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.
Battered and bruised Crescent made to wait before landing deserved Kate Russell crown on goal differenceMarch 22, 2019 | 707 views |
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
Mount Anville won an unprecedented trio of titles within a few hours of each other at Grange Road on Tuesday afternoon with Muckross Park the victim each time as the Leinster girls finals hit top gear.
King’s Hospital claimed back-to-back Leinster Under-13 ‘A’ League titles as they won the title in a shoot-out for the second successive season; Sutton Park through to Junior Cup semi-final; schoolboys round-up
Banbridge Academy heaved a collective sigh of relief after reaching their fourth Belfast Telegraph Ulster schoolgirls’ Senior Cup final in a row on Wednesday when they defeated Strathearn 1-0 to earn a date with Ballyclare High in the final at Lisnagarvey on March 6.
Ballyclare High staged a late, late show to book their place in the Belfast Telegraph Ulster Senior Cup final for the first time in seven years with a 1-0 win over holders Rainey Endowed at Lisnagarvey on Wednesday
Wesley College retained the Leinster Schoolboys Senior League final as they produced an excellent shoot-out, winning out 3-1 on a beautiful spring day played out in an exciting atmosphere at St Columba’s.
St Andrew’s drew plenty of “Pinderella” shoot-out inspiration as they landed their seventh Leinster Schoolgirls’ Senior Cup title, denying Wesley a first crown since 1998.
Reigning Kate Russell All-Ireland champions Kilkenny College will have the chance to retain the title as they won the South East Senior Cup in dramatic style on Wednesday.
Second half goals from Emma Paul and Lara Gillespie propelled Wesley to a first Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup final date since the turn of the century as they proved too strong for High School at a bitterly cold Grange Road.
Martha McCready’s pair of goals saw St Andrew’s through to the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup semi-final, dashing Newbridge College’s dreams of a first appearance in the showpiece event.
Wesley College ended Loreto Foxrock’s reign as Leinster Senior Cup champions as they landed a 3-0 win in the quarter-final in Ballinteer on Tuesday afternoon, joining Newbridge, St Andrew’s and High School.