Swords ETNS the first Educate Together school to win a Croke Park Final!
A note from Swords Educate Together senior GAA team:
Swords Educate Together NS was in the Sciath Ã Donnchú final on Tuesday 27/11/12 in Croke Park. They played Scoil Chiaráin CBS, Donnycarney. This is the fourth consecutive year for the senior team to reach a Gaelic football final. Having reached the finals of the ‘Fingal league’ for the past three years, this is the first year to reach a ‘Cumann na mBunscol’ final.
The team is made up of students from 6th, 5th and 4th classes, Kacper Piorkowski (V.Capt), Eoghan Reilly, Karl Brunton, Arturs Lapins, Colm O Connor, Liam Reilly, Eoin Mc Bain, Keene Honer, Tesleem Babalola (Capt), Ciara Thorburn, Conor Murtagh, Aaron Cullen, John Keane, Jake Earley, Tegan Bradley, Matthew Keane, Eoin Fagan, Mark Howard, Partick Mihai, Joe O Reilly, Luke Flaherty and Alex Fagan. Tesleem our team captain says We really enjoyed playing in Croke Park, it’s not everyday you get to play in Croke Park.
We are really happy to have won and to have made history by becoming the first Educate Together School to lift a trophy in Croke Park. Hopefully there will be more success in the years to come. The team mentors David Earley and Eibh Ní Mhordha are very proud of their team and together with the staff, pupils and school community would like to congratulate the team on their win.