Wesley College ended St Andrew’s long reign as Subway All-Ireland Schoolboys champions in dramatic fashion as they prevailed on penalty strokes after an epic 3-3 encounter in normal time; setting up a final date with Banbridge
St Andrew’s, Wesley, Banbridge Academy and Bandon will contest the Subway All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships semi-finals following a dramatic second day of competition in Belfast.
St Andrew’s College’s bid for four All-Ireland Schoolboys’ titles in succession is set for a huge challenge as they were drawn against Lisburn side Wallace HS in the initial group phase of the competition.
Mount Temple eased through the qualification process to the All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships with a pair of comfortable victories over Kilkenny and Newpark while St Columba’s struck late to win through from their group featuring Sutton Park and King’s Hospital
Crescent College Comprehensive became the first Munster side to win the Kate Russell All-Ireland Schoolgirls Championships since 2006 when they beat Salerno 4-0 on Friday afternoon in Galway on goal difference.
Muckross Park closed out their season in some style last Friday when they won the Schoolgirls Senior Plate final with a 7-0 win against Mount Sackville with joint captains Sophie Barnwell and Molly Cole lifting the trophy.
St Andrew’s claimed their third senior title of the 2014/15 schoolboys season as they shaded the league final at Whitechurch Park on Wednesday, beating Wesley 2-1 in silver goal extra time; High School qualify for All-Irelands; Columba’s win Senior B
St Gerard’s head of girls sport Sarah Scott hailed an “exceptional year” as the school won their first ever Leinster schoolgirls Senior Cup title last Thursday in front of a mammoth crowd at Grange Road.
High School claimed the Leinster schoolboys Under-13 A league title on Wednesday as they got the better of Wesley on penalty strokes in their final at Danum.
Lena Tice’s low bullet three minutes from time saw St Gerard’s win the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup title for the first time, defying Alexandra College at Grange Road.
Sophie Dolan’s persistence 12 minutes from time saw Loreto on the Green take home the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior One title at Grange Road, getting the better of Newpark in front of a raucous crowd.
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Alexandra College will face St Gerard’s in the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup final on Thursday, March 5 after they fought their way through semi-finals at Grange Road this afternoon against Loreto St Stephen’s Green and Holy Child, Killiney respectively.
Alexandra College set up a Senior Cup semi-final date with surprise package Loreto on the Green on February 23 as they got past the challenges of Mount Anville and Newpark, respectively.
The Leinster Schoolboys hockey season is building to an exciting crescendo with plenty of competitions beating the frozen weather conditions to move a number of sides within a couple of wins of glory.
High School produced an ice cool series of penalties to land their first Leinster Schoolgirls Senior League title, storming back from two goals down to deny St Gerard’s at Grange Road, played out into a bumper crowd of over a 1,000.
A penalty corner rebound in each half saw Alexandra College land the Claudia Tierney Cup title at Grange Road, denying a King’s Hospital side playing in their first senior final since 2003.
High School had the cutting edge to make it through to the Leinster schoolgirls Senior Premier League final, seeing off Mount Anville 3-1 at Grange Road in the first of the semi-finals to set up a date with St Gerard’s
St Gerard’s reached the Leinster Schoolgirls Premier League final for the first time as Sarah O’Loughlin’s twin strikes saw the Bray side see off Muckross Park 2-0 at Grange Road; they will play High School in the decider while KH meet Alex in the Claudia Tierney final
Rachel McAuley’s double underpinned a superb Muckross Park performance to earn their place in the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Premier League semi-finals, knocking out the reigning champions St Andrew’s in the process.