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Schools Bowl

Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:58 pm
by pwrmoore
Picked this up off the UB Site

Northern Bank Schools Bowl Final
20 February 2008, 4:59 pm
By Maire Cahill

Foyle and Londonderry College were worthy winners of the Northern Bank Schools' Bowl Final played at Ravenhill on 20th February
Cambridge House Grammar School took on Foyle and Londonderry College in the final of the Northern Bank Schools' Bowl. A large contingent of supporters accompanied both teams, and the enthusiasm was obvious from arrival.
Cambridge House began well, taking the first score of the game, with a penalty scored by the number 10. However, it was Foyle and Londonderry College who dominated the 1st half and produced the lionshare of scores on the board. At half time the score was Cambridge House 3- Foyle and Londonderry College 24.

Cambridge House came back in the 2nd half, scoring three tries, all of which were successfully converted. Despite strong defence by Cambridge House, however, it was Foyle and Londonderry College who exited the game as winners.

At the final whistle, the score was Cambridge House 24- Foyle and Londonderry College 39.

Scores of the match were as follows:


Cambridge House-
Tries- Karl Frame, Rodger McBurney, Mark Henry
Cons- Glenn Scott (3)
Pens- Glenn Scott

Foyle and Londonderry College-
Tries- Stephen Robinson, John Burns (2), Paul McFeely, David Murdock, Aaron Patterson
Cons- Andrew Semple (3)
Pens- Andrew Semple

David Workman, President of the IRFU Ulster Branch presented the trophy to the winning team, and all involved received medals for participation. The IRFU Ulster Branch would like to congratulate both teams for their excellent display of rugby, and thanks to the supporters who made the journey with each team.