Donegal school wins National Under-16B Girls Schools Cup Final in style

Superb Abbey VS too strong for Cork opponents

Donegal school wins National Under-16B Girls Schools Cup Final in style

Champions of Ireland, Abbey VS

A Donegal secondary school is celebrating today after winning a major national basketball competition.

Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town, beat Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven by 47-26 to lift the U16B Girls All Ireland Cup at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin.

The Donegal girls led by 11-5 at the end of the first quarter and were 16-12 ahead against the Cork side at half-time. In the third quarter, they turned on the style to move in a commanding 37-18 lead and they and in the end they had a comfortable victory.

Sarah Donovan (below) was named as MVP.

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