The Girls’ Sciath Na Scol Football Final.
By Aoife Downey 6 th Class.
On Tuesday 25 th October Canovee N.S girls played in the Sciath na Scol Football final claiming victory over Ballinadee. It was an exciting day for all involved as Canovee girls had not won this competition in eight years. It was a very enjoyable journey for the girls along the way, playing and beating teams Firmount, Ballinadee, and Ballyvourney before playing and claiming victory over Leimlara in the semi-
The team were led by their captain Teresa McCarthy and their vice-
In the second half Canovee fought for the first score and they got it. There were a few occasions where Ballinadee nearly scored but it was cleared each time. Canovee again added to the scoreboard as the substitutes were brought on. Every player from goal keeper to subs fought hard and never gave up, which in the end resulted in a victory for Canovee. The final score was 3-
The girls were delighted as well as all the supporters, teachers and pupils. The team were presented with a cup and a plaque along with medals for each player on both teams. Lots of photos were taken of the winning team. When the team were ready, McDonalds in Douglas was the next stop where we all had a great time. Everyone was very proud of the girls.
The team were: Aoife Downey, Donna O’ Regan Murphy, Laoise Burns, Teresa McCarthy, Grace Kiernan, Lisa Kingston, Nicola Kiernan, Olivia Fornagiel, Katie Browne, Niamh O’ Connor, Róisín Coughlan, Fiona Dowling, Ali Ryan, Kiera Moynihan, Elma McCarthy, Emer McCarthy, Méabh McCarthy, Molly Browne, Tia Murray, Kelly Scullane.