Schools Cup

11 results

Kildare’s Conor Hartley and Tipperary’s Emmett Moloney, who was sent off during the  All-Ireland minor football semi-final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary 0-11 Kildare 0-9 A Tipperary minor football and hurling double perhaps? “Well sure, there is nobody else going to do it,” coach Cha(...)

Blackrock form a huddle before their supporters. “It’s wrong that we build these competitions up so much that kids end up being so devastated when it doesn’t work out for them.” Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

I was at Crescent Comprehensive College in Limerick one day a couple of weeks back, bringing the Six Nations trophy around with John Hayes. What I cou(...)

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Senior Cup Final, Ravenhill, Belfast 17/3/2014Methodist College vs Sullivan Upper Methodist College captain Michael Lagan lifts the cupMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Darren Kidd

It might only take a glance at the photograph of last year’s Ulster Schools Cup champions to remind the current Methodist College Belfast collective o(...)

Emma Browne of Saint Vincent’s Cork and  Ciara Murray of Christ King Cork during the  All-Ireland Schools Cup Under-19A final at the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght. Photograph: Inpho

Ard Scoil Rathangan staged a remarkable comeback to claim the Under-19A Boys All Ireland Schools Cup at the National Basketball Arena. The Kildare sid(...)

My wife’s latest scheme to suck all of the joy out of Christmas is called degifting? It’s basically a no-present amnesty you agree with your neares(...)

Leo Cullen’s calmness under pressure meant he usually made the right calls in a game, especially at the lineout. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Peter Smyth, a team-mate of Leo Cullen’s from their under-10 days at Willow Park through their years together on the Blackrock Dream Team and then Lei(...)

Sullivan captain Ross Todd and his team-mates celebrate after defeating Coleraine in the semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster Schools Cup champions Methodist College Belfast are vying for their third consecutive title and will attempt to deny Sullivan Upper an h(...)

Scott Flood-Wiley leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Two Clongowes Wood schools rugby players who were involved in a mass brawl which left a youth with a broken leg have avoided a jail term.Scott Flood W(...)

Methodist Collage’s Connor Kelly celebrates their win last year. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho
Battle for provincial honours
  • Rugby
  • January 22, 2014, 01:00

One day last November marked an ugly blemish on Sullivan Upper’s otherwise exemplary set of results this season. The occasion saw old rival Methodist (...)

Jason Harris-Wright in action for his first school, Presentation College, Bray in the Leinster Schools Junior Cup final against Blackrock College in 2004. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“Then came a Harris-Wright cameo. The number eight swatted off two would-be tacklers before stepping inside – it seemed like the whole covering Bla(...)

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