Presentation College, Athenry completed a provincial double today (Wednesday) in the Sportsground when they were were crowned Connacht Junior Schools Development Champions.
Congrats to Presentation Athenry on winning the @connachtrugby @TopOil Junior Development Schools Cup Final this afternoon! #FromGrassrootsToGreenShirts @IrishRugby @ConnachtClan pic.twitter.com/kKrXKrnhzy
— Inpho Photography (@Inphosports) March 14, 2018
The result came just two hours after they also won the Senior Schools Emerging title with a 31-22 victory over Jesus & Mary Enniscrone.
CONNACHT RUGBY: PRESENTATION ATHENRY 31-22 JESUS & MARY ENNISCRONE https://t.co/exXjthJSZF
— Galway Daily (@GalwayDaily) March 14, 2018
Athenry were always strongly fancied to win the final game of the triple header in Galway beaten St. Jarlath’s 29-12 in the group stages before another impressive 32-8 victory in the semi-final against Gallen CS.
19 to nil to Presentation College Junior rugby team and my own Conor at 15 at half time in the cup final this afternoon 🏉🏉🏉 pic.twitter.com/QqCNG1Xy97
— DrNiall Mc (@Drniallmc) March 14, 2018
And they didn’t waste time in the decider racing into a 19-0 half-time lead. Despite St. Jarlath’s best efforts, Presentation kept control and added the Junior Development trophy to the Senior Emerging silverware.
Next up it's the Junior Schools Development Cup Final between Pres Athenry and St Jarlaths, Tuam. Here are our line-ups. pic.twitter.com/HLyDrtqB8X
— Connacht Rugby (@connachtrugby) March 14, 2018