Home   Archive by category 'Sport' (Page 3)

Category Archives: Sport

Black n Amber Day at St Mary’s, Sept 2014

U12 Girls Soccer League

(written by Róisín Dempsey and Áine Kirwan) This year the U12 girls had a great year in soccer. We played ten matches and were undefeated throughout the year. The team players were Clíona, Ellen, Lissey, Áine, Róisín, Dearbhla, Shauna, Maeve, Katie, Caoimhe, Daragh, Sadhbh, Amy, Hannah, Lisa, Annie and Lauren. The team received the league cup and Ellen Molloy was rewarded Player of the
Learn more »

Badminton Blitz Success for the Boys, May 2014

A huge congratulations to our boys who won out the schools badminton blitz held in the Watershed on Thursday, 8th May. What a fantastic win! 

Handball News

Congratulations to Séan and Éanna  who won the doubles in handball in Galmoy last week. The boys beat Clough in the final. Well done boys!!

Silver Lining for Thomastown, Dec 2013

(Written by Sinéad O’ Keeffe) Thomastown athletics club had a very successful day at the final stage of the All-Ireland’s in the W.I.T. complex, Co. Waterford, on December 13th 2013. The opening race of the day was the U11 girls and Thomastown’s Áine Kirwan had the race of her life, going with the leaders and storming home to take silver for the second year
Learn more »

Roinn A Schools Football Final V’s St Canice’s

(written by Tom Holden and Gordon Whelan) Thomastown played St Canice’s in the Roinn A School Football Final. It was held in Nowlan Park. It was an excellent day, especially when you saw the boys come running through the tunnel with pride. They were ready for a good fight. They battled hard and long for 50 minutes. There were some great passes and mighty
Learn more »

All-Ireland Glory for Thomastown Girls

(Written by Orla O’ Keeffe) Thomastown girls celebrated All-Ireland glory on Sunday 17th of November in Santry, Dublin. The club was crowned All-Ireland U-12 Girls Cross Country Champions 2013. They won by an astonishing 44 points. If that wasn’t enough, four of the girls (Ciara, Áine, Orla and Ellen) made the county team who were second. But that still wasn’t enough for Ciara and
Learn more »

Girl’s Gaelic Football Final V Gowran, Nov. 2013

(Written by Ellen Molloy) Last Wednesday, November 13th, the girl’s school Gaelic football team played Gowran in a Gaelic final in Nowlan Park. In the first half Gowran were leading on a score of 1-1 to 0-0. In the second half we gained a few points back. We played our hearts out but sadly the whistle blew and Gowran had won the game. Hard
Learn more »

Girl’s Football Final (School League), October 2013

(Written by Aoife Coverdale) On Thursday 24th of October, team Kerry won the girl’s final in the league against team Cork. They were beaten by one goal and a point. Commiserations Cork. Well done Kerry.

Recent Handball Achievements

The Shield Final, June 2013

(Written by Ben Tenneyson and James Millett) It was the day of the shield final. Everybody was excited. All the players were preparing for the match. The players walked onto the pitch and took their positions. It was Offaly V’s Wexford. Mr Reid blew the whistle and started the game. Naoise scored a lovely point. Jordan scored a great goal. In the last few
Learn more »

The Cup Final, June 2013

(Written by Tony Collins and Aaron McGowan) It was a sunny day. 2nd, 3rd and 4th class had their cup final. Tipperary faced Galway. In the end Galway beat Tipp on the score of 2-13 to 1-2. Man of the Match was given to Luke Connellan. The Tipp team put up a good match. Unfortunately for Tipp Galway played a bit better on the
Learn more »

St. Mary’s Camogie Team Win School’s Final, June 2013

(Written by Ciara Prendergast and Eva Hynes) It was Saturday the 15th of June when St Mary’s girl’s camogie team were playing St Canice’s in Nowlan Park. They were the last finalists of the day. The match started at 3 o’ clock. The starting line up were   1. Alicia Minogue,  2. Cara Gibbons , 3. Dearbhail O’ Keeffe,  4.Ciara Prendergast  5. Ava Kavanagh, 
Learn more »

Boy’s School Badminton, May 2013

(Written by Peter McDonald) On Thursday 2nd of May, St Mary’s boy’s badminton teams, A and B, took part in the schools badminton competition. The A team consisted of Peter McDonald, Cian McCormack, Jack Kerins and Peter Connellan. They won all their group matches, beating Kilkenny Project School 6 – 0, Muckalee 5 – 1, and Carrigeen B   6 – 0. This brought them
Learn more »

Thomastown U-11 Badminton Team

(Written by Peter McDonald) The Thomastown U-11 badminton team, Peter Connellan, Peter McDonald, Úna Donnelly and Michelle Donnelly, won the mixed league on 19th of March. They beat Johnstown in the final and it went to 4-4 all but we won on the aces.