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St Kilian's seeking solace in the Junior

ST KILIAN'S DSD will look to bounce back from one final disappointment by reaching another showpiece almost immediately.

The south Dublin school's Senior B side fell short of the finishing line last week when they lost the Leinster girls final to defending champions Ramsgrange Community School, New Ross.

Despite Rhiannon O'Connor reducing the opposition's early two-goal lead with a header at Peamount United FC, Kilian's were unable to stop Ramsgrange retaining the U19 title.

The school's Junior Cup side fared better in their quarter-final by edging out Ratoath College 1-0 in their own quarter-final.

A stunning free-kick from Rianne Rowan was enough to decide the game and set-up a semi-final date with Coláiste Bhríde, Enniscorthy.

St Peter's Dunboyne are the most advanced of the Dublin sides in the First Year Girls cup after beating Lucan Community College 3-2 in the only last-16 game played so far.

Trinity Comprehensive, Ballymun will look to do better than Lucan when they travel to Scoil Chríost Rí in Portlaoise after beating Wexford Vocational School 3-0 in the preliminary round.

Scoil Chríost Rí stunned south Dubliners Alexandra College with an 8-0 home win to advance, while Wilson's Hospital, Multyfarnham, won 3-0 at Ratoath College.

Wilson's play Loreto College Bray in the last 16 and St MacDara's Templeogue travel to Presentation College, Kilkenny.


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