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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 | 159 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 | 108 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 | 90 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 | 337 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 | 282 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 | 213 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 | 438 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 | 153 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 | 104 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 | 160 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 | 392 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 | 103 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 | 135 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 | 88 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 […]

Wesley take Senior league; Andrew’s U-13s on the march

Wesley take Senior league; Andrew’s U-13s on the march

February 8, 2010 | 74 views | Leave a comment

Wesley’s boys remain on course for a senior clean-sweep as they completed a perfect series of matches in the Leinster Senior school’s A league, beating St Andrew’s 4-2 last week, following up a comfortable win over Mount Temple a couple of days earlier. The triumph adds to the school’s U-14 success in the league already […]

High School, Kilkenny and Columba’s through

High School, Kilkenny and Columba’s through

February 4, 2010 | 124 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolboy’s Senior Trophy, quarter-finals John Scottus 0 Kilkenny College 3 (Eddie Healy, Jeremy Duncan, Eamann Walsh); High School 5 Mount Temple 5; High School won 4-3 on strokes; St Columba’s 2 (Ross Canning 2) Dundalk GS 0 aet Kilkenny, High School and St Columba’s advanced to the semi-finals of the Senior School’s Trophy this week […]

Merry helps Temple Mount Trophy charge

Merry helps Temple Mount Trophy charge

January 27, 2010 | 127 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolboy’s Senior Trophy – first round Mount Temple 2 (Kevin Mullins, Adam Merry) King’s Hospital 1 (Johan Livonius) after extra time Adam Merry’s extra-time rebound secured Mount Temple’s place in the quarter-finals of the Leinster school’s Senior Trophy, edging out King’s Hospital in a pulsating tie on the Malahide Road last Friday. He struck […]

Cats fight back to beat Newpark

Cats fight back to beat Newpark

January 21, 2010 | 128 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolboy Senior Trophy Kilkenny College 4 (Eamonn Walsh, Howard McDonnell, Eoin Finnegan, Jeremy Duncan) Newpark Comprehensive 2(Kevin Maguire, Eric Gardener) Kilkenny College advanced into the quarter finals of the Leinster Schools Senior Trophy with a 4-2 victory over Blackrock’s Newpark CS. Kilkenny took the lead inside two minutes from a short corner, Jeremy Duncan’s […]

Wesley take senior initiative; Boy's cup draws released

Wesley take senior initiative; Boy's cup draws released

December 17, 2009 | 137 views | Comments (3)

Wesley moved into a rock-solid position at the top of the Leinster Senior A schoolboy league as they proved too strong for Mount Temple and Kilkenny this week. Tom Samuel fired in twice against Temple last week while there were goals for Alan White, Shane Madeley, Andrew Malcolm, Andy Roberts and a first senior strike […]

Wesley take senior honours over St Andrews

Wesley take senior honours over St Andrews

December 1, 2009 | 121 views | Comments (7)

Wesley’s seniors held on for victory in the first of potentially four ties with Leinster rivals St Andrew’s in this school’s season but the All-Ireland champions were made to work much harder than previously anticipated. St Andrew’s had yet to see their full potential with several injuries robbing them of a consistent line-up. Irish U-18 […]