Junior Interpros

Pembroke ease to Leinster title – Week 18 results

Pembroke ease to Leinster title – Week 18 results

April 19, 2009 | 205 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke picked up their first Leinster league title in four years as they eased by Monkstown to get the point they needed to keep out of reach of Glenanne.  The win was pretty much wrapped up inside 12 minutes as Craig Fulton got the simplest of deflections to Conor Harte’s free-in and Maurice Elliott’s tapping in […]

English in for Interprovincials

English in for Interprovincials

April 17, 2009 | 112 views | Comments (7)

The delayed U-21 interprovincial series gets into gear this weekend at Grange Road with Niall Denham’s Leinster men’s side showing one change to the initial panel. Railway Union’s Mark English comes into the panel in place of the injured Brian Doherty for the tournament which has been reduced to a one-day, blitz style competition with […]

Ulster claim girl’s U-16 crown

Ulster claim girl’s U-16 crown

January 4, 2009 | 154 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Girl’s U-16 Interpros: Day Two

Girl’s U-16 Interpros: Day Two

December 7, 2008 | 123 views | Leave a comment

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.

Girl’s U-16 Interprovincial

Girl’s U-16 Interprovincial

December 6, 2008 | 93 views | Leave a comment

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

Girl’s U-16 Interpros

Girl’s U-16 Interpros

December 5, 2008 | 123 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Boy’s U-18 and U-16 Interprovincials: Day Three

Boy’s U-18 and U-16 Interprovincials: Day Three

November 24, 2008 | 106 views | Leave a comment

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 […]

Girl’s U-18 Interpros: Day Two

Girl’s U-18 Interpros: Day Two

November 24, 2008 | 203 views | Leave a comment

* Thanks to Alan Good for the words and Rachel McSharry for the picsUlster claimed the girls’ U-18 title by the narrowest of margins after another dramatic series of games at Garryduff earlier today. The northern province looked dead and buried after being hammered by Connacht on Saturday, but they defeated Leinster by the required […]

U-18 Girl’s Interpros: Day One

U-18 Girl’s Interpros: Day One

November 23, 2008 | 189 views | Leave a comment

*Thanks to Alan Good for the round-up and Rachel McSharry for the pictures. Connacht put themselves in pole position to win their first ever girls U-18 interprovincial title after a fascinating opening day at Garryduff. A comprehensive 3-0 rout of Ulster was followed up by a slightly sloppier 3-2 defeat of South East, to ensure […]

U-16 and U-18 Boy’s Interprovincials: Day Two

U-16 and U-18 Boy’s Interprovincials: Day Two

November 23, 2008 | 192 views | Leave a comment

*With thanks to Alan Good Ulster claimed the boys’ U18 interprovincial title with a day to spare after a topsy-turvy set of encounters at Shaw’s Bridge today. The northern province have built an unassailable six-point lead over nearest rivals Munster, while pre-tournament favourites Leinster are, amazingly, still pointless following another shock defeat. That came this […]

Boys Interpros: U-16s shine as U-18s disappoint

Boys Interpros: U-16s shine as U-18s disappoint

November 22, 2008 | 77 views | Leave a comment

Leinster U-16s stand in pole position after the first day of the interpros in Shawsbridge as they hammered Munster 5-0 – a side that had earlier beaten Ulster 1-0. Stephen Nolan opened the scoring after just 80 seconds after a stunning run by Sutton Park’s Mark Ryan. Ryan doubled up from a penalty corner and […]

Leinster U-16 and U-18 squads announced

Leinster U-16 and U-18 squads announced

November 12, 2008 | 143 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster U-18 and U-18 squads have been named for the upcoming Interprovincial series which takes place in the Shaw’s Bridge in Ulster from November 21 to 23. The U-18 side is predictably dominated by St Andrew’s and Wesley players, given their excellent performances in the All-Ireland Schools. The U-16 squad, though, shows some very […]

News in brief

News in brief

March 13, 2008 | 77 views | Leave a comment

*Amy Stewart was honoured as one of Ireland’s most promising sporting prospects at the Irish Examiner National Junior Sports Stars Awards 2007 at a ceremony in Dublin. * Great Britain qualify for the Olympics ahead of India. India miss out for the first time in 70 years in their national game and the people are […]

Leinster looking for clean sweep…

Leinster looking for clean sweep…

November 29, 2007 | 107 views | Leave a comment

Leinster have the chance this weekend to complete a clean sweep of the school’s Interprovincial titles. This weekend in Galway they take on Ulster, Munster, Connacht and South East to battle it out for the ESB U16 Interpros Titles. Ulster has won the title for the last two years and before that Leinster held the […]