20th Oct 2013

Three games were scheduled for last week but unfortunately, the girls’ semi final fell foul to the heavy rain on Wednesday. It has been refixed for this Tuesday, October 22nd at 3pm in Whitehall Colmcille GAA grounds versus St Oliver Plunkett school from Malahide.

However the two games which did go ahead provided lots of entertainment. On Monday, the sun shone down on the annual Scoil Mhuire v Scoil Áine 3rd class challenge. The boys from Ms Reilly’s and Ms Ní Núnáin’s class flew the flag for Scoil Mhuire and came out on top on a scoreline of 49-42. It sounds more like a basketball score, but with points being awarded for catches, blocks, goals and points it was thrill a minute stuff. Scoil Áine got off to the brighter start but gradually Scoil Mhuire came into the game thanks to the midfield dominance of Tommy Mulhall and James Foley. Some great kick outs by Sam Colclough and some great catches and runs by Aryan Rawaat were the highlights of the first half. Fionn Buckley, Daniel Kane and Niall Higgins defended brilliantly.
In the second half, Jamie Hoey had a stormer and Titas Dubinskas scored two brilliant points.A great catch by Alex Woodward gave great inspiration to Scoil Mhuire. Edward Nabulele was very brave in attack and Kevin Gormley put in a five star performance. Not to be outdone, Kevin’s brother Killian replaced Sam in goal in the second half and made a wonderful penalty save. Lee Brazil was a constant threat in the full forward line and Ernest Chow did very well until he had to leave at half time. Paul Sherlock was probably the busiest player on the pitch and seemed to be under every dropping ball. Charlie Byrne had a great game and proved he had just as much speed and skill as his older brother Dylan. Overall it was a great show by both sides and the future of Gaelic Football in Lucan looks very bright,
Laoch na hImeartha: Tommy Mulhall