Head down, eye on the ball…

Connor Mulholland (Poetry) recently spent two weeks at the American Golf Academy of Biarritz under the instruction of Michael Magher, a former PGA tour player, who advanced into the top…

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Duck Push Golf Classic

This year as part of their fundraising efforts for Duck Push 2016 a group of boys in Transition Year applied to take responsibility for running the Duck Push classic golf…

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The Auld Triangle

The origins of racing ‘The Triangle’ in Clongowes, while hardly lost in the mists of time, are certainly unclear. It is such an obvious course that it is likely that…

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Cup Teams Depart

Following two distinguished campaigns with many a tense moment and much exciting rugby, both our Senior and Junior Teams were obliged to depart the cup competitions at the semi final…

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Swimming with the Tide

Work on new swimming pool commences. In 1886 Clongowes Wood College amalgamated with its sister Jesuit boarding school in Tullabeg, almost doubling the school population at a stroke and signalling…

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Juniors Depart

CWC 15: St Michael’s 20. Alas the Clongowes Juniors JUST came up short when falling to St Michael’s in a closely contested semi-final at Donnybrook yesterday. Unlike the previous round,…

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SCT Bow Out

Roscrea 24 Clongowes 18 Sad to relate the Clongowes’ Senior Team was unable to emulate the last minute heroics of their junior colleagues at Donnybrook yesterday as they made their…

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Gary skis for Ireland

It will come as no surprise to regular readers of Clongowes Digest to learn that Gary Skinner (Poetry) represented Ireland in February (12th to the 21st) at the Youth Winter…

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JCT advance to Semis

What a finish! Goodness what a finish! A game that had ebbed and flowed for 59 action-packed minutes was tied at 26 points apiece at the death and flowing in…

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Jack Retains Title

Conditions were bright but chilly in Santry last Wednesday (February 10th) for the Leinster Cross Country finals where Jack O’Leary was attempting to retain his senior crown. Although the race…

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SCT v CBC Monkstown

On Tuesday last (February 9th) the Clongowes Senior team showed their junior counterparts the way to the semi finals of the Leinster Cup with a disciplined 27-5 victory over a…

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Gary skis for Ireland

It will come as no surprise to regular readers of Clongowes Digest to learn that Gary Skinner (Poetry) represented Ireland in February (12th to the 21st) at the Youth Winter…

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Cup Teams Progress

What a finish! Goodness what a finish! A game that had ebbed and flowed for 59 action-packed minutes was tied at 26 points apiece at the death and flowing in…

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SCT Clear First Hurdle

Although 30 minutes of the first-half gave Clongowes a taste of ‘ad infinitum’ –they ultimately prevailed in Donnybrook last Thursday (28th January) with a definition of intelligence honed beyond the…

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Congratulations to Jack!

Following an excellent third place finish at the National Junior (Under 20) Cross Country Championship in November, Jack O’Leary (Rhetoric) was selected on the Irish national team for the European…

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International Honours

Congratulations to Oliver Mackle (OC’11), who was recently selected to play rugby for Hungary. Oliver is currently studying in Budapest at Szent István University, Faculty of Veterinary Science, where he is in…

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Past v Present: Round 2

On a lovely sunny October day (Wednesday 7th) Portmarnock Golf Club had put on its best bib-‘n-tucker to welcome OC Members and their Guests for the return-leg of the annual…

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County Champions

The Cross Country teams have been training hard since September in order to regain any speed and stamina lost over a decadent summer and – if recent results are anything…

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Clongowes vs Argentina

As Ireland’s odyssey in the Rugby World Cup continues and the team attempts to go where no other Ireland team has done, both Rob Kearney (OC’04) and his brother and Dave…

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