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Winner of the Under 14 Up-and-Coming Sports Award

A student from Loreto College Coleraine has taken one of the top prizes at the annual Ballymoney Borough Council Sports Awards.

Aoife Carr, who is in Year 9 at Loreto College, Aoife Carr y9 won the Under 14 Up –and-Coming Sports Award at the Ballymoney Sport Awards.  Aoife competes as a tetrathlete, taking part in an event which involves four sports, running, swimming, shooting and horse-riding – although shooting is not included in such young age-groups.  Aoife also excels in Mounted Games, an equestrian sport in which very fast games are played by people of all ages.  Aoife and represented Northern Ireland in the European Mounted Games during the summer of 2011.

Aoife was congratulated on this tremendous achievement by Mrs Maureen McCullough, Head of PE at Loreto College, and by Mr Michael James, College Principal, on behalf of all the staff and students of the school.