior Regatta their scores actually placed them ahead of some of the adults so well done to the two of them

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 May 2014 21:10
 

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