We really enjoy sports here in St. Francis Xavier Senior School…..


GAA – We have GAA teams in our school and compete in Cumann na mBunscoil Competitions each year.

Castleknock GAA coach Marie and Coach Dave in from St Brigid’s GAA  work with classes in our school.



Soccer: We have a boys and girls team in our school coached by  Mr. Gurhy and Mr. O’Séaghdha and Ms. Donoher and Ms. Daly



Basketball – the 6th class boys and girls took part in a Dublin 15 league.

Well done to all involved and special thanks to class teachers Ms. Shovlin, Ms. Sheridan, Mr. Gurhy and Ms. Hanifin.


Marathon Kids – 5th and 6th class children have completed their 8 weeks Marathon Kids Programme. We held a Final Mile in Tír na nÓg.

Thanks to Mr O’Séaghdha for co- ordinating this.


Cycling – Each year 6th classes participate in cycling lessons.


Swimming – 5th Classes participate in Swimming Lessons.