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Schools' Cup final - Methodist College 27 - 12 Sullivan Upper: Methody defeat Sullivan with five tries

Methodist College 27 - 12 Sullivan Upper

Published 17/03/2014 | 14:55

Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Sullivan fans and snowboarder Aimee Fuller, who is an ex-pupil, cheer on their school. DAVID FITZGERALD
Methody pupils Niamh Fitzpatrick and Victoria Green celebrate with fellow pupils
Methodist College's Frazer Wallace and Saul Herdman celebrate after winning today's Danske Bank Ulster School's cup final 2014 at Ravenhill in Belfast
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Sullivan fans and snowboarder Aimee Fuller, who is an ex-pupil, cheer on their school. DAVID FITZGERALD
Sullivan Upper supporters during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Sullivan fans
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill. Aimee Fuller with the Sullivan fans
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Methodist College's Alastair McIvor intercepts and runs in a try against Sullivan Upper during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster School's Cup Final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Methodist College's Connor McKee and Sullivan Upper's Mark Adair during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster School's Cup Final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Methodist College's Connall Boomer and Sullivan Upper's Josh Davidson during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster School's Cup Final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Methodist College's Alastair McIvor runs in to score a try against Sullivan Upper during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup Final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Methodist College's Alastair McIvor runs in to score a try against Sullivan Upper during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup Final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Methodist College's Connor McKee scores a try aganst Sullivan Upper during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup Final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Methodist College supporters Demi Reyes, Charlotte Devlin, Katie Chan, Emjlta Wright, Jun Chen and Sophie Price during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup Final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill
Methodist College supporters during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Sullivan Upper supporter Callum Mackie (11) during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Sullivan Upper (l-r) Rebecca Reid, Sophie Keown and Susan Potts during the St Patrick's Day, Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final at Ravenhill. Picture by Brian Little/ Presseye
Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final 2014: Methodist College v Sullivan Upper at Ravenhill

Methodist College have defeated Sullivan Upper to claim this year's rugby Schools' Cup.

The Belfast schools thrashed it out at Ravenhill this St Patrick's Day afternoon, with Methody coming out on top thanks to a total of five tries.

Methody took the lead earlier on with a try and conversion - with the side then furthering extending the gap to 12 - 0.

Sullivan landed a try after around 20 minutes before a third from Methody.

It was 17 - 5 at half-time. before a Sullivan try brought the gap to just five points.

But two more tries from Methody put an end to any hopes of a Sullivan victory, with Michael Lagan helping lead his school to their 37th title.

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