School Girls Premier
Seven teams still harbour hopes of reaching the final four of the Leinster Senior Schoolgirl’s Premier league though Wesley and Alexandra College look to be virtually there after unbeaten runs thus far
Mount Anville, Rathdown, Loreto Beaufort and Loreto Foxrock are through to the last eight of the Leinster schoolgirls’ Junior Cup while the Senior Premier League is close to producing semi-finalists
Two sides remain with 100pc records in Section B of the senior schoolgirl’s Premier League with Alexandra College and Rathdown making the running in the early stages of the competition
Sarah Patton’s hat trick saw Loreto, Dalkey start their Leinster Schoolgirl’s Premier League with a great comeback win but St Kilian’s, playing in the top tier for the very first time, certainly provided plenty to a thrilling 5-3 tie; schoolgirl’s round-up
Lurgan claimed the Kate Russell All-Ireland schoolgirls championship in Kilkenny College, seeing off the hosts 2-0 in the final game of the competition to complete a second win in three years.
Kilkenny College put themselves forward as the main threat to Lurgan’s charge for a second Kate Russell All-Ireland schoolgirl’s hockey title in three years following a pair of wins on home turf.
Mount Anville’s minor A side closed out the Leinster schoolgirl’s season with a 2-0 win over Alexandra College on Friday in Grange Road, claiming the last of the 22 titles on offer this year; full 2012/13 honour roll included
Sarah Hawkshaw’s thumping penalty corner saw Mount Sackville retain the Senior Plate; Muckross annexed the Junior Plate ahead of Newbridge while Mount Anville added to their trophy haul
St Gerard’s denied High School the Junior double on Tuesday afternoon in Grange Road to record a famous Junior A League victory.
St Kilian’s DSD completed one of the most memorable week’s in the school’s hockey history as they annexed three titles this week to go with the boy’s U-13 B title won last week.
Mount Anville ended an 11-year itch as they finally landed the Leinster schoolgirl’s Senior Cup title, having finally broken their semi-final curse, missing out on a final berth at the last hurdle.
Mount Anville and Rathdown will contest the Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup final on Tuesday as they both made it through last Wednesday’s semi-finals in Grange Road in identical fashion.
Rathdown are the new face in the Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup semi-finals following their quarter-final win over Teresians; they will meet High School in the final four while Alexandra College and Mount Anville meet in a repeat of the Claudia Tierney Cup final
Wesley survived a second half High School onslaught to claim their first Senior Premier League title in Grange Road, clinging on to a narrow 2-1 victory; Mount Anville picked off a 3-1 win over Alexandra College in the Claudia Tierney Cup final
Kilkenny College became the first side to qualify for the Kate Russell All-Ireland schoolgirl’s championship when they completed the South East league and cup double with a 4-0 win over Loreto Kilkenny last week.
Jenny Long’s postage stamp drag-flick put High School through to the Senior Premier League final last Thursday as they eventually fought off an impressive Muckross Park in a titanic tussle in Rathgar.
St Andrew’s senior team experienced the highs and lows of the Leinster schoolgirl’s scene this week as they stormed into the Premier League semi-finals but bowed out of the senior cup to Muckross four days later
The Leinster schoolgirl’s Senior Premier League semi-final line-up has moved within sight of a finalised bill after Mount Anville edged out Loreto, Beaufort last Saturday morning.
Just one of the Leinster schoolgirl’s Premier League semi-final berths has been pinned down going into the Christmas break with eight sides still in with a chance of the big prize.
Kate Hunter-Hanley and Rachel Delaney fired final quarter goals to earn High School the first major schoolgirl’s title of the year at Grange Road yesterday, getting the better of Holy Child, Killiney