Coláiste Chiaráin reach U19 All-Ireland final

Alex Francis from Coláiste Chiaráin, Athlone skillfully avoiding the tackle from Mount Sion opposition in their victory over the Waterford side in the U19 All-Ireland Soccer Semi-Final

Alex Francis from Coláiste Chiaráin, Athlone skillfully avoiding the tackle from Mount Sion opposition in their victory over the Waterford side in the U19 All-Ireland Soccer Semi-Final

The boys soccer team from Coláiste Chiaráin has secured a place in the U19 All-Ireland final, after defeating Mount Sion of Waterford by three goals to one last week.

In what was a thrilling encounter, Coláiste Chiaráin and Mount Sion took to the field in Clonshaugh, Dublin, last Wednesday, April 11.

While the teams were level at one goal a piece at half-time, Coláiste Chiaráin emerged the much stronger side following the break.

The local Athlone school scored two goals in the second half to seal a convincing win.

This year’s Connacht champions now march to the final, with the date and venue yet to be decided.

The management, staff and students from the school have wished the team and their manager Mr Barry Cuneen every success in the final.

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