The All-Ireland Schools competition gets underway tomorrow afternoon in four venues across Belfast with the undoubted highlight of day one being St Andrew’s tussle with Cookstown at 3pm at Campbell College’s pitch two.
Wesley begin their campaign against Raphoe at the Roughfort venue with Kyle Good available after the back injury which kept him out of Three Rock Rovers’ game with Monkstown on Saturday is not as bad as first feared. Kilkenny face Friends at 3pm at Campbell while Mount Temple have a daunting opener against Banbridge Academy.
Campbell College, pitch one: Wallace vs Midleton (12pm); Ashton vs Kilkeel (1.30pm); Friends vs Kilkenny (3pm)
Campbell College, pitch two: Campbell vs Bandon GS (12pm); Banbridge Academy vs Mount Temple (1.30pm); St Andrew’s vs Cookstown (3pm)
Queen’s: Sutton Park vs Sullivan Upper (1.30pm)
Roughfort: Wesley College vs Raphoe (1.30pm)
Campbell College, pitch one: Sutton Pk vs Wesley (9.30am); Campbell vs Banbridge (11am); Sullivan vs Wesley (1.30pm); Kilkenny vs Kilkeel (3pm)
Campbell College, pitch two: Raphoe vs Sullivan Upper (9.30am); Bandon GS vs Mount Temple (11am); Raphoe vs Sutton Pk (1.30pm); Friends vs Ashton (3pm)
Queen’s: Cookstown HS vs Wallace (9.30am); Ashton vs Kilkenny (11am); St Andrews vs Wallace (1.30pm); Mount Temple vs Campbell (3pm)
Roughfort: Midleton vs St Andrews (9.30am); Kilkeel vs Friends (11am); Midleton vs Cookstown (1.30pm); Banbridge vs Bandon (3pm)
Campbell College: semi-finals (9.30am); final (2.30pm)
* Elsewhere, Miles Warren has named a 34-player panel for the Irish U-16 boys to work with ahead of next summer’s European championships.
Six players retain their place from last year’s side: Banbridge’s Michael Anderson and Josh Moffett TRR’s Ross Canning, Monkstown’s David Cole, Railway’s Jeremy Duncan and Bandon GS’ Scott Sullivan.
Ireland U-16 Boys training panel (school/club)
Matthew Allistair (Sullivan Upper/Annadale); Michael Anderson (Banbridge Academy/Banbridge); Peter Brown (Banbridge Academy/Banbridge); Ben Campbell (St Andrews/YMCA); Ross Canning (St Columbas/Three Rock Rovers); Ben Chadwick (Wesley/YMCA); Robbie Clarke (Wesley/Corinthian); David Cole (St Andrews/Monkstown); Lee Cole (St Andrews/Monkstown); Ben Cosgrove (Banbridge Academy/Banbridge); James Cox (Campbell College/Annadale); George Dagg (Sanford Park/Pembroke Wanderers); Michael Duggan (Banbridge Academy/Banbridge); Jeremy Duncan (Kilkenny/Railway Union); Adam Fallis (RBAI/Lisnagarvey); Stefan Gallager (Newpark/Avoca); Justin Hool (Campbell College/Annadale); James Lorimer (RBAI/Mossley); Richard Lynch (Ashton/Cork C of I); Andrew McWhirter (Cookstown HS/Cookstown); Joshua Moffett (Banbrdige Academy/Banbridge); Ravin Nair (St Andrews/Railway Union); Neil Pelow (Wesley College/Corinthian); Michael Robson (Sullivan Upper/Annadale); Matthew Rollins (Cookstown HS/Cookstown); Ben Scott (Bandon Grammar/Bandon); Kirk Shimmins (Wesley College/Pembroke Wanderers); Scott Sullivan (Bandon Grammar/Bandon); Jordan Sutton (Wesley College/Corinthian); Peter Swanton (Ashton/Cork C of I); Richard Sweetnam (Ashton/Cork C of I); David Treacy (Ashton/Cork C of I); Gary Wilkinson (Ashton/Cork C of I); Simon Wolfe (Ashton/Cork C of I)