Scoil Mhichíl Naofa



There are both boys and girls basketball teams in Scoil Mhichíl Naofa.

Training for basketball is on every Thursday after school from 2.30- 3.30 on the basketball court at the back of the school.

Both the boys and girls teams entered the school basketball league, this year.

They all worked hard at training and on the basketball court. With each match, both teams grew in confidence, in their skills and teamwork.

We look forward to growing and developing the teams over the coming months!

Scoil Mhichil Naofa Girls v Ballymany Girls
Thursday, the 10th of November, 2022, Scoil Mhichíl Naofa 5th & 6th class girls team played against Ballymany girls in a competitive basketball match. Both teams played a brilliant game exhibiting true talent and eager determination. At the end of the first quarter, Scoil Mhichil Noafa had taken a 3 point lead. Both teams were full of confidence with their heads held high going into the second quarter. Ballymany found their purple patch and scored 12 points without reply, leaving Scoil Mhichil Naofa with a mountain to climb in the second half. Scoil Mhichil Naofa showed their determination and resilience throughout the second half of the game and managed to tie the score at 20 - 20. Unfortunately, 2 well taken free throws in the final seconds of the game gave the victory to Ballymany. The game finished 24 -23.
Will Clancy & Simon Barrett
Scoil Mhichil Naofa Boys v Ballymany Boys
Thursday 10th of November 2022, the 6th class boys team from Scoil Mhichil Naofa competed in a challenging game of basketball against Ballymany. There were phenomenal displays of athleticism and skill with both teams playing to an exceptional standard. Scoil Mhichil Naofa opened the scoring but Ballymany reciprocated immediately. This pattern continued for most of the game with the teams neck and neck throughout each quarter. With only seconds left in the final quarter, Adam Vilomosky scored the winning basket. The game finished 36 - 34 to Scoil Mhichil Naofa.
Andie Finn & Lia Nolan
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