ACTION from the Connacht PPS Senior 'A' semi-final between Coláiste Bhaile Chláir and Rice College of Westport. Photo: Ray Ryan


Teacher Murphy enjoying Coláiste Bhaile Chláir journey

IN TERMS of progression, Coláiste Bhaile Chláir’s seems to be natural. Having lost out to St. Jarlath’s College in the Connacht PPS Senior ‘A’ football semi-final two years ago, before coming up short against Summerhill College of Sligo in last year’s decider, they appear well set to take the next step, writes Ivan Smyth.

The Claregalway school enjoy another crack at winning their first ever Connacht PPS Senior ‘A’ football title when they face Mayo’s St. Geralds of Castlebar in the provincial final this Sunday at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence (throw-in 2pm).

Exciting times for Coláiste Bhaile Chláir and their joint manager Kieran Murphy is certainly embracing the journey the school is currently on. “First of all, we are blessed with the quality of players we are getting from Annaghdown, Corofin, St. James’ and Claregalway,” he begins...

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