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Basketball shoot out.jpg (28191 bytes)Inter schools shootout winners 2000.

Ciara and Alice represented the school in this competition which was held in a packed Mercy gym before a Wildcats game.  They were presented with their prizes by TV presenter and Dublin footballer Jason Sherlock.

Boys and Girls teams win their leagues.
Congrats to both teams and coach Mrs Clancy as both boys and girls teams won their school leagues. A first for both teams.

Girls are Division 2 Winners 2005
Boys capture first win!

Division 2 Winners 2005
Our first success at this level was achieved in the Mercy gym on March 14th 2005 when the girls won all their games in the blitz. Things did not look great when injuries and illness cut the panel from ten to seven players on the day of the competition.

Well done to coach Mrs Clancy, Natasha Whelan, Kelly Fitzsimons, Shannon Power, Lisa McGrath, Debbie Power, Clare Nolan, Aisling Kelly.
Michelle Hallissey was injured, Catriona Dineen & Wendy Heffernan were sick.

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Winners 2005 Lisa scores Teamtalk

        On Monday 14th of March 2005, our school enjoyed great success when we came first in the Sixth Class Division 2 Girls Basketball Blitz. The team consisted of Natasha Whelan, Kelly Fitzsimons,Shannon Power, Debbie Power, Lisa Mc Grath, Claire Nolan and Aisling Kelly. Absent on the day due to illness or injury were Michelle Hallissey (captain), Wendy Heffernan  (vice- captain)and Caitriona Dineen.Natasha Whelan replaced Michelle Hallissey as captain on the day.Here are some more details about this wonderful victory:  

Portlaw N.S.  V   Presentation Primary                                  

    (29 points)            (3 points)

            An older and physically stronger Portlaw team completely outclassed the brave Presentation girls in the opening match.The talented Portlaw side displayed some wonderful passing skills and accurate shooting.Natasha Whelan and Kelly Fitzsimons proved to be very reliable all-round for Portlaw and substitute Claire Nolan's contribution of six points brought Portlaw to a final tally of 29 points.

 

 Portlaw N.S. V Christchurch

(20 points)            (6 points)

 

 

 Portlaw N.S. V Butlerstown N.S.

 (16 points)              (3 points)

   

Boys capture first title!!

 

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