School News from Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed., Thurles 23/11/2018

November 27, 2018

Gaelic Football

Congratulations to the u15 footballers on their outstanding win at Neville Park Rathkeale to become Munster champions over Killorglin College in a pulsating and absorbing game of football that saw the lead change sides on numerous occasions. Those in attendance witnessed an enthralling contest with a scatter of inter county players on both sides totally committed to bringing the cup home. Half time read 1-09 to 2-03 for Coláiste Mhuire but Killorglin on the resumption of the second half scored two superb goals to put them in the ascendancy. Football was the winner in this contest where defenders, forwards, midfielders and goalkeepers executed superbly all the skills of Gaelic football. Ultimately however, leaders throughout the field such as Odhrán Donaghy, Killian Crosse, Stephen Maher, Dillon Coady, Aaron Holland and Eoin Craddock who finished with a personal tally of 4-11 sealed the Munster title for Coláiste Mhuire amid jubilant scenes for the second year in a row. The final score read 4-15 to 6-06. Team & scorers: Aaron Holland, Lee Ferncombe, TJ Ryan, Jim Ryan (captain), Killian Crosse, Odhrán Donaghy, Aaron Hickey, Joe Cornally, Dillon Coady, Seán McGrath, Stephen Maher, Podge Collins, Conor O’ Sullivan (0-02), Brandon Mills (0-02), Eoin Craddock (4-11, 0-03 frees). Subs used: David Ryan, Pierce Briody.  



Our u15 team recorded an a resounding victory in a very closely fought contest at Castlemeadows to progress to the quarter final stages of the Munster finals. Nenagh College proved to be formidable opposition and sides were deadlocked at half time. Chances were created by both teams but with ten minutes left on the clock Lee Ferncombe scored the winner to record a memorable win.

The 1st year soccer squad also enjoyed a superb 2-1 win over St. Ailbe’s College to qualify from their group stages and progress to the provincial stages of the competition. Goalscorers on the day were Luke Molumby and Audie Lohan.


The u17  Rugby team of Coláiste Mhuire tavelled to UL (University Limerick) where they played St. Ailbe’s and Cashel Community College in the group stages of their county blitz. Our students got off to a flying start with a comprehensive victory over Cashel but in their second match succumbed to a  well drilled Cashel side by three points. Despite not qualifying from the group stages, the experience will stand to our players for upcoming competitions in the new year.

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