Saturday, 14 May 2016

Well done to Griffeen Valley Educate Together National School

Griffeen Valley TTC would like to congratulate Griffeen Valley ETNS on winning the U13 Boys Division 1 Primary Schools Shield 2016-2017.  It's a fantastic achievement for the school to win two years in a row the  Leinster Schools League.

Congratulations also to the girls who were Division 1 runners up  for the second year..  They were unbeaten in the league, drawing only one match to the eventual winners.  They lost out on the Shield by only 1 point!

The boys team was made up of  Bence, Masem Tim &  Alex) - all club members.

The girls team was made up of Anna, Mia, Rose & Sadbh (Anna & Sadbh both club members)

The boys team will go on to represent Leinster in the All Ireland Primary Schools event at the Baskeball Arena..

In the Leinster Schools Cup, the boys were runners up and the girls took 3rd place.

Well done to both teams and their coach Philip Mc Laughlin.

More pictures from the All Ireland tournament here 

Boys Team with the Leinster Schools Shield

3rd place in All Ireland Primary Schools

Leinster takes gold in the Junior Interprovincials with some help from Griffeen Valley players

The junior interprovincials took place at DCU on April 16th.

At this event the top ranked Leinster players in each age category represent their province.  Art & Dillon were selected for the U13 boys team.  Mia was part of the U18 girls team and Sadbh made her interprovincial debut in the U13 girls team.

Full details of the event can be found here

Leinster came out winners and retained the Victor Barna Shield. Art didn't drop a set throughout the day and was awarded U13 player of the tournament.

More pictures from the day.

Leinster win the Barna Shield at Junior Interpros 2016 - Mia, Art, Dillon & Sadbh were part of the team.

Mia was presented with trophy for No. 1 ranking U15 girl 2015-2016
Art won U13 player of the tournament

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Primary Schools International 2016, Guernsey

While the last Leinster ranking tournament was taking place, fellow club members Art & Dillon were representing Ireland at the Primary Schools International in Guernsey.

The team event started on Friday and the boys team which also included Thomas Joyce and Matthew Cherry had a fantastic tournament eventually taking the gold. The girls team made it a double win for Ireland.

In the singles event both Art and Dillon made it to the semi-finals with Art making it through to the final. He had to settle for silver losing 3-1 to English player Naphong Boomyaprapa.

Well done Art & Dillon!

Further details can be found here

Ireland Boys Team - 1st place

Boys Individual Event - Art 2nd, Dillon 3rd