School Boys

Wesley and Andrews fighting for semi spot

Wesley and Andrews fighting for semi spot

October 27, 2011 | 299 views | Comments (3)

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.

Contenders show their hand at School’s Champs

Contenders show their hand at School’s Champs

October 26, 2011 | 334 views | Leave a comment

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.

Columba’s break Wesley stranglehold

Columba’s break Wesley stranglehold

October 14, 2011 | 220 views | Leave a comment

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.

Columba’s drawn against reigning champs in All-Ireland Schools

Columba’s drawn against reigning champs in All-Ireland Schools

October 7, 2011 | 567 views | Comments (2)

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

Newpark grab last-gasp chance at Cats’ expense

Newpark grab last-gasp chance at Cats’ expense

September 22, 2011 | 216 views | Comments (5)

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.

Final two A-I Schools places up for grabs

Final two A-I Schools places up for grabs

September 21, 2011 | 370 views | Comments (1)

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.

Lisnagarvey take top IHA Awards honours

Lisnagarvey take top IHA Awards honours

May 22, 2011 | 1,072 views | Comments (10)

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 claim Jenny Robinson Cup

Taney claim Jenny Robinson Cup

May 5, 2011 | 391 views | Comments (1)

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.

Andrew’s claim rejigged U-14 John Waring title

Andrew’s claim rejigged U-14 John Waring title

April 12, 2011 | 383 views | Comments (3)

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

Taney and Delgany take U-12 honours

Taney and Delgany take U-12 honours

April 1, 2011 | 171 views | Leave a comment

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.

Schools finals still coming thick and fast

Schools finals still coming thick and fast

March 31, 2011 | 883 views | Comments (7)

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

Have your say in the Hook Awards!

Have your say in the Hook Awards!

March 24, 2011 | 9,272 views | Comments (8)

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.

Wesley ride luck to annex Senior Cup

Wesley ride luck to annex Senior Cup

March 17, 2011 | 362 views | Comments (1)

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.

Nolan’s extra-time goal takes it for Andrew’s Minors

Nolan’s extra-time goal takes it for Andrew’s Minors

March 17, 2011 | 173 views | Leave a comment

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.

Spain brothers takes Trophy headlines

Spain brothers takes Trophy headlines

March 10, 2011 | 545 views | Comments (9)

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.

Andrew’s retain Leinster U-13 Cup

Andrew’s retain Leinster U-13 Cup

March 10, 2011 | 527 views | Comments (7)

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.

Stuart quartet crowns clinical Wesley Juniors

Stuart quartet crowns clinical Wesley Juniors

March 9, 2011 | 365 views | Comments (1)

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

Schoolboy finals begin at Belfield this week

Schoolboy finals begin at Belfield this week

March 7, 2011 | 216 views | Leave a comment

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

Spain reigns as Sutton Park on a High

Spain reigns as Sutton Park on a High

February 17, 2011 | 255 views | Comments (2)

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

Columba’s end Kilkenny’s Trophy reign

Columba’s end Kilkenny’s Trophy reign

February 10, 2011 | 246 views | Comments (6)

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