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Anville become third Premier semi-finalist

Anville become third Premier semi-finalist

January 27, 2011 | 756 views | Comments (2)

Jenny Maguire showed nerves of steel to stroke Mount Anville into the semi-finals of the Senior Schoolgirl’s Premier League, netting a penalty four minutes from time of an epic battle with Wesley in Goatstown on Wednesday afternoon.

Alex win confirms Section B semi-finalists

Alex win confirms Section B semi-finalists

January 25, 2011 | 496 views | Leave a comment

Alexandra College won their tiebreaking Section B tie with Loreto, Beaufort this afternoon to confirm their passage – along with St Andrew’s – to the playoffs of the Senior Schoolgirl Premier League on Monday afternoon.

Holy Child’s Military precision topples Temple

Holy Child’s Military precision topples Temple

January 20, 2011 | 726 views | Leave a comment

Holy Child, Killiney picked up their first win of the Senior Premier League campaign with a goal in each half at their Military Road home. Meanwhile, the second round draw for the Senior Cup was released

School’s hockey: Andrew’s and Alex deadlocked

School’s hockey: Andrew’s and Alex deadlocked

January 14, 2011 | 465 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

High School hold Senior Cup nerve

High School hold Senior Cup nerve

December 30, 2010 | 383 views | Comments (1)

In between December’s freezing conditions and snow storms, High School managed to take their place in the second round of the Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup when they claimed a thrilling penalties win over Loreto Dalkey.

Alex grab fourth win between the ice

Alex grab fourth win between the ice

December 20, 2010 | 765 views | Leave a comment

Alexandra College beat the weather last Thursday to sneak in a fourth win of their Leinster Schoolgirl’s Premier League campaign, staying right in the mix for a semi-final place.

High School move into Premier contention

High School move into Premier contention

November 24, 2010 | 631 views | Leave a comment

The Senior schoolgirl’s Premier League reaches critical mass this week with a series of key matches in the semi-final shake-up.

Favourites remain on Premier course

Favourites remain on Premier course

November 11, 2010 | 483 views | Leave a comment

The preseason favourites for the Senior Schoolgirl’s Premier League continue to confirm their status as Mount Anville, Old Alex and St Andrew’s picked up big wins in the last round of fixtures to keep their perfect records in tact.

Anville and Andrew’s show Premier class

Anville and Andrew’s show Premier class

October 7, 2010 | 638 views | Leave a comment

After two rounds of the Senior Premier League, some of the front-runners are beginning to show their hand as last year’s cup finalists Mount Anville and St Andrew’s recorded their second wins of the season.

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.

St Andrew's end Leinster drought in style

St Andrew's end Leinster drought in style

March 19, 2010 | 438 views | Comments (6)

Kate Russell All-Ireland School’s Championship Final St Andrew’s 3 (Harriet Kinsman, Niamh Atcheler, Sarah Woodroofe) Colaiste Iognaid 1 (Tara Melvin) St Andrew’s ended a decade’s wait for the Kate Russell title as they produced a composed second half performance to claim their maiden win in the competition, ending Colaiste Iognaid’s reign as champions with a […]

Amazing Andrew's comeback seals final slot

Amazing Andrew's comeback seals final slot

March 18, 2010 | 401 views | Comments (1)

St Andrew’s produced an incredible comeback to fight their way into the Kate Russell All-Ireland School’s Championship final, recovering from a three goal deficit to tie with Royal School, Armagh in Galway today. Laura Pinder hit home a short corner on the final hooter to level the game 3-3 and advance ahead of the Ulster […]

Andrew's add Premier League and Girl's Minor titles

Andrew's add Premier League and Girl's Minor titles

March 11, 2010 | 448 views | Comments (3)

St Andrew’s incredible year continues as they added the schoolgirl’s Senior Premier League and Minor A Cup title to their trophy haul this year with a pair of wins at Grange Road this afternoon. Chloe Watkins matched her cousin David’s exploits from a day earlier, inspiring Andrew’s to a Leinster senior double, scoring twice and […]

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 […]

St Andrew's strike late to claim Senior Cup

St Andrew's strike late to claim Senior Cup

March 3, 2010 | 317 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup final: St Andrew’s 2 (Gillian Pinder, Sarah Woodroofe) Alexandra College 0 Chloe Watkins followed in her older sister Courtney’s footsteps as she lifted the Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup for St Andrew’s at Grange Road, the two moments coming almost an exact year apart. The Booterstown school left it late but prevailed […]

Alex and Andrew's showdown; Rovers and YM dice for IHL place

Alex and Andrew's showdown; Rovers and YM dice for IHL place

March 2, 2010 | 524 views | Leave a comment

St Andrew’s and Alexandra College begin a hectic run of school’s cup finals this afternoon in the blue riband event in the Leinster girl’s hockey calendar. The pair contest the Senior Cup final this afternoon (Grange Road, 2.30pm) with a place in the Kate Russell Cup on offer for the victor. Andrew’s, as reigning champions, […]

Alex and Andrew's to contest Senior final

Alex and Andrew's to contest Senior final

February 25, 2010 | 513 views | Leave a comment

Alexandra College and St Andrew’s will contest the Leinster School’s Senior Cup final next Tuesday following impressive wins at Grange Road yesterday over Mount Sackville and Mount Anville, respectively. In the tighter of the two fixtures, Alex struck three times in the second half – twice in the last ten minutes – to eventually break […]

Senior Cup reaches semi-final stage

Senior Cup reaches semi-final stage

February 24, 2010 | 391 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup reaches the semi-final stages this afternoon at Grange Road with Mount Sackville playing Alexandra College at 1pm, followed up by Mount Anville vs St Andrew’s at 3pm. In the Senior Plate, High School comfortably reached the last four with a 6-1 win over Rathdown, Aimee Jones O’Connor giving them an […]

Girl’s Senior Cup reaches final eight

Girl’s Senior Cup reaches final eight

February 9, 2010 | 389 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup: After snow and frost had initially slowed up the Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup, the competition is now racing toward its conclusion with Mount Anville, Mount Temple, Mount Sackville and Alexandra College winning through to the quarter-finals last Saturday. On an action-packed morning, Jenny Maguire’s short corner strike was all that separated […]

Schoolgirls hockey back in action for busy New Year

Schoolgirls hockey back in action for busy New Year

January 27, 2010 | 570 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Hockey St Andrew’s took two huge steps toward a famous Premier League and Senior Cup double this week as schoolgirl hockey returned to action after a two-week delay to the resumption of the season. Ireland A international Chloe Watkins returned to the fold after a lengthy absence due to an ankle injury […]