Rainey Gaelic Football

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The Rainey is already a school that participates in many sports, especially with renowned hockey and rugby teams throughout the years. This year Gaelic Football has been added to the list thanks to the coaching of Mr Mc Keown and professional coach Matthew Kerr. After school Gaelic football sessions have been occurring now for the last 6 weeks with pupils showing a keen interest, including pupils who are unfamiliar with the sport.

 

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Ulster GAA’s Annual Cúchulainn Cup Winners

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On 16th March, seven Year 11 Rainey Endowed students competed in this year’s U16 – Ulster GAA’s Annual Cúchulainn Cup which was held at Meadowbank Sports Arena. Joining forces with St. Pius’ X College and St. Mary’s Grammar School they represented themselves within hurling and Gaelic football matches throughout the day as the Magherafelt team. The boys had a chance to work with and compete against a range of schools from Magherafelt, Banbridge and Ballymena.

 

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