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School’s Roinn B Semi-Final

(Written by Ben Challoner and Stevie Wemyss) Last Tuesday morning we played Tullogher-Rosbercon in the Roinn B semi-final. We won 6-7 to 3-7. We are now in the final this Saturday in Nowlan Park. We are playing Castlecomer. Throw in is at 11:45. We would appreciate your support . Come along and cheer us Super Blues!!!!

The Country Cup Final, 16th June 2012

(Written by David Griffin) Our school hurling team beat Ballyhale emphatically last Saturday. The final score 5-12 to 0-5 in a game where Thomastown pulled ahead after a tight first half. Captain Ned Kirwan lifted the Country Cup for the first time in Thomastown’s history.

The Portlaoise Soccer Game

(Written by Liam Mooney) It was a bright Tuesday morning. The school’s soccer team was ready and pumped up for the game. The bus that was taking us to the match came at twenty to nine and we set off on our journey at half past nine. On the bus the boys were having a bit of a laugh and listening to some tunes
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Badminton News

Club Handball Una, Gordon, Daragh and I won the badminton club final in late March. We played and won all of our matches against St Mary’s. We played singles, doubles and mixed doubles. We had a great time playing all the matches. We were awarded our trophies and we thanked St Mary’s for coming down to play us. Gordon (The captain) read a speech.
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Thomastown Boys Win the Country Cup!!! Dec 2011

On Christmas week, it had to take 70 minutes to separate Thomastown and Tullogher-Rosbercon. Right from the go, the teams were evenly matched. Tullogher, taking an early lead, looked dangerous in front of goal. With 3 minutes left, Tullogher were 3 points up. Stephen Wemyss finished a great play under pressure and Jack Barcoe nearly winning the game, shaving the post. But in extra
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Red Bulls V Kerry Football Final, Dec 2nd 2011

This years champions are the Red Bulls!!! It wasn’t easy….. especially the final! Both teams were able to pick off their scores. In extra time the Red Bulls got a goal but Kerry responded by taking some points. In the end, the Red Bulls won by 3 points. Philip Somers lifted the cup. (Written by Daithí Barron)

Roinn A Boy’s Gaelic Football Final V Dicksboro

It was a thrilling encounter between Thomastown and St. Canice’s on Saturday last. St. Canice’s were hoping to get their 10-in-a-row victory and if it was not for our goalkeeper Mikey Murphy they could have won! Points from David Griffin, Rory Monks, Ned Kirwan, Colm Whelan and a great goal from Stephen Wemyss really changed the game. The final score was 1-7 to 0-4
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Girl’s Football Final, Nov 16th, 2011

Well done to two outstanding teams on a fantastic football final on Friday last. Both teams gave great performances but in the end team Galway were worthy winners. Commiserations to team Thomastown.

New Fit4Life Programme- Thomastown A.C.

Fit4Life programme Thomastown Athletic Club are running a Fit4Life programme starting Tuesday 11th October. Our Fit4Life programme is the ideal place for the recreational runner/walker to take the first steps towards better health and fitness. Regardless of your age or physical condition you will be equipped with the knowledge to safely start your new exercise programme. The Fit4Life programme can help you develop your
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Congrats to U10’s Hurling Team

Congratulations to our U10 hurling team who had a great victory over Bennettsbridge in the final of the U10 blitz held in Thomastown on Sunday last, Sept 25th. Well done lads!

Congrats to U10’s Camogie team!

Congrats to the U10’s Girl’s Camogie team who won the 2011 tournament in Danesfort last Saturday, 24th September. They defeated Danesfort on the score of 3-2 to 1-1. Well done ladies!!!

U9’s/ U10’s Hurling Blitz

Congratulations to the Thomastown U9 Boy’s hurling team on winning the Shield. They beat Erin’s Own in Castlecomer in a blitz final at the beginning of the school year on the score of 3-6 to 3-4.  Well done lads! Congratulations also to the Thomastown U10 Boy’s hurling team who beat Carrickshock, Ballyhale and Abbeyside in a blitz last Saturday. Well done! What a great
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