Belvedere’s James McKeown on his way to scoring the first try against St Michael’s College in the semi-final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Belvedere College v Cistercian College, Roscrea RDS, Sunday, 4pm Surely this is Belvedere’s year. Considering everything we have witnessed up to thi(...)

Blackrock’s James McGowan and Patrick Patterson with Conor Jennings and Peter Maher of Belvedere College in pursuit during the  Leinster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final at Donnybrook. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Blackrock College 10 Belvedere College 10 This was a Leinster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final to rank with any that have gone before it at Donnybro(...)

Belvedere’s Max Kearney is held by Tim Murphy of Newbridge. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho
Belvedere lay down a marker
  • Rugby
  • January 27, 2016, 17:59

Belvedere College 34 Newbridge College 0 Phil Werahiko’s Belvedere announced the start of their campaign with a deeply impressive mastery of Newbri(...)

Cistercian College Roscrea players celebrate their Leinster Schools Rugby Senior  Cup Final victory over Belvedere College at the final whistle  at the RDS. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Cistercian College Roscrea 18 Belvedere College 11Title number one. Cistercian College, Roscrea, they who dwell 250 yards inside the Offaly border wit(...)

Dan Trayers scores Cistercian’s second try in the semi-final against Newbridge. Trayers in the main man in the lineout for Roscrea. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With a completely unforeseen pairing in Cistercian Roscrea and Belvedere, here we are on St Patrick’s Day as unquestionably deserving finalists bring(...)

Jack Clarke of Belvedere College celebrates at the end of the game. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Belvedere College 27, Clongowes Wood College 26: Not much rhyme or reason influences the Leinster Schools Senior Cup in 2015. St Michael’s, consider(...)

Gonzaga College’s Ross McKeever tackles Eoin Cleere of Belvedere College during the Leinster  Senior Cup first-round tie at Donnybrook. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Belvedere College 32 Gonzage College 5 A quick-fire 14-point salvo took Belvedere away from Gonzaga in this first-round tie at Donnybrook yest(...)