Muckross Park cleared the first hurdle in their bid to reach the Senior Premier League semi-finals, moving forward to a playoff date with St Andrew’s after they beat Alexandra College 2-0 last Saturday.
St Andrew’s came back from two goals down to earn a draw with Alexandra College, a result that sets up a three-way playoff with Muckross Park for the last available Premier League semi-final berth.
Lisa Kelly’s double saw Loreto Foxrock land the Leinster Schoolgirls Junior Cup title in superb style as they saw off Mount Anville 3-0 at Belfield.
High School secured their place in the semi-finals of the Leinster schoolgirls senior Premier League with a 5-2 victory over Rathdown in their all-or-nothing tie on a dark midweek afternoon with temperatures below freezing.
Orla Minogue proved a brick wall in the Loreto Dalkey goal to break Alexandra College’s winning run in the Leinster schoolgirls senior premier league Section A; all the highlights from the recent Leinster schoolgirl’s Premier league and Junior Cup draw
Work has commenced on the sand-dressed astroturf pitch at Sion Hill in Blackrock as the school look forward to building their new multi sports facility at Sion Hill.
Sandford Park played their first ever girls hockey fixtures last week when they took on John Scottus in games at form one and two level.
St Andrew’s became just the second school to win the All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships three times in-a-row – and the first since Newry in 1984 – when they beat Wallace HS 3-1 in Garryduff.
St Andrew’s will meet Wallace in the final of the All-Ireland Schoolboys Tournament in Garryduff at 2.30pm following their respective 2-1 wins over Ashton and Banbridge Academy.
St Andrew’s, Wallace HS, Banbridge and Ashton will contest the All-Ireland Schoolboy Championships semi-finals after they battled their way through their respective groups with Mount Temple, Wesley and Sutton Park just missing out.
Bandon produced the comeback of the day when they came from 2-0 down to beat Portadown 4-2 in west Cork on day one of the All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships.
The All-Ireland Schoolboys Championships get underway in Cork on Wednesday with St Andrew’s the team to beat after two hugely impressive years of success both in Leinster and the national stage.
St Gerard’s shaded a thriller against High School last week to ensure they have the sole 100pc record in Section B of the Senior Schoolgirls Premier League.
Alexandra College made it two wins from two in the Schoolgirls Premier League, Section A as they produced an excellent performance to see off Mount Sackville 5-1.
Wesley College face a really tough group in the All-Ireland Schoolboys draw as they were paired with four-time champions Banbridge Academy, five time winners RBAI as well as Midleton College.
St Columba’s and Mount Temple have completed the Leinster line-up for the All-Ireland Schoolboys championships as they both qualified from Wednesday’s playoffs.
Loreto Beaufort picked up the big win of the first week of the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Premier League, seeing off last year’s cup finalists Rathdown 3-0.
Holy Child, Killiney have moved up to the Leinster Schoolgirls Premier League for the 2014/15 season following the release of the groups for the preliminary phase of the competition.
St Columba’s and Mount Temple will host the qualifiers for the All-Ireland Schoolboy competition on September 24 with the winner of the two respective groups joining the pre-qualified St Andrews, Wesley and Sutton Park at the main event.
St Andrew’s made it three John Waring titles in four years in its U-14 format as they swept to five wins from five in Lisnagarvey on Wednesday afternoon, finishing seven points clear of Cookstown HS.