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St Joseph’s girls complete Copland Cup double

PUBLISHED: 15:22 19 June 2013 | UPDATED: 15:22 19 June 2013

St Joseph's Junior School, Copland Cup winners

St Joseph's Junior School, Copland Cup winners

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Melena Aranos netted the decisive penalty as St Joseph’s Junior School’s girls’ team emulated the boys by winning the Copland six-a-side Cup.

The Wembley school had regained the boys’ trophy three weeks earlier – and they dominated the girls’ tournament as well, with two teams from St Joseph’s contesting the final.

Eventually it was the A team, coached by former St Joseph’s student Ronan O’Rourke, who triumphed in a shoot-out after goalkeeper Iga Klasa had saved two spot-kicks.

More than 90 girls from across Brent took part in the tournament at Copland Community School, with St Joseph’s A team edging out Leopold on goal difference to win the group phase and the B team finishing ahead of Kingsbury Green.

Tournament organiser Paul Lawrence said: “Well done to headmaster Mark Betts and coach Ronan O’Rourke for another St Joseph’s success. It was a great turnout and nice to see so many schools involved.

“Thank you to Brent Schools FA, the Copland staff and students for all their help and support.”


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