Congratulations to the U16 Girls’ Basketball team who came out on top of the North West Region at B level. The girls recently beat AVS Donegal Town by a comfortable margin. They have now secured their place in the All-Ireland Playoffs which will be held in our own school gym on January 17th from 11am. They are into the fin
Best of luck to all who qualified for the Ulster Finals on Saturday 17th May, as well as their coach and teacher, Ms Emma McKinley. Robbie Kelly has qualified for the 1200 metre walk, Eva McMullin for both the 100metre and 300metre run and Clara Herron for the shot put and hammer. Good luck to all.
Good luck to our Girls Basketball Team who head to Limerick on Friday to compete in the All Ireland Semi-Final, and if successful, in the All Ireland Final the very same day! A group of around 30 supporters will travel with the team to shout for CCBS. This is a major achievement for the team who have performed brilliantly o
Congrats to Mona McSharry, First Year, who competed at a very high standard in swimming over the weekend. She will represent Colaíste Cholmcille and Ulster in the All Ireland Schools Swimming Competition next weekend. Mona is no stranger to success in the water having enjoyed first place at the HSE Community Games National
Well done to Leaving Certificate students Niall Harley (Captain) and Colm Kelly who won the Ulster Minor Football League final against Tyrone on Saturday last. Tyrone were All-Ireland Minor finalists in 2013, losing to Mayo in the final, having been beaten by Monaghan in the Ulster final. Donegal’s previous two Ulster Mino
Well done to the Second Year Girls Basketball team and their coaches, Ms Julianne Murphy and Mr Stephen Carty along with Ms Yolanda Gallagher and Ms Kate Travers who are through to the All-Ireland Semi-Finals in Limerick on Friday 9th of May. In order to qualify, having won the provincial stages, they had to overcome teams
Congrats to Maeve Liston, Claudia Cloughin and Ms Julianne Murphy who played in the Northwest League Final for Donegal Town in Ballyshannon over the Easter and won. A special word of congrats to Maeve who was awarded as the most valuable player on the panel.
Congratulations to the Second Year Girls Basketball team on earning their place in the All-Ireland semi-final by defeating three teams in the playoffs earlier this week. The team will be hard at work training for the semi-final match, and hopefully for the final as both semi-final and final will be played on the same day. T
Best of luck to the CCBS First and Second Year Girls Basketball teams travel to Kiltimagh today to compete in the All-Ireland Playoffs against five other school teams. Success in their rounds will see them qualified for the Semi-Finals.
The CCBS First Year Girls Basketball team travelled to the Ursuline, Sligo on March 25th, 2014 in search of a victory but fell at the very last hurdle. The CCBS Girls, captained by Anna Keon, battled well through each quarter, only to lose to Ursuline by only one point. The final score was 20-19 to Ursuline.
Under-14 Boys played in Donegal’s Cup Rugby Qualifying Blitz. They played four matches of twelve minutes in length. Colaiste Cholmcille drew with St. Columbs, Derry and St. Columba’s Stanorlar. They beat Loreto, Milford and Magh Ene, Bundoran with a score of five. The team has now qualified for the cup competition to
Competition: County Semi Final U16 and a half Venue: Finn Valley Date: 27/1/14 The pitch conditions were bad from the start with more mud than grass on show. CCBS started the stronger of the teams with possession deep in the St. Columba’s half of the pitch for the first five minutes. CCBS were not relenting in their a
CCBS 9-19, Coleraine 2-5 Venue: Strabane (Holy Cross School) Date: 14/02/14 Throw In: 12:00 Competition: Senior Schools Shield Cup Qurter Final Any thoughts that CCBS may have suffered in confidence after their narrow Ulster Final defeat were put to bed as they gave the Derry men a run for their money in the opening game of
The CCBS U14 Girls Basketball team had victory snatched from them in the last 30 seconds of their match against Colaiste Oiriall on Wednesday (Feb. 12th). Colaiste Oiriall were on top during the earlier quarters but CCBS came back brilliantly to close the gap in the fourth quarter, with the score tied at 27-27, until Oirial
The CCBS Second Year Girls Basketball dominated from the outset in their match against Ursuline College today in a home match. Saoirse Mc Devitt, Tara Duffy and Shelly Loughlin put in outstanding performances, leading CCBS to a comfortable win. Final Score: CCBS 56 – 30 Ursuline College.
CCBS First Year Girls put in a valiant effort today in their North West Schools B-League match against Ursuline College, Sligo, but were eventually defeated 36-18. Losing Alana Ryan to injury was a blow to CCBS in the home match, played in the New Hall.
The Second Year Girls Basketball team were victorious over Mohill in their Schools North West B-League match. CCBS gave a very impressive performance, refusing the opposition any chance to score. Shelly Loughlin and Tara Duffy both played very well. The final score in the match was 39-04.
Congratulations to our First Year Girls Basketball team who defeated Mohill in the Schools North West B-League with a final score of 38-10. CCBS dominated the game from the outset. Anna Keown and Alanna Ryan were both key in leading their team to victory. The match took place in the New Hall.
On Wednesday 28th November the U16 Rugby boys travelled away to Deele College, Raphoe. The boys put in a superb performance beating the home team 47-7. Colm Doyle scored 2 terrific tries and put in a man of the match performance. The other try scorers were Shane Murray, Donel Manapsel, Mattew McClay, Ronan Storey. Well done
On Monday 21st, CCBS defeated Ursuline Sligo’s U-16 Girls Basketball team. This was a great achievement as CCBS had already been beaten twice this year by the same team in the All-Ireland Cup and North West League campaign. The girls started brightly and rushed into an early lead and led 1-5 after the first quarter. H
The Under-14 Boys football team was beaten last Tuesday by St. Mary’s. The team are hopeful of defeating St. Colm’s, Derry in their upcoming match on Tuesday Nov. 29th. CCBS will be captained by Padraig Sheerin.
The Senior Girls took on St. Nathy’s of Ballaghaderreen, on the 17th of October. It was yet another close match with great scores from Ruta Balezentyte, Dearbhaile Mc Neill, Grainne Gillespie, Claire Breslin, and Maeve Liston. The opening score came from Ruta Balezentyte. Shortly afterwards, Grainne Gillespie made an awesom
The U16 Girls took on St. Nathy’s of Ballaghaderreen on Monday the 17th of October. The final score for the U16 girls was 36-35 with numerous scores and great performances from Roise Keon, Maeve Liston and Cliodhna Kerr. The Colaiste Cholmcille girls were slow to get the rhythm going in the first quarter and had a lot of mi
The Marlins Swimming Club, Ballyshannon, took part in a competition last weekend in the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. Ruby & Michael Hurst, Amy McCafferty & Oisin Kerr (First Years at CCBS) all took part in this event. Ruby came 2nd in the Butterfly competition. Michael Hurst came 9th overall in the Under-14s
Boys: 2nd Year training takes place on Tuesdays from 4:00-6:00. U16 takes place on Tuesdays from 4:00-6:00. 1st Years training on Thursdays from 4:00-6:00 and Monday at lunch time. Seniors training is on from 4:00-6:00 Girls : 1st Year girls training takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 2nd Year Girls traini
Congratulations to CCBS U19 Boys Basketball who defeated St. Louis’s, Kiltimagh yesterday. The final score was 59-42, with the final point scored by James Barron from Creevy. This was the first league game of the season. The U19’s put in a great team effort and won their game very comfortably, with great performances