John the Baptist Community School Hospital
HOSPITAL’S John the Baptist Community School are back on the All Ireland trail.
Last Spring the south Limerick secondary school won five All Ireland titles – Senior B hurling and Senior and Junior A ladies football and Senior and Junior D camogie.
This Tuesday, March 13 (11.30) in Kildare’s Ballykelly, near Monasterevin John the Baptist play Loreto of Mullingar in the All Ireland Post Primary School Senior C Camogie Final.
Exactly one year ago, John the Baptist Hospital were 3-10 to 1-8 winners over Trim in the All Ireland PPS Senior D Camogie Final.
Up at the higher grade, Hospital, managed by teachers Helen Clifford and Sean Ryan, have embarked on a five game run to the All Ireland final.
In Round One they beat Colaiste an Phiarsaigh, Glanmire 4-15 to 3-2 and then in Round 2 they overcame Scoil Mhuire, Ennis 2-14 to 1-16.
They booked a Munster final spot with a 4-16 to 2-6 win over Midleton College.
The provincial title was won for the Keeva O’Brien captained side with a 2-9 to 1-11 win over St Annes of Killaloe.
Hospital returned to the national final with a big semi final win over St Catherines of Armagh; 3-10 to 0-6.
PANEL: Emma English (Galbally), Jane Casey (Galbally), Aisling O’Brien (Bruff), Keeva O’Brien (Galbally), Ber Leahy (Doon), Eva Butler (Bruff), Maeve Barry (Bruff), Emma Morrissey (Galbally), Katie Heelan (Murroe-Boher), Sinead McElligott (Murroe-Boher), Roisin O’Carroll (Galbally), Anna Rose Kennedy (Galbally), Ashling Ryan (Galbally), Doireann Hales (Kickhams), Jane Looby (Galbally), Shelly Fahy (Galbally), Aine Moriarty (Galbally), Ella Maher (Crecora), Sarah Looby (Galbally), Emma Flynn (Galbally), Kate O’Heney (Kickhams), Ciara McCarthy (Galbally), Caitlin Kennedy (Galbally), Molly McKeogh (Bruff), Katie O’Riordan (Bruff) , Sinead O’Connell (Bruff), Andrea OSullivan (Galbally).