SGS has improved its basketball greatly in the past few years.  Training is done in the school gym.  This is a great basketball facility and all home games are played here.

Basketball is a very popular sport in the school with students  from various year groups competing for the school.  There are U19 (Senior)and U16 (Junior) teams for boys. There are also second year and first year teams.   Girls are welcome to train but as yet there is not a sufficient number to compete.

 2016/17 Season

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The Senior Boys Team have played 3 games this season, there record is now 2-1 and in there last game they were unlucky to lose there 46-36, with many games remaining.


The senior boys team have been in good form this season.  The following are the results from the season:

  • SGS – 80; Ballinode College – 10
  • SGS – 39; St. Claires, Manorhamilton – 21
  • SGS – 54; Rosses C.S. – 28
  • SGS – 37; Errigal College, Lettterkenny – 28

The Senior boys team have yet to play their Semi-final. 

Senior Boys Team
Senior Boys Team


The Under 16 Sligo Grammar School basketball team has had a very successful term. The results from this term are listed below:

  • SGS – 38; Ballinode College – 5
  • SGS – 47; St. Claires Manorhamilton – 20
  • SGS – 37; Rosses Community School, Dungloe – 34
  • SGS – 37; Grange P.P.S. – 17
  • SGS – 28; Magh Ene – 30

Unfortunately, after such a successful run, the Under 16s lost the Semi-final to St Joseph’s College Belmullet.

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