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Sporting Activities in St. Clares College


St. Clares College strives to maintain a balanced approach to education. The school is therefore very much aware of the student's need for sport and recreation. The opening of the new gymnasium provides a valuable sporting facility including an Olympic size basketball court.

Teachers give freely of their time in helping students prepare and train for these activities. Sports available to students at present include:


  • Gaelic Football

  • Camogie

  • Handball

  • Rugby

  • Athletics

  • Basketball

  • Soccer

  • Golf

  • Badminton

  • Volleyball/Spikeball

  • Table-Tennis

  • Hurling

Gaelic Football (Girls)


  • The Senior Girls Football team.

  • Ciara Finnegan who was selected as a dual Ulster All-Star

Gaelic Football (Boys)


All three age divisions are well represented in this years football competition.


  • Senior Boys Football team that were successful in winning the County title

  • Gavin Daly and James Smith were selected for 2 positions on the Cavan Institute Future All-Star team.


Pictured is the 1st Year Camogie team that won the county blitz


To find out more about one-wall handball click on the link below:

  • 1st Year Girls team

  • 2nd/3rd Year Girls Team

  • 1st Year Boys Team

  • 2nd/3rd Year boys team


Rugby has been newly introduced to the school. Our u14 boys recently took part in a Virginia Area Cup (pictured left)


We also have a strong contingent of girls that train and compete in Tag Rugby competitions (pictured left).

The girls won the 7-a-side Virginia Area Girls Tag Blitz for the first time.

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