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…]

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…]

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…]

U-13 Hurlers heading for Semi-Final

On Thursday May 10th 2012, Scoil Ailbhe played their second game in the Cumann na mBunscol championship for U-13 Hurling. For the second week in a row, the boys in black and red had to travel for an away game and they headed off to play St.Colmcille’s school in Templemore. The game was played in … [Read more…]

U-13 Hurling Blitz

On Thursday May 3rd, Scoil Ailbhe travelled to MacDonagh Park, Nenagh to play Nenagh CBS in Round 1 of the Cumann na mBunscoil U-13 Championship. The boys from Thurles emerged victorious on a scoreline of 5-6 to 1-4 and now play Templemore in Round 2 on Thursday, May 10th. All twenty-eight boys on the panel … [Read more…]

U-11 Hurling Blitz

On Tuesday 24th April, the U-11 hurlers from Scoil Ailbhe enjoyed a feast of hurling in both Littleton and Holycross.  Over 60 boys took part in the Cumann na mBunscoil blitz with 4 teams in action.  This was a huge opportunity for every single boy to display his talents in the Scoil Ailbhe jersey.  Holycross … [Read more…]