Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington , Sports Awards

Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington had its most successful year ever in the sporting field , bringing home many medals and trophies .Pride of place must go to the First Year Basketball team who won the All-Ireland Final recently against Loreto , Navan .The Second Years won bronze medals in the All-Ireland series .Awards were presented by teacher and Clare All-Star hurler, Brendan Bugler .Boys Basketball is also riding on the crest of a wave .The teams competed in the ‘A’ grade this year at both Under Sixteen and Under Nineteen level and both teams finished runners up in their competitions .
The Under Sixteen Boys Football team won the South Leinster final when they defeated Portlaoise CBS in O’Moore Park .They put up a brave fight in the Leinster final against Gallen Communty School but unfortunately it was not to be .The Girls Under Sixteen Football team also reached the Leinster Final .
The Equestrian team continues to increase in numbers and has many successful outings in charity rides and hunts.Athletics in the school is also bringing home lots of medals .The First Year Athletics team of Eva Galvin , Naoimi Lutrell , Shauna Fenlon and Jessica Higgins came fifth in Belfast in the All-Ireland Cross Country having previously won Bronze in Leinster .Many students won gold medals in the County Cross Country event in Killenard .Seodhna Hoey’s outstanding form of late saw her win Gold and Silver in the Discuss and Hammer Throw at the Leinster Track and Field Championships .Seodhna now goes on to represent the school at the All-Ireland Finals at Tullamore .
To complete the students impressive sporting year in a highly enjoyable fashion they put a stop to the teachers run of five in a row victories in the annual charity Teachers Vs Pupils Basketball game .

Teachers / coaches , Miss Haugh and Miss Browne and Under Nineteen Boys Basketball team at Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington Sports Awards Ceremony with MC , Brendan Bugler .

Brendan Bugler presents award to Emma Jane Hyland and Equestrian Team , Chef d’Equipe , Geraldine Tynan .

Teachers / coaches , Miss Bergin and Miss Haugh and Under Fourteen Girls’ Basketball Award winner Allana Havill, at Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington Sports Awards Ceremony with MC , Brendan Bugler .

Teachers / coaches , Miss Bergin and Miss Haugh and Under Sixteen Girls’ Basketball Award winner Marie Byrne , at Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington Sports Awards Ceremony with MC , Brendan Bugler .

Teachers / coaches , Miss Bergin and Miss Haugh and Senior Girls’ Football Award winner Libby Waldron , at Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington Sports Awards Ceremony with MC , Brendan Bugler .

Clare Hurling All-Star , Brendan Bugler , presents Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington ‘ Golfer of the Year ‘ Award to Sean Byrne , with team manager / teacher Miss Seery .

FULL LIST OF AWARD WINNERS

Athlete of the Year

Male: Cormac Curtis
Female:Eva Galvin (Cross Country )
Seodhna Hoey (Track and Field)

Boys Basketball

First Year : Jordan Fallon
Second Year : Niall Reid
Under Sixteen :Sean Smith
Under Nineteen:Conor Vandendries

Girls Basketball

First Year : Fiona Dempsey
Second Year : Sophie Devereaux
Under Sixteen : Shauna Vandendries
Under Nineteen : Shannon Murphy

Equestrian

Youth : Leanne Fitzpatrick ( Lightning)
Junior : Megan Dunne (Paddy )
Senior : Emma Jane Hyland (Rocco)

Boys Fotball

First Year : Rory Doyle
Under Fourteen : Johnny Kelly
Under Sixteen ;: Ryan Havill
Senior : Tommy Brereton

Girls Football

Under Fourteen : Allana Havill
Under Sixteen : Marie Byrne
Senior : Libby Waldron

Golf

Sean Byrne

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