My Day in Croke Park

On Saturday February 10th, I got to play in Croke Park at half time in the Dublin V Donegal match. It was a great experience for me because my dream was to play in Croke Park. Before we played we went into the dressing rooms to get changed. Then we found out that the opponents were…

Kickboxing

Kick boxing in our school is for the 5th classes. In kick boxing we learn how to protect ourselves. We have learned four types of punch. They are called the jab, across, uppercut and hook. We also learned many different types of kicks including forward kick, side kick, the roundhouse kick and the jump kick.…

Tag Rugby

We are learning tag rugby in Drimnagh castle. The man that teaches us is called Gareth. Gareth will be teaching us for 6 weeks. Tag rugby is rugby with a belt and you have two tags on the belt you are wearing. If you get a tag pulled off you keep the ball but if…

HURLING IS BACK!!!

Its back! The senior and junior hurling will be training four days a week. Senior Training is on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and the juniors train every Thursday. Anyone who wants to join should ask the coaches Mr.ONeill,  Mr.OConnor and Mr.Devlin for a trial. The matches will be played in March and we will hope…

The Eliminator

The Eliminator is a hurling competition that third and fourth class can do. It takes place over four weeks. You have a minute to do the skill and have to do the skill move that has been chosen as many times as you can. You have two tries on the one skill but in the…

School League Champions

On Wednesday the 29th November we took part in the School League Final with our team Liatroim. I, Aaron captained my team for the match. It was an amazing achievement to lead my team to glory. Our opponents Baile Átha Cliath were the favourites to win the match but we caused them an upset on…

Drimnagh Castle Gaelic Football Leagues

The school leagues have gone fantastically this year, with most of the school’s students participating. They are a great way to get fit and improve your Gaelic skills. It consists of 8 teams made up of random students. All the teams have teacher mangers and two 6th class managers. The competition starts with group stages, then…

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Gaelic Season in full swing

This year the senior gaelic footballers are off to a flying start with two wins out of three. This amazing team is made up of 5th and 6th class who are very talented in this particular field. Mr. Toher  (the gaelic senior football team coach) says that it is going to be very hard but…