Sport has always been an essential part of the school experience in the Ursuline, Thurles. Over the years UCT has achieved provincial and All Ireland success in hockey, camogie, ladies football, athletics, soccer, basketball, tennis and badminton.

Success is not only measured by trophies and medals but rather a huge emphasis is on students getting involved in sport.

There are teams to suit every level and ability. Enthusiasm, commitment and spirit are highly regarded traits when it comes to sporting endeavors in UCT. Students, from First to Sixth Year are encouraged to become a part of a team and to exercise for personal enjoyment and fulfillment.