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All IReLand Checkmate Jnr. Finals

All Ireland Checkmate Primary School Finals 2014 in south Court Hotel in Limerick May 20th.

St Joseph's PS , Gorey exceeded last year's success in this year's final by coming 2nd place overall, one game behind their county rivals, Gaelscoil Enniscorthy, the over all winners . Gorey won 16 out of 24 games in a very exciting and highly competitive 6 rounds . 
Organiser , John Alfred, had never seen such a close and tense finish . The competition has been going since 1995. All agreed that there was a higher standard than ever this year in the finals, with teams from St Mary's Haddington Rd, Johnstown and St Pat's Castlebar taking part . Wexford county excelled themselves with Bunclody also doing themselves proud . 
The team included Robert Kelly , Seán Callaghan, Micheál Kennedy  and Evan Byrne. Patrick Hayes O Conner and Barry Kenny were also on the panel .Gorey's talented player Seán Callaghan was awarded second best individual in the competition .He was only beaten by Li Henry , Dublin, who is the present  under 14 Irish champion.
PROUD OF GOREY CBS TEAM PLUS CAPTAIN!!
HONOURED TO TRAIN THEM...

Comments


  • 2 months ago

    seamushalpenny2

    Absolutely Brilliant !!! result. Congratulations to everyone involved on such a wonderful achievement.

    Seamus Halpenny

  • 2 months ago

    Manu-Trainer

    PROUD PLUS HONOURED TO TRAIN SUCH TALENTED TEAM

    AS WELL AS SUCH LUXURY CAPTAIN, BRID CLEARY...

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