Following on from their success in the County Scór Na nÓg Tráth Na gCéist U-17 competition it was off to Castlebar, Co Mayo last weekend for the young Clontibret quiz team to pit their wits against the other county champions from all over Ireland.
The Clontibret team had competed at this level in 2018 and finished mid-table in 16th position. The team had prepared well and were coached by Aidan Deighan.
The rounds in this quiz are themed with the first three rounds pertaining to GAA, Football, Hurling, Camogie and Ladies football. The remaining rounds relate to Irish History, Geography, Current affairs and Culture, while there are also rounds on World History & Geography, World current affairs and General Knowledge.
The team comprised of Tomás O’Connor, Ryan Greenan, Conor Sherlock, and Charlie Mone.
On the day this young team acquitted themselves very well finishing in 8th position overall and were just 4 marks shorts for a podium position.