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26 November 2007

Interschools show jumping Competition

Newbridge College had 5 teams at the Interschools show jumping Competition in Mullingar on Saturday the 11th November. 2 of our open teams reached the jump off round. Alyssa Aisling, Louise and Bobbie finished in 5th place.

Our other team in the jump off, Leanne and Ashley O'Sullivan, Lisa Marie Dolly and Mary Ann Ormsby finished in 8th place.  One of our novice teams (Helen, Orlagh, Kate and Delphine) came 8th.  Alyssa was pipped into 2nd place in the Open individual and Leanne came 6th. 

The next competition held in Coliog on Sunday 18th was enjoyed by all the schools from around the country that attended it!  Newbridge College was well represented with 4 Open teams and 3 novice teams competing (a total of 28 pupils).  It was a great day for our novice competitors!  The team made up of Carolyn Harty, Clare Manning, Emily Beere and Fiona Dunne WON the novice competition!  Another came 3rd in the same competition (Helen and Orlagh Keenan, Kate Ryan and Delphine Cordonnier).  Kate Ryan also WON the novice individual competition.  Newbridge College came 5th in the Open Team competition out of over 40 teams.  The team members were Alyssa O'Neill, Aisling Doyle Louise Morrison and Bobbie McDonnell.  Aisling Doyle came 2nd in the Open Team Competition, Louise Morrison, 7th and Hannah Moloney-Quinn 8th.  All in all it has been two very good weeks for the equestrian club.




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