Thursday 14 December 2017

Pupils do the haka

Holy Family NS pupils in action.
Holy Family NS pupils in action.
Holy Family SNS at Swords Castle during their Haka-style competition.
Pupils from the Holy Family NS at Swords Castle.

HUNDREDS of schoolchldren turned green last week to play their part in unique and exciting competition entry.

Some 600 pupils from Holy Family school in River Valley descended on Swords Castle where their entry into Lidl's Haka-style competition was filmed.

The amazing sight of the pupils doing their version of the Haka as Gaeilge was recorded for their tw0-minute entry .

Lidl organised the competitiion to celebrate this year's 6 Nations Rugby which came to a dramatic conclusion last Saturday.

The lucky winners will receive a prize fund of €2,500 to help kit out their club.

The judges are looking for people to get creative in their communities and send us a two minute video of their version of the infamous Haka!

'I'm really looking forward to seeing the entries for Lidl's Haka Irish Style competition. What a brilliant opportunity to show us your skills off the pitch!,' said Leinster's Ian Madigan

The closing date for entries was last Saturday and the winners will be announced this week.

Fingal Independent

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