Friday October 24th – U/18 Dublin “A” Hurling Final

ASR              5-11

St. Declans 2-09

The term ended in style for Ris as they romped home to win the Dublin Colleges Senior hurling title for the first time since 1999 against St. Declans in DCU today. A man of the match performance from Colin Currie should not overshadow a fantastic team performance, especially from the six U/16 players who were starting their second final in three days, but Currie was so brilliant he deserves special mention. His two goals, the first from a ridiculously tight angle that would surely be a contender for goal of the year at any level were matched by two outrageous reverse handpasses that led to goals for John Walshe and Ben McHugh as Ris led by 4-06 to 0-06 at half time. Declans goaled within thirty seconds of the restart but McHugh’s second goal just two minutes later broke Declans’ resistance and Ris ran out easy winners.

Team: Darragh Levins, Eoin O’Sullivan, Conor Ryan, Michael O’Driscoll, Jack Higgins, Aidan Nickerson, Barry Davis, Sean McCaw, Oisin Lannigan (Captain), Franklin O’Sullivan, Conor Burke, Mark O’Keefe, John Walsh, Colin Currie, Ben McHugh

Subs: Ruadhan Clerkin for McHugh, Conor Reynolds for O’Keefe, Mark Dunleavy for Davis, Ross Maher for Higgins, Lee Dumbrell, Cillian Stacey, Michael Gaffney, Sean Baxter, Conor Cummins, Cathal Kelly, Oisin Maher, Tom O’Flaherty, Sean Owens.

Wednesday October 22nd – U/16 Dublin “A” Hurling FINAL

ASR                1-11

St. Colmcille 0-07

Ris avenged their only defeat of the year and ensured that the five in a row was completed in a titanic struggle against St. Colmcilles. Despite the score suggesting otherwise it was anything but easy. Leading 0-10 to 0-04 in the second half Ris had to save two penalties before scoring a goal of their own to finally kill off the opposition. Congratulations to the team and to mentors Mr. Colgan and Mr. Mahony. A double is also on the cards with the U/18s in their final after mid term.

Friday October 17th – All Ireland U/19 Baskteball Cup

Ris had a home game against Summerhill, Sligo in the first round of the cup today but could not make that advantage count. With Matthew Eustace only back from injury Ris struggled to contain the Sligo school and although they gamely stuck with them Sligo finished stronger to win by fifteen points. The focus now returns to the Dublin league where team is attempting to win its fifth successive Dublin title

Thursday October 16th – U/14 Football

ASR                     4-10

St. Aidans          5-10

Ros led by a goal at have time but Aidans reversed that in the second half to win the game by three points in PNU today. Ris must win their final game against Maynooth in order to have any chance of making the semi finals.


Wednesday October 15th – U/18 Hurling Semi Final

ASR                     4-17

St. Aidan’s          2-02

Ardscoil qualified for just our second Senior A hurling final since 1999 with a commanding win over Scoil Aodhain in PNU today. Ris controlled the game from the start and led by a massive 3-13 to 0-00 at half time. With Ris facing the wind Aidans fared somewhat better in the second half but the result was never in doubt. Ris will attempt to end our Senior drought by winning our first title since 1999 in a final against either St. Declans or St. Benildus. Best for Ris on the day were Franklin O’Sullivan, Barry Davis, Conor Burke, Jack Higgins and John Walsh.

Friday October 10th – U/16 Hurling Semi Final

ASR                           3-15

Colaiste Eanna        3-05

Ris completed a double over Colaiste Eanna with a comfortable win in the U/16 hurling semi final today. The team now finds itself just one win away from completing a five in a row of titles since 2010.

Wednesday October 8th – U/18 Hurling Quarter Final

ASR                          2-16

Colaiste Eanna       2-11

Ris travelled to Colaiste Eanna today for the U/18 hurling quarter final and came away with a five point win. Best for Ris wereisin Lannigan, Conor Burke, Jack Higgins and Barry Davis

Tuesday October 7th – U/16 and U/19 Basketball

The 19’s won by a point for the second game in a row, this time defeating St. Pauls by the bare minimum. The team are going well, having won all three games without star player Matthew Eustace, who is injured at the moment. The 16’s continue to find the going tough, losing again.

Friday October 3rd – U/16 and U/19 Basketball

With Ris leading by just a point at the buzzer St. Aidan’s had three free throws but remarkably missed them all to give the U/19’s their second win of the campaign. The 16’s lost again unfortunately.

Thursday October 2nd – U/14 Football League

Ris lost their second game in the U/14 football league today. Despite leading with ten minutes left against St. Fintans, Sutton Ris were unable to hold on and slumped to their second defeat of the campaign.


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