St Killian’s win NEEBSA 5-a-sides – again

DSCF5671St Killian’s have collected the NEBSSA 5-a-side competition title for the third year in succession.

This year they faced a tough 8 team tournament in Ballee Community College Ballymena.

St Killian’s were drawn in a challenging round robin group; they faced up against Dunluce, Magherafelt High and previous winners Coleraine Inst. However with determination, individual brilliance and team spirit St Killian’s qualified top of the group, winning all three matches, including a convincing 4-1 win over a strong Magherafelt High.

St Killian’s then faced Carrick College in the semi-final. The match was tight throughout but St Killian’s came out on top 2-1 after an excellent volley by Connor McKendry.

Newtownabbey provided the opposition in the final. This game was a very physical encounter but St Killian’s triumphed 3-1 due to some goal-keeping heroics by Liam Gillan.

St Killian’s completed a hat trick of victories in the competition 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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