Abbey top of the pile

By Dáire Bonnar ABBEY Vocational School joint-manager Jamie Brennan was full of pride as his side won the All-Ireland Schools ‘B’ final in Clones on Saturday. The Donegal Town school won, 1-15 to 0-9, against Ashbourne Community School to become just the third Donegal side to win the Paddy Drummond Cup and the first in […]

Abbey Vocational hoping to take golden opportunity

By Niall Gartland THE MacLarnon Cup title is safely secured for the first time in the school’s history, and Abbey Vocational manager Stuart McFadden is determined that they give the All-Ireland ‘B’ series a proper shot. They take on Galway side Dunmore this Saturday in the Paddy Drummond semi-final in Sligo, and while they enjoyed […]

Quinn confident St Ciaran’s can handle the hype

COOL heads are a necessity if St Ciaran’s are to prevail in Saturday’s Paddy Drummond Cup final against Ballinrobe Community School (Mayo), according to their captain Conor Quinn. While the Ballygawley-based school are accustomed to success, particularly at Vocationals level, they have never won an All-Ireland title at Croke Park. The hype is gathering pace […]