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Category Archives: Sport

Try-aTri

Well done to everyone who participated in the try-a-tri on Thursday 22nd October organised by Sligo Triathlon Club, Youth Sport West and Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership. It was the biggest inter primary event in the country and 24 children from the school were involved. Thanks to all the parents who helped out with organising bikes, minding bags and uniforms etc. The try-a-tri consisted
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Running

The running club is going well, there are some very enthusiastic runners and every one is trying to improve their own style, speed, fitness and distance. It was great to see so many children try out for the Sligo cross country. We entered four teams – junior girls and boys and senior girls and boys. Everyone ran well on the day, the senior boys
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Athletics Fest

On Friday 25th of September, the annual Athletics Fest was held in the Sligo I.T. Selections of pupils from 3rd – 6th class were chosen to represent Ransboro N.S. We travelled by bus to the Sligo I.T., where we encountered students from many other schools throughout Sligo. We competed in a variety of events, such as the 100m & 200m relay races. A great
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Sports Day Second Class

Second class enjoyed a very active sports day.  They started with races in the hall, followed by the bouncy castles and after break parachutes, space hoppers and dodge ball.  They spent the afternoon on the field doing relay races, the egg and spoon, the long jump, an obstacle course, 3-legged races, tossing the welly and the tug of war. Somehow they managed to find
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Sports Day -Third Class

On June 16th we took part in the annual school sports day. The children took part in lots of activities, for example wheel barrow races, long jump, relays, welly throw and an obstacle course. Here are a few pictures from the day.


GAA Around Ireland Video

Well done to Jack in 6th class who features in the new GAA Around Ireland video. This was an all Ireland schools collaboration video where each of the 32 counties passes the ball to each other through a variety of GAA sports. It will be shown in Croke Park at the launch of the GAA Go Games.


Fencing with Pentathlon Ireland

After some children from the school participated in a biathlon in December, Pentathlon Ireland came to the school to give the children from second class to sixth a fencing taster. The sessions were very well organised and the children learnt the correct stance en garde, how to move forwards and backwards and how to lunge and strike. Everyone had great fun and it was great
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FAI Schools Futsal

Some of the girls from 3rd and 4th classes participated in a 5 a-side futsal tournament on Tuesday 20th January. The day was arranged so they played as many matches as possible giving them a great opportunity to try something new. This is what some of the girls had to say. “We played futsal in the IT on Tuesday 20th January. We played against
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Biathlon

On Saturday 13th December a number of children from the school participated in a biathlon competition. They ran 800metres on the track at Sligo IT and later in the day swam 2 lengths of the pool at the sports complex. In between events they had the opportunity to try fencing and laser shooting. The competitors – 2nd class Cathal H, Ethan M, Adam S
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Athletics Fest

Well done to all the children who competed in the Athletics Fest at Knocknarea Arena on Friday 17th October. A total of 36 children from our school competed in the event. All competitors performed very well with three of our nine relay teams reaching the final of their events. Congratulations to our junior mixed 100m team and our senior mixed 100m team both of whom won their finals after also winning
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