Wesley and St Andrew’s face straight showdowns with Ashton and Friends, respectively, for a semi-final place in the All-Ireland Schoolboy’s Championships following the morning results in Cork.
Leinster sides enjoyed mixed fortunes on the opening day of the All-Ireland Schoolboy’s Championships on a day when the perennial challengers showed they are likely to contend once again.
St Columba’s scored their first ‘A’ level victory over Wesley’s juniors for many years on Tuesday afternoon as Pascal Dillenberger grabbed a bizarre, last-gasp winner to secure a famous 2-1 win.
The draw for the group stages of the All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships was made this week and sees St Columba’s draw what looks the toughest pool, facing Banbridge, Midleton and RBAI
Stefan Gallagher produced a pair of brilliant penalty saves to hand Newpark a dramatic place in the All-Ireland Schoolboy’s hockey championships for the second successive year, denying Kilkenny College.
The final two Leinster entrants to the All-Ireland Schoolboys championships will be confirmed this afternoon as six sides battle it out for the right to join Wesley, St Andrew’s and Sutton Park in the showpiece event.
The sixth annual ESB Electric Ireland Irish Hockey Awards night saw Lisnagarvey take home the main prize as they were named Club of the Year in front of a who’s who of the sport in the Burlington Hotel
Taney fittingly won the Jenny Robinson Cup on Tuesday in Grange Road, the national school which Jenny coached taking the title for the first time in the competition’s four year history.
St Andrew’s U-14s completed the treble as they claimed the revamped John Wating All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships in Lisnagarvey on goal difference from Sutton Park to go with their Leinster league and cup double
The Leinster schoolboy’s U-12 finals took place on Thursday in St Andrew’s College with Taney NS and Delgany NS taking the respective division one and two titles.
Plenty of league finals this week with the North Dublin schoolgirl’s leagues coming to a conclusion with Mount Temple to the fore while St Killians reached their first ever ‘A’ league final at U-13 level
The nominations are in and now it is your chance to have a say in who wins the first Hook Awards as the public vote for Umpire, Coach and Senior men’s and women’s player of the year went live this morning.
Conor Quinn’s goalkeeping heroics saw Wesley College claimed their sixth Leinster Schoolboy’s Senior Cup title in seven years at Belfield, ending St Andrew’s one year reign as champions.
David Nolan’s corner goal was all that separated St Andrew’s and Sutton Park in their Leinster Schoolboy’s Minor Cup final, the curtain-raiser for the senior final at Belfield.
Jack Spain’s strike two minutes from time handed Sutton Park their first ever senior schoolboy’s hockey title as they claimed the Senior Trophy in dramatic fashion at Belfield, besting St Columba’s 3-2.
A Jordan Larmour-inspired St Andrew’s were deserved 4-1 winners of the U-13 schoolboy’s title as their three-goal first half blitz powered them to glory.
Wesley won back the Junior Cup after a brief hiatus, claiming their third crown in four years at this level with a comprehensive display over Kilkenny who competed early on before the Ballinteer school’s quality came to bear
The first series of Leinster Schoolboy cup finals will take place on Wednesday with the Senior Trophy seeing St Columba’s and Sutton Park battling it out for the title, now in its second year; the junior and U-13 finals will also be contested
Harry Spain’s corner double handed Sutton Park a place in the final of the Leinster Schoolboy’s Senior Trophy final, ending High School’s interest in the competition and will meet St Columba’s in the final
St Columba’s advanced to the final of the Schoolboy’s Senior Trophy following a 6-2 victory over last year’s champions Kilkenny. Here’s Marcus Blake’s report from the game