Monday 14 March 2016

First/Second Year Rugby

Well done to our First/Second Year rugby team who defeated New Ross CBS at Park Lane on Friday last. It was a comprehensive display, with great perfomances from this newly formed squad of players. They will be next years Junior team and compete in both Cup and League competitions. On the day Shane McGuinness, Daniel Bent, Josh McMahon were outstanding in the backs, while Jack Abrams, Jack Freeman, Eoin Foley and Darragh Byrne were all to the fore in the pack.

On Tuesday 15th March we played Good Counsel, New Ross. Another fine performance, with outstanding displays from Eoin McBride, Morgan Laurence, Elliot Byrne and Ruairi Fenlon.

Top Oil South Leinster Juvenile Hurling C C’ship v Bridgetown VC

Wexford CBS………………………………………………….3-10
Bridgetown VC……….…….…………………………………0-8
History was made as Wexford CBS played their first championship game in the club grounds of St. Mary’s Maudlintown at the Rocks and they were made work every bit of the way to secure the win by a very determined Bridgetown side.

It was the visitors who took a firm control of the game and stormed into a 0-5 to 0-1 lead after 25 minutes with two pointed frees, a converted ’65 and two from play. All CBS could muster was a pointed free from Glen Murphy-Butler as all over the field the home side were outmuscled and outworked.

However, CBS got a welcome break when they grabbed two quick goals just before the break from a rocket of a ground shot by Adam Feery and Ruairi Fenlon also found the net.

So Wexford CBS retired with a 2-1 to 0-5 half-time lead which they hardly deserved. The third quarter was edgy as each side exchanged points so that it was 2-5 to 0-8 entering the last 15 minutes. In the 47th minute, Josh Shiel’s long distance shot deceived the Bridgetown keeper and ended up in the net and this seemed to break their resistance.

Glen Murphy-Butler stepped up and slotted four points in a row including a beautiful strike from a side-line ball to leave CBS winners by 11 points.
CBS finish top of the group and have earned a home quarter-final to be played after the Easter holidays.
Wexford CBS: Darragh Kehoe (Faythe Harriers); Sean Byrne (Faythe Harriers), Francis Dempsey (St. Martin’s), Josh Murphy (Faythe Harriers); Ben Hynes (Faythe Harriers), Paul Leonard (Glynn-Barntown) Joe Barrett (St. Martin’s); Josh Shiel (Faythe Harriers, 1-0), Glen Murphy-Butler (Faythe Harriers, 0-9, 3f 1sl, 1’65); Eoin Kavanagh (Faythe Harriers), Emmett Nolan (Faythe Harriers) Adam Feery (St. Martin’s, 1-1); Cillian Larkin (Buffers Alley), Dan Browne (Faythe Harriers), Ruairi Fenlon (Glynn-Barntown, 1-0)
Subs: Jason Gordon (Faythe Harriers) for Nolan, Oisin Waters (St. Martin’s) for Fenlon, Wen Geng Lin (St. Mary’s Rosslare) for Browne, Conor Byrne (Blackwater) for Larkin.

Thursday 10 March 2016

Juvenile Hurling

Top Oil South Leinster Juvenile Hurling C Championship v Carnew
Wednesday March 9
in Carnew
Wexford CBS………………………………………………….1-10
Colaiste Bhride Carnew…….…………………………………0-2

WEXFORD CBS enjoyed a hard earned 11 point victory over Carnew to set themselves up to top the group. The game was ruined as a spectacle by the gale force wind which was also icy and made conditions uncomfortable for the players.
CBS lost the toss and were forced to play into the gale in the first half. The home side took the lead with an early point and doubled their advantage in the tenth minute with a converted free.
Incredibly this was to be their final score as a determined CBS defence totally shut them out and any time they got through, goalkeeper Darragh Kehoe proved equal to their efforts as he kept a clean sheet.
Eventually CBS got on the scoreboard through a Glen Murphy-Butler free and Reece Murphy levelled after good work by Adam Feery. The vital goal arrived when Eoin Kavanagh was on hand to lash the ball to the net.
Slowly, CBS began to exert their influence even into the wind and went further ahead when Adam Feery stinging ground shot went over the bar, Eoin Kavanagh added a point to his goal and Glen Murphy-Butler directed a free over the bar.
This left the half-time score at 1-5 to 0-2 and CBS had the wind to look forward to. However, it was crucially important that they maintained their excellent work rate in the new half.
It was more of the same in the second half as both sides thundering into each other. The next few score were crucial and they went to the away side as Emmett Nolan and two from Glen Murphy Butler stretched the lead to 1-8 to 0-2.
Emmett Nolan and Paul Leonard finished the game with points to seal the victory as CBS also struck a large number of wides.
Man of the match was split between Darragh Kehoe and Josh Shiel who was given a man marking job on Carnew’s danger man and did a superb job. However, credit goes to the group for a massive effort and a massive win. Next up is a home game v Bridgetown VC.

Wexford CBS: Darragh Kehoe (Faythe Harriers); Joe Barrett (St. Martin’s), Francis Dempsey (St. Martin’s), Josh Murphy (Faythe Harriers); Shane McGuinness (Faythe Harriers), Paul Leonard (Glynn-Barntown, 0-1) Ben Hynes (Faythe Harriers); Emmett Nolan (Faythe Harriers 0-1), Glen Murphy-Butler (Faythe Harriers, 0-4 2f); Reece Murphy (Faythe Harriers, 0-1), Josh Shiel (Faythe Harriers), Cillian Larkin (Buffers Alley 0-1); Eoin Kavanagh (Faythe Harriers, 1-1), Dan Browne (Faythe Harriers), Adam Feery (St. Martin’s, 0-1)
Subs: Jason Gordon (Faythe Harriers) for Murphy inj., Ruairi Fenlon (Glynn-Barntown) for Larkin, Owen McNulty (Buffers Alley) for Barrett, Oisin Waters (St. Martin’s) for Feery, Sean Byrne (Faythe Harriers) for McGuinness, also Wen Geng Lin, Conor Byrne.

Wednesday 9 March 2016

TY Farm Visit

Mrs. Scallans Ag. Science module visited three different farms recently and returned to school full of the joys of farming and a lot wiser. Special thanks to Barry's tillage and sheep farm, Scanlon's beef farm and Murphy's Dairy Farm. A great experience was enjoyed by all.

Fifth Year Geography Trip

Miss Ivers took her Fifth Year geography to Kilkenny last week to visit Dunmore Cave and revel in the geography features.

Thursday 3 March 2016

U.17 Soccer - Leinster Final

Wexford CBS......1  Lucan CS.......2
Unfortunately CBS came up against a very strong from Lucan yesterday in their Leinster Final, trailing 1-0 until the final minutes when we grabbed an equaliser, it looked like extra time was on the cards, but a goal in added time, clenched the title for the Dublin team, leaving Wexford down and out.

First Year Soccer

First Year soccer team travelled to Greystones on Wednesday last to play Kilcoole in the Wexford/Wicklow League Semi-Final. Following a very close encounter, they came up short, losing 3-2. Goals from Eoin Kavanagh and Eoin Foley.

Senior Rugby

Our Senior Rugby team played Good Counsel, New Ross in the Leinster Shield last Tuesday but following an excellent second half, they were unable to recoup the damage conceded in the first 40 mins., losing 22-5.

Enterprise - Co. Final Xcel Interviews

Here is a selection of photos of our students who were interviewed in relation to their products for the Xcel Enterprise Awards.
Noel Browne - Crafty Creations, Jason Dempsey - Dempsey's Deadly Designs, Aaron O'Connor - Aaron's Candles and Keyrings, Manus Harte and Wengeng Lin - Singuo Records, Jake Cunningham - Pet Healthy Living, Tomas O'Keefe - Tom's Timbers.