Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 September 2014

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

Methodist College 27 - 12 Sullivan Upper

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
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 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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