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2019-20 Ballymena Academy Belfast Royal Academy Friends School Lisburn Larne Grammar School Methodist College Belfast Schools Schools Cup Strabane Grammar Sullivan Upper School

My Favourite Schools Cup Campaign.

We’ll be looking back of some of our favourite matches and competitions that we covered over the last ten years and we’re kicking it off with a look at our favourite Schools Cup Campaign.…Continue readingMy Favourite Schools Cup Campaign.

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2019-20 Ballyclare Secondary School Craigavon Senior High School High School Trophy Schools

High Schools Trophy. Craigavon Senior High School 46 Ballyclare Secondary School 12.

[pullquote]Photo credit John McMurtry and Bob Given Photography [/pullquote] Craigavon Senior High School and Ballyclare Secondary School met at Ravenhill in the High School Trophy final for the second consecutive year with Craigavon once again…Continue readingHigh Schools Trophy. Craigavon Senior High School 46 Ballyclare Secondary School 12.

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2019-20 Enniskillen Royal Grammar School Erne Integrated College Schools Schools Cup Schools Girls

Girls Schools Cup. Enniskillen Royal Grammar 12 Erne Integrated College 10

[pullquote]Photo credit John McMurtry and Bob Given Photography[/pullquote] Enniskillen Royal Grammar continued their dominance of the Girls Schools Cup with a hard fought win against, near neighbours, Erne Integrated College at Ravenhill on Wednesday…Continue readingGirls Schools Cup. Enniskillen Royal Grammar 12 Erne Integrated College 10

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Medallion Shield. Campbell College 20 Royal Belfast Academical Institution 15

[pullquote]Report and photo credit John McMurtry and Bob Given Photography[/pullquote] It was another classic schools game at Ravenhill as Campbell College and RBAI went head to head in the final of the Medallion Shield on…Continue readingMedallion Shield. Campbell College 20 Royal Belfast Academical Institution 15

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2019-20 Bangor Grammar Down High School Schools Schools Subsidiary Shield

Subsidiary Shield. Bangor Grammar 54 Down High 12

[pullquote]Report and picture credit – Davie Hayes Photography[/pullquote] Bangor Grammar welcomed Down High School on a dry but windy Saturday morning in the Ulster Schools Subsidiary Shield Semi Final. Down went behind immediately following the…Continue readingSubsidiary Shield. Bangor Grammar 54 Down High 12

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Coleraine Grammar School Schools Schools Subsidiary Shield

Subsidiary Shield. Campbell College 48 Coleraine Grammar 17

Campbell College, Belfast hosted Coleraine Grammar School in the semi-final of the Ulster Schools Subsidiary Shield. with Campbell coming out on top 48 -17. Campbell were quick off the mark with a Jack Bonnar…Continue readingSubsidiary Shield. Campbell College 48 Coleraine Grammar 17

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2019-20 Methodist College Belfast Schools Schools Cup Wallace High School

Schools Cup. Wallace High 22 Methodist College 17

Wallace High School will face Royal School Armagh in the Ulster Schools Cup final after seeing off a late resurgence from Methodist College in the second semi final on Wednesday afternoon at Ravenhill.  Wallace…Continue readingSchools Cup. Wallace High 22 Methodist College 17

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2019-20 Royal Belfast Academical Institution Royal School Armagh Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup. Royal School Armagh 29 Royal Belfast Academical Institution 22

Royal School Armagh staged a sensational second half comeback against RBAI to book a place in the Schools Cup Final on 17th March. Inst looked to have built a winning lead, after two quick…Continue readingSchools Cup. Royal School Armagh 29 Royal Belfast Academical Institution 22

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2019-20 Belfast Royal Academy Campbell College Belfast Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Medallion Shield. BRA 5 CCB 31 (Semi Final)

[pullquote]Report, images and interview by Richard Owens. [/pullquote] Bar the temperature you could be forgiven for thinking you’d pitched up at the Sydney Mardi Gras as thumping beats, coloured smoke stacks, sparkling sunshine and a…Continue readingMedallion Shield. BRA 5 CCB 31 (Semi Final)

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2019-20 Royal Belfast Academical Institution Royal School Armagh Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Medallion Shield. RBAI 12 RSA 7 (Semi Final)

Royal Belfast Academical Institution came out on top in a hard fought Medallion Shield semi final against Royal School Armagh at Wallace High School on Saturday morning.  The game kicked up in cold but…Continue readingMedallion Shield. RBAI 12 RSA 7 (Semi Final)

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2019-20 Banbridge Academy Belfast High School Schools Schools Bowl

Schools Bowl. Belfast High 20 Banbridge Academy 27

[pullquote]Report and picture credit – Davie Hayes Photography[/pullquote] Wednesday 26th February 2020 saw Banbridge Academy travel to Jordanstown to take on Belfast High School in the semi final of the Ulster Schools Bowl, the winner…Continue readingSchools Bowl. Belfast High 20 Banbridge Academy 27

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2019-20 Larne Grammar School Our Lady and St Pats Schools Schools Trophy

Schools Trophy. Our Lady and St Pats 3 Larne Grammar 45

[pullquote]Report and pictures courtesy of Bob Given Photography[/pullquote] Larne GS travelled to Shaw’s Bridge yesterday to play Our Lady and St Pats, Knock in a Semi Final Tie in the Danske Bank Schools Trophy. A…Continue readingSchools Trophy. Our Lady and St Pats 3 Larne Grammar 45

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2019-20 Ballymena Academy Royal School Armagh Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup. Ballymena Academy 14 Royal School Armagh 17 (Quarter Final)

Ballymena came out second best to Armagh at this stage last year but with only one loss this season and at home you’d have to feel they were favourites for this quarter final clash…Continue readingSchools Cup. Ballymena Academy 14 Royal School Armagh 17 (Quarter Final)

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2019-20 Methodist College Belfast Schools Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School

Schools Cup. Methodist College 15 Sullivan Upper 5 (Quarter Final)

[pullquote]Bob Given Photography brings us up to date on the match at Pirrie Park.[/pullquote] Sullivan traveled to meet Methody, at Pirrie Park, in Saturday morning’s Schools’ Cup Quarter Final Tie. A strong wind blowing diagonally,…Continue readingSchools Cup. Methodist College 15 Sullivan Upper 5 (Quarter Final)

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2019-20 Enniskillen Royal Grammar School Schools Schools Cup Wallace High School

Schools Cup. Wallace 19 Enniskillen 10 (Quarter Final)

Three try Wallace High march on to the semi finals after a 19-10 win over a very good Enniskillen side. The home side and five-time finalists made a quick start with Cameron Doak crashing…Continue readingSchools Cup. Wallace 19 Enniskillen 10 (Quarter Final)

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2019-20 Belfast Royal Academy Schools Schools Medallion Shield Wallace High School

Medallion Shield. Belfast Royal Academy 3 Wallace High 3

BRA and Wallace High batted out a draw in the Medallion Shield quarter final at a wet and windy Roughfort on Saturday morning.  Not much to report on this one. BRA started strongly and…Continue readingMedallion Shield. Belfast Royal Academy 3 Wallace High 3

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Schools Schools Medallion Shield Sullivan Upper School

Medallion Shield. Campbell College 18 Sullivan Upper 10

[pullquote]Report and pictures courtesy of Richard Owens.[/pullquote] Another weekend schools fixture, another storm brewing and given the historic rivalry between these two neighbouring teams a large crowd gathered at Sullivan School to see this…Continue readingMedallion Shield. Campbell College 18 Sullivan Upper 10

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2019-20 Bangor Grammar Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Medallion Shield. RBAI 36 Bangor Grammar 5

[pullquote]Report and images courtesy of Bob Given Photography [/pullquote] Despite dire predictions of the weather that Storm Denis might bring, it was overcast and dry, mostly, and a southerly breeze blew across the pitch…Continue readingMedallion Shield. RBAI 36 Bangor Grammar 5

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2019-20 Ballyclare High School Friends School Lisburn Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup. Friends School 24 Ballyclare High 22 (Replay)

Friends and Ballyclare gave us another good old fashioned cup tie on Wednesday morning in Lisburn with Friends inching through to the quarter finals of the Schools Cup following a 24 – 22 win…Continue readingSchools Cup. Friends School 24 Ballyclare High 22 (Replay)

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2019-20 Ballyclare High School Friends School Lisburn Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup. Ballyclare High 17 Friends School 17

[pullquote]Report and picture credit – Davie Hayes Photography[/pullquote] Friends School Lisburn travelled to Ballyclare in the fourth round of the Ulster Schools Cup for a hard fought 17 all draw in tough and windy conditions. Ballyclare…Continue readingSchools Cup. Ballyclare High 17 Friends School 17

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2019-20 Campbell College Belfast Royal School Armagh Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup. Royal School Armagh 34 Campbell College 6

[pullquote]Report, images and video by Richard Owens. [/pullquote] Having lost to Campbell in the final two years ago and semi-final last year, Armagh were not short of motivation. Piped on and pumped up Armagh…Continue readingSchools Cup. Royal School Armagh 34 Campbell College 6

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2019-20 Belfast Royal Academy Royal Belfast Academical Institution Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup. RBAI 47 BRA 12

[pullquote]Report and pictures Bob Given Photography[/pullquote] BRA travelled to Osborne on Saturday morning for a Schools’ Cup tie against neighbours RBAI. Despite the approach of Storm Ciara, the sun shone and there was only a…Continue readingSchools Cup. RBAI 47 BRA 12

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2019-20 Cambridge House School Methodist College Belfast Schools Schools Cup

Schools Cup. Cambridge House 0 Methodist College 32

Methodist College Belfast progressed to the quarter finals of the Ulster Schools Cup with a convincing win at Cambridge House on saturday morning.  Playing into a strong wind Cambridge House battled hard to keep…Continue readingSchools Cup. Cambridge House 0 Methodist College 32

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2019-20 Ballyclare High School Ballymena Academy Schools Schools Medallion Shield

Medallion Shield. Belfast High 0 Ballymena Academy 41

Ballymena Academy overcame stiff resistance from Belfast High School on Saturday morning to record a – 41 win in the Medallion shield. Belfast High applied the early pressure but Ballymena broke out towards the…Continue readingMedallion Shield. Belfast High 0 Ballymena Academy 41