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Sligo Schools Cross Country

Well done to all the children who participated in the Sligo Schools Cross Country competition on Saturday 11 October. It was the first time the school had entered the competition and all of the children ran very well. Particular congratulations to the junior boys team who came first and qualified for the Connaught Primary Schools Cross Country on 18th October and to Kayla Kiernan
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Rugby Coaching

                Fifth and sixth classes have just completed a four week block of rugby coaching. This coaching was provided by trained coaches supplied by Connacht Rugby. Children had the option of playing full contact or tag rugby with a separate coach for each discipline. Some of the skills worked on were handling, passing, creation of space and evasion
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Girls Football Semi Final

Commiserations to our Girls’ Gaelic football team who were narrowly defeated by Grange in an enthralling county semi final on Thursday 5th June. Ransboro started the game strongly and raced into a 2 0 lead after a few minutes. Grange pulled back a point shortly afterwards but Ransboro continued to dominate possession  and soon added on another score.  Several chances were missed by Ransboro and Grange
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Gaelic Football League

Gaelic Football League Winners 2014 Over the last number of weeks, Ransboro NS hosted a very successful in-school Gaelic football league. 72 pupils from 3rd to 6th class competed in the league, with the emphasis on participation and enjoyment. The pupils were divided into six teams of twelve with each team representing a county. After six lunchtime group games and two semi-finals, “Mayo” and
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Sports Day 2013

Yesterday we had Sports Day. All classes participated. We had activities on the field such as sack races, athletic races, egg and spoon, welly throwing, a three-legged race and even an obstacle course. There was also a tug of war. 5th and 6th had a tug of war between them and 6th won. In the Hall there was unihoc set up which is a
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Girls Football Final 2013

Saturday the 15th of June was the Cumann Na mBunscol final for the girls. The girls played some matches during the season to get to the final: Rockfield (Colloney), Strandhill and Calry. The girls played in Markievicz Park Sligo. They were told to be at the pitch at 12:45 . They got to the pitch, togged out and went for a warm up. The
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Girls Gaelic Match

On Wednesday the 24th of April the girls had a Cumann na mBunscol gaelic match against the Gaelscoil. It was a good day and we got a bus to the football pitch. Mr McGroary and Mrs Hampson came on the bus along with the footballers. The girls on both teams played very well but in the end the Gaelscoil won. After the girls match
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Rounders

Mr. Mc Grogary took a team of 12 players ( 6 boys & 6 girls) to a  rounder’s blitz in Collooney.  To get on the team the players had to try out. The tryouts included catching the rounders ball  and Mr. Mc Grogary throwing the rounders ball which you had to hit with the bat. The more times you hit the sliotar, the closer you
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Gaelic Skills Competition.

On Tuesday the 19th of February Charlie Harrison from the Sligo Gaelic team came to our school. He told us that there was a skills competition coming up soon. Three girls and three boys from 5th and 6th classes would represent our school. All the girls and boys had to try out doing solos and aiming at the post. We were given points on
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Gaelic

On Wednesdays, 3rd-6th  classes go to a gaelic lesson on the astro turf pitch. Our coaches names are Aileen & Daire and they are from Mayo. Aileen does some really fun exercises & games with us. We do different games such as Traffic Lights and Tape Player. We also do games with both coaches such as passing games, kicking games and skill games. They show us how to do
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