St Trea’s Ballymaguigan competed in the All Ireland Under 14 Feile competition held in Wexford in June.
The girls went through their section undefeated, beating Blessington by 5.05 to 0.00, Glencar Manorhamilton 8.02 to 6.05 before completing their section with a 2.06 to 0.01 victory over Kilanerin.
They then accounted for Castlerahan on a scoreline of 3.02 to 0.03 in the Cup quarter final before eventually bowing out at the Cup semi final stage, losing out to St. Paul’s on a scoreline of 3.02 to 2.02.
A great experience for the panel of players and one which will no doubt live long in the memories of all concerned.
The Under 16 panel played Donegal in a challenge game in Owen Beg at the start of the year in cold wintry conditions – see team pic as attached (squad). Action pics as well of Aoife Boorman and Cara Doherty.
Derry went on to qualify for the Under 16 Ulster B Championship final. They lost heavily to Monaghan and won by default over Armagh, thus qualifying for the Ulster B Final.
In the B final played in Magheracloone in Monaghan Cavan defeated Derry on a scoreline of 3.14 to 0.03
Derry had a frustrating 2015 season at Minor Grade.
Minor squad that faced Fermanagh in 2015
While early indications were that things were looking good, a combination of events led to the season petering out to a disappointing end.
The Under 18 side were faced with games against Cavan, Fermanagh, Armagh and Monaghan and while the challenge against Cavan was always going to be a tough obstacle the panel performed admirably in their second match, a home tie against Fermanagh.