Congratulations to the Class of 2018 who received their Junior Certificate results during first class on Wednesday 12th September.

Sports & Extra Curricular Activities 12th - 16th December 2011

Monday 12th December.

Hockey. The Senior A team had a Leinster match today against Mount Sackville which they won 1 - 0 with the goal from Sarah.

Tuesday 13th December.

Soccer. The 1st year boys team played Mullingar Community College. They won by 4 goals - Diego and Ryan got one each and Toby scored two.

Thursday 15th December.

Rugby. The Senior Boys took on Gorey Community School in the semi-final of the Leinster Cup Competition. The game wias played in Carlow. Despite a valiant effort from the Wilson's team the final score was 12 - 7 in Gorey's favour. Scores were from Andrew and Rueben. Congratulations to the full squad and their coaches who prepared so well for this Cup Campaign.

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Junior Hockey Team on cross-country training.

Ms Pratt and the Junior Hockey Teams went on a 10km cross country training session in Mullaghmeen Forest on Wednesday 7th December. This built on their fitness, stamina and endurance as well as their team spirit. They certainly enjoyed the experience.

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Sports & Extra Curricular Activities 5th - 9th December 2011

Monday 5th December.

Soccer. The U17 Boys played a league fixture against Mullingar Community College. The Mullingar team were stronger but Wilson's player Jesse scored a nice goal. The final score was 3 - 1.

Rugby. Congratulations to the Senior Cup Team who played Moyne Community College in Longford today winning the match 12 - 8.

Tuesday 6th Dec.

Soccer. The U15 and U19 Boys had a West Leinster Division 2 League match in Longford against Castlepollard Community College. The U15 result was 7 - 4 win and the U19s weren't so lucky with a final score of 5 - 0.

Wednesday 7th Dec.

Music. A Christmas Concert will take place for the school community from 7.00p.m. - 9.00p.m. in the Concert Hall. Tickets are available at the door for €3.

Hockey. The Senior B and Minor B teams were away against Drogheda Grammar School. They both had great days with the Minors winning by 4 goals (one each from Emma, Beth, Naoise and Jordan. The Seniors also won with two goals from Shannon.

Thursday 8th Dec.

Music. Parents, family and friends are welcome to attend the Christmas Concert which will take place in the Concert Hall from 7.00p.m. - 9.00p.m. for an entertaining night.

Friday 9th Dec.

Soccer. The U17 girls had a league match against Eureka, Kells played in Gainstown. The girls from Eureka, Kells were well able for the Wilson’s team and dominated the game. It often takes a while for a game to settle down but the first goal will often prove decisive. A handball in the penalty area gave Eureka the break they needed. In a disappointing performance for the Wilson's girls defenders Emilie and Darielle were the most impressive players. The final score was 4 – 0 to Kells.

Basketball.  The U19 boys team played Colaiste Choilm, Tullamore today in an U19 Midlands semi-final. In what has been a disappointing year for our U19 boys Basketball team the Wilsonians nevertheless reached the Midlands semi-final. This resulted in a very difficult away trip to the always very strong Colaiste Cholm Tullamore. And as if the task wasn’t already difficult enough, the late withdrawal of the Captain and Vice Captain Itu and Kem respectively, weakened the team even more.

However, the team went about the task of tackling what is surely a very strong Tullamore team with enthusiasm and gusto. Wilson’s got off to a slow start falling behind by 9 – 0 early on, but soon found their feet and started to make inroads into the home teams score. Luck certainly was not on the WHS team as shortly afterwards they lost the services of Frank and this proved too much against such strong opposition. Our boys continued to battle on but in the end were overwhelmed by a far superior side. They did, however, give a good account of themselves and earned the respect of everyone present for a brave endeavour. Better luck next time. What is always pleasing is the compliments passed by the people present regarding our boy’s manners and general behaviour and this occasion was no exception.

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