The victorious U16 Girls Basketball Team who were crowned All Ireland champions, in a fantastic win over rivals Our Lady of Mercy Waterford, recently at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. An enthralling four quarters sent the game into 3 minutes of overtime. The final seconds, both teams were neck-in-neck but Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine had the edge and were the triumphant side winning in a thrilling fashion on a score line of 53-52.
The girls have previously won the ‘C’ All Ireland in first year, the ‘B’ All Ireland in second year and the win this year in the ‘A’ All Ireland secured the triple crown.
The team included: Tania Salvado, Amy Harrington, Clionadh Daly, Sarah Taylor, Molly Bhamvara, Jodie O’Shea, Chloe Cremin, Katie Cronin, Grace O’Brien, Lucy Daly, Rachel O’ Sullivan, Enya Schmidt and Abbie Dunlop. Coaches: Montse Salvado and Caroline Taylor.
A large group of enthusiastic Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine students travelled to the game to cheer on the team and were accompanied by teachers Miss Breda Slattery and Miss Mairead Clifford. Thanks to all the parents who made the journey to support the girls.