All Ireland Orienteering Champions
On May 13th, members of our Schools Oreinteering team from 5th and 6th class travelled to Castlecomer Discover Park, Co Kilkenny to compete in the All Ireland Schools Orienteering Championships. Having been successful in the Munster Championships, the lads were hopeful of a good result and they did not disappoint. The 5th class boys performed very well and enjoyed the experience thoroughly. Darragh Hoare won the Gold Medal in the individual competition for 6th class earning him the All Ireland Champion title, with Cian Horgan in a close 2nd Place gaining the Silver Medal. Well done lads. With great performances form Alex Kidney and Sean Walsh, our school won the overall Team event and were crowned All Ireland Champions for 2015. Well done lads!!
The first leg of the 2016 Cork Schools Orienteering Association introductory orienteering league takes place at Farran Wood on Friday October 21st. Boys from 5th and 6th class will attend the event.
All Ireland Orienteering Championships
Congratulations to the boys in Rang 5 and Rang 6 who participated in the All Ireland Orienteering Championships in Doneraile Park recently. Fantastic performances from all the team again in the years last event. An individual Bronze All Ireland medal went to Oscar Cahalane, while the 6th class team took the All Ireland Silver Medals. Well done also to rang 5 who came in 5th place overall.
Cork Schools Orienteering County Championships
Congratulations to the boys from 4th and 6th class who represented our school in the County Championships at Cappagh Wood, Killavullen on Saturday 27th January. Frank O Brien won the 5th Class boys County Championship, while Slava Creedon, Jakub Luczak, and Sean Laceda also did very well in their competitions. Well done to all involved.