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Jake wood on the drum

Jake wood on the drum

Kevin Scott / Presseye

Robert, Alyssa and Lorraine Jebb

Robert, Alyssa and Lorraine Jebb

Kevin Scott / Presseye

Pictured is Richard Gill as they left the ground following the schools cup final

Pictured is Richard Gill as they left the ground following the schools cup final

Kevin Scott / Presseye

17th March 2015   ?William Cherry/Presseye

RBAI?s Michael Lowry with Wallace High School?s Graham Malley during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye RBAI?s Michael Lowry with Wallace High School?s Graham Malley during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

?William Cherry / Presseye

17th March 2015   ??William Cherry/Presseye

Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

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Wallace High Schools Max Trouton scoring a try against RABI during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

Wallace High Schools Max Trouton scoring a try against RABI during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

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17th March 2015   ?William Cherry/Presseye

RBAI?s Lewis McNamara scoring a try against Wallace High School during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye RBAI?s Lewis McNamara scoring a try against Wallace High School during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

?William Cherry / Presseye

17th March 2015   ??William Cherry/Presseye

Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

??William Cherry / Presseye

17th March 2015   ?William Cherry/Presseye

RBAI?s James Hume with Wallace High School?s Andrew Cardosi during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye RBAI?s James Hume with Wallace High School?s Andrew Cardosi during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

?William Cherry / Presseye

17th March 2015   ??William Cherry/Presseye

Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

??William Cherry / Presseye

17th March 2015   ?William Cherry/Presseye

RBAI?s Jack Conlin with Wallace High School?s Connor Guiney and Andrew Cardosi during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye RBAI?s Jack Conlin with Wallace High School?s Connor Guiney and Andrew Cardosi during the Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup final at the Kingspan Stadium.

?William Cherry / Presseye

17th March 2015   ??William Cherry/Presseye

Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

??William Cherry / Presseye

17th March 2015   ??William Cherry/Presseye

Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

??William Cherry / Presseye

17th March 2015   ??William Cherry/Presseye

Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

17th March 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Fans cheer on their team at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools?? Cup final at Kingspan Stadium.

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Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup Final - RBAI v Wallace HS
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Stanley Russell, Amy Fry (Danske Bank), Rhianna Russell and  Lucy Stewart (Danske Bank) and Adam Russell,

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup Final - RBAI v Wallace HS Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Stanley Russell, Amy Fry (Danske Bank), Rhianna Russell and Lucy Stewart (Danske Bank) and Adam Russell,

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup Final - RBAI v Wallace HS
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Lucy Bickerstaff,  Richael Milligan, Amy Fry (Danske Bank) Sarah Barnes and Zoe Edwards

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup Final - RBAI v Wallace HS Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Lucy Bickerstaff, Richael Milligan, Amy Fry (Danske Bank) Sarah Barnes and Zoe Edwards

17 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup final, Royal Belfast Academical Institution v Wallace High School at Kingspan Stadium.

RBAI arrive at Kingspan Stadium

17 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup final, Royal Belfast Academical Institution v Wallace High School at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI arrive at Kingspan Stadium

17 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup final, Royal Belfast Academical Institution v Wallace High School at Kingspan Stadium.

RBAI arrive at Kingspan Stadium

17 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup final, Royal Belfast Academical Institution v Wallace High School at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI arrive at Kingspan Stadium

17 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup final, Royal Belfast Academical Institution v Wallace High School at Kingspan Stadium.

RBAI arrive at Kingspan Stadium

17 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup final, Royal Belfast Academical Institution v Wallace High School at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI arrive at Kingspan Stadium

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Wednesday 11th  March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.
Danske Bank Schools' Cup:
Ulster Rugby's Chris Henry with Wallace High School captain Samuel Moore

Press Release Image Wednesday 11th March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. Danske Bank Schools' Cup: Ulster Rugby's Chris Henry with Wallace High School captain Samuel Moore

12 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

 Danske Bank Schools' Cup:

RBAI captainLewis McNamara with Ulster's Roger Wilson and RBAI coach Daniel Soper

12 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Schools' Cup: RBAI captainLewis McNamara with Ulster's Roger Wilson and RBAI coach Daniel Soper

RBAI v Wallace

RBAI v Wallace

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
Coleraine's  with RBAI's

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. Coleraine's with RBAI's

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
Coleraine's  with RBAI's

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. Coleraine's with RBAI's

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
Coleraine's  Bruce Campbell

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. Coleraine's Bruce Campbell

Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Support for Sullivan Upper School.

Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Support for Sullivan Upper School.

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©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's James McSorley rises highest in the line out.

Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's James McSorley rises highest in the line out. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

Partisan pupils lend their support ahead of the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup semi-final between Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium yesterday afternoon

Partisan pupils lend their support ahead of the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup semi-final between Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium yesterday afternoon

Supporters at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup semi-final between Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium

Supporters at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup semi-final between Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium

Supporters at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup semi-final between Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium

Supporters at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup semi-final between Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium

Supporters at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup semi-final between Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium

Supporters at the Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup semi-final between Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's Phil Matthews and Limavady Ethan Sherrad and Luke Montgomery.

Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Phil Matthews and Limavady Ethan Sherrad and Luke Montgomery. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's Jack Campbell has this clearance blocked by Limavady's Scott McLean.


Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Jack Campbell has this clearance blocked by Limavady's Scott McLean. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's Josh Agnew and Limavady Ethan Sherrad.

Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Josh Agnew and Limavady Ethan Sherrad. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's Michael Thompson and Limavady Gary Kee and Mark Woods.


Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Michael Thompson and Limavady Gary Kee and Mark Woods. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's Michael Thompson and Limavady Gary Kee and Mark Woods.


Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Michael Thompson and Limavady Gary Kee and Mark Woods. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's Michael Thompson and Limavady Gary Kee and Mark Woods.


Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Michael Thompson and Limavady Gary Kee and Mark Woods. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Campbell's Scrum Half Cameron Stewart.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Campbell's Scrum Half Cameron Stewart.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Campbell's Patrick Beverland

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Campbell's Patrick Beverland

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Campbell's Jack Howard and Sullivan's Captain Max Clarke.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Campbell's Jack Howard and Sullivan's Captain Max Clarke.

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3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
 RBAI go through to the final

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI go through to the final

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
 RBAI captain  Lewis McNamara and try scorer Callum McLaughlin

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI captain Lewis McNamara and try scorer Callum McLaughlin

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
 RBAI captain  Lewis McNamara

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI captain Lewis McNamara

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
 RBAI go through to the final

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI go through to the final

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
 RBAI captain  Lewis McNamara

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI captain Lewis McNamara

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
 RBAI try scorer Callum McLaughlin

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI try scorer Callum McLaughlin

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
 RBAI's Andrew McGregor drives forward

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. RBAI's Andrew McGregor drives forward

3 March 2015 -   Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium.
Coleraine's Mac O'Neill tackles RBAI's Connor Wallace

3 March 2015 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye Danske Bank Ulster Schools? Cup semi-final, Coleraine AI and RBAI at Kingspan Stadium. Coleraine's Mac O'Neill tackles RBAI's Connor Wallace

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Sulvillan's Ryan Spence

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Sulvillan's Ryan Spence

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Sullivan's Connor McEvoy.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Sullivan's Connor McEvoy.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Campbell's Patrick Beverland and Sullivan's Callum Jeffery

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Campbell's Patrick Beverland and Sullivan's Callum Jeffery

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Suvillan's Peter Cooper

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Suvillan's Peter Cooper

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Suvillan's Jules Storey.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Suvillan's Jules Storey.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Campbell's Cashmir and Sullivan's Dillon Gilbert

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Campbell's Cashmir and Sullivan's Dillon Gilbert

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Suvillian's Lewis Smith.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Suvillian's Lewis Smith.

Photopress Belfast

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Flags are out for Campbell.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Flags are out for Campbell.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye
Saturday 7th February 2015
Danske Bank Schools Cup
Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood
Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College
Cameron Stweart ans Sullivan's Captain Max Clarke.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye Saturday 7th February 2015 Danske Bank Schools Cup Sullivan Upper School, Belfast Road, Holywood Sullivan Upper vs Campbell College Cameron Stweart ans Sullivan's Captain Max Clarke.

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015
SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round
Portora v Wallace.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 7 February 2015 SchoolÕs Cup 3rd Round Portora v Wallace.

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's Grant Hutchinson and Limavady Alan Wilson.

Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Grant Hutchinson and Limavady Alan Wilson. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

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Armagh's Grant Hutchinson and Limavady Darren Corrigan.

Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Grant Hutchinson and Limavady Darren Corrigan. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's James Dunne n and Limavady Ethan Sherrad and Oliver Mullan.

Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's James Dunne n and Limavady Ethan Sherrad and Oliver Mullan. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015.  Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh

Armagh's Matthew McSorley releases the ball as he is challenged by Limavady's Jim McCartney.


Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

©/Presseye.com - 07th February 2015. Press Eye Ltd - Northern Ireland - Danske Bank Ulster Schools Cup - Limavady Grammar School V Royal School, Armagh Armagh's Matthew McSorley releases the ball as he is challenged by Limavady's Jim McCartney. Mandatory Credit Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com

Lorcan Doherty

Jake wood on the drum

Some were doing jigs of joy after scintillating St Patrick's Day sporting action, but others were left to cry into their green beer.

Thousands flocked to the big holiday sporting action with Royal Belfast Academical Institution (RBAI) winning a closely-fought Danske Bank Schools Cup rugby final at Kingspan Stadium against Wallace High 14-10.

In Armagh city it was the battle of the Pats in GAA football as St Patrick's College, Cavan, defeated St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon, in the Ulster Colleges MacRory Cup Final by 2-12 to 0-8.

In football, Edmund Rice College from Glengormley beat Grosvenor Grammar 2-1 in the Belfast Senior Cup Trophy Final, but there was disappointment for Co Derry Gaelic football side Slaughtneil who lost to Corofin at Croke Park by a margin of 1-14 to 0-7 in the All-Ireland Club Final.

In Belfast, thousands of fans flocked to the Kingspan Stadium for the clash between Lisburn's Wallace High and Inst and with the mild weather conditions the famous old ground was rocking.

Afterwards the Inst fans were savouring their victory and one man who had a foot in both camps said it was a brilliant sporting occasion.

Comber playwright Robin Glendinning (76) once briefly taught at Wallace but it was his 18 years as an English teacher at Inst which meant he was backing the Belfast boys and was pleased they got their 30th outright win. They have also shared the title four times. "I thought it was a great match especially in the second half. There were brilliant tries and the difference was that Inst's tries were closer to the posts which made the conversions easier," he said.

Lyndsey Henry, mother of Inst player James Hume, said it was a "nail-biting match but Inst had a do-or-die will to win".

Among the Wallace High fans, Richard Gill (18) from Lisburn was disappointed but he said the side had given it their all.

Robert Jebb (46) played for Wallace 30 years ago and he and wife Lorraine (43) and daughter Alyssa (15) said yesterday's result was a disappointing outcome.

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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015
St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon
Fans at today's MacRory Cup Final
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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015 St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon Fans at today's MacRory Cup Final Mandatory Credit ?INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015
St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon
Fans at today's MacRory Cup Final
Mandatory Credit ?INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015 St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon Fans at today's MacRory Cup Final Mandatory Credit ?INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015
St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon
St.Patricks' Thomas Edward Donohoe and Conall Lyons of Academy
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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015 St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon St.Patricks' Thomas Edward Donohoe and Conall Lyons of Academy Mandatory Credit ?INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015
St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon
The St Patrick's Academy squad
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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015 St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon The St Patrick's Academy squad Mandatory Credit ?INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015
St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon
The St Patricks, Cavan squad
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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015 St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon The St Patricks, Cavan squad Mandatory Credit ?INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

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Confident: Ciaran Gourley hopes his Dugannon boys can deliver

Confident: Ciaran Gourley hopes his Dugannon boys can deliver

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Danske Bank MacRory Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh 17/3/2015 St Patricks, Cavan vs St Patrick's Academy, Dungannon Fans at today's MacRory Cup Final Mandatory Credit ?INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

Colin Stanfield and wife Margaret were among the faithful supporting the Lisburn school which their son played for in 1994.

Thousands of fans also gathered at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh to see St Patrick's College from Cavan town win the MacRory Cup for the first time since 1972.

As the blue and gold-clad Cavan fans ran onto the pitch, one man who certainly had a St Patrick's Day spring in his step was manager Fr Kevin Fay.

He revealed it wasn't just at the ground were things were lively as his mother was watching the game on TV at home and she would be "going mad in the kitchen".

Cavan player Thomas Galligan savoured the victory and said: "It means everything to us. It's great to win it."

Belfast Telegraph