Gareth Borland’s Leinster U-16s go unbeaten to win their interprovincial tournament at Newpark on Sunday. The U-18s, however, were denied their respective title at the very last by Ulster
Three wins from four outings at Newpark gave Leinster the early initiative in the schoolboy’s interprovincials though the blues may be a little frustrated not to complete the clean-sweep.
Leinster’s U-18 and U-16s face a mighty battle to win back the respective titles from their Ulster counterparts at Newpark this weekend.
Ulster retained both the ESB U-18 and U-16 girl’s interpro titles – both for the fourth year running – with some panache this afternoon in Milltown, completing a clean sweep in both competitions.
Ulster look the team to beat in both U-18 and U-16 interprovincials after they and Leinster recorded two wins on the opening day of competition in Milltown. The battle between the two sides late on Sunday’s schedule could well decide both titles as both snuck past the challenge of Munster.
Both Sarah Scott and Justin Sherriff have seen a large turnover in players for their respective U-16 and U-18 interprovincial Leinster squads who are in action all weekend at Alexandra College
The Leinster U-18 and U-16 boys and girl’s teams will host a fundraising barbecue and mixed hockey tournament on Saturday afternoon in Railway Union’s Park Avenue. The day will begin with a Leinster U-18 boy’s trial before the social side of the day gets underway with registration for the U-16/U-18 mixed tournament at 2.30pm with […]
The training panels for the remaining Irish underage squads have been announced as squads begin to be assembled ahead of European action at U-16 level in 2010 and an international fixture schedule for the U-18s next summer. To get the the selection ball rolling at U-18 level, 11 Leinster players were invited to last week’s […]
The All-Ireland Schools competition gets underway tomorrow afternoon in four venues across Belfast with the undoubted highlight of day one being St Andrew’s tussle with Cookstown at 3pm at Campbell College’s pitch two. Wesley begin their campaign against Raphoe at the Roughfort venue with Kyle Good available after the back injury which kept him out of […]
Ulster’s underage squads completed a brilliant weekend’s hockey as they claimed all four of the interprovincial titles on offer in Dublin this weekend, losing just one game across the U-18 and U-16 tournaments. It meant Leinster had to settle for second in three of the competitions with the U-18 girls edged into third by Connacht […]
Two wins a piece for the Ulster U-16s and U-18s means they are in good position to retain both titles in the schoolgirl interprovincials. Standing in their way at U-18 level, though, are Connacht (11am) and Leinster (2pm) who both need a result against the northern province when they meet on Sunday. Leinster’s interest remains […]
After day one of the boy’s interprovincials, Leinster and Ulster look set for a straight duel for the U-16 and U-18 honours after they picked up a quartet of comfortable wins over Munster at Belfield this afternoon Ulster’s U-16s opened the weekend’s action with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Munster, building up a 3-0 half-time […]
A hectic weekend of hockey on six different fronts gets underway early on Friday morning as the schoolboy interpros tip off in Belfield at 10am with the meeting of Ulster and Munster’s U-16s. The ‘home’ province get underway at 2pm with the Leinster U-16s aiming to emulate last November’s victory at this level when they […]
Gareth Borland and Rory O’Donoghue have announced their respective U-16 and U-18 panels for the upcoming interprovincial series which will be played in UCD on October 2-4. Borland includes the first player from famed GAA academy St Declan’s, Cabra, Shane Dempsey, in the panel. Dempsey is a product of the St Brendan’s/PP youth system and […]
Nikki Symmons named her Leinster U-16 panel, hoping to bring the girl’s interprovincial title back to the province for the first time since 2005. Kate Lloyd, Anna Roopnarinesingh, Orla Macken, Anna May Whelan and Ailish Naughton are all included for the second year running for the tournament which takes place at Grange Road on October […]
Ulster claimed the rearranged McCullagh Trophy – the U-16 girl’s interprovincial crown – winning the trophy back off Connacht for their tenth success since the trophy was first presented. The tournament’s key moment – played in a rapid-fire blitz format – was to be Ulster’s 1-0 win over Leinster in the fourth series of 30-minute […]
The players and coaches for the girl’s U-16 interprovincial series in Kilkenny were left frustrated for a second day as the pitches were once again freezing, leading to the cancellation of the day’s play.
The picthes in Kilkenny were deemed unplayable today with each game of the day being postponed. The full programme of games tomorrow, subject to a pitch inspection in the morning. Schedule (Sunday):Leinster v Munster, 9.30am ; Connacht v Ulster, 11am; South East v Munster, 12.30pm; Leinster v Connacht, 2pm; South East v Ulster, 3.30pm
Mick McKinnon will hope to lead the Leinster U-16s to their ninth interprovincial title at this level but will face tough opponents all weekend with Connacht and Ulster probably the front runners in Kilkenny over the weekend. Holders Connacht go into the tournament with a number of the U-18 side that lost out on goal-difference […]
Leinster’s U-16s did the necessary against Munster on Sunday morning to guarantee retention of the interprovincial title at the first attempt – given two games to procure the three points necessary for victory. Three Rock striker Shane Madeley – son of former Irish international Robin – bagged both of the goals in a 2-0 in […]