Cross-Country Athletics 2015

The competition to be a member of the cross-country team in Scoil Ailbhe is always exceptional, and this year was no different. On a bright, September day, the teams ventured to the Crokes’ Athletic Ground, to compete against schools from across the county.  Competing against the finest primary school athletes, the boys excelled themselves. The … [Read more…]

U-13s Start Hurling Campaign with a Win

The U-13 hurling campaign began in earnest, on Monday, April 20th.  Having spent many hours training in the hurling yard, and on Páirc Ailbhe, the boys finally got to put their skills to the test against their first opposition. Playing at home, against Nenagh CBS, the team settled down quickly, getting some great scores under … [Read more…]

Yard League Final 2015

With the sound of the piper in the yard, the minor hurling teams from second class took their positions, to raise the curtain on this year’s Yard League Final. They treated us to a spectacle of skill in hurling, as they determinedly hunted for and poached goals. It was a thrilling encounter, watched by a … [Read more…]

CBS Secondary School GAA Sports Day

Following an invitation from the CBS Secondary School, all of the boys in 5th and 6th classes attended their GAA Sports Day on Thursday, October 2nd.  The day started with a tour of the hallowed ground of Semple Stadium.  Led by groups of players and staff from the Secondary School, it was an exciting start … [Read more…]

U-11 Football Blitz

The U-11 football blitz took place in Durlas Óg on Thursday, October 10th. After weeks of training, it was an opportunity for the boys to show off their skills – and they did. With some wins and some losses, it was a day of mixed fortunes for the teams, who won’t progress to the next … [Read more…]

Yard League Final 2013

Friday, March 1st 2013, will live long in the memories of lots of Scoil Ailbhe boys. The long wait was over, the previous ten round robin league games, quarter finals and semi finals completed, brought Wicklow and Limerick in the Senior Final and Cork and Offaly in the Minor Final together. Andy Cooney, Moycarkey bagpiper … [Read more…]

U-11 Football Blitz

Our valiant U-11 football team played their Go Game format blitz in atrocious weather conditions, in Tipperary Town, on Thursday, October 17th. In the first match, Scoil Ailbhe stormed ahead, and came away with a victory. However, a formidable Tipperary town team defeated them in their second match. Molaimid daoibh go leir .

Visit of Thurles Sarsfields

C’mon the Blues! That was the shout in the halla on Tuesday, October 16th ,as the Tipperary Senior Hurling Champions visited our school with the Dan Breen Cup. We were honoured to have these great hurlers in our presence, and were especially proud of our past pupils – Padraic Maher(Captain), Pa Bourke and Michael Gleeson. … [Read more…]

U-13 County Final Win for Scoil Ailbhe

The U-13 County Final was not to be played in Semple Stadium, much to the disappointment of all, given the atrocious weather conditions. Instead, The Ragg was the venue, and the time was 4.30 – the last match of the 2012 finals. This was sure to be a real contest, given that the opposition was … [Read more…]

U-11 County Final Win for Scoil Ailbhe!

A wet and dreary Thursday morning, was not the ideal preparation for a county final, yet that is what awaited our two teams on Thursday, June 7th!! Nothing was going to stop these boys – certainly not some typically Irish weather. As the school marched in force to Semple Stadium, a sense of excitement and … [Read more…]