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.
Loreto Foxrock earned a second shot at Alexandra College after they beat Rathdown 2-0 last Saturday morning to complete the final four of the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup.
Mark Samuel’s quality finish earned Wesley the Leinster boys Senior A league, getting the better of St Andrew’s at Newpark this afternoon after a ding-dong battle.
St Gerard’s kept alive their chances of retaining the Leinster schoolgirls Senior Cup title as they prevailed in a shoot-out against Mount Anville last Saturday morning. Round-up of the second round of the competition
The Leinster schoolboys competition hit top gear in the coming weeks with the early Easter holidays meaning there will be a wealth of fixtures in quick succession for the top performers.
A goal a piece from Aoife Flynn and Katie Fitzgerald saw Muckross claim the Claudia Tierney Cup title at Grange Road, getting the better of Rathdown 2-0 in a tight-knit battle.
A youthful Mount Temple caused something of a shock in the Leinster girls Senior Cup first round when they knocked out Premier League side Teresians 2-1 as the competition kicked into gear this week; round-up of first round matches
Aleisha Barton’s extra time goal saw Alexandra College win back the Leinster schoolgirls Senior Premier League title on Tuesday afternoon at Grange Road, edging out Loreto Foxrock 1-0 in a tense final.
Eve Reidy nabbed a stunning winner to see Loreto Foxrock through to the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Premier league semi-final, earning a 2-1 win over Mount Anville, and a place in the final against Alexandra College.
Muckross Park claimed the first major of the schoolgirls hockey season with an exquisite Junior Cup final, getting the best of Teresian College 3-0 at Grange Road on Tuesday afternoon.
Mount Anville and Alexandra College earned places in the Leinster Senior Premier league semi-finals after they won their playoff games on Tuesday afternoon against Holy Child Killiney and St Andrew’s, respectively.
The Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Premier League picture became much clearer with Alexandra College, Loreto Beaufort, Holy Child Killiney and Mount Anville claiming their places in the knock-out phase with Loreto Foxrock and St Andrew’s.
Loreto Foxrock and St Andrew’s have claimed the playoff places from Section B of the Senior Premier league thanks to their 2-2 score draw on Monday afternoon.
Section C of the girls Senior Premier League looks set for a an epic showdown in the next couple of weeks as the race for the playoffs hots up; indeed, the league as a whole is building to a crescendo with all three sections still to be decided
Jake Rowe’s last second winner saw Banbridge win back the Subway All-Ireland Schoolboys Championship title in dramatic fashion as Shaw’s Bridge, firing home a pin-point drag-flick to see off Wesley 3-2.
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