The final eight for the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup were confirmed with Alexandra College’s 5-0 win over King’s Hospital this afternoon completing the line-up.
The Leinster Schoolboys hockey Leagues are entering the business end of the pool stages with high-quality match-ups already looking likely in both the A and B league playoffs.
Muckross Park produced a superb team performance to retain the Leinster Schoolgirls Junior Cup with goals from Ava Maleady, Darcy Gallagher, Charlotte Walsh and Sarah Rooney all on the mark at Belfield.
Muckross Park will meet Mount Anville in the Leinster Schoolgirls Junior Cup final at 2pm (Belfield) after they fought through dramatic semi-finals against Teresians and Mount Sackville, respectively.
Newbridge College completed the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup second round line-up on Friday afternoon as they got the better of St Kilian’s DSD 2-0.
The High School completed their decade-long journey from schools’ hockey obscurity to the top of the boys’ pile as they produced a remarkable comeback to land the Tasmanian Shield.
With half-term closing in, the Leinster Senior Premier League is hitting top speed with a couple of new faces like St Columba’s and Newpark coming into view with challenges for playoff places.
King’s Hospital will contest their first All-Ireland Schoolboys semi-final since 1997, lining out in the first ever all-Leinster final four.
Some of the early contenders for the All-Ireland Schoolboys Championship title emerged from a competitive day one around Dublin.
The All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships hits Dublin this week as 16 of the best schools teams from around the island battle it out for the Tasmanian Shield and the newly introduced Herbie Sharman Perpetual Shield.
St Andrew’s and Wesley drew a high quality Leinster Senior A league tie as both look set to be contenders for a semi-final berth from Section B of the competition.
Newpark Comprehensive and King’s Hospital qualified for the All-Ireland Schools following Wednesday’s qualifiers, joining Wesley, St Andrew’s and High School.
Ursuline Thurles were the last team standing as they survived five rounds of a sudden death shoot-out to beat Mount Mercy in the So Hockey Munster Schoolgirls Junior A Cup final while Midleton won the boys final for the first time in eight years.
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Crescent Comprehensive endured a nerve-wracking two-hour wait to finally be crowned the Kate Russell All-Ireland Schoolgirls Champions on goal difference.
Newpark won the Leinster Junior Premier League for the very first time as they put in a breathtaking performance to beat Holy Child Killiney 4-1 in the final.
Reigning champions Kilkenny College and Limerick’s Crescent Comprehensive look to be the main title contenders at the midway point of the Kate Russell All-Ireland Championships in Booterstown.
Five former Kate Russell All-Ireland Championship winners from the past decade will convene in Booterstown on Thursday and Friday to try and win back the biggest prize in schoolgirls hockey with Sporting Limerick live-streaming every second.
Kate O’Donnell produced three remarkable shoot-out saves to earn Muckross Park a memorable Leinster Schoolgirls Premier League crown at Grange Road; Stephen’s Green win Senior 1B title
Adam Walker’s pair of pacy drag-flicks saw Wesley come from a goal down to beat St Andrew’s and land the Leinster Schoolboys Junior Cup title at Grange Road; round-up of the latest results from the schoolboys season
Loads of schools finals this week; here’s a quick wrap from the first big tranche of finals with plenty more to come in the next couple of weeks