Castletroy College

Swimming

Swimming

Swimming

Swimming is just one of the various sports offered by Castletroy College. Over the years, with a lot of hard work from the coordinator Ms Jones and of course all the students involved we have succeeded in achieving the following.

2007-2008:

  • Grainne Murphy won 3 gold medals in the All Ireland finals in Dublin.

2008-2009:

Grainne Murphy in 5th yr, is the fastest female Irish swimmer in history in 200m.

  • At the European Championship in Prague she won gold in the individual medley 400m and bronze in the 1500 m freestyle.
  • On July 26th Grainne aged 16 broke the Irish Senior record for 200m individual medley at the World Championship in Rome.

Munsters Interschools gala report.

  • Both u.14 relay teams came second in the final.
  • Steohen Burke came second in the 100m freestyle and qualified for the All Ireland finals.
  • Molly English came 3rd in the 100mbreaststroke and qualified for the National finals.

2010-2011:

  • Grainne Murphy won 3 European silver medals representing Ireland at Senior level.

2011-2012:

8 students represented the school in the Munster schools gala on Nov 6th.

  • Eimear Hickey, Bronnagh le Gear and Sean English qualified for the All Ireland finals in Dublin’s NAC.

2012-2013:

Munster schools gala success.

  • Shona Hickey 2 gold and Eimear Hickey 2 gold.
  • Bronnagh le Gear and Kate Gaffney a bronze each.
  • Senior boys relay won gold and silver in the 4x50 relays.
  • Girls relay teams were second in two events.
  • Eimear and Shona Hickey and Kevin Quiqley qualified for the All Ireland finals in the NAC in May.

2013-2014:

  • Senior boys won the Munster final for the second year in a row.

Two students attended the All Ireland finals in NAC in Dublin.

  • Shona Hickey bronze in 400m freestyle.
  • Sarah Carey came fifth in the 100m butterfly.

2014-2015:

20 students represented at the Munster schools gala in December.

  • Medal winners were Shona Hickey Bronnagh le Gear, Rory McEvoy and Sarah Carey.
  • Girls senior relay won gold.
  • Girls junior relay won silver.

2015-2016:

11 students represented the school in the Munster schools in UL on November 22nd.

  • Aaron Caroll won gold in the backstroke and silver in butterfly at Junior level.
  • Sarah Carey won bronze in the butterfly at Intermediate level.
  • Shona Hickey won silver in the backstroke and bronze in freestyle at Senior level.
  • Senior boys medley relay won bronze.

All Ireland interpro finals in Dublin National Aquatic centre May 8th 2016.

  • Aaron Carroll won bronze in the 100m backstroke.
  • Shona Hickey came 6th in senior 100 backstroke and 5th in freestyle.

2016 Irish Senior Open Swimming Championship May 1st.

  • Rory McEvoy won gold 200m backstroke, silver in the 100m backstroke and silver in the 4x100 relay.
  • Shona Hickey won gold at 800m and 1500m aged 16.

2016-2017:

  • Senior boys won the Munster schools relay.
  • 18 students represented the school at the Munster schools swimming in UL on November 27th with Aaron Carroll and Shona Hickey qualifying for the All Ireland finals.

2018-2019:

  • Senior boys won the Munster schools relay for the second year in a row.
  • Diarmuid Sutton came 4th in the 100m freestyle at the All Ireland school interpro finals in Dublin National Aquatic centre.
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