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The Y8 Basketball team, winners of the NEBSSA Basketball tournament hosted by Loreto College - View Full Size Image
The Y8 Basketball team, winners of the NEBSSA Basketball tournament hosted by Loreto College
19/06/2013 SUCCESS FOR LORETO IN NEBSSA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Loreto College played host to the NEBSSA Year 8 Basketball tournament on Monday 10th June. Loreto fielded two teams, coached by Mr Emmett Harkin. It was a successful and busy day for the Loreto teams, who began with a victory over St Patrick’s HS Ballymena. The Loreto side went on to defeat Monkstown Community School, and qualified to meet Ballymena Academy in the Final.

After a hard-fought game, Ballymena Academy – old rivals of the Loreto team from the Ulster Shield Final – lost out to Loreto after a hard-fought game, leaving the Coleraine side victorious as NEBSSA Champions.

The Loreto team members were: Jason Moore; Sean Irwin; Finn McEwan; Conor Kelly; Conor O’Kane; Aidan McGinley; Connlaoth McGee; Conor Moore; Mark Logue; Donal Close; Darragh Mcgoldrick; Joseph Mullan; Eoin Tsang; Callum Boorman; Andrzej Krystowski and Ben Culleton.

Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, paid tribute to the Loreto basketball players and their coach, Mr Emmett Harkin, on a spirited day of competition and on a busy year of dedicated training.