Tantalus in Cold Storage

There are many cautionary tales abounding from classical times – as relationships among the gods [way-up-there!] worked out in their lives in a very human way – and also in…

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Leinster Rugby Update

13th March 2020   We received the following statement yesterday afternoon from Leinster Rugby:   “All Domestic Rugby activities have been suspended until 29th March. The Irish Rugby Football Union,…

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SCT Semi-Final Win

Clongowes Wood College 29: St Vincent’s Castleknock College 19 For the first time since 2014, our Senior Cup Team have booked their place in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final…

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Juniors Bow Out

Blackrock College 43: Clongowes Wood College 15   Our Junior Cup Team’s winning streak has come to an end following their defeat by Blackrock College at yesterday’s Junior Cup quarter-final…

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SCT Quarter-Final Win

Clongowes Wood College 55: St Gerard’s School 24   The Clongowes Senior Cup Team (SCT) have secured their place in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-finals after yesterday’s win over…

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JCT First Round Victory

Clongowes Wood College 38: Catholic University School 10   Yesterday, our Junior Cup Team kicked off their cup campaign at MU Barnhall RFC, Leixlip where they successfully took on Catholic…

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SCT First Round Success

  Clongowes Wood College 34:Terenure College 14 The Clongowes Senior Cup team had their first outing against Terenure College in the Bank of Ireland, Leinster Senior Schools Cup at Donnybrook…

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Interhouse Sports Day 2019

The annual Interhouse Sports Day on September 5th was blessed with good weather, allowing the boys to take full advantage of spending the afternoon out of the classroom and on…

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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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