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Sport

The students take part in extra curricular sports such as football, hurling, soccer and tennis.

Football

Students between 3rd and 6th classes participate in football, run by Mr. Kelly and Mr. Higgins. The boys are very dedicated, spending a lot of time training and practicing their skills on the new astroturf pitch.

This year our footballers had some great achievements they should be proud of:

The Senior footballer (5th and 6th classes) have made it to the semi finals of Cumann na mBunscoil.

The Under 11 footballers (4th, 5th and 6th classes) are currently playing in Cumann na mBunscoil.

Under 10 footballers (3rd and 4th classes) are currently playing their league and have reached the semi-finals (May 2023).

Mini 7s football (5th and 6th classes) won the local blitz and made it to the semi finals.

Senior Football Champions 2022


Hurling

5th and 6th class boys take part in Senior Hurling run by Mr Horan. The spend much time training throughout the year and take part in . This year (2023) they did extremely well making it to the semi finals.

Under 11 hurling (3rd, 4th and 5th classes) are currently playing in Cumann na mBunscoil.

Mini 7s hurling (4th, 5th and 6th classes) have played a blitz in Milltown and were absolutely fantastic on the day!

U11 Hurling Team


Basketball

The senior boys have been playing basketball for Rathangan BNS this year! Thanks to Caroline, Ms. Lillis and Ms. Glennon for their work during and after school. The boys have really took to the sport and have been making solid progress. They adapted to the rules without a problem and are now a thriving team. 

Well done also to Seán Cunningham who showed off his basketball tricks from his experience outside of school doing wheelchair basketball. He is a whiz around the court!


Soccer

Our soccer team played for the first time this year and have been making great progress.


Tennis

Our latest sport to initiate here at St. Patrick’s B.N.S. is tennis. Classes from 3rd to 6th attend the local tennis club once a week to learn tennis skills.