Bish Junior Footballers Win Connacht Gaelic Title

The Bish lifted the Connacht B Football Title in style when they defeated Ballinrobe Community School on Monday 23rd February 2015.



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THE Juvenile and 1st Year teams are playing their semi finals in the coming days.  


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The Bish Juvenile Gaelic Football team were in impressive form as they dismissed Summerhill College in the Connacht quarter final in Ballyhaunis on Friday 13th March with a score line of  8-10 to 4-4. The Bish had defeated St. Louis, Kiltimagh to earn their quarter final berth. They look forward to a semi-final against possibly St. Nathys College Ballaghadereen in the coming weeks. Mr De Paor said "Summerhill were a good team, we got some early goals with Harry Rodgers scoring three to settle the team by half time. We also had good performances from Ryan MacNeill and Mark Boyle. Overall a great team effort and we are looking forward to the next round".



Meanwhile on the same day the Bish first year team easily defeated St. Mary's College Galway in South Park in the Connacht Quarter final with a scoreline of 5-14 to 3-4. The Bish will play the winner of Calasanctius College Oranmore and Presentation Athenry in the semi final. Bish first year manager Mr. Alan Glynn was delighted with the effort of his team he said "Great performances from Thomas Culhane, Colin Kelly, Niall Fitzgerald, Ian Casserly and Ciaran Dillon all contributed to a super team effort. We are really looking forward to the semi final in the coming weeks with an eye on the final"



Mr. Alan Murphy's team will see action in the Connacht final against St. Louis Kiltimagh having defeated Pres Headford, Holy Rosary Mountbellew and St. Nathy's Ballaghadereen in earlier rounds. They will see action in both the league and championships and are on for a double win. Rory Gaffney, John Maher, Ryan Doherty, Max Brennan, David Carter, Joe Tinney and Micheal O'Reilly have all had impressive games during the run up to the final and Bish Junior Manager Mr. Murphy is hoping for big things from his charges in the league final on Friday week and Championship semi final against Kiltimagh on Monday next. 

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