Mountrath CS are top school in Ireland

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Devestating displays of table tennis by Mountrath Community Schools table tennis team brought rich pickings in the recent All -Ireland Schools championships.

The popular annual event, which was staged in the Basketball Arena in Tallagh, saw 34 schools from all four provinces battle it out for overall champions.

This talented young team of Jessie Hayes,Leanne Delaney (capt) Claire Handcock,Sarah O’Connor, Nadia Krawczun, Caitriona Rafter and Hailey Hayes were untouchable on the day. Without dropping a set in the final stages, the Co Laois School brushed aside Presentation College Ballykahane from Cork and St Louis Secondary from Mayo with average set results of 11-3.and match results of 3-0 in all games played.

They returned home with their Schools first All-Ireland Table Tennis champions prize for their trophy cabinet.




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