Schools and Youth Finals in Donnybrook, Greystones and Mullingar this weekend
April 20, 2017 2:50 pm Site Editor
The weekend kicks off in Mullingar RFC with the Bank of Ireland U18s Youth Plate final between Enniscorthy-Wexford and Navan (KO 12pm).
In making it to the final Navan saw off New Cill Dara in round one and Athy in round two.
Enniscorthy-Wexford dispatched Portarlington in round one and Naas in round two to secure their spot in the final.
Next up in Mullingar RFC is the Bank of Ireland U17 Youth Plate (KO 1pm).
Boyne’s route to the final went through Roscrea, West Offaly and Wicklow.
Their opposition, Tullow, fought past Balbriggan, Dundalk and Carlow for their place.
The third game, the prestigious Bank of Ireland U17 Culliton Cup final, will be contested by Gorey and Mullingar (KO 2.15pm).
Twenty-four teams entered the competition and these have been whittled down to the final two.
In getting to the Cup final Mullingar had a bye in the first round before defeating Carlow, Birr/Tullamore and North Kildare.
Gorey faced Navan, Tullow, Ardee and Wexford to book their place in the final.
The fourth and final game scheduled for Mullingar is the Bank of Ireland U18 Darcy Cup final between Carlow and Skerries.
On Sunday, the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools/Youth U16, U17 and 18s finals take place in Greystones RFC and Donnybrook.
The action begins with the Bank of Ireland Leinster 18s Schools/Youth League final in Greystones RFC (KO 11am).
Clontarf will take on Greystones-Wicklow Vikings, then all eyes will be on Donnybrook for the remaining four finals of the weekend.
Up first in Donnybrook is an all-Dublin affair in the Bank of Ireland Leinster U16 Schools/Youth Division 1 final between Lansdowne and St Mary’s kicking off at 10am.
Second up an all-Kildare derby for the Bank of Ireland Leinster U16 Schools/Youth Premier League final between Athy and MU Barnhall (KO 11:45am).
Two more Kildare teams will contest the Bank of Ireland Leinster U17 Schools/Youth Division 1 final when Naas take on MU Barnhall (KO 1:15pm).
The weekend will be rounded off with the Bank of Ireland Leinster U17 Schools/Youth Premier League final between Clontarf and Coolmine which also kicks off at 1:15pm.