Duck Push Golf Classic

Matthew Cassidy, Harry McGrath, Frederick Gavigan and Jay O’Leary put a plan together and with the help of Mr Steven Gray plus many other members of the extended Clongowes community,…

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Fencing Success

Irish Inter-Schools Team Fencing Championships Last Saturday (May 18th) saw the 2nd Irish Inter-Schools Team Fencing Championships take place at Clongowes with 14 teams from across Ireland. (Pictured above are Vlad…

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Triangle Race

The latest running of the Triangle Race in Clongowes took place on Wednesday, 15th May. It was a bright summer evening perfect for running as the boys set off down the back…

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Futsal Success

With origins in 1930’s Uruguay, ‘futebol de salão’ or Futsal is becoming increasingly popular in Ireland and, for the second successive year, Clongowes entered the FAI Schools Post Primary Schools Futsal…

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Clongowes 5km Fun Run

The first ever Clongowes’ 5km Fun Run was held at Clongowes Wood College on Saturday 23rd March at 11.30am. The morning was bright and sunny as several hundred athletes of…

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Seniors Go Down Fighting

Clongowes Wood College 19: Gonzaga College 22 In the end it was the only converted penalty of the match that separated the sister schools in Donnybrook yesterday afternoon in a…

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Juniors Bow Out

Clongowes Wood College 12: Newbridge College 14 The proverbial ‘game of two halves’ in Donnybrook yesterday concluded with a late win that put Newbridge College into the semi-finals of the…

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Cup Teams Advance

The cup season is well and truly upon us and the Junior and Senior campaigns continue apace as their competitions reach the quarter and semi final stages respectively… The seniors…

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Seniors into the Semis

Clongowes Wood College 38: CBC Monkstown 10 A match that had see-sawed for much of the first half and appeared to be heading for a 3-3 score at the interval…

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Juniors Advance

Clongowes Wood College 18: Castleknock College 14 Forty years ago this month the Clongowes Junior team captained by Paul Dowling (OC’81), defeated Castleknock College in a first round match that…

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Seniors into Quarter Final

Clongowes Wood College 20: Wesley College 7 The Clongowes Senior Cup Team started their latest campaign at Donnybrook yesterday in a tough encounter with Wesley College and a match that…

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Cup Fever

It’s that time of year again, when the young men of Clongowes don the purple and white to represent the school on the rugby field. While this has been happening…

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Fencing Teams Victorious

Two Clongowes fencing teams from Rudiments and Elements travelled to Glenstal in Limerick recently for a friendly fixture with the equivalent A and B teams from the host school. The…

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The Special One

While the IRFU was founded in 1874 it was some fourteen years more before some Clongowes students asked the Higher Line Prefect to have rugby posts erected and not until…

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Launching the Pool

Minister Simon Coveney opens new Swimming Pool The long awaited new 25 metre, five-lane swimming pool in Clongowes, which quietly entered service before Christmas was officially opened last Wednesday (October…

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Representative Rugby

Clongowes has a long tradition of pupils and past pupils playing representative rugby at provincial and international level (including selections for the Lions). Daniel Ross from Hollywood, Co Down, became…

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Canoeing Success

Not paddling their own canoes… The ancient and noble sport of canoeing has been rekindled in Clongowes in recent years and last Saturday (15th September) was another red letter day as…

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Citius, Altius, Fortius

Legendary American author Damon Runyon may have quipped that, while ‘the race is not always to the swift that’s how the smart money bets’ most of the time, but the…

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Rugby Kicks Off

It’s that time of year again, when the young men of Clongowes begin to don the purple and white to represent the school on the rugby field and there is…

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The Beautiful Game

Staff v Students Soccer Last week saw 67 Rhetoric students take a break from their books to venture against a very prominent Magistri side in this years annual Staff v Students…

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