Cumann na mBunscol 2012

    In football this year Moycarkey National School entered 4 Cumann na mBunscol competitions. The boys and girls had both Under 13 and Under 11 teams. The Under 11 teams had their competitions in Blitz format in October. Both teams equipt themselves very well in their respective competitions with the girls making it all the way to the Blitz final before being narrowly defeated while the highlight for the boys was  a victory over neighbours Two Mile Borris in a Battle of the Parish. The Under 13 girls competition was also in Blitz format this year and was played at the Durlas Óg...

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Cross Country 2012

Last Wednesday, the school took part in the annual Cross Country Championships in Thurles. We had great success winning team gold in 3rd and 4th class boys and 5th and 6th class boys. The 3rd and 4th class girls won a team bronze in their event. We also won two individuals medals in the boy’s events. A great day was had by...

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3rd and 4th Class County Futsal Champions 2011

Recently our 3rd and 4th class boys competed in the annual FAI Futsal County Championship. Futsal is the offical FIFA version of indoor soccer. On the day there were 9 teams all viaing for the title of ‘County Champions’ and the standard was very high. Moycarkey started in a group of 3 teams along with Ardfinnan N.S. and Leugh N.S. Moycarkey played a very disciplined style of football and navigated their way into the semi finals after 3 wins and 1 draw, conceeding no goals along the way. The team stuck with this style and the success continued as they won their semi final 1-0. In...

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Moycarkey N.S. First Win in Under 11 Schools Championship by John Kirwan

It was the day of the U-11 Football County Final. This was contested between two strong teams, Ardfinnan N.S. and Moycarkey N.S.. The final took place at the Moyle Rovers GAA pitch on a wet and blustery day. The game threw in and Ardfinnan set the pace with 3 early points. Two of the points were scored due to loose marking by Moycarkey. Moycarkey finally got a score on the board thanks to a Rhys Shelly point who took his score well after a lovely pass from Brian O’ Callaghan. Ardfinnan responded with a point from close range. This was followed by another point by Rhys Shelly who scored...

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Under 11 Football Blitz by Rhys Shelly (5th class)

On the 20th of October 2011 Moycarkey N.S. took part in the Under 11 Roinn C football blitz in Drombane. The squad was made up of the following players, Colin Hartigan, Dylan Shaw, Rhys Shelly, Seán Kavanagh, Stephen Fitzpatrick, Daniel Brown, Dylan Stapleton, Dean O’ Brien, Kieran Carew, Brian O’ Callaghan, John Coffey and Kyle Shelly. Our coach was our teacher Mr. White. First off we took on Upperchurch N.S.. It was a close first half. In teh second half we managed to seal the win by 5 points. Straight away after that we played Loughmore N.S.. It was another close game and...

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Rugby Tournament in Cashel

On Thursday, the 9th of June, 5th and 6th class went to Cashel Rugby Club to take part in a tag rugby blitz. Schools from all over Co. Tipperary took part. We had two teams taking part, the Eagles and the Rabbits. Both teams played very well. The Eagles were knocked out at the quarter final stage. The Rabbits made it to the final and were victorious over Clogheen. Our captain, Dean O’Connor received a prize of a signed Munster jersey. A huge thank you to Ed Leamy for organising the...

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