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08 February 2019

Sports Roundup Friday 8th February 2019

Huge Congratulations to Caoimhe Byrne and Roisín Sexton who were picked for the U-18 and U-16 Irish Hockey Squads who travelling to England to take part in a tournament in the coming months.  This is an amazing achievement for both girls and richly deserved.  Best of luck to them both.

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Leinster Junior Cup Newbridge College 11 Temple Carrig 10
Our Juniors began their Leinster Schools’ Junior Cup campaign against Temple Carrig this week in Donnybrook.  The Greystones school started far better and were soon on the scoreboard with an excellently worked try from their backline. They piled on the pressure after this to add to their lead but this was met with some good tackling which forced them to turnover the ball.  And while Newbridge exited the danger zone quite consistently, this was not matched by an effective chase.  Consequently, Temple Carrig were able to counter attack at will with what was an excellent and dangerous backline.  Newbridge lost a man to a yellow card and Temple Carrig attempted to turn the screw.  They got a second richly deserved try to extend their lead to 10:0 and probably should have been further ahead, but for two missed conversions and also a missed penalty attempt.  Newbridge showed a spark in the minutes before half time and while they wasted two great attacking opportunities, they forced a penalty which Mark Young converted to leave the halftime score 10:3 to the Wicklow side.

After some soul searching at the break, Newbridge emerged a different team in the second half.  They had no right to still be in this game, but now that there was only a score between the sides, they began to show some of the form that had seen them win the league before Christmas.  Their defence suddenly had more physicality to it and they began to win the battle at the breakdown.  They forced a penalty which Young once again converted to reduce the lead to 4 points.  While the Temple Carrig strike runners still looked extremely dangerous, Newbridge were beginning to control the game.  They had the ball for long periods of time and had a number of chances to score the go ahead try, but Temple Carrig defended with great passion.  The game entered the final few minutes and when it looked as though the game was over, Newbridge did what they had done in the final minutes of both the league semi final and final… they found a way.  Forcing penalty after penalty, they advanced up the pitch and piled on the pressure on what was now a tiring side.  With time up on the clock, they choose a scrum option and earned another penalty. Tadhg Brophy went quickly and was stopped just short of the line.  Lucas Berti then quickly picked and drove over to send the Newbridge team wild! Time up and Newbridge had won a place in this year’s quarter finals by the slenderest of margins.  Final score Temple Carrig 10 Newbridge College 11.  Best on the day for Newbridge was scrum half Tadhg Brophy who marshalled the defensive line really well while also being our most dangerous weapon in attack.  We eagerly await the draw for the quarter finals.

Senior Seconds v Blackrock
The Senior Seconds kicked of their League on Wednesday when they hosted Blackrock. They settled quickest and albeit for a couple of opportunities for the visitors they dominated the first half. Tries from Jamie Gaire and Gavin Begley along with a brace and three conversions from John Shanahan saw the College race into a 26-0 lead. Some basic errors from the College gave the D4 side some good territory which they converted into five points but this was cancelled out by some individual brilliance from David O'Sullivan. Shanahan added the extras to leave it 33-5 at the break.

The second half was a much tighter affair with both sides having scoring opportunities but both defending well. O'Sullivan grabbed a second as he collected the ball, rounded his opposite man and dotted down in the corner. David Cudmore ran a great line off a ruck, broke a number of tackles and crossed for a much deserved forwards try. Shanahan converted the latter. With time running out the Dubliners managed to cross again for what was the games final score and the College ran out 45-10 winners.  Special mentions go to John Shanahan, David O'Sullivan and David Cudmore.

Ellers v CBC Monkstown
The Ellers 1st Year Rugby Reams were in action on Wednesday the 6th of March in Seapoint RFC against CBC Monkstown.

The C teams shared the spoils with the Monkstown boys across their series of matches. The 'C' Black and White squads played some fabulous free flowing rugby. All players are improving on a week by week basis with many pushing for promotion to the B's.  Best on the day for the Blacks were Cathal White, Kilian Daniels and Tim Flanagan. The stand out performers this week for the Whites were  Iuean Gabor Sweeney, Oran O'Donnell, Max Aldren and Oisin Corcoran.  The B's overwhelmed the CBC team with pace, power and devastating attack play. Their support play was of a really high standard with huge commitment to keeping the ball alive and in the right areas. They scored at will in all areas of the pitch, with superior skill levels a huge advantage which they exploited brilliantly. Those to impress for the B's were Adam England, Jack Dennis, Todd Lawlor and Ben Mullins.

The A's kept up their winning ways with a comprehensive win. After a slow start with little attacking rhythm to their play the gears clicked in and from the tenth minute on they played a fast and furious brand of rugby which CBC could just not contain. Up front Patrick Forde worked tirelessly and unselfishly in defence and attack supported by James Redmond who carried with real conviction. Callum Murphy delivered some tenacious tackling in the centre while Ciaran Mangan introduced attacking flair and an increased tempo to the teams play in the second half.  As of now the Ellers have no game next week and all are looking forward to attending the SCT quarter final next Wednesday.

Other Results: Inter A 5 Pres Bray 36; Inter B 12 Pres Bray 19.

HOCKEY
Newbridge under 14 girls hockey Muckross 0 v Newbridge 1
Biggest away win of the season claiming a real Dublin hockey school scalp!
It is exactly how the score line suggests, a dogged dig deep, backs to the wall defensive display with our defense holding firm to grab a massive win.  A superb individual goal mid way through the first half from a hat full of speedy counter attacks was all it needed. This is now 3 clean sheets in a row and puts the team in a great position in the league to qualify for the cross over matches. Just one league game remains and a win would see us top the group and into a league semifinal.

First year team vs Mount Temple
Thank you to all of the girls who came out to play the game vs Mount Temple yesterday. We played some lovely smart hockey that included running into space and clever passes. The final score was unfortunately 2-1 but we had a lovely goal by Gianna who went from goalkeeper in the first half to goalscorer in the second. Well done to Sienna who also had her first experience in goal and saved some beautiful attempts from MT.  Well done to everyone who played, you really showed your team spirit and new skills.

Other Results: Senior Prem 0 Kings Hospital 1; Junior Prem 0 Kings Hospital 1.

EQUESTRIAN
The Open Showjumping team of Leah Heffernan, Alice O'Neill and Sophie O'Neill took 2nd place on Sunday the 3rd in Broadmeadows EC.  The team of three did not knock a pole all day and got into the jump off with 3 teams taking 2nd place with Leah and Sophie being pipped on time.

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The Open Showjumping team of Leah Heffernan, Alice O'Neill and Sophie O'Neill took 2nd place on Sunday the 3rd in Broadmeadows EC.


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