Footballers at the Finals

The Athletic Grounds in Armagh was the place to be on Sunday 21st October. The Intermediate Football Championship final saw Mr Tierney’s club, Mullaghbawn, take on St. Peter’s, Lurgan. Unfortunately, it wasn’t to be Mullaghbawn’s day, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of two of our own P7s, as they had been chosen to play in the half-time game of the Senior Championship Final between »»»
Primary 7, Sport

Caitlin Conquers Croker

After an exciting trip to GAA headquarters last weekend for the Ladies’ All Ireland Finals Day, we caught up with Caitlin from Primary Seven to hear how she got on. Caitlin, tell us, how did you manage to get picked to play at such an important event? My mum and coach filled out the application form from the LGFA (Ladies’ Gaelic Football Association), listing the reasons why I should be »»»
News, Sport

Destination: County Finals

On Tuesday 27th March, ten girls and ten boys travelled to Crossmaglen to take part in the South Armagh section of the Malachy McGeeney Cup for large schools.   Malachy McGeeney, as many of our school community will remember, was a former teacher and Principal of St. Peter's.  He worked hard to promote Gaelic games in Primary Schools throughout Armagh. On what should have been a glorious »»»
Sport

Soccer in the Sunshine!

One of the first pieces of post to land on Mr McParland’s desk following the Christmas holidays, was an invitation for some of our Primary Sixes to take part in the Newry High School Football Tournament. The news was greeted with great excitement and enthusiasm from the Primary Sixes, who were eager to show off their skills in the hope of being scouted as the next Messi, Pogba or Salah. »»»
Primary 6, Sport

Going for Gold!

Shortly before the Halloween break, some of our pupils achieved great success on the sporting front - on a national stage too - which is even more impressive! First up was our team of swimmers.  Representing St. Peter’s at the Swim Ulster Regional Minor School Championships, sisters Kayla (P5) and Leona (P6) McCartney, Amy Lee Hart (P6) and Sean Carragher (P7) journeyed to Bangor, to »»»
Sport

Footballers Get The Season Underway

Our boys’ and girls’ football teams travelled to Shane O’Neills Camlough, on Thursday morning, for the first Football Blitz of the school year. After some heavy rain on Wednesday, teams were happy to be greeted with sunshine and blue skies as they prepared for their matches at the foot of Camlough Mountain. Our keen St. Peter’s teams (consisting of girls and boys from Primary 6 and 7) »»»
Sport

Keep On Running!

On Tuesday 23rd May, a talented bunch of eager athletes from St. Peter's headed off to Kilbroney to take part in Newry, Mourne and Down Council’s Cross Country event. In total, fifty two children from Primary Five, Six and Seven took part in the keenly contested races, supported by their cheering teammates and adults on the sidelines.    On what turned out to be a very »»»
Primary 5, Primary 6, Primary 7, Sport

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