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28 February 2008

Show Jumping Success

Newbridge win the Midland interschools Show Jumping League in Mullingar

Newbridge College show jumpers had great success at Mullingar Equestrian Centre, on Saturday the 12th April. This was the venue for the final of the Midlands interschool’s league and associated competitions.

Our Open Show Jumping Team won the Midland InterSchools Show Jumping League. This league is run over the Autumn, Winter and Spring of the school year and we entered the final leg in 2nd place. In the final we came 3rd which was good enough on combined scores to ensure the Newbridge college win! Congratulations to our team members Alyssa O’Neill, Louise Morrison and Jill Kinirons and also to fellow equestrian team members Bobbie McDonnell and Leanne O’Sullivan who competed at the earlier league competitions.

At the same competition Alyssa O’Neill won the Individual competition and Jill Kinirons came 2nd!

In the novice competition, our novice team came 5th. Our team members were Alice and Emily Higgins, Holly Hannigan and Aisling Doyle on her novice horse. In the novice individual Emily came a well deserved 3rd!

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