BASKETBALL: Basketball has traditionally been one of the most popular and successful team sports in Scoil Ide. Boys and Girls squads are formed in September from pupils in Fifth and Sixth Classes. Both squads train each week and play friendly matches with other schools.
HOCKEY: Hockey is taught as part of PE in Fifth and Sixth Class a girl’s hockey squad is coached after school. The girls from Fifth and Sixth Classers use Corbally United’s all-weather pitch at Athlunkard for training. Friendly games are played against other primary schools and against secondary schools- Laurel Hill, Crescent College, Villiers and Castletroy College. Hockey continues from October to April.
RUGBY: Corbally has traditionally been the heartland of Shannon Rugby Club and the popularity of the game continues. Scoil Ide has both Tag and Mini Rugby teams and friendly matches are played against other primary schools. Coaching takes place after school weekly from September to March.
GAELIC FOOTBALL: Teams are entered in both boys and girls Gaelic Football in the autumn term when the schools competitions are run. In recent years in an effort to encourage wider participation internal school leagues are run.
HURLING: Hurling takes place in the final term of the school year and the school draws its players mainly from Abbey Sarsfields (Limerick) and Parteen (Clare) GAA clubs.
ATHLETICS: In the autumn term cross country running is the focus with regular training taking place. Children participate in the Limerick County Championships. In the summer term the school also participates in Track Athletics taking part in the Limerick City Sports. Both boys’ and girls’ teams are entered in competition.
SOCCER: Teams are entered in schools’ competitions. Soccer training takes place in the summer term.