Fitness Test

Each year, the boys in Drimnagh Castle Primary have to do a fitness test twice in the year. We asked the teacher in charge of them, Mr.Briody some questions. When asked what are the aims of the tests? Sir answered are to measure the boys’ aerobic fitness levels. We asked sir if he thought the…

Castle are Croker bound!

Our Senior football team have made it to the Sciath Kitterick final in Croke Park on Monday 22nd October at 12:10. This is a huge achievement for the school and is just rewards for the hard work the boys and their coaches Mr. Briody, Mr. Conaghan, Mr. O’Connor and not forgetting Mr. Toher have put in…

Football Fever

This year’s football season is back. Our football team has been training since last Easter. The players are so excited. The team is going to give it their all this season. They will face some very good teams. If our team plays well and win most of their games they will go to Croke Park.…

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.…

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…