Sports



All students are encouraged to partake in sporting activities after a hard day at the desk.  Students and parents are frequently reminded of the importance of sport in a teenager’s life.  It provides an ideal opportunity for social interaction; it promotes physical and mental health and its fun!  The following sports are available to students after school hours, 4-5p.m.  (Matches are generally held during school time but many also take place after 4p.m. on week days and at any time on weekends).

Basketball

Hockey

Camogie

Gaelic Football

Rugby

Athletics/Cross Country

Soccer

Spikeball

Dance

Equestrian

Gym/Aerobics

Tennis

Squash

Race walking

Racquetball

Swimming

The hard work and dedication of our sport students, teachers and coaches have been rewarded by success at the highest levels of competition.

Basketball

Senior A Team

  • Training for all teams takes place after school most evenings. 
  • Our school has won nine All Ireland A Basketball titles in the last few years. Many of our students have represented Ireland on National Squads and Regional Squads. In 2007, our Cadette U-16’s represented Ireland in the World High School games in Pau.
  • Our under 19 A team were All Ireland League Finalists in 2009.  Katie Shanahan and Emma Carey were also selected for the Irish Under 18 team in 2009. 

 

Hockey

Hockey in ActionHockey training takes place Monday-Thursday on our all weather hockey pitches or on local astro turf pitches.  Pupils participate in Munster School Girls League and Munster Cup competitions in Minor B, Under 15 B, Junior B and Senior C. First years participate in Blitz competitions. 

 

 

 

Camogie

Camogie TeamPupils take part in Senior, Intermediate, Junior and Blitz competitions. Many players represent the school in several categories.

Our Senior and Intermediate teams are primarily made of Third, Transition year and fifth year students, while our Junior team consists mainly of Second year students. 

Training for pupils takes place once a week between 4 and 5 pm in St Patrick’s College, Thurles.

 

 

Gaelic Football

Football TeamPupils take part in Senior and Junior and Blitz competitions. Our Senior team is primarily made of Third, Transition year and fifth year students, while our Junior team consists mainly of Second year students.  Training for pupils takes place once a week after school in St Patrick’s College, Thurles.

 

Rugby

As Ladies Rugby is one the fastest growing sports in Ireland Presentation Thurles have embraced this by Introductory Tag Rugby which is a non contact sport to the TY Sports Programme 2015/2016.

 

Athletics

Athletics is available after school on a Thursday evening from 4-5pm.

Soccer

Indoor soccer in our sports complex proves to be a very popular lunch time activity where students can compete in soccer leagues. First year  participate in Tipperary Futsal competition which is an indoor League. Under 15’s participate in the South East League and Under 16’s in the Munster Cup. 

 

Dance / Aerobics:

AerobicsThe well equipped gym and mirror walled dance studio are available to all students every evening until 6pm. 

Many students, particularly the hard working senior students who are anxious to unwind, take advantage of the facilities to work out and de stress.  

 

Spikeball 


Transitions years participate in a six week spike ball coaching course with Volleyball Ireland and organised an  Interschools Blitz’ among surrounding primary schools. 

 

 

 
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