Scoil Ruain News

October 17, 2019

Congratulations to Tipperary ETB Students Awards

Congratulations to our Tipperary ETB Award winners who received their awards on Friday 13th September. The recipients were as follows:- Best Leaving Cert 2019 – Andrea Brettt, Best L.C.A. Student – Aaron Leahy, Personal Achievement – Brian Maher and Sports Award – Meibh Maher. We would like to congratulate all our award winners and wish them every success in their future studies and careers.

Ploughing 2019

Our 5th Year students travelled to this year’s Ploughing Championships in Carlow on Wednesday 18th September. They were accompanied by their year head Ms. Breeda O’Neill and their class teachers Sr. Kate and Flavian O’Keeffe. The sun shone brightly and a great day was had by all.

Congratulations to Tamara Perry

Congratulations to Tamara Perry who came 6th in the 90cm Inter-schools event at Coilog Equestrian Centre on Sunday 22nd September. Tamara has now qualified for the Inter-schools Final representing Scoil Ruáin in April 2020. It was her first outing with her new horse. Well done Tamara.

Under 15 Football

Scoil Ruáin had a narrowest of victories against a very good Pallaskenry side in the U15 Munster Football 1st round. The teams were level at halftime – Scoil Ruáin 4pt to Pallaskenry’s 1-1. Deep into injury time with the teams level still Scoil Ruáin Killenaule won a free which was calmly converted by captain Fionn Fitzgerald. Scoil Ruáin had to defend one more Pallas attack before the relief and joy of the final whistle.  The final sore line read Scoil Ruáin 3-9 to Pallaskenry’s 4-5. Scores came from Fionn Fitzgerald 4pt (2 f), Sam Rowan 2-2, Nathan Barrett 1pt, Luke Fitzgerald 1pt and Oisin Lyons 1-1








Under 19 Boys Football

On Monday our U19 senior boys football team battled hard against a very strong Roscrea side in poor conditions for football. Hopes were high as we won this competition last year.

Unfortunately, we were out gunned and lost 3-4 to 3-14. Scoil Ruáin tried hard but Roscrea were far too strong on the day, special mention should be given to Cillian White, Eoin Walsh and Jack Hassett who battled hard even when it looked like the game was out of our reach.

The lads can now focus on hurling and better run in that code.


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