Posted by Evelyn Fanning in Sport.

Claregalway/Lackagh U16s are the proud Galway Community Games Chess champions for 2014. This is the first time that Claregalway/Lackagh team won the U16 competition, having been runners up last year. The breakthrough was made when they defeated Ballinasloe in the final. Claregalway/Lackagh defeated both Clarenbridge and Castlegar on their way to the finals. Claregalway/Lackagh will go on to represent Galway at the Connaught U 16 Chess finals in July.

Claregalway/Lackagh were also represented in the U12 Community Games Chess competition where they played some really good chess.

A proud moment for Claregalway/Lackagh Community Games U16 Chess Team as they celebrate the winning of the County Galway Community Games U16 chess final in Ballinasloe. Left to right: Oisin Noone, Kieran Spellman, Thomas Mc Stay, Adam Healy (Captain), Harry Fleming, Brendan Buckley (Coach) and Conor Mc Donogh. Absent from photo Aoife Ryan.