Well done to all the students who competed at the West Leinster Cross-Country Event on Janurary 24th in the Phoenix park. They were incredibly successful.
A special congratulations to Ellen Smith, Eabha Garvey and Daniel Ryan who all qualified for the Leinster Cross Country event later in the year.
Massive congratulations to all involved, great achievements all around!
Recent Events 2018/19
What are the age groups?
Minor: Under 14 on 1st July in the year of competition
Junior: Under 15 on 1st July in the year of competition
Intermediate: Under 17 on 1st July in the year of competition
Senior: Under 19 on 1st January in the year of competition
13 students competed in a combined events competition in September 2018. Congratulations to Cian Dunne who won Bronze in his age category.
Cross country events are coming up in January and track and field events in April.
Accomplishments of St Colmcille's Students in 2015/16
Cross Country Relays - 4th Mar 2015
A huge well done the 1st Year boys and girls teams who competed at the open Leinster Cross-Country Relays on March 4th in Cabra. They were incredibly successful! It was the first time that the new Athletics singlets (kindly sponsored by the Parents Association!) were worn, and hopefully they will always bring us as much success as they did at this event!
Alannah McGarry, Katie McDonald, Elaine Whelan, Orla Fairbrother, Aine Dunne and Claire Davitt all ran on the girls team who ran really well and finished in 3rd place out of 25 teams!
Daniel Ryan, Lorcan O'Dell, Adam Fisher, Luke Kelly, Patrick Dunleavy and Pearce Christie made up the boys team who completed a brilliant race to finish in 1st place out of 35 teams!
Massive congratulations to all involved, great achievements all around! Maith sibh!
West Leinster Cross Country Finals - 21 Jan 2014
A group of 25 students from 1st year to TY competed over various distances on Wednesday January 21st, in the West-Leinster Cross-Country finals in Phoenix Park. All students ran very well on the day with over 150 students from west-Leinster schools in each race.
The minor boys had great success. Luke Kelly was 3rd and Daniel Ryan finished behind him in 4th, meaning they both qualified individually for the Leinster Cross-Country final. Adam Fisher, Lorcan O'Dell and Patrick Dunleavy all finished in the high twenties which helped the team to come 2nd place overall, only missing out on 1st place by 1 point! David Keegan, Conor Barry and Zak Delaney all finished for the team as well, and the whole team will now run in the Leinster Finals.
Pearce Christie came 8th in the Junior race and also qualified for the Leinster finals. Well done to all students who competed!
Cross Country - Dunboyne 3 Dec 2014
A group of 1st and 2nd Year boys travelled to Dunboyne on Wednesday 03/12 to compete in a Cross-Country race that was open to schools in Dublin and Meath.
The 1st year boys raced over a distance of 1500m and there were over 120 competitors. Pearce Christie ran a brilliant race and won it by about 15 meters! Daniel Ryan and Luke Kelly also ran very well and both finished in the top 10. Adam Fisher was the fourth runner home from the school, helping the boys secure 3rd place in the overall team event.Other members on the team were David Keegan, Robert Cullen and Conor Barry.
The 2nd Year boys ran a distance of 2km with over 70 other competitors. Leon Ankoh was first home for the school and placed 11th overall. Liam Mac Pháidín, Cathal Hogan, Daniel Kinsella and Paul Kavanagh all ran very well also.
Well done to all of the boys, the school was very well represented!