St Andrew’s closed out a clean sweep of the schoolboys cup titles for a second successive year, inflicting a first defeat of the season on St Columba’s juniors who had been riding high off the back of their A league win three days prior to this final.
Lurgan College earned their third Kate Russell All-Ireland Schoolgirls title in four years as they completed the two-day competition with a perfect four wins from four, seeing off the challenges of Crescent Comprehensive and St Andrew’s.
St Andrew’s will hope to complete the perfect year with yet another unique accolade from a year laden with first-time achievements. Both their senior boys and girls completed the league and cup double this year and they will be aiming to add the Kate Russell to their list
St Andrew’s netted a goal in each half to complete the Minor A league and cup double, getting the better of a gutsy and well organised High School at Grange Road on Wednesday.
St Andrew’s added the Leinster schoolboys Senior Cup title to the All-Ireland, Whiteside and Senior League crowns they had already won with a breathtaking 6-1 win over rivals Wesley College at Grange Road
The Teresian School landed the LHA Schoolgirls Senior One title last week as they saw off Holy Child Killiney 2-1 at Grange Road before just missing out on a prized double.
Loreto Stephen’s Green, in their first Senior final for a number of years, claimed the Schoolgirls Senior Plate with a 2-1 win over Teresians at Grange Road on Friday.
Newtown School came out on top on Wednesday beating local rivals Ursuline School, Waterford in the final of the South East Senior Schoolgirls B cup final, winning out 1-0 in Newtown.
Rowan Kennedy saved three penalty strokes to help St Andrew’s grind out the Leinster U-13 schoolboys cup title at Grange Road yesterday, taking the laurels from an incredibly even final.
Wesley College secured a well deserved 3-1 win against St Andrews College today in glorious sunshine at Grange Road in the Girls Minor A League final as the LHA schools finals light up the local calendar.
Kilkenny College retained the South East Senior Schoolgirls Cup title with a 2-0 win over city rivals Loreto Kilkenny at the Granges Road; schoolgirl’s round-up
Specialist penalty shoot-out goalkeeper Phoebe Moore showed her value as she got a vital touch to deny Stephanie Burns, handing St Andrew’s their first Leinster schoolgirls Senior Cup title since 2010.
Ben Campbell inspired St Andrew’s to a second half comeback against Wesley to claim their third piece of senior silverware this year at the expense of their fierce rivals; St Columba’s claimed the senior B league title
St Andrew’s claimed the first Leinster A schoolboys title of the season when their U-13s saw off High School 2-0 on Wednesday afternoon; quick match report along with all the other key scores from this week in the Leinster schoolboys competitions
Rathdown and St Andrew’s will showdown in a repeat of the Senior Premier League final as they both made it through the semi-finals of the Senior Cup via sudden death penalties off the back of 1-1 draws against Loreto Beaufort and High School respectively.
The Leinster schoolboys season reaches fever pitch in the coming weeks as the second half of the spring term sees 13 titles coming to a conclusion with all the leagues now at the semi-final stages.
Rathdown, High School and St Andrew’s all confirmed their place in the semi-finals of this year’s Leinster Schoolgirl’s Senior Cup following a series of narrow quarter-finals in the past week, joining Loreto Beaufort in the final four.
In adverse weather conditions in Palmerstown, Loreto Beaufort became the first team to qualify for this year’s Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup semi finals with a hard fought win over Kings Hospital.
Rachel O’Brien provided a left wing tour de force to power St Andrew’s to their third Senior Schoolgirl’s Premier League title with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Rathdown at Grange Road.
The big names continue to fall in the Leinster Senior Cup as Loreto Beaufort saw off Mount Sackville on penalties earlier this week.