Our First Year Saint Mary's footsal team travelled to Holy Family in Newbridge today November the 5th. The team was very excited and eager to get playing and get some wins. They were up against Piper's Hill College for the first match, Pipers Hill then got a goal early on in the match which woke the girls up,followed by another goal by Piper;s Hill and soon followed by another. Unfortunately Piper's Hill got the better of our girls but they still kept their head up as they had 3 more games to go. The final score for that match was 3:0 to Pipers Hill. For their second match they were up against St Paul's. St. Mary's were very hungry for the ball and a brilliant goal scored by Emma Lawlor put St. Mary's in the lead but St Paul's soon recovered and got a goal which kept them even. The final score for this match was 1:1. St. Mary's then took on Holy Family's B team, Hannah Plumber scored a magnificent goal to set us in the lead but of course Holy Family wasn't giving up/ They then came back with a goal. During the last few seconds of the second half Hannah Plumber came back again with a brilliant winning goal. The final score to this match was 2:1 to Saint Mary's.
For the final game St Mary's met Holy Family's A team. Hannah Plumber kicked off the game getting a lovely goal to set St. Mary's in the lead but Holy Family weren't giving up amd they soon got a goal leaving them even. Second half came and Ruth McDonnell got a brilliant goal putting St Mary's in the lead once again but Holy Family then got the better of the girls and scored the winning two goals leaving the final score as 3:2 to Holy Family. The girls played brilliant they came 3rd out of the 5 teams playing. The players of the matches were Hannah Plumber and Emma Lawlor - well done girls!