Sciath Na Scol Final
Whitegate vs Ballycotton Paric Ui Rinn 24/10/19
We started of the day as normal with maths and tin whistle and just after eleven we started to gear up.
We left around 11:15 and arrived around 12:00.
At the end of first half of the game on before ours we were allowed into the dressing rooms to put on our kit, boots and gloves.
We got charged up for a long game ahead of us. Some of the team were getting nervous but Brendan and Ms Hyde calmed us down.
We started to warm up with some passing skills and pick ups. Then we were called over for our names to be called out on the mega phone.
After the names we all got in our positions, Alex in goals, Fionn, Ellie and Éanna in the back line, Cillian and Senan in midfield and Shay, Ewan and Lukas up front.
The game started at 13:30. The game started slowly but after awhile, Whitegate got the first point of the game.
The scores then started coming in thick and fast.
Both Ballycotton and Whitegate started scoring.
At Half-Time the score was 0-4 to Whitegate and 1-0 to Ballycotton.
During half time Brendan talked tactics while we recharged.
The second half started swiftly with Ballycotton scoring first which put them 2 points
We came back with a goal of our own which put us in front.
Then they got 2 goals and 2 points in quick succession but Whitegate had lots of half
chances which we should have converted.
Whitegate got 1 goal and 1 point before the final whistle and it ended 2-5 to 3-3 to
Whitegate lost by one point we were devastated.
But it was still an amazing experience for all. We all got a medal and the school got plaque.
On behalf of the team we would like to thank the parents who drove us to the games and to everybody at Pairc Ui Rinn and to Ballycotton for a great match.