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.
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
Closing in on the final rounds of the Schoolgirl’s Premier League, as many as five teams are still in the mix for the two semi-final berths on offer from Section A.
Dominican College Sion Hill this week launched their Pitch in for Sion Hil’ fundraising campaign this week, one which aims to raise €350k to develop an astro-turf hockey pitch on their grounds in Blackrock
Leinster’s U-18s will look to mainly to the All-Ireland Schoolboy’s winning St Andrew’s side at this year’s interprovincials as eight of that team make up Gareth Borland’s panel.
St Andrew’s claimed their third All-Ireland Schoolboys championship as their experience proved too much for a young Wesley side in the competition’s final in Lisnagarvey.
Wesley produced an incredible second half comeback to set up an All-Ireland Schoolboys Championship final showdown with St Andrew’s at Lisnagarvey this morning.
Sutton Park came within a few moments of ending Banbridge Academy’s reign as All-Ireland Schoolboy champions but were denied a semi-final berth where they would have joined St Andrews, Wesley and Ashton.
Sutton Park enjoyed their best ever opening day in the All-Ireland schoolboy’s championships as they got the better of Bandon GS in Campbell College 5-3; Wesley and St Andrew’s also win on day one
The Leinster schoolgirl’s Premier League blew further open this week as all four of last year’s semi-finalists will face a big fight to reach the playoffs again this year, all suffering defeats in their opening three ties.
St Gerard’s made a major statement of intent as they got the better of reigning Kate Russell champions Alexandra College in the second round of Senior Schoolgirl’s Premier League games.
St Andrew’s will hope the form they have shown in the Whiteside Trophy to date will transfer onto the national stage as they look to once again be one of the major contenders for the All-Ireland Schoolboy’s championships.