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The Y8 Netball team, winners of the NEBSSA tournament hosted in Coleraine College, with coach Ms J Wilson - View Full Size Image
The Y8 Netball team, winners of the NEBSSA tournament hosted in Coleraine College, with coach Ms J Wilson
The Y8 Netball team captain and teacher Ms J Wilson receive the NEBSSA Year 8 Shield - View Full Size Image
The Y8 Netball team captain and teacher Ms J Wilson receive the NEBSSA Year 8 Shield
03/04/2017 NEBSSA NETBALL SUCCESS FOR LORETO COLLEGE YEAR 8 TEAM

The Year 8 Netball team from Loreto College Coleraine took the NEBSSA Year 8 title after an excellent tournament hosted by Coleraine College on Friday 31st March 2017.

The tournament was contested by a total of ten schools: Ballymena Academy, Cambridge House, Coleraine College, Cross and Passion College, Dominican College Portstewart, Dunclug High School, Loreto College, North Coast Integrated College, St Killian’s College and St Louis’ Grammar Ballymena.  The schools were organised into two groups with a round-robin tournament played throughout the morning.  In the course of the morning, Loreto lost 6-4 to St Killian’s, defeated St Louis’ GS 10-1, defeated Coleraine College 9-1 and defeated Cambridge House 13-1.  The semi-finals saw Loreto scoring an impressive 11-8 win over Ballymena Academy while St Killian’s won through against Dominican College.  The final was a tightly contested match between Loreto College and St Killian’s, finishing in a 15-9 win for Loreto College.

Ms Julie Wilson, coach of the Loreto College team, paid tribute to the organisers of the event and the hosts, Coleraine College.  Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, congratulated the Year 8 team members and Ms Wilson on a superb win in a busy day of successful fixtures and at the end of an excellent season of netball for the team.