Sports & Extra-Curricular Activities 26 - 30th Sept. 2011
Wednesday 28th September.
Athletics. The athletes represtenting Wilson's Hospital School in the Westmeath Schools' Cross-Country Races at Belvedere House, Mullingar had a very successfull meet. There were several medal winners in the various age categories. The unseasonal weather was very suitable for cross-country events and everyone had a great day. The athletes are already looking forward to their next outing.
Soccer. Continuing their training for the league and cup competitions, a squad of 1st and 2nd Year girls played Eureka, Kells today in a friendly match. The victory belonged to Eureka on this occassion but the Wilson's squad had valuable learning experiences. While there were good displays from several of the players, the Eureka coach noted Rachel and Kristina as useful players for the team.
Rugby. Darren was playing with the Leinster Schools Rugby Team against Munster today. The winners of this series are presented with the Weafer Cup. The IRFU re-named this competition in recognition of the work Joe Weafer did for Leinster Schools Rugby. This first match was held in Cork and despite Leinster scoring first in the match, Munster took home advantage. The final leg will be played in Dublin next Wednesday. All to play for Leinster!.