Ben Walker provided the flash of inspiration with less than 90 seconds remaining to land St Andrew’s their sixth Subway All-Ireland Schoolboys Championship title, dethroning Banbridge Academy in dramatic style.
Ben Walker’s spectacular double saw St Andrew’s come back from a goal down to beat Wallace HS and take up a place in the Subway All-Ireland Schoolboys Championship final against Banbridge Academy.
High School gave reigning champions Banbridge Academy a huge scare but the big names ultimately all prevailed at the Subway All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships to give the semi-final line-up a familiar look.
Sixteen of Ireland’s leading schools will lock horns this week as the 2016 edition of the Subway All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships come to Dublin for the 35th edition of the competition which gets underway on Wednesday, October 26.
Mount Temple and Newpark qualified for the All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships from the Leinster qualifying rounds, both winning on their respective home turf.
The Leinster schoolboys committee have confirmed the line-ups for the 2016/17 league and cup seasons ahead with a significant increase in teams taking part, jumping from 76 to 92 registered teams
The High School claimed one of their biggest sporting titles last week as they landed the All-Ireland John Waring Under-14 schoolboy’s title.
Two was the magic number for Holy Child, Killiney last week. The Junior A team won the Premier League for the very first time in its current format with a strong 2-1 victory over St Andrews, while the Minor As scored in extra-time beating Muckross 2-1 to claim the Minor Cup.
Methodist College won the Subway All-Ireland Schoolgirls Championships for the first time by the narrowest of margins, edging out reigning champions Crescent College by a single goal on goal difference.
Alexandra College lead the way after day one of the Subway All-Ireland Schoolgirls Championship thanks to back to back wins over Salerno and Loreto Kilkenny.
St Andrew’s claimed their fourth Leinster schoolboy’s Senior Cup title in the last five years as they executed a supremely organised defensive performance to see off Wesley College 2-0; High School won the Minor Cup and Senior Trophy
Crescent Comprehensive College SJ, Limerick are all set to host the Subway All-Ireland Schoolgirls Championships with five teams fighting it out over 10 games and two days of top quality competition on Thursday, March 10th and Friday, March 11th; here’s the background to each side
Alexandra College coach Miles Warren says that overcoming the demons of 12 months ago was a crucial factor as his side won back the Leinster schoolgirls Senior Cup title.
Greg Arrowsmith’s drag-flick three minutes from time saw St Andrew’s deny High School their first ever Leinster Schoolboys Junior Cup title; Wesley claimed the Under-13 Cup title ahead of Andrew’s
St Andrew’s senior A boys retained the Whiteside Trophy last week as the competition underwent a major twist at the very last.
Alexandra College won a breathless Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup final 4-2, seeing off reigning champions St Gerard’s to claim the title for the third time in the last five years.
King’s Hospital claimed their first boys hockey title in many years yesterday when they claimed the Minor B league title, seeing off Newpark 3-1 in the final.
St Andrew’s claimed the Junior A schooboys league title on Wednesday afternoon after they won a dramatic penalty shoot-out against Wesley College in Booterstown.
Alexandra College and St Gerard’s are through to the Leinster schoolgirls senior cup final after they recorded respective 1-0 wins over Loreto, Foxrock and Muckross Park at Grange Road this afternoon
Newpark’s junior boys reached the B league final as they swept to a 3-0 win over Saint Andrew’s last Friday. In a lively, well-contested game from the start, the Blackrock outfit got on the front foot early on, leaving Andrew’s to defend deep for long periods.