School Girls Premier
Loreto Foxrock earned a second shot at Alexandra College after they beat Rathdown 2-0 last Saturday morning to complete the final four of the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup.
Mount Anville and Alexandra College earned places in the Leinster Senior Premier league semi-finals after they won their playoff games on Tuesday afternoon against Holy Child Killiney and St Andrew’s, respectively.
Section C of the girls Senior Premier League looks set for a an epic showdown in the next couple of weeks as the race for the playoffs hots up; indeed, the league as a whole is building to a crescendo with all three sections still to be decided
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Alexandra College will face St Gerard’s in the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup final on Thursday, March 5 after they fought their way through semi-finals at Grange Road this afternoon against Loreto St Stephen’s Green and Holy Child, Killiney respectively.
Alexandra College set up a Senior Cup semi-final date with surprise package Loreto on the Green on February 23 as they got past the challenges of Mount Anville and Newpark, respectively.
High School produced an ice cool series of penalties to land their first Leinster Schoolgirls Senior League title, storming back from two goals down to deny St Gerard’s at Grange Road, played out into a bumper crowd of over a 1,000.
A penalty corner rebound in each half saw Alexandra College land the Claudia Tierney Cup title at Grange Road, denying a King’s Hospital side playing in their first senior final since 2003.
High School had the cutting edge to make it through to the Leinster schoolgirls Senior Premier League final, seeing off Mount Anville 3-1 at Grange Road in the first of the semi-finals to set up a date with St Gerard’s
St Gerard’s reached the Leinster Schoolgirls Premier League final for the first time as Sarah O’Loughlin’s twin strikes saw the Bray side see off Muckross Park 2-0 at Grange Road; they will play High School in the decider while KH meet Alex in the Claudia Tierney final
Rachel McAuley’s double underpinned a superb Muckross Park performance to earn their place in the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Premier League semi-finals, knocking out the reigning champions St Andrew’s in the process.
Muckross Park cleared the first hurdle in their bid to reach the Senior Premier League semi-finals, moving forward to a playoff date with St Andrew’s after they beat Alexandra College 2-0 last Saturday.
St Andrew’s came back from two goals down to earn a draw with Alexandra College, a result that sets up a three-way playoff with Muckross Park for the last available Premier League semi-final berth.
Lisa Kelly’s double saw Loreto Foxrock land the Leinster Schoolgirls Junior Cup title in superb style as they saw off Mount Anville 3-0 at Belfield.
High School secured their place in the semi-finals of the Leinster schoolgirls senior Premier League with a 5-2 victory over Rathdown in their all-or-nothing tie on a dark midweek afternoon with temperatures below freezing.
Orla Minogue proved a brick wall in the Loreto Dalkey goal to break Alexandra College’s winning run in the Leinster schoolgirls senior premier league Section A; all the highlights from the recent Leinster schoolgirl’s Premier league and Junior Cup draw
Sandford Park played their first ever girls hockey fixtures last week when they took on John Scottus in games at form one and two level.
The Leinster U-16 are in great shape to retain the girls interprovincial title after two strong wins on middle Saturday in Lisnagarvey while their U-18 counterparts face a title showdown with their Ulster hosts on Sunday.
St Gerard’s shaded a thriller against High School last week to ensure they have the sole 100pc record in Section B of the Senior Schoolgirls Premier League.
Alexandra College made it two wins from two in the Schoolgirls Premier League, Section A as they produced an excellent performance to see off Mount Sackville 5-1.