Category Archives: Sport

Sciath na Scoil Match 8/4/2016

Today St. Joe’s won their first match of the Sciath na Scoil. As as a school we are very proud of our team. The score was 3:6 to 1:4.   

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Active school

The school is buzzing with active pupils today with Mark doing hurling and football with a number of classes. Kevin Murray has also started the physical literacy program with second and third classes for the next 6 weeks. We hope … Continue reading

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Rugby 6th and 5th

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Since the mid-term fifth and sixth classes have been going to Presentation Brothers College for rugby coaching. We have been enjoying it a lot and we will be doing over the coming weeks. It has really improved our rugby in … Continue reading

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Cycling in fourth class

Fourth class are receiving cycling lessons over a six week period. They are learning all about safety checking their bikes and also how to be safe on the roads. This also links in with our work in getting the Transport … Continue reading

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Mountain Walk to Lough Curra

Mr. Clarke  organised a moderately challenging hill walk to Lough Curra in the Galtee (or Galty?) Mountains on Saturday, 17th of October. Eight fit young lads, all from 6th class, took part. They were accompanied by Mr. Clarke and Mr Donovan.In … Continue reading

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The Air Rocket

6th Class and Resource. This is not one to be tried at home. A plastic bottle with a small amount of water and a large amount of air is attached to a compressor. When the pressure is to great for the modified … Continue reading

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Physical Literacy with Kevin Murray

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Over the last three weeks Kevin Murray has being teaching senior infants and first class all about physical literacy. The Canadians are big into physical literacy and define it as “Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding … Continue reading

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Hot off the press – first match report!

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St. Joseph’s secure semi-final place in comprehensive win over Spiorad Naomh St. Joseph’s 7-7 Spiorad Naomh 4-8 St. Joseph’s had an explosive start scoring 2 goals and 4 points unanswered in the first 10 minutes,  giving St. Joseph’s a decisive … Continue reading

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Superb win for the boys…

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The boys were magnificent today in their football match against Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh. Today match side we had our very photographers and reporters working away on the first match report to be posted in the blog. Come back tomorrow … Continue reading

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Narrow loss to Carrigaline in a brilliant game of football

The boys lost out narrowly to Carrigaline today in superb game of football. The skill levels shown by both teams was outstanding. There was a great turn out of parents and family and they all really appreciated the effort that … Continue reading

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