Sports & Extra Curricular Activities 17th - 23rd October 2011
As training continues regularly, lots of competitive activities will also be on this week including Rugby, soccer, table tennis, hockey and equestrain events. Good luck to all the players and their coaches.
Wednesday 19th October.
Soccer. The Senior Boys played at home in the Senior 'B' Cup against a much stronger, fitter team from Monasterevan. Lots of training required! The score at half time was 3 - 0 but in the second half, Monasterevan pulled away.
Rugby. The U14 Boys team had a friendly match against Blackrock today. They won the game with great work from Stephen scoring tries and converting too. ian and Andrew tackled well. Andrew played well. Good scores from MJ. James led the team for this match. The final score of this tight game was 19 - 12 to Wilson's won by a late try.
Table Tennis. Every year the table tennis teams take part in a table tennis league. The first competitive game is tonight away against Kenagh. Adam, Patrick, Sergio and Jamie played for the school. Their coach, Mr Mahony was looking forward to the event which is usually a very tight encounter. Wilson's won overall by a set. Patrick and Sergio won both of their matches with Adam and Jamie also playing very well. Congratulations to the team and coach. They are looking forward to the matches next week.
Friday 21st October.
Hockey. The Senior A and Senior B teams and the Junior A team played Skerries at home in their first Meath & District League matches. First up were the Senior A team who won 3-0 with goals from Nicola, Clara and Jill. The Juniors were next who were not so lucky with the final score of 2 - 0 to Skerries. Aileen and Amy had good games. The team was captained today by Jade. The Senior B team had a very tight game with good play from several players including Lynsay and Niamh. Their final score was a nil all draw.
Sunday 23rd October.
Equestrian Event. Three Wilson's equestrian teams were representing the school in the Inter-Schools Event held at Mullingar Equestrian Centre. There were two Novice teams and one Open Team. The Wilson's Gold Team was made up of Avril, Alan, Megan and Jennifer. On the Wilson's Blue Team were Nina, Sofie and Blathnaid. They came fourth overall in a huge competition between 28 teams. The Wilson's Preston Open Team included Philippa, Sarah Jane, Shonagh and Hazel. Shonagh and Sarah both had lovely clear rounds. There were 32 teams in this competition. All the Wilson's competitiors had a most enjoyable event, despite the awful weather. The riders and lots of their parents, families and friends gave each other great support throughout the day.
Chef d'Equip, Shonagh organised the event for the Wilson's teams. They are already looking forward to future events after Christmas when more of the keen equestrians will be available to represent Wilson's on school teams.
There is an album of photos (from Hoofprints.ie) in the Our Photo Gallery section of this website.