Our Lady's Castleblayney Win All-Ireland Schools Basketball title

Our Lady's Secondary School, Castleblayney recently won the All-Ireland Schools Basketball Title in a thrilling match, which was only won in overtime!

The following is an account of the final as depicted in the Our Lady's Castleblayney Secondary School Website.

Congratulations to Mr Smyth and the Senior Girls Basketball Team who arrived home to Castleblayney as All Ireland Champions having beaten St Angela’s Waterford 53 -52 in a game that was in contention right up to the final minutes with Our Lady’s grabbing the title in extra time.

Ten bus-loads of keen supporters from Our Lady’s enjoyed a thrilling game with everyone on the edge of their seats right throughout the game but especially in the five minutes of extra time.

The girls gave a fantastic performance and it is a day that will be remembered forever by the students and Staff of Our Lady’s.

We can’t forget our wonderful mascots and cheerleaders who really added to the atmosphere.

                 All-Ireland Champions 2012









Pictured above Our Lady's Castleblayney Senior Girls Team winners of the All-Ireland Schools Cup Final 2012











Our Lady's Castleblayney, players Zoe Brady, left and Michelle Kerr look on anxiously during the final seconds of the All-Ireland Schools Cup Under-19B Girls Final. (picture courtesy of the Irish Times).