Archive | February, 2012

SECOND YEAR SKI TRIP

By Eoin O’Loghlen and David Quane On the 11th of February 2012, Glenstal Second Years along with Fr. John and Housemasters Aiden McNulty and Felix Ross flew to Milan followed by a three-and-a-half hour bus journey high into the Alps to the small town of Andalo. It has a population of about 1,000 people and […]

RUGBY NEWS – JCT AND SCT GAMES

The SCT replay against PBC has been fixed for Wednesday next February, 29th in Tom Clifford Park, Greenfields, Limerick. Kick-off at 3.00pm. The JCT Quarter Final game against CBC will also be played on Wednesday February 29th. Venue to be announced.

SCT AND PBC DRAW 22-22

The SCT were unfortunate not to beat PBC in a fantastic game in Cork Institute of Technology. Pres opened the score with a fine try but Glenstal replied with a superb try of their own scored by Hugh Connors, following a blistering break by Andrew Boland who cut through the Pres back line. Then it […]

SENIORS BEATEN BY ROCKWELL IN FIRST ROUND OF THE CUP

The SCT were beaten 5-3 by Rockwell in the closest of games. The game was held in Clanwilliam and the rain persisted throughout the game making it difficult for both sides to play the type of flowing rugby they prefer. It took the Glenstal side some time before they found their stride as Rockwell owned […]

JCT BEATEN BY ARD SCOIL RIS IN THRILLER

The JCT were narrowly beaten by Ard Scoil in a very close encounter in the Munster Junior Cup. The result could have gone any way and it was Ard Scoil who were the victors in the end. Everyone on the Glenstal side played with distinction and by the end of the game both sides were […]

VIDEO OF THE UNDER 14 TRYS V ST. MUNCHINS FEB 2012

BR. MATTHEW CORKERY OSB

The sudden and untimely death of Br. Matthew Corkery osb at the age of 44 has shocked everybody who knew him. The initial reaction on hearing of his death was of disbelief. How could someone who was so involved in almost every aspect of life in Glenstal Abbey be taken away so quickly? There were […]