Category Archives: Rugby

Rugby Blitz at Ballinasloe Rugby Club

Today we played a fun Rugby Blitz at Ballinasloe Rugby Club. The Blitz was organised by Wendy Hickey of Connacht Rugby. We got our photo taken with the Women’s Rugby World Cup Trophy. Ireland hosts the Women’s Rugby World Cup … Continue reading

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Billy Byrnes Memorial Cup Winner December 2014

Congratulations to the new winner of the Billy Byrnes Cup today. He was awarded the cup for his contribution to sport, especially soccer, hurling and Spikeball, his enthusiasm and encouragement of younger students. Comhghairdeas!

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Rugby Blitz in Ballinasloe

Today we took part in a Rugby Blitz in Ballinasloe Rugby Club. 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes were all involved. We had a girl’s team and a boy’s team. Everyone got to play and we had great fun! The … Continue reading

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The importance of physical exercise

6th class have arranged our lunch time sporting activities for September and October and worked with Ms. Byrne on a timetable for little break for games with Junior and Senior Infants. This all ties into our Health Promoting schools initiative … Continue reading

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Annual Report to the Board of Management

Today the first Board of Management meeting took place in the school. Please see below for the Annual Report to the Board outlining activities that happened in Clontuskert over the past school year.

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Rugby with Wendy

Today Wendy Hickey, the Connacht Development Officer for Rugby came to train us. We had such fun! Training for U12 Boys and Girls takes place at Ballinasloe Rugby Club every Saturday at 10.00am.

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Tag Rugby

Tuesday is Tag Rugby Day. 5th class organise the sports each lunch time and we all take turns to referee.

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Rugby Blitz in Ballinasloe

Today we travelled to Ballinasloe Rugby club at the invitation of Declan McKeown for a fun Rugby Blitz. We played six matches and won all six! Well done Clontuskert!

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