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Lurgan College


Lurgan College is renowned locally, nationally and internationally for its sporting pedigree and success in a wide range of sports. Some of our team successes include:


- Girls 1st XI Hockey: Ulster and All-Ireland Champions (2003, 2011, 2013, 2014)

- Boys 1st XV Rugby: Ulster Schools Trophy Winners (2004, 2022)

- Boys Medallion Rugby: Medallion Trophy Winners (2013)

- 1st XI Boys Cricket: Ulster Schools Plate Winners (2015)

- Volleyball

- Cross Country

- Athletics


College Representative Honours

For a school of our size we are very proud of the significant number of pupils who have gained representative honours in a wide range of sports not only whilst at school but who have also gone on to gain senior Ireland caps.


Athletics / Cross Country

Athletics / Cross Country (ID 1239)



Badminton (ID 1229)


Bowls (ID 1238)


Cricket (ID 1230)



Football (ID 1234)


Hockey (ID 1231)


Golf (ID 1232)


Netball (ID 1233)

Rugby Union

Rugby (ID 1235)


Skiing (ID 1236)


Volleyball (ID 1237)

There are, however, opportunities for everyone to find a sport which they enjoy. With dedicated teaching staff and excellent facilities we are able to offer an extensive range of sports and games that see many of our pupils continue to enjoy the benefits of physical activity beyond school.


Our facilities  include a well equipped gymnasium, a FIH approved hockey astroturf pitch, three high quality rugby pitches, one all weather multi-purpose pitch, a 200m athletics track, two netball courts and three tennis courts. Use is also made of the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council facilities close to the school, namely South Lakes Leisure Centre and the Silverwood Golf & Ski Centre. The school also avails of the international standard cricket facilities at Waringstown Cricket Club.


The sports available to pupils are:

Athletics Badminton Basketball Cricket Cross Country Equestrian
Football Golf Hockey (Boys) Hockey (Girls) Netball Orienteering
Rugby Squash Swimming Tennis Tug of War



Sports Tours

College sports teams are regularly involved in significant overseas tours:

- Rugby (Canada 2018, South Africa 2016, Canada 2013)

- Hockey (Holland 2018)