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Alex grab fourth win between the ice

Alex grab fourth win between the ice

December 20, 2010 | 1,282 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 | 12,784 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 | 1,186 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.

Borland names fresh-faced Leinster U-16 panel

Borland names fresh-faced Leinster U-16 panel

November 3, 2010 | 425 views | Comments (1)

Gareth Borland’s Leinster U-16 boy’s will have a new look about them at next week’s interprovincials, to be held in Newpark, as just four players are available for a second year with the panel.

Brilliant Moffett inspires Bann to School’s title

Brilliant Moffett inspires Bann to School’s title

October 22, 2010 | 488 views | Comments (2)

Josh Moffett’s classy hat-trick led Banbridge Academy to the All-Ireland Schoolboy’s hockey championship title in Ballinteer, bringing the Tasmanian shield back to Co Down for the first time since 2006.

Banbridge to face St Andrew’s in A-I Schools final

Banbridge to face St Andrew’s in A-I Schools final

October 22, 2010 | 308 views | Comments (4)

Banbridge and St Andrew’s were the penalty kings in Ballinteer this morning, both needing strokes to end the run of Wesley and Midleton, respectively, in a dramatic pair of semi-finals at the All-Ireland School’s Championships

Wes meet familiar foe; Andrews face surprise package

Wes meet familiar foe; Andrews face surprise package

October 21, 2010 | 250 views | Leave a comment

Wesley will face Banbridge on Friday morning in a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland Schoolboy’s Championships after the pair emerged from their pools unscathed today. St Andrew’s also progressed after a titanic tussle with Friends and face surprise package Midleton

Andrew’s and Wesley lead Leinster charge

Andrew’s and Wesley lead Leinster charge

October 21, 2010 | 231 views | Leave a comment

Mixed fortunes for Leinster’s five entrants in the All-Ireland qualifiers as Wesley and St Andrew’s get off to a winning start but Kilkenny were denied by a single goal while Sutton and Newpark faced stiff, northern opposition

Leinster sides set for testing groups

Leinster sides set for testing groups

October 13, 2010 | 581 views | Comments (3)

Leinster’s All-Ireland schoolboy championships’ hopefuls have been handed interesting draws for next week’s tournament which runs from October 22 to 24 in Wesley and St Columba’s College.

Leinster reveal new-look schoolgirl panels

Leinster reveal new-look schoolgirl panels

October 12, 2010 | 788 views | Comments (5)

Both Sarah Scott and Justin Sherriff have seen a large turnover in players for their respective U-16 and U-18 interprovincial Leinster squads who are in action all weekend at Alexandra College

Anville and Andrew’s show Premier class

Anville and Andrew’s show Premier class

October 7, 2010 | 1,416 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.

Sutton claim first ever Wesley draw

Sutton claim first ever Wesley draw

October 6, 2010 | 463 views | Comments (1)

Sutton Park picked up their first ever senior result against Wesley but came within a couple of minutes of securing all three points in their Pool 2 tie. Jonathon Roberts was the hero, rescuing the draw on the Howth Peninsula with a penalty corner rebound.

Newpark back in the All-Ireland big time

Newpark back in the All-Ireland big time

September 30, 2010 | 385 views | Comments (6)

Newpark qualified for their first All-Ireland schoolboy championship’s finals in over a decade as an incredible comeback against St Columba’s and a lively 5-2 win over Mount Temple saw them into the main event.

Call for school’s hockey submissions

Call for school’s hockey submissions

September 21, 2010 | 1,235 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.

Leinster stars feature heavily on Awards night

Leinster stars feature heavily on Awards night

May 30, 2010 | 373 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union’s ladies, the Watkins family and Glenanne were the big winners at last night’s Irish Hockey Awards, held in the Burlington Hotel with nearly 400 people in attendance, including former world super-bantamweight champion boxer Bernard Dunne, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport Mary Hanafin and compered by RTE’s Darragh Maloney. Brother and sister Gareth […]

Smyth and McCandless resign from U-18 post

Smyth and McCandless resign from U-18 post

May 28, 2010 | 598 views | Leave a comment

Irish U-18 coach Andy Smyth and manager Chris McCandless have from their posts with immediate effect this week following a stand-off with the IHA over funding and their views on the long-term good of the sport. But the IHA have quickly denied to the Hook and BBC Radio Ulster that any Junior Age Group team […]

Dundalk GS claim 'B' league treble

Dundalk GS claim 'B' league treble

March 29, 2010 | 318 views | Comments (5)

Dundalk Grammar school enjoyed a week to savour as they claimed the Senior B, Junior B (left) and Minor B (right) school’s hockey titles this week with Mount Temple taking home the U-13 B title. It proved to be the biggest haul in a single year for the school, raising thoughts that they may step […]

Wesley senior boys take third major

Wesley senior boys take third major

March 26, 2010 | 255 views | Leave a comment

John Waring All-Ireland Schoolboy’s Championship Final Wesley 1 (Shane Madeley) St Andrew’s 0Revenge proved a dish served piping hot for Wesley as Shane Madeley scored the vital goal to hand the Ballinteer school the John Waring All-Ireland Schoolboy Championship just a fortnight after a relinquishing the Leinster Senior Cup by the same scoreline. The Irish […]

St Andrew's end Leinster drought in style

St Andrew's end Leinster drought in style

March 19, 2010 | 1,008 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 | 1,156 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 […]