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RCSI student, Johanna Pinto Lee secured victory at the Irish University Women's Water Polo team at the Celtic Tri-Nations tournament in Wales.

16 April 2016

Celtic Nations is rotated between Scotland, Wales and Ireland each year and the best teams from each country battle it out in a weekend of intense competition. After the tournament Johanna said "We had very high hopes for the tournament, most of the women had played for Team Ireland before and we all knew each other's styles of play very well."

RCSI student, Johanna Pinto Lee secured victory at the Irish University Women's Water Polo team at the Celtic Tri-Nations tournament in Wales. 

Team Ireland, Cardiff 2016 


The Irish team played two games at the weekend, the first against Scotland winning 12-11, Johanna herself scored 3 goals and assisted two more. The game was very close until the end, Scotland had a few strong players but the Irish teams experience in the water gave us the upper hand.

After a strong performance against Scotland, they then went on to beat Wales 14-8 to win the Celtic Nations title.
"I love the challenge of competing internationally and I'm so proud to be able to represent Ireland for a second time. We came in very prepared and with a mindset to win, especially after our very close loss to Scotland in the final last year." Johanna said with pride.


"I can say with absolute confidence that I am very proud of our team's performance and my fingers are crossed that I can be part of Team Ireland in the coming years. I am thrilled to have had the chance to represent RCSI on the international sporting stage and cannot wait to continue wearing the RCSI crest with pride at all future Team Ireland water polo matches. We gave our all in the water and I couldn't be more proud to have won Celtic Nations this year."

Well done to Johanna and everybody involved in Team Ireland.