Two students from the school featured on the Abbeyfeale team that won a Munster title during Easter.
Full match report below
Abbeyfeale Rugby Ladies Create History.
Abbeyfeale 17-15 Clonmel
Its onwards and upwards for this newly established ladies rugby team as they won the Munster Ladies Development League title in a hard fought battle against Clonmel on Sunday last. In only their second season this team are the first women’s team to win a title in the clubs history. The start didn’t go to plan for the team as they were first to concede on their home pitch in Abbeyfeale. Clonmel failed to convert. Things soon went to plan for Abbeyfeale as Lisa Hartnett went over the line for Abbeyfeales first of the day. Before the half time whistle Clonmel crossed the line for their second of the day failing to convert. First half ended with Abbeyfeale trailing by 5 points. Abbeyfeale started the second half as they did the first with fire and passion. Janet Garvey soon crossed the line for Abbeyfeales second try of the day. Scores were now level. Clomnel scored another again failing to convert. Abbeyfeale fought hard and their reward came as Lorraine Scanlon scored under the post for Abbeyfeales third try of the day which was converted by Brigid Cahill. Abbeyfeale now lead 17-15. The girls batted hard to retain their two point lead and kept clonmel at bay until the final whistle. Celebrations were soon underway as Abbeyfeale were presented their first cup. A great team performance and outstanding individual performances from every girl on the field. Player of the match was Janet Garvey who delivered another exceptional perforamce for this team. The team would like to thank John Moloney and Liam Herlihy for all their help and support during the season, those who supported them and came to the matches.