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Sports

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Our boys and girls enjoy a wide variety of sporting experiences, both competitively and non-competitively.
We participate in the following sports and activities throughout the year:

  • GAA

  • Soccer

  • Cross Country Running

  • Track and Field

  • Tag Rugby

  • Ireland's Fittest School

 

Junior infants to sixth class continue hurling and football training with our GAA coach Declan every Wednesday.  

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County Football Final

Hard luck to our gallant U13 footballers who were beaten by a very strong Lorrha side in Templetuohy on November 25th. The girls and boys left it all out on the pitch and should be very proud of themselves.

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South Tipperary Cross Country

Autumn Cycling  

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Throughout October, Children in the senior room enjoyed a cycling programme, learning new skills and participating in cycling safety activities in the school yard. 

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Well done to all the senior room who participated in the South Tipperary schools cross country in Marlfield on October 26th. The weather was very kind to us, but the ground was very mucky in places. Zoe Thompson came in 4th place and led the 3rd and 4th class girls to the bronze medal. Tristan Bryne did well to come 6th place in a very competitive 3rd and 4th class boys race. Aobhnait Ryan and Ruby Holohan ran brilliantly to come in the top 25. Ewan Byrne finished in 2nd place leading the boys 5th and 6th class to 5th place in the team section. 

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South Tipperary Cross Country

Tipperary Primary School's Cross Country

Congratulations to all children who participated in the Tipperary primary schools cross country championships in Thurles on Wednesday the 28th September.

Zoe Thompson ran a super race leading our 3rd/4th class girls home in 3rd position. She was quickly followed across the line by Zara Thompson, Caitlin Feery, Kate Gaule and Hazel Holohan. The girls combined well to finish in 4th team. 

Tristan Byrne was our sole representative in the boys 3rd/4th class race and he acquitted himself very well by finishing in 3rd position and winning the bronze medal.

Aobhnait Ryan and Ruby Holohan did the school proud in the girls 5th/6th class race by running very well in what was a competitive field.

In the boys 5th/6th, Ewan Byrne ran a great race to win the silver medal by finishing in 2nd place.He was followed by Aaron Feery, Adam O'Donnell, Gus Purcell, Oliver O'Flynn and Callum O'Flaherty. Our two teams finished in 7th and 13th position. 

Well done to everyone on what was a very enjoyable day.
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Ewan, Tristan and Zoe with their medals
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Cumann na mBunscol

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Well done to our U13 footballers who won the Roinn H football blitz in Holycross on October 5th. Competing against teams from Castleiney, Killea, Cullen and Skeheenarinky, Killusty came out on top to book their place in the County final after the mid-term break. This was a great achievement by this group of children and we are so proud of you all.
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Football Challenge Matches

Children from 3rd-6th class were teamed up with children from Moyglass NS to take on Holy Trinity NS from Fethard in challenge football matches on June 15th in Fethard Town Park. Everyone gave their all in what was one of the hottest days of the year. All games were extremely competitive with Killusty/Moyglass winning two games.

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Sports Day 2022

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Sports Day in Killusty NS was held on Wednesday 8th of June. The day commenced with warn up activities and dance offs. Ben Swindlehurst joined us for some fun tag games and activities. This was followed by a short break before the customary races commenced. All the children participated in sprints, laps and fun novelty races such as - spud and spoon, sack race and the three legged race. A tasty lunch and water break was next on the list. This was followed by station activities - Spike Ball, dodge ball, parachute. The day finished off with a whole school dodge ball match. After a little light morning rain the weather held well for the rest of the day and much fun was had by all. 

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Rugby Blitz

Children from 3rd to 6th class made the short trip to Fethard Town Park on Thursday the 9th June, to take part in the 7-a-side non-contact rugby blitz organised by Munster Rugby. The children all performed brilliantly and won all four of their games against teams from Moycarkey NS and Ballyneale NS. Well done to everyone on a great day.

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Tennis

With Wimbledon looming, children in the senior room dusted off the rackets and tested their skills by partaking in some fun tennis games to learn the skills involved in this great game.   
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Primary Game

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Congratulations to Joseph Gaule who was part of the Tipperary Primary Game Football team who played Waterford in Fraher Field on Saturday the 30th April during the half-time of the senior game.

Rugby Blitz 

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Children in the Senior room participated wholeheartedly in a Spring Tag Rugby Programme. No better way to finish up than with a Friendly Blitz held on Thursday, March 31st. Enjoyed by one and all!