SGS Soccer Club

Posted on : November 21, 2021

The SGS Soccer Club got up and running again this year. Mr. Mooney trains both girls and boys, and matches have already begun. The U17 Boys played a Friendly V Lough Allen College Drumkeerin last week in Dromahair, and won 8 – 2.  The boys, who were captained by Ashraf Tumuheirwe, attacked from the beginning to end of the game and were good value for their win. Conor Creaven netted a hattrick and Dylan McCloat, Earl Norris and Oisin Hennessey also scored. Gareth McGinty netted the goal of the match with a tremendous curling shot from the left wing. The boys will play Gortnor Abbey (Crossmolina) in a preliminary round of the Connacht Cup on Tuesday 23rd Nov. Hopefully, they will have their shooting boots on that day. On Friday 17th the U17 Girls team went straight into a Connacht Cup game and produced a fine performance against Grange Vocational School. For several members of the team this was their first competitive game for the school, and they all acquitted themselves well. Saoirse O’Donovan captained the side and deserves great credit for sorting out a squad to play. The Grammar took the lead through a Sara Al Mawaly shot that took a wicked deflection. The score was 1-0 at half-time. In the second half Lara Swann scored an incredible goal. The Sligo Rovers player waltzed past at least 5 Grange players and planted a great shot in the corner of the goals. Lara’s run began deep in her own half and was worth the entrance fee alone! Further goals were added by Luisa Schierenberg and Saoirse O’Donovan. The whole team played really well and are looking forward to their final group game against St. Clare’s Manorhamilton in early December.

Well done to all and good luck in the coming matches.





Latest News

  • Debating Success

    No sooner has the school year started than the SGS Debating Society – SGS DebSoc – is flying high! On Saturday 17th September three of our debaters took part in the Connacht/Munster Regional Trials for the Irish Schools Debating Team …

    Read More »

  • Callan Tansey Solicitors Sponsors SGS Senior Rugby

    As the school rugby season kicked off this month, Sligo Grammar School Senior Rugby Team was delighted to accept this year’s Senior Team jerseys from our main sponsors Callan Tansey Solicitors. On Friday 16th September,  Niamh Ní Mhurchú and Brian …

    Read More »

  • Gaisce Award

    For some of the new 5th years the school year started with a trip away to Glendalough. This was the final part of their Gaisce programme, started in TY.  Gaisce, the President’s Award, is a challenge to young people to …

    Read More »

  • End-of-Year Goodbyes

    This year we say goodbye to members of staff. Ms Elayne Mc Dermott is taking early retirement after many years in Sligo Grammar School.  In the main Elayne was a teacher of  PE and Geography, but for a period of …

    Read More »

  • €8,051 Raised for North West Hospice

    This term the Transition Year class raised an incredible €8,051 for the North West Hospice as a result of the 5km walk/run which took place at Doorly Park on Saturday 14th May. The aim of this fundraiser was to create awareness …

    Read More »


  • View all Latest News »

Want to find out more about us?

Have a look at our online prospectus