History was made in Presentation College this week where First Year girls and boys represented the school in Futsal for the first time.Futsal is the official FIFA version of indoor 5 aside football.The ball which is used is a size 4 slightly weighted leather ball with restricted bounce and the futsal pitch has sidelines and endlines as opposed to just kicking the ball wildly off a wall.
The First Year girls and boys participated in the South Leinster Futsal Finals in Old Leighlin,Carlow on thurs. Jan. 21st 2010. The girls did very well in their group against Loreto(Kilkenny),Kilmuckridge(Wexford) and Wexford V.S. but unfortunately didn't make it to the final.Player of the blitz for Pres. was Stephanie Curtin.
First Year Girls team:Lauren Kehoe,Stephanie Curtin,Grace Lawlor,Shiela Sa,Renata Majdsinska,Yolando Griskoveca,Leigh Barcoe,Aoife Dolan,Jordan Egan,Paulina Babisz,KellyannDunne.
The First Year boys did the school proud by making it to the final against Gaelscoil na Mara(Arklow).They were unfortunately beaten 2-1 in the final with Chris Bermingham scoring from a penalty. Player of the blitz for Pres. was Eoin Scully.
First Year Boys team:Chris Bermingham,Johnny Coakley,Nathan walsh,Eric Cantederon,David Aston,Shane Coakley,Eoin Scully,Shane Monaghan,John Murphy,Paul Meaney,Travis Timmons,Dermot Mc Guill.