Primary Schools Futsal in Wexford

Report and Photographs courtesy of William Doyle
Naomh Eanna indoor hall played host to the FAI Schools Futsal Competition on Wednesday 19 November:

This pilot scheme catered for third and fourth class pupils from seven primary schools, all from the Gorey area:

The competition was a huge success with six boys teams and six girls team entering on the day:

The boys section consisted of schools from Gorey CBS, Gaelscoil Guaire, Ballythomas NS, Craanford NS, Monaseed NS and Riverchapel NS:

The girls section catered for Loreto Gorey A, Gaelscoil Guaire, Ballythomas NS, Craanford NS, Loreto Gorey B and Riverchapel NS:


The girls' final saw Loreto Gorey meeting Craanford National School with Craanford ending up as champions:

Winners: Craanford National School

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St: Joseph's Gorey played Riverchapel National School in the boy’s final with St: Joseph's winning 3/2 in the end:

Winners: St: Joseph's National School, Gorey



The two victorious teams will now advance to the Leinster Finals at the National Basketball Arena (NBA) in Tallaght on 10 February 2009:


Well done to all those who participated:

Please find below some images from the competition:::


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Full Group Shot