Hazelwood College Chess teams enjoy two clear victories.
Hazelwood Colleges novice chess teams were in action this week against tough opposition from SMI, Newcastle West and Tulla, Co. Clare. Hoping to build on last years All-Ireland success the teams did not disappoint. The girls novice team of Triona Sheehy, Helena O Shea, Claire Walsh and Eileen Morrissey were first up when they took on near neighbours SMI in Dromcollogher. The girls put in a great performance and won out by three matches to one. On Thursday last the boys novice team of Sean Cunningham, John Nix, Conor O Brien and Jack Finn on Tulla in Castletroy. The team dominated every match and were convincing winners in a score of 4 matches to nil.
Picture 1 shows the novice boys chess team who defeated Tulla. L-R: jack Finn, John Nix, Sean Cunningham and Conor O Brien
Picture 2 shows the novice girls chess team who defeated SMI. L-R: Triona Sheehy, Helena O Shea, Claire Walsh and Eileen Morrissey