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Calasanctius College named in top 10 Irish sporting secondary schools

Calasanctius College in Oranmore has earned a place in the top ten secondary schools in the country for sporting achievement.

A list complied by Balls.ie has ranked the Galway school at number ten, with past pupils playing in the English Premier League, the Championship and the Pro14.

It’s also supplied players to the All-Ireland winning Galway hurling and camogie teams of recent years, as well as the Ireland’s women’s basketball team.

Among the school’s past pupils are Irish internationals Aaron Connolly and Greg Cunningham, All-Ireland winners with the Galway hurlers Gearóid McInerney and Niall Burke, and Niamh Hannify and Ailish O’Reilly, who are All-Ireland winners with Galway camogie.

Irish basketball international Claire Rockall and Connacht rugby player Sean O’Brien also went to the Oranmore secondary school.

Other entries in the top ten schools are St. Eunan’s College in Letterkenny, Presentation College in Wicklow and Good Counsel, New Ross in Wexford.

Find the full list HERE

Michael Malone
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