Karl Ashe Trophy 1ST SEMI-FINAL 6TH YEAR DAYBOYS 12-12 5TH YEAR DAYBOYS 1-12 Congratulations to captain Robert Kenny and the 6th Year Dayboys on their semi-final win over the 5th years, captained by Sean Purcell. Early goals from Darragh Dempsey, Michael Nealon gave the 6th years a healthy lead going in on half time. Team [...]
Connacht Boys U16 Gold Championship Congratulations to Jake Foley on his second place finish in the Connacht Boys U16 Gold Championship last Saturday. Jake returned a 69, 3 under-par, only to be pipped by one shot. Only 2 players managed to break par in a 90 strong field.
House 10's A great turn out in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Year for our annual House 10’s competition which was played in perfect weather conditions. In 6th Year Leman (captain James Culhane), beat Ebenrecht in the final. Ben Brownlee (Ebenrecht) was player of the tournament. DeValera and Shanahan were the defeated semi-finalists. Duff beat [...]
Special Awards 2020 Sport Congratulations to the following boys who will receive a Special Award for their Sporting Excellence on our return. 2ND YEAR Sean O’Nuallain Tennis National Indoor Champion 3RD YEAR Jack McGlone Athletics All Ireland Junior 800Mt Champion Ronan Fahey Swimming All Ireland Finalist TRANSITION YEAR Richard Ainsworth Skiing International Conor Gorman Sailing [...]
Sports Stars of the Year Awards 2020 Robert Galligan Congratulations to Robert Galligan (6th Year) on winning the College Sports Star of the Year Award 2020. Robert is an outstanding golfer. He has been a member of the College golf team which has won three consecutive Leinster Senior titles and is in the All-Ireland finals [...]
RNLI Cyclathon May 2020 Nathan van Steenberge (5th Year) and his sailing team are doing a sponsored 2,000km virtual cycling tour of Ireland visiting every coastal RNLI station along the way to raise funds for the RNLI. Current restrictions means that the RNLI had to cancel all live fund raising activities, including this year’s flagship [...]
It is with great excitement that we are going to launch Blackrock College TV’s first ever live event that will take place on our YouTube channel, on Friday 15th May at 6pm. Your sons sent in over 1300 videos. One of our four core values of Blackrock College is ‘Be There’. 2020’s Sports and Family [...]
The Lockdown Relay Marathon Congratulations to Max Caskey, Max Brophy, Danny Clarke, Colm Cowhey, Will Fitzgerald, Matthew Galligan, Sam Green, Joe Tansey, Andrew Harvey, Freddie Mullin, Fergal O’Sullivan, Shane O’Sullivan and Paddy Van Zuydam on completing this fantastic challenge whilst maintaining social distancing and staying within their 2K radius. An incredible €17,700 was raised for [...]
Basketball Challenge Congratulations to Ronan O'Halloran (TY) and his younger brother Aaron on raising €2,000 for Pieta House by dribbling Basketballs. A great initiative for a great cause. Well done boys!
Basketball East Leinster League 2nd Year BLACKROCK COLLEGE 45 MOYLE PARK COLLEGE 46 The quarter final of the league produced a great match but sadly a narrow defeat for captain Cormac Morris and his squad. It was very disappointing for our boys as they led until the final 30 seconds. Luca Kenny, Cormac Morris, Luca [...]