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Athletics Fest

There is usually great excitement in September about the SuperValu Athletics Fest organised by Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership. This year it was slightly different as it was a stay local event. Each 100m relay team was timed by the coach as was each individual 200m runner.  Instead of passing the baton it was dropped into a bucket and the next runner picked up
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Junior Infants out for a walk

Monday was a nice day so we went for a walk around the football pitch.

Virtual Sports Day Jumping

Children from Junior Infants to 6th Class jumped for height and for distance. Great use was made of everyday items to create jumps and to mark distances. Some excellent jumping techniques were used.   More sports day photos https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-kicking/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-throwing/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-egg-and-spoon/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-races/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-running/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-obstacle-course/

Virtual Sports Day

Virtual sports day saw the children participate in a variety of activities that incorporated different skills. Thank you to the parents for the photographs and reports. There were some unconfirmed reports of thumb holding during the spud and spoon and corner cutting in other races but these are yet to be verified. The children adapted many of the ideas and added their own events.
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Virtual Sports Day Egg and Spoon

The egg and spoon/potato and spoon races were in full swing on sports day. Some children competed against others while some ran a race uncontested.  There were varying degrees of rule adaptation in evidence.   More sports day photos https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-jumping/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-kicking/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-throwing/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-races/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-running/ https://ransboro.ie/2020/06/17/virtual-sports-day-obstacle-course/  

Cross Country Finals 2019

Well done to the senior boys team (James Lynch, Oisín Choo, Matthew Keeley, Bríain Cullinane, Finn McDaniel) that took part in the Connacht Cross Country Finals in Longford. Thank you to our young supporters and the parents who made the trip to Longford to cheer the boys on.

Cross Country

Well done to all the runners who participated in the Sligo Schools Cross Country in Rathcormac today. Everyone completed the tough course and managed a smile at the end.  The 3rd and 4th teams ran 1k and the 5th and 6th 1.2k. 3rd/4th Girls Team – Nicole Flannagan, Romily Parle, Ava Lauren McHale, Aoibhin Howard, Ivannah McMahon, Nixie Quinn. 3rd/4th boys team – Loughlin
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Athletics Fest

Congratulations to all the children who took part in the Athletics Fest for Primary Schools in I.T. Sligo Athletics Arena on Thursday 26th September. The children participated in the 100m relays, 200m and the shot putt. All the children were a credit to the school and despite the weather enjoyed the day. Special congratulations to Cathal Gilligan (1st in the 200m), Robert Sweeney (3rd
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Shot Putt Coaching Session

Today Paul Murray from Sligo Sports and Recreation came in and took a coaching session on the shot putt with some of the children from 5th and 6th classes. He started with beanbags and worked up to a 2kg shot putt.  

Mini League Final

Well done to all the children who participated in this year’s mini league competition. Today’s final was very exciting with both teams giving their all and playing some great football. It was a close game with Leitrim winning after extra time. Well done to both Leitrim and their opponents Sligo. A big thank you to Ruth for refereeing and to the four umpires who
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