School Boys

Rip-roaring Wesley win Junior thriller over Saints

Rip-roaring Wesley win Junior thriller over Saints

January 28, 2011 | 377 views | Leave a comment

Wesley’s juniors produced a big performance from a tie littered with talking points as they beat St Andrew’s in the first round of the cup. Plenty of league and cup games were played this week, too, with all results included.

School’s hockey: Andrew’s and Alex deadlocked

School’s hockey: Andrew’s and Alex deadlocked

January 14, 2011 | 790 views | Comments (2)

School’s hockey returned for the new year with plenty of fixtures for the boy’s and girl’s; Alex and Mount Anville tied to bring Section B of the Premier League to the wire while St Columba’s boys were U-13 cup round two winners

Leinster Schoolboy’s Cup draws released

Leinster Schoolboy’s Cup draws released

January 3, 2011 | 257 views | Leave a comment

The Junior Cup has thrown up a thrilling first round tie as perennial favourites Wesley and St Andrew’s have been pitted against each other, following the release of the Leinster Schoolboy’s Cups.

Blues U-18s name final interpro selection

Blues U-18s name final interpro selection

November 8, 2010 | 196 views | Comments (2)

Following a delayed announcement due to a number of injury concerns, the Leinster U-18 squad was released today for the upcoming interprovincials which are set to be played in Newpark from Friday, November 19 to 21.

Borland names fresh-faced Leinster U-16 panel

Borland names fresh-faced Leinster U-16 panel

November 3, 2010 | 355 views | Comments (1)

Gareth Borland’s Leinster U-16 boy’s will have a new look about them at next week’s interprovincials, to be held in Newpark, as just four players are available for a second year with the panel.

Brilliant Moffett inspires Bann to School’s title

Brilliant Moffett inspires Bann to School’s title

October 22, 2010 | 408 views | Comments (2)

Josh Moffett’s classy hat-trick led Banbridge Academy to the All-Ireland Schoolboy’s hockey championship title in Ballinteer, bringing the Tasmanian shield back to Co Down for the first time since 2006.

Banbridge to face St Andrew’s in A-I Schools final

Banbridge to face St Andrew’s in A-I Schools final

October 22, 2010 | 238 views | Comments (4)

Banbridge and St Andrew’s were the penalty kings in Ballinteer this morning, both needing strokes to end the run of Wesley and Midleton, respectively, in a dramatic pair of semi-finals at the All-Ireland School’s Championships

Wes meet familiar foe; Andrews face surprise package

Wes meet familiar foe; Andrews face surprise package

October 21, 2010 | 187 views | Leave a comment

Wesley will face Banbridge on Friday morning in a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland Schoolboy’s Championships after the pair emerged from their pools unscathed today. St Andrew’s also progressed after a titanic tussle with Friends and face surprise package Midleton

Andrew’s and Wesley lead Leinster charge

Andrew’s and Wesley lead Leinster charge

October 21, 2010 | 165 views | Leave a comment

Mixed fortunes for Leinster’s five entrants in the All-Ireland qualifiers as Wesley and St Andrew’s get off to a winning start but Kilkenny were denied by a single goal while Sutton and Newpark faced stiff, northern opposition

Leinster sides set for testing groups

Leinster sides set for testing groups

October 13, 2010 | 449 views | Comments (3)

Leinster’s All-Ireland schoolboy championships’ hopefuls have been handed interesting draws for next week’s tournament which runs from October 22 to 24 in Wesley and St Columba’s College.

Sutton claim first ever Wesley draw

Sutton claim first ever Wesley draw

October 6, 2010 | 386 views | Comments (1)

Sutton Park picked up their first ever senior result against Wesley but came within a couple of minutes of securing all three points in their Pool 2 tie. Jonathon Roberts was the hero, rescuing the draw on the Howth Peninsula with a penalty corner rebound.

Newpark back in the All-Ireland big time

Newpark back in the All-Ireland big time

September 30, 2010 | 307 views | Comments (6)

Newpark qualified for their first All-Ireland schoolboy championship’s finals in over a decade as an incredible comeback against St Columba’s and a lively 5-2 win over Mount Temple saw them into the main event.

Call for school’s hockey submissions

Call for school’s hockey submissions

September 21, 2010 | 842 views | Leave a comment

The Hook and School Sports’ section of the Evening Herald will once again be covering the girl’s and boy’s hockey competitions throughout the coming season. Submissions of results, fixtures and match reports will be gratefully received at stevie_findlats@yahoo.com.

Dundalk GS claim 'B' league treble

Dundalk GS claim 'B' league treble

March 29, 2010 | 245 views | Comments (5)

Dundalk Grammar school enjoyed a week to savour as they claimed the Senior B, Junior B (left) and Minor B (right) school’s hockey titles this week with Mount Temple taking home the U-13 B title. It proved to be the biggest haul in a single year for the school, raising thoughts that they may step […]

Wesley senior boys take third major

Wesley senior boys take third major

March 26, 2010 | 181 views | Leave a comment

John Waring All-Ireland Schoolboy’s Championship Final Wesley 1 (Shane Madeley) St Andrew’s 0Revenge proved a dish served piping hot for Wesley as Shane Madeley scored the vital goal to hand the Ballinteer school the John Waring All-Ireland Schoolboy Championship just a fortnight after a relinquishing the Leinster Senior Cup by the same scoreline. The Irish […]

Watkins raises roof for Andrews'; Wesley claim Minor crown

Watkins raises roof for Andrews'; Wesley claim Minor crown

March 10, 2010 | 246 views | Comments (16)

Leinster Schoolboys Senior Cup Final: St Andrew’s 1 (David Watkins) Wesley 0 St Andrew’s threw out the form book as David Watkins snatched a brilliant winner seven minutes from time to end Wesley’s five year reign as Leinster School’s Senior Cup champions. Given the pressure, the winger did superbly to hold his nerve as all […]

Battle for fourth faces two vital twists

Battle for fourth faces two vital twists

March 9, 2010 | 1,672 views | Comments (12)

The intriguing battle for the fourth automatic IHL place continues apace in midweek as Monkstown have their chance this evening to break into the top four for the first time in a couple of months. They face a Railway Union side with plenty to play for, hoping to avoid any potential relegation play-off that comes […]

Andrew's and Wesley safely through

Andrew's and Wesley safely through

March 5, 2010 | 179 views | Comments (7)

St Andrew’s and Wesley are through to the Leinster Schoolboy’s Senior Cup final as they comfortably negotiated their semi-finals, putting an end to the odyssey’s of High School and Kilkenny, respectively this afternoon. Andrew’s raced into a 3-0 lead against High School, scoring three counter-attack goals from Sam Spence, Fiachra Maher and David Watkins as […]

Kilkenny triumph while Andrew's do double

Kilkenny triumph while Andrew's do double

March 3, 2010 | 208 views | Leave a comment

Senior Trophy: Kilkenny College 2 (Eamon Walshe, Matthew Moore) High School 2 (Shane O’Donoghue), Kilkenny won 5-4 on penalty strokes Eamon Walshe struck the vital blow for Kilkenny as they claimed their first senior hockey title since 2002, settling an epic Senior Trophy final at Grange Road on the seventh round of penalty strokes. High […]

High School and Kilkenny set for final showdown

High School and Kilkenny set for final showdown

February 12, 2010 | 194 views | Leave a comment

High School and Kilkenny became the inaugural Leinster School’s Senior Trophy finalists this week as they saw off the challenge of Sutton Park and St Columba’s, respectively, and reach the last four of the Senior Cup into the bargain. High School will travel to face St Andrew’s in that competition after they survived Sutton Park’s […]