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The Year 8 Netball team, winners of the 2010 NEBSSA Tournament - View Full Size Image
The Year 8 Netball team, winners of the 2010 NEBSSA Tournament

The Year 8 Netball team from Loreto College Coleraine, Specialist School, have won the annual NEBSSA Year 8 Tournament, which was held just before the Easter holidays.

With participation by teams from schools throughout the NEELB area, the tournament was hosted by Loreto College and organised by teachers and sixth formers from Coleraine College.

The Loreto team played consistently and steadily throughout a full day of intense competition, and the girls were absolutely delighted to be presented with the winnersí shield at the end of the competition.† Mrs Maureen McCullough, Head of PE at Loreto College, paid tribute to her teamís dedication, consistent play and determination to win, commenting that the win was a great end to a particularly successful Spring Term for the Collegeís netball teams.

Mrs McCullough also paid tribute to the competitionís organisers from Coleraine College, and to Loreto Year 13 students Bronagh Bogues and Claire McAtamney, who help to coach the Year 8 netball team every week.

Mr Brian Lenehan, Principal of Loreto College, congratulated Mrs McCullough and her team on a tremendous success after a fine dayís competition.