Ulster Hockey would like to extend a thank you to all the schools who participated in our competitions this year as well as further congratulate those who were successful in winning silverware.
A particular thank you goes to the four newly affiliated schools for the 2022-23 season: Belfast Boys Model, Belfast Royal Academy(Boys), Killicomaine Junior High School (Boys) and Newry High School (Boys and Girls). Their affiliation brings the new total of affiliated schools to 71 (22 male and 49 female).
This year saw another successful season of school hockey with 26 competitions running across both girls’ and boys’ sections.
Amongst the boys’ competitions we saw six different competition winners with Banbridge Academy and Royal Belfast Academical Institution both winning three trophies each. Furthermore, Wallace High School, Sullivan Upper School, Portadown College and Cookstown High School were also crowned Champions of various tournaments.
Of the 15 girls’ competitions there were 11 different winners with Royal School Armagh, Portadown College, Larne Grammar and Friends’ School Lisburn all celebrating doubles. Meanwhile Rainey Endowed, Wallace High School, Belfast Royal Academy, Ballymena Academy, Banbridge High School and Dromore High School all celebrated cup success.
You can see the full list of competitions and winners below:
Boys Competition Winners:
All Ireland SchoolBoys Tournament: Banbridge Academy
Herbie Sharman Shield: Royal Belfast Academical Institution
John Minnis Burney Cup: Wallace High School
McCullough Cup: Royal Belfast Academical Institution
Burney Plate: Sullivan Upper School
Prior Shield: Banbridge Academy
Dowdall Cup: Banbridge Academy
Taylor Cup: Portadown College
Richardson Cup: Royal Belfast Academical Institution
Ferris Cup: Cookstown High School
Bannister Bowl: Cookstown High School
Girls Competition Winners:
Belfast Telegraph Girls Senior Cup: Royal School Armagh
Senior Girls Shield: Portadown College
Senior Girls Plate: Larne Grammar
Wooden Floor Company Girls Superleague Tier A: Royal School Armagh
Wooden Floor Company Girls Superleague Tier B: Larne Grammar
McDowell Cup: Rainey Endowed
McDowell Shield: Wallace High School
McDowell Plate: Portadown College
Gibson Cup: Friends School Lisburn
4th XI Cup: Belfast Royal Academy
Junior Cup: Banbridge Academy
Junior Shield: Friends School Lisburn
Junior Plate: Ballymena Academy
U16 High Schools Cup: Banbridge High School
U14 High Schools Cup: Dromore High School