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Congratulations to Lucan Community College’s Senior Hurlers who were crowned champions of Dublin for the second time after storming to victory today in Abbotstown.
The Lucan lads showed grit and determination from the off in their bid to retain the crown they had won just 12 months ago.
The goals flowed for the dominant Lucan CC hurlers, with Captain Alan Murphy leading in style. Lucan CC romped home with four points to spare in a 4-8 to 1-12 victory.
The final victory was built on a magnificent defence and much of the credit must go to the calm and assured play of both Ben O’Toole and Alex Hanley.
Their skilful linking of play allowed the forwards to dominate the scoring and ease Lucan to this tremendous victory.
The team’s success was no doubt brought about by the dedicated encouragement of the management led by Mr Morrissey and his assistant Mr Foley.
Well done to each and every member of the winning Lucan CC team. You have all made the school and the wider community proud with this magnificent win.
All the staff and students here in Lucan Community College wish our Senior Hurling Team the very best of luck in tomorrow’s Dublin Colleges final.
Lucan Community College take on Holy Family Rathcoole tomorrow in the final showdown in the National Sport Campus, Abbotstown.
Lucan will take to the field seeking to defend the Dublin College’s title they won last year with the throw in scheduled for 11.30am.
This is Lucan’s fifth game of the competition, having conquered St. Vincents CBS in the quarter final and Pobalscoil Setanta in the semi final on their magnificent journey to tomorrow’s final.
We wish the team and their management team of Mr Morrissey and Mr Foley success as they seek their second consecutive Dublin College’s championship.
Congratulations to Anna Capcarrere (1st Year, McVerry) who has been selected to represent Team Ireland in South Korea next year.
Anna has been selected for Ireland in the exciting discipline of ice hockey and will represent the nation in the Commemorative Imjin-Pyeongchang Youth Ice Hockey to be held in South Korea in January 2018.
Anna will compete in 10 international games against countries including South Korea, USA, Canada, Japan, Hungary, China and Russia.
We wish Anna the very best of luck as she begins her training for this prestigious tournament.
Congratulations to the trio of Lucan Community College student who were part of the Westmanstown GAA under 14s gaelic football team who won their divisional league last weekend.
Westmanstown GAA found themselves in a top of the table play-off against division rivals Man of War. Westmanstown came out on top in this fiercely contested duel, beating Man of War 6-11 to 2-6 to seal the division crown.
The three Lucan Community College students are Daire McNicholl (2nd year), Reece Lamphiere (2nd year) and Pierce Stanley (1st year).
Congratulations to Max Carey (6th years, class Walker) who recently took part in the Irish Life Health Leinster Schools Combined Events Championships in Abbotstown, Dublin 15.
Max performed brilliantly on the day, finishing amongst the medals in 3rd overall in the Boys Intermediate competition.
This amazing achievement qualified Max for the National Combined Events Finals in the Athlone Institute of Technology on Saturday 28th October.
Max again performed brilliantly again in the national finals, finishing with a total score of 2732 after all five events.
The indoor combined events are a multi discipline competition featuring track disciplines of sprinting (Hurdles and 200m) and middle distance (800m) running as well as field disciplines of both throwing (Shot Putt) and the Long Jump.
Our former pupil Molly Scuffil-McCabe returned to visit our school this week. Molly is currently a contracted rugby player with the IRFU. She began her road to playing international rugby under the guidance of Fiona Coghlan. Of course Fiona is a teacher in our school and was the captain of Ireland’s only grand slam winning team. Molly arrived in the official Rugby world cup vehicle and brought with her the trophy for the tournament. The Women’s rugby world cup will take place in August of this year, in Ireland. Every effort is being made to promote the tournament and the trophy tour certainly caused great excitement in our school, especially for our rugby playing boys and girls.