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"Merlin College - Nobody is different because everybody is", is a line that has been used in Merlin College since its’ inception in 2013 to celebrate the great diversity that exists in the school. The beauty and drive that comes from such diversity is not only reflected in the sporting, cultural and artistic endeavours of the students but the academic also, as is evident again, from this year’s Leaving Certificate Results.
Galway United’s thirst for national football honours was finally satisfied in Lansdowne Road in 1991 with a 1-0 win over Shamrock Rovers in the FAI Cup. It was a success that gave reality to dreams cherished for so long by so many who had fostered local football for decades. Linley MacKenzie spent the weekend with the United squad, watching their dreams become reality.
Merlin College will host an open night for incoming first year students and their parents on Monday September 30. To ensure that parents have an opportunity at securing one of only 110 places available, they are being advised that they must attend the event as any late applications will be unsuccessful due to demand.
Galwegians saved their best performance of the season till last, and in producing a stunning seven-try display they ensured survival in the Ulster Bank League division 2a for next season.
Galwegians were unable to make it four wins on the bounce when they came unstuck by runaway league leaders Malone by 32-17 at Crowley Park on Saturday.
Galwegians will hope they have turned the corner after grabbing a second win on the trot in the Ulster Bank League division 2A when edging high-flyers Nenagh Ormond at Crowley Park by 16-14.
Galwegians need to take recent momentum into Friday evening's Ulster Bank League fixture when high-flying Nenagh Ormond visit Crowley Park in a re-scheduled match (8pm).
Valeo from Tuam went under to a well-balanced AbbVie side from Sligo in the Connacht Interfirms Junior semi-final by 4-10 to 1-11.
Merlin College’s motto “Achieve, create, become,” was certainly reflected in its recent Junior Cert results with 10 students receiving an ‘A’ grade in Higher Level art alone. This is only the second cohort of students to take their Junior Cert exams since the Doughiska school opened in 2013, with 100 per cent of students passing their Junior Cert exams last year also.
Galway is preparing to contest the All-Ireland Tag Rugby Championship in Cork on Suturday, boosted by a surprise victory over reigning world cup champions Australia recently.