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Andrew's add Premier League and Girl's Minor titles

Andrew's add Premier League and Girl's Minor titles

March 11, 2010 | 823 views | Comments (3)

St Andrew’s incredible year continues as they added the schoolgirl’s Senior Premier League and Minor A Cup title to their trophy haul this year with a pair of wins at Grange Road this afternoon. Chloe Watkins matched her cousin David’s exploits from a day earlier, inspiring Andrew’s to a Leinster senior double, scoring twice and […]

Watkins raises roof for Andrews'; Wesley claim Minor crown

Watkins raises roof for Andrews'; Wesley claim Minor crown

March 10, 2010 | 265 views | Comments (16)

Leinster Schoolboys Senior Cup Final: St Andrew’s 1 (David Watkins) Wesley 0 St Andrew’s threw out the form book as David Watkins snatched a brilliant winner seven minutes from time to end Wesley’s five year reign as Leinster School’s Senior Cup champions. Given the pressure, the winger did superbly to hold his nerve as all […]

Battle for fourth faces two vital twists

Battle for fourth faces two vital twists

March 9, 2010 | 2,544 views | Comments (12)

The intriguing battle for the fourth automatic IHL place continues apace in midweek as Monkstown have their chance this evening to break into the top four for the first time in a couple of months. They face a Railway Union side with plenty to play for, hoping to avoid any potential relegation play-off that comes […]

Andrew's and Wesley safely through

Andrew's and Wesley safely through

March 5, 2010 | 199 views | Comments (7)

St Andrew’s and Wesley are through to the Leinster Schoolboy’s Senior Cup final as they comfortably negotiated their semi-finals, putting an end to the odyssey’s of High School and Kilkenny, respectively this afternoon. Andrew’s raced into a 3-0 lead against High School, scoring three counter-attack goals from Sam Spence, Fiachra Maher and David Watkins as […]

Kilkenny triumph while Andrew's do double

Kilkenny triumph while Andrew's do double

March 3, 2010 | 230 views | Leave a comment

Senior Trophy: Kilkenny College 2 (Eamon Walshe, Matthew Moore) High School 2 (Shane O’Donoghue), Kilkenny won 5-4 on penalty strokes Eamon Walshe struck the vital blow for Kilkenny as they claimed their first senior hockey title since 2002, settling an epic Senior Trophy final at Grange Road on the seventh round of penalty strokes. High […]

St Andrew's strike late to claim Senior Cup

St Andrew's strike late to claim Senior Cup

March 3, 2010 | 743 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup final: St Andrew’s 2 (Gillian Pinder, Sarah Woodroofe) Alexandra College 0 Chloe Watkins followed in her older sister Courtney’s footsteps as she lifted the Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup for St Andrew’s at Grange Road, the two moments coming almost an exact year apart. The Booterstown school left it late but prevailed […]

Alex and Andrew's showdown; Rovers and YM dice for IHL place

Alex and Andrew's showdown; Rovers and YM dice for IHL place

March 2, 2010 | 1,906 views | Leave a comment

St Andrew’s and Alexandra College begin a hectic run of school’s cup finals this afternoon in the blue riband event in the Leinster girl’s hockey calendar. The pair contest the Senior Cup final this afternoon (Grange Road, 2.30pm) with a place in the Kate Russell Cup on offer for the victor. Andrew’s, as reigning champions, […]

Alex and Andrew's to contest Senior final

Alex and Andrew's to contest Senior final

February 25, 2010 | 1,068 views | Leave a comment

Alexandra College and St Andrew’s will contest the Leinster School’s Senior Cup final next Tuesday following impressive wins at Grange Road yesterday over Mount Sackville and Mount Anville, respectively. In the tighter of the two fixtures, Alex struck three times in the second half – twice in the last ten minutes – to eventually break […]

Senior Cup reaches semi-final stage

Senior Cup reaches semi-final stage

February 24, 2010 | 1,013 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup reaches the semi-final stages this afternoon at Grange Road with Mount Sackville playing Alexandra College at 1pm, followed up by Mount Anville vs St Andrew’s at 3pm. In the Senior Plate, High School comfortably reached the last four with a 6-1 win over Rathdown, Aimee Jones O’Connor giving them an […]

High School and Kilkenny set for final showdown

High School and Kilkenny set for final showdown

February 12, 2010 | 217 views | Leave a comment

High School and Kilkenny became the inaugural Leinster School’s Senior Trophy finalists this week as they saw off the challenge of Sutton Park and St Columba’s, respectively, and reach the last four of the Senior Cup into the bargain. High School will travel to face St Andrew’s in that competition after they survived Sutton Park’s […]

Girl’s Senior Cup reaches final eight

Girl’s Senior Cup reaches final eight

February 9, 2010 | 1,008 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup: After snow and frost had initially slowed up the Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup, the competition is now racing toward its conclusion with Mount Anville, Mount Temple, Mount Sackville and Alexandra College winning through to the quarter-finals last Saturday. On an action-packed morning, Jenny Maguire’s short corner strike was all that separated […]

Wesley take Senior league; Andrew’s U-13s on the march

Wesley take Senior league; Andrew’s U-13s on the march

February 8, 2010 | 171 views | Leave a comment

Wesley’s boys remain on course for a senior clean-sweep as they completed a perfect series of matches in the Leinster Senior school’s A league, beating St Andrew’s 4-2 last week, following up a comfortable win over Mount Temple a couple of days earlier. The triumph adds to the school’s U-14 success in the league already […]

Santa Sabina take local bragging rights

Santa Sabina take local bragging rights

February 4, 2010 | 205 views | Leave a comment

Santa Sabina advanced to the last eight of the Leinster School’s Senior Cup as they won the Sutton derby, taking the tie 2-1 in extra-time at Sutton Park. Sabina had started the stronger but were rocked on their heals by their Premier League hosts who snatched the lead on the counter-attack when second year Isobel […]

High School, Kilkenny and Columba’s through

High School, Kilkenny and Columba’s through

February 4, 2010 | 226 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolboy’s Senior Trophy, quarter-finals John Scottus 0 Kilkenny College 3 (Eddie Healy, Jeremy Duncan, Eamann Walsh); High School 5 Mount Temple 5; High School won 4-3 on strokes; St Columba’s 2 (Ross Canning 2) Dundalk GS 0 aet Kilkenny, High School and St Columba’s advanced to the semi-finals of the Senior School’s Trophy this week […]

Wesley girls triumph in Junior A League

Wesley girls triumph in Junior A League

January 29, 2010 | 247 views | Leave a comment

Wesley’s junior girls bridged an eight-year gap to claim the school’s first A league title since 2002 at Grange Road yesterday, prevailing on penalty strokes 4-2 ahead of Muckross after the sides were locked at 1-1 after extra-time. The Ballinteer school had made the early running with Sophie Pratt and Lauren McGrane combining excellently but […]

Merry helps Temple Mount Trophy charge

Merry helps Temple Mount Trophy charge

January 27, 2010 | 234 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolboy’s Senior Trophy – first round Mount Temple 2 (Kevin Mullins, Adam Merry) King’s Hospital 1 (Johan Livonius) after extra time Adam Merry’s extra-time rebound secured Mount Temple’s place in the quarter-finals of the Leinster school’s Senior Trophy, edging out King’s Hospital in a pulsating tie on the Malahide Road last Friday. He struck […]

Schoolgirls hockey back in action for busy New Year

Schoolgirls hockey back in action for busy New Year

January 27, 2010 | 1,032 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Hockey St Andrew’s took two huge steps toward a famous Premier League and Senior Cup double this week as schoolgirl hockey returned to action after a two-week delay to the resumption of the season. Ireland A international Chloe Watkins returned to the fold after a lengthy absence due to an ankle injury […]

Cats fight back to beat Newpark

Cats fight back to beat Newpark

January 21, 2010 | 239 views | Leave a comment

Leinster Schoolboy Senior Trophy Kilkenny College 4 (Eamonn Walsh, Howard McDonnell, Eoin Finnegan, Jeremy Duncan) Newpark Comprehensive 2(Kevin Maguire, Eric Gardener) Kilkenny College advanced into the quarter finals of the Leinster Schools Senior Trophy with a 4-2 victory over Blackrock’s Newpark CS. Kilkenny took the lead inside two minutes from a short corner, Jeremy Duncan’s […]

Malone names Irish U-18 training panel

Malone names Irish U-18 training panel

December 29, 2009 | 389 views | Leave a comment

Richard Malone has reduced his Irish U-18 panel down to 28 players for the upcoming year with the Irish U-18 girls, with six Leinster players getting the nod for the 2009/10 season. Speaking of the selection, head coach Malone said: “I’m delighted with the final squad chosen it brings to an end a very tough and […]

Wesley take senior initiative; Boy's cup draws released

Wesley take senior initiative; Boy's cup draws released

December 17, 2009 | 239 views | Comments (3)

Wesley moved into a rock-solid position at the top of the Leinster Senior A schoolboy league as they proved too strong for Mount Temple and Kilkenny this week. Tom Samuel fired in twice against Temple last week while there were goals for Alan White, Shane Madeley, Andrew Malcolm, Andy Roberts and a first senior strike […]