Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Croke Park
9th June 2016
Belmayne Educate Together vs Our Lady's BNS, Ballinteer

It took six years of hard work from pupils, teachers and parents but the greatest day in the history of Belmayne GAA happened on the 9th of June 2016 in Croke Park when Belmayne defeated Our Lady's BNS, Ballinteer by five points to win the Corn Oideachais hurling cup.

The Irish Independent reported:
'Brothers Conn Rock and Fionn Rock drove Belmayne Educate Together to the Corn Oideachas title.'

The Evening Herald:
'The Rock brothers, Fionn and Conn, were in majestic form for Belmayne. In the first half, Fionn went on a solo down the left wing. For a second, the crowd thought that Nicky English had changed into his playing gear.'

 He goes on a trademark solo run

 He breaks the tackle of the defender

Two Belmayne players contest the high ball

 leads by example by driving forward

 AA makes a vital save

 LM has no fear as he makes a vital block

Total concentration from DL

 NL wasn't phased by all the defenders around him

 JL drives the ball forward

 AR, DC, LK, EOT and CW await their chance to play in the final

 leading by example

 JM with a brilliant piece of skill

 clearing his line

our inspirational captain receives the cup

 The hard work has finally paid off!