Wednesday 13 December 2017



The club's Academy continues every Saturday morning at their home ground in Good Counsel College. Training takes place on the astro-turf or in the Sports Hall depending on the weather.

The Academy caters for boys and girls aged from four to 14. Times are: four- to seven-year-olds at 10 a.m.; eight- and nine-year-olds at 11 a.m., and ten- to 14year-olds at 12 noon.

The cost is €3 for the hour. For more information contact Liam Rossiter on 087-9340968 or just come along on any Saturday morning. Everyone is welcome.

The club had four teams in action over the weekend. The boys' Under-10 team lost out 4-0 to Fethard. The girls' Under12 team continued their good run of form with a win over Tombrack. Amy Walsh scored the only goal of the game.

The ladies' team won the league title with an excellent 3-0 win over Ross Celtic. Ann Carroll with a goal in each half and one from Kellie Keating claimed the club's first-ever women's title. They now have a cup final to look forward to in two weeks' time against the All Blacks where they hope to do the double.

The men's team won 4-0 at home to the All Blacks. Paul Dunne, Martin Kinsella, Paul Rossiter and Brian St. Ledger were all on the scoresheet.

The hoodies have now arrived and can be collected on any of the training days.

The Academy will be closed on Saturday, March 17, for St. Patrick's Day. We will be marching in the parade on Saturday and anyone that's marching is asked to meet up in Good Counsel at 1.15 p.m.

There will be a soccer camp running during the Easter holidays in Good Counsel College which is opened to all boys and girls aged from eight to 14. The camp runs from Tuesday to Thursday, April 12 to 14. Places are limited and for more information contact Liam Rossiter on 087-9340968.


Fourteen swimmers represented the Enniscorthy Slaney Sharks club at the National Aquatic Centre charity long course gala recently.

Matilda Dunne-cronin swam three personal best times at the event: she took a very significant 18.40 seconds off her previous time for the girls' 200m individual medley when she finished in a time of 3.12.52; she swam a time of 1.11.59 in the girls' 100m freestyle, an improvement of 4.35 seconds, and she swam the girls' 50m freestyle in 34.08 seconds, taking 1.51 seconds off her previous best time for the event.

Emma Chapman also improved on her times for long course events: she finished the girls' 200m individual medley in a time of 3.15.92, an impressive 10.82 seconds faster than her previous best time for the event; she also took 7.21 seconds off her personal best time for the girls' 100m freestyle when she finished in a time of 1.16.26.

Charlotte Bruce swam a new personal best time of 1.41.61 in the girls' 100m breaststroke, finishing 2.68 seconds faster than her previous record for the event.

A number of swimmers from the Enniscorthy club made their debut in long course events at the gala. They were Eimear Doyle, Jack D. Nolan-whitney, Ryan Mcloughlin, Aoife Doyle, Claddagh Mcloughlin, Kate Markey, Cian Clarke, Barry Doyle and Seán Mcloughlin. Each swam well to establish competitive times for their events.

Aaja Dunne-cronin and Niamh Treacy also competed for the Slaney Sharks club at the gala and put in strong performances in their events.


A coffee morning and cake sale will be held in aid of the club on Saturday, March 17, in the parish hall. All are welcome and your support would be much appreciated.

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