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Post-Match Reaction: Leinster Schools Senior Cup Quarter-Final – Newbridge College Coach Niall Smullen – The Kildare Nationalist – February 19 2019

POST-MATCH REACTION: LEINSTER SCHOOLS SENIOR CUP QUARTER-FINAL – NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE COACH NIALL SMULLEN By Daire Walsh Newbridge College head coach Niall Smullen identified a ’14 point swing’ either side of the interval as a key factor in his side’s Leinster … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Senior Cup Quarter-Final: Belvedere College V Newbridge College – The Kildare Nationalist – February 19 2019

LEINSTER SCHOOLS SENIOR CUP QUARTER-FINAL BELVEDERE COLLEGE…………………………31 NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE………………………….7 By Daire Walsh For the second season in succession Newbridge College suffered defeat at the hands of Belvedere College in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final. 23-7 victors at the same … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Senior Cup Quarter-Final: Clongowes Wood College V CBC Monkstown – The Irish Examiner – February 15 2019

Rugby Clongowes Wood too strong for Monkstown Leinster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final Clongowes Wood College 38 CBC Monkstown 10 Daire Walsh Following their commanding victory over CBC Monkstown at Donnybrook yesterday, Clongowes Wood will face Gonzaga College in the semi-final. … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Senior Cup Quarter-Final: Belvedere College V Newbridge College – The Irish Examiner – February 14 2019

Belvo survive lightning Newbridge start Leinster Schools’ Senior Cup quarter-final Belvedere College 31 Newbridge College 7 Daire Walsh Donnybrook Belvedere College overcame a shaky opening at Donnybrook to comfortably progress into the semi-final of the Leinster Schools Senior Cup. Back-to-back … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Senior Cup Quarter-Final: Gonzaga College V Terenure College – The Irish Examiner – February 13 2019

Gonzaga hurdle Terenure challenge to advance to Leinster semi-finals Leinster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final Gonzaga College 19 Terenure College 11 Daire Walsh Donnybrook Gonzaga College progressed to the last-four of the Leinster Schools Senior Cup with a deserved victory over … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Leinster Schools Junior Cup First Round: Newbridge College Coach Dave Brew – The Kildare Nationalist – February 12 2019

REACTION “We were undeserving winners” – Brew By Daire Walsh NEWBRIDGE College coach Dave Brew admitted his side were fortunate to come out on top of their Leinster Schools Junior Cup encounter with Temple Carrig at Donnybrook last Wednesday (February … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Junior Cup First Round: Newbridge College V Temple Carrig – The Kildare Nationalist – February 12 2019

RUGBY: LEINSTER SCHOOLS JUNIOR CUP – FIRST ROUND NEWMAN IS THE MAN FOR NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE………………………………11 TEMPLE CARRIG………………………………………10 By Daire Walsh Lucas Berti Newman came to the rescue of Newbridge College at Energia Park (Donnybrook) last Wednesday when his … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Junior Cup First Round: Gonzaga College V Kilkenny College – The Irish Examiner – February 8 2019

Gonzaga College too strong for Kilkenny Gonzaga College 26 Kilkenny College 3 Daire Walsh Energia Park Gonzaga College cruised into the Leinster Schools’ Junior Cup quarter-finals with a commanding triumph over Kilkenny College. Just six minutes were gone on the … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Leinster Schools Senior Cup First Round – Newbridge College Coach Niall Smullen – The Kildare Nationalist – February 5 2019

POST-MATCH REACTION: NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE COACH NIALL SMULLEN Second half showing pleases Smullen By Daire Walsh NEWBRIDGE College coach Niall Smullen cut a satisfied figure at Templeville Road last Wednesday (January 30), following his side’s opening round triumph over St Gerard’s, … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Senior Cup First Round: Newbridge College V St Gerard’s Bray – The Kildare Nationalist – February 5 2019

SCHOOLS RUGBY: LEINSTER SENIOR CUP FIRST ROUND College reach last eight NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE……………………………17 ST GERARD’S, BRAY………………………………..11 By Daire Walsh NEWBRIDGE College delivered a strong second-half performance at Templeville Road last Wednesday afternoon to get the better of St Gerard’s, Bray … Continue reading

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