St Andrew’s closed out the schoolboy season last Thursday in Lisnagarvey by landing their tenth of a possible 11 A titles, including the two All-Ireland crowns on offer when their U-14 side claimed the John Waring Cup.
High School closed out a hugely impressive year on the schoolboy front just before the Easter break when they won the Leinster Senior Trophy title with a tight 1-0 win over Kilkenny College.
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.
Another year, another cracking Leinster Senior Schoolboys Cup final between Wesley and St Andrew’s as extra time was required for a third successive year; Andrew’s minor success lead to school’s cup clean sweep
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
Ben Walker’s delightful diving deflection carried St Andrew’s to a fourth successive Leinster schoolboy’s U-13 cup victory as they saw off perennial rivals Wesley College 2-1 in Grange Road.
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
Having annexed three of the four schoolboy hockey A level league competitions, St Andrew’s set about marking their dominance on the cup side of things, claiming the Junior title in controlled fashion at Grange Road.
St Gerard’s denied High School the Junior double on Tuesday afternoon in Grange Road to record a famous Junior A League victory.
St Andrew’s College ended a 15-year wait for a Senior A League title in style with a convincing victory over Wesley College, ending Wesley’s decade of dominance in the competition.
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.
St Andrew’s, Mount Temple and St Kilian’s claimed silverware from the first series of four league finals last week as the Junior and U-13 age groups enjoyed their Leinster schoolboy’s finals days
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
Just one league semi-final berth remains to be filled in the Leinster schoolboy’s competitions as all competitions reach fever pitch after the half-term break.
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.
High School’s boys carried on the momentum of their girls’ side as they became the first side to reach the semi-final stage of the Leinster Senior Trophy last week when they got the best of a nine-goal thriller against Mount Temple.