Click here for photos from Blackrock’s win over St. Michael’s in the Powerade Leinster Schools Senior Cup final on St. Patrick’s Day.
Pictured above: St. Michael’s winger Patrick is distraught after the final whistle at Lansdowne Road. Blackrock won the decider 14-12 with converted tries from Vasya Artemiev and Shane Collins. It was ‘Rock’s 65th Senior Cup triumph. Michael’s are still awaiting their maiden win.
Blackrock winger Niall Morris takes on Patrick Brophy during a tightly-contested final. Three Noel Reid penalties and a 40-metre drop goal from out-half Andrew Cummiskey kept Michael’s in the hunt for glory.
Blackrock centre Aidan Wynne, who converted both of his side’s tries, is tackled by Alex Byrne of St. Michael’s.
Michael’s out-half Andrew Cummiskey tackles Blackrock scrum half David Moore.
Michael’s scrum half Robert Shanley tries to halt the progress of Blackrock full-back Luke Fitzgerald.
The Blackrock celebrations can begin as team captain Paul Ryan receives the trophy from his mother Helen.
Luke Fitzgerald, Paul Ryan and David O’Connor celebrate with the Senior Cup.
**All photos by Dan Sheridan of Inpho Photography**