Wesley retained the Leinster schoolboys senior A league as they got the best of a late flurry of goals at Whitechurch Park, getting the best of St Andrew’s College 2-1 in Wednesday’s final.
The Leinster Schoolboys hockey Leagues are entering the business end of the pool stages with high-quality match-ups already looking likely in both the A and B league playoffs.
The High School completed their decade-long journey from schools’ hockey obscurity to the top of the boys’ pile as they produced a remarkable comeback to land the Tasmanian Shield.
King’s Hospital will contest their first All-Ireland Schoolboys semi-final since 1997, lining out in the first ever all-Leinster final four.
Some of the early contenders for the All-Ireland Schoolboys Championship title emerged from a competitive day one around Dublin.
Newpark Comprehensive and King’s Hospital qualified for the All-Ireland Schools following Wednesday’s qualifiers, joining Wesley, St Andrew’s and High School.
King’s Hospital claimed back-to-back Leinster Under-13 ‘A’ League titles as they won the title in a shoot-out for the second successive season; Sutton Park through to Junior Cup semi-final; schoolboys round-up
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“It’s just unbelieveable.” Over the course of a 90-second interview in the moments after Newtown coach Stuart Greene – tears drying on his cheeks – repeats the phrase seven times.
Newtown School reached the semi-final of the All-Ireland Schoolboy Championships for the first time as they beat Friends School Lisburn 2-0 in Belfast.
The five-pronged Leinster challenge for the Tasmanian Shield are in their final countdown as they look forward to next week’s All-Ireland Schoolboys competition in Belfast.
Five teams booked their tickets to the All-Ireland Schoolboy Championships on Wednesday afternoon as two Leinster outfits and three Munster schools won out.
High School claimed the Leinster schoolboys Junior Cup in drenched conditions at Grange Road with a 2-1 win over St Andrew’s to continue their rise as one of the top hockey academies.
High School retained the Leinster boys Junior A league title with a 4-1 win over St Andrew’s in the final held at Wesley College on Wednesday afternoon.
Nick Judge produced two immaculate shoot-out saves to ensure St Andrew’s remain the kings of the All-Ireland Schoolboys hockey scene, winning the Tasmanian Shield at Garryduff for the fifth time in sixth years.
High School reached the All-Ireland Schoolboys semi-final for the first time, becoming just the fifth different Leinster side to reach the knock-out phase of the competition.
High School, Wesley, Banbridge, St Andrew’s and Friends all made it two wins from two at the All-Ireland Schools in Cork this morning
The All-Ireland Schoolboy Championships qualifiers will raise the curtain on their new season on Friday, September 29 with six sides seeking to qualify for the main event
Mossley’s Performance Academy will play a high-quality series against Waterloo Ducks and Royal Orée in Brussels from August 25-28 with a view to setting up a development link in Belgium on an ongoing basis.
Ben Bradley’s brilliant diving save saw St Andrew’s eventually prevail to complete an amazing schoolboy treble as they beat Wesley 6-5 in a shoot-out after an arm-wrestle in normal time ended 2-2.
The Hook is delighted to host a live stream of the Leinster Schoolboys Senior Cup final between Wesley College and St Andrew’s College at Grange Road from 1.30pm on Wednesday, March 22.