Sporting Honours - Clongowes Wood College

The success of the long distance runners

25th November 2013

Congratulations to the Clongowes Junior Cross Country team of Daniel Reilly, Greg Reilly, Harry Arkwright and Douglas Oman (pictured above, standing) on winning the Kildare County Cross Country title held in Newbridge College in October. Congratulations also to the Minor team of Stephen McAleese, David Gannon, Nickolas Kennedy and Gavin Larkin, who secured silver (above, kneeling). Individual medalists…read article

For Clongowes, for Leinster, for Ireland…

13th November 2013

It was as though Joe Schmidt had actually read the script. It was his day but it was also to be Clongowes’ day. When Dave Kearney (OC’07) entered the fray in the 55th minute to make his international bow against Samoa last Saturday, he joined his brother Rob (OC’04), Fergus McFadden (OC’05) and the evergreen…read article

For Clongowes, for Leinster, for Ireland…

13th November 2013

It was as though Joe Schmidt had actually read the script. It was his day but it was also to be Clongowes’ day. When Dave Kearney (OC’07) entered the fray in the 55th minute to make his international bow against Samoa last Saturday, he joined his brother Rob (OC’04), Fergus McFadden (OC’05) and the evergreen…read article

Gary Skinner skis for Ireland

12th November 2013

My name is Gary Skinner and I ski in The Ski Club of Ireland in Kilternan in Co. Dublin. During the weekend of the 5th and 6th of October I took part in the International Dry Slope Irish Open Ski Championships in the Ski Club of Ireland. Some teams from Britain came to Ireland for…read article

Inter House Sports Day

23rd September 2013

Having been thwarted by inclement weather in the last two years, the students were not to be denied last Friday when the Inter House Sports Day took place in the school. Although the day dawned a little cloudy and cool it soon warmed up when the sun came out and the games commenced. ‘Citius, Altius,…read article

Sean Monaghan at the RDS

12th September 2013

During August Sean Monaghan (Rudiments) took part in the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS. Mounted on his horse Ballygawley Braveheart Sean  competed very creditably in the event for 138cm ponies. Sean’s presence at the Horse Show was the result of his victory in the Munster Qualifier for the RDS on July 6th in County…read article

Representative rugby honours

11th September 2013

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to represent Leinster at Under 19 and Under 18 levels: Under 19 Cillian Burke, Fergal Cleary, Cian O’Donoghue and Stephen McVeigh. Under 18 John Molony, Colm Mulcahy, James Lappin, Will Connors and Alan Hughes.

Graham Murray Represents C.W.C. in Leinster U18 Golf

20th November 2012

Belated Congratulations  to Graham Murray (POETRY)  who was selected over the mid term to play for Leinster U18 team in a match against Ulster U18. The match took place in Greenore on October 31 and Leinster won 5 – 3. This is a big honour for Graham and an acknowledgement of his personal achievement so…read article

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