Rovers’ stars inspire the Kingswood students

By William O'Connor

FAI Cup champions Shamrock Rovers paid a visit to Kingswood with Aaron Greene from Kilnamanagh and Roberto Lopes from Drimnagh meeting the school staff and students of Kingswood Community College.

PFAI “Goal of the year” winner Aaron Greene and FAI cup final Man of the Match Roberto Lopes had a question and answer session with the sudents.

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Roberto Lopes, Maeve McCarthy, Robbie Dunne and Aaron Greene hold the FAI Cup in Kingswood Community College

The visit coincided with the first whole school gathering of students and teachers in their new building.

The event was organised by the school’s guidance counsellor Maeve McCarthy with teacher Robbie Dunne, a former League of Ireland player for Dundalk MC-ing the event.

Robbie kept the players on their toes with his questions and soccer knowledge, along with footage of their wins culminating in the final against Dundalk.

The players were inspiring and generous in their time throughout the visit.

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Students from Kingswood Community College with the FAI Cup

Principal Deborah Dunne was delighted with the visit and said it brought a wonderful smile to the faces of the growing school community.

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