What an exciting day Tuesday June 16th was. The team headed off on a bus to Cusack Park to play near neighbours Cratloe in the Final. The sun was shining and all the girls were in great spirits. The game was at 2pm and from the throw in to the final whistle every effort was made by the players from both sides to get scores on the board. The teams were evenly matched in the first half but as the second half commenced early scores from Cratloe gave them the advantage and they ran out easy winners in the end. The game was played in a very competitive but friendly manner and all of the St.Finnactas players got some play time in the game . The girls received runners up engraved medals and will treasure the memories and the experience ! Reaching the final was a great achievement. Well done everyone!
At 11 am this morning the girls played the championship semi-final against Quin National School. It was a very close encounter with both teams matching each other score for score. With just a couple of minutes remaining the teams were level. A good puck out from Sixmilebridge led to a great goal which turned out to be the winner. The team is now looking forward to the final in Cusack Park tomorrow June 16th at 2 pm.
St. Finnachta's Camogie Team were in action on May 21st against Cratloe and Newmarket On Fergus in the opening rounds of this years championship.The matches were played in Sixmilebridge and the pitch was in excellent condition. Both matches were highly competitive. The final result in each game hung in the balance with scores hard fought for by each team . The Sixmilebridge girls dug deep and emerged victorious . They now progress to the semi-final which will take place shortly . Go néirí an tádh leo.
Below is a picture of the team which comprises 20 girls from 4th, 5th and 6th classes. Co - Captains on the day were Sinéad Cahill and Caoilfhionn Nic Giolla Cearra.