St Raphaela’s has a long tradition of sporting activity and achievement, and sport is an integral part of school life. There is ample opportunity for all students to participate in a wide and varied range of sports and sporting activities.

The sports programme is driven by the PE Department as well as several other members of staff. Participating in sport helps promote and develop team work and social skills as well as fostering a knowledge and appreciation of specific sports.

The PE Department encourages the participation of all pupils in extra-curricular activities.

The school has enjoyed success at regional, provincial and national level in Camogie, Gaelic Football, Basketball, Badminton, Athletics and Swimming.  The school has a state of the art astroturf and a well-equipped sports hall.