Sports praise

THE young hurlers at St Fergal’s secondary school in Rathdowney were praised for their recent achievement in winning the All Ireland vocational schools senior A hurling final.

THE young hurlers at St Fergal’s secondary school in Rathdowney were praised for their recent achievement in winning the All Ireland vocational schools senior A hurling final.

“It was a truly remarkable game. Such an achievement demonstrates the incredible spirit and determination as well as the hurling ability of the team”, remarked Laois VEC CEO Anne O’ Keefe at last week’s meeting of Laois VEC. She congratulated everyone involved in the win.