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A Year of Highs

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We are delighted to have the opportunity to present to you a summary of the participation of over 350 Muckross students in sport across a wide range of activities during the academic year 2016/17. It has been an honour & a privilige to be a part of another successful year of sports in Muckross. We have enjoyed every aspect of our roles as Sports Captains and it has been an exceptional year, not only in terms of participation and success, but also in the support shown through the vibrant & proud Muckross spirit. We have been hugely supported by a committed & dedicated Sports Department, fellow students, teaching staff & parents for which we are very grateful. We wish the school continued success next year & we look forward to seeing Muckross continue to go from strength to strength.


Many thanks, 


Katie Fitzgerald and Amy O’Hora




• School
29 teams from First Year to Seniors
14 teams made it to semi finals
7 of these 14 went on to win their final
Senior 1’s won Leinster Senior Cup & Bronze Medals at the All Irelands in Banbridge, March, 2017.
Team very grateful for BOM financial support to help fund trip & facilitating student support
• Provincial & National Representatives
Niamh Shaw (Irish U16, Summer 2016 & currently Leinster U18)
Sophie Maleady (Leinster U18)
Charlie Brown, Fiona McNulty & Sarah McAuley travelled to Holland with the Leinster U17, Easter 2017.
Sarah McAuley (Irish U16)
• Coaching
Three 4th Year Students Karen Duddy, Kate Feely & Ellie Fitzgerald assisted in First Year Coaching as part of their Gaisce Award




Minor A’s won Dublin League & are through to the All Ireland semi finals
Senior Team made it to the final of the South Dublin League








12 teams in total plus 80 First Years
Matches currently being played
National Succes 
Julianna Carton, First Year ranked No. 1 in Ireland in her age group



Anna Foster & Kate Sheridan competed together and were runners up in the All Ireland Competition & won the Leinster Junior Cup
Anna’s handicap is currently as low as 5




We have over 60 athletes competing in East Leinsters this month
Athletics Ireland have selected our top 10 Athletes in First Year to take part in one of their workshops
Lelia O’Byrne, Alice Bolger Aboud, Emer Muldoon & Ellie Fitzgerald (all TY) completed an Athletics Leader Assistant Coaching Course




Our Senior Team won their league final & the Junior B Team won the Spirit award in their league final. 
Past pupils from 2016 are continuing their interest in this sport with Helen Barron captaining the Irish U21’S in 2016 & this year Olibhia Collins, Anna Callahan, Laura Callahan (current 3rd Year pupil) & Gina Nelson are all representing Ireland again. We wish them the best of luck.


Cross Country

First Year Millie Hayes competed at the All Ireland Competition



Niamh Henry (5th Year), Kate Fahy (2nd Year) & Leah Riccard (2nd year) are all competing at Irish level & are currently on Irish training panels




Eanair Kelleher (3rd Year) won her Junior U15 Skull Race









We have a number of students representing our County – Ella Thirroueiz (6th Year), Aoibhe Walsh (3rd Year), Lucy Crowe (2ndYear) & our Senior 1 Hockey Goalkeeper, Aobha Russell (3rd Year), doesn’t just show off her skills on the hockey pitch but is a huge asset to Foxrock/Cabinteely GAA Club 




Kate Cassidy (5th Year)



Abbie Clarke (2nd Year)



• We have a Swimming Squad that represent the school in galas comprising of Kate Morris (6th Year), Karen Duddy (4th Year), Hannah Inglis (2nd Year) and Kate Maloney (1st Year)


Active Flag

• This year the school has been working towards achieving our first Active Flag. Our first event will involve over 250 students taking part in the Pieta House Darkness into Light 5k walk on Saturday 6th May, 2017.


Dominican Cup

• Muckross Park College once again competed in the annual Dominican Cup for Basketball, Hockey & Soccer. As always the Muckross students represented our school with great sportsmanship & our Soccer team retained their winning title.



Come On You Girls In Green!

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Good luck to all participating in the Domini-"can win" Cup today, in soccer, hockey and basketball!...Bring home the gold…

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Update from Banbridge...

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Best of luck in the fourth match of the tournament this afternoon girls, after winning 2 out of 3 games so far! You’re doing us all proud! Follow along on thehookhockey Twitter page for live updates... #letsmuckthem;)

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Onwards and Upwards (to Banbridge)..we go!

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We're so proud of our Senior 1's on an amazing victory over St. Gerards, 2-1, in the Senior Cup Final...first time in 20 years! Massive thank you to the amazing supporters, parents and most especially to Ms.McCarthy, Mr.McCarthy, Laura Hanlon and the DREAM TEAM! Best of luck representing Leinster in 2 weeks time, in us proud girls, we know you'll give it 100%!

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PS. Check out the link below to see some key pics/clips of the game!

Success At Three Rock!

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Massive congratulations to our Senior 1 hockey team along with their coaches, Mr.McCarthy and Ms.McCarthy, on their triumphant 2-1 win over Wesley yesterday, in the Claudia Tierney Cup final. Many thanks to the huge sea of green for all their support and encouragement!

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Leinsters Here We Come!

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Well done to all runners who participated in their East Leinster Cross Country races, in Avondale House yesterday. Especially well done to Millie Hayes (7th place) and Niamh Staunton (11th) who, along with the Minor A team, will go on to represent Muckross in the Leinsters in two weeks time. Best of luck guys!

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Commiserations to our senior basketball team on being narrowly defeated today in the Division 1, South Dublin League Final; 32-22. You did us proud girls!

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Cross Country Success

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 Well done to the large number of Muckross students who participated in the DCU cross country invitational on Wednesday. In particular, congratulations to the senior team on claiming the bronze, with Niamh Staunton coming in 7th place, and to Millie Hayes (1st year) and Hannah Inglis (2nd year), who were the best Muckross runners in the minor and junior races.


Best of luck to all in the East Leinsters next week!

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Hockey Results -14/01/17

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Senior 2’s and 3’s




Junior B




Senior 3B





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Massive congratulations to Ella Thirroueiz (6th year) and Aoibhe Walsh (3rd year) on being selected onto the Dublin Minor and under 16 gaelic football panel, for 2017. Do us proud girls!

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