he Jes have defied the odds to claim this year’s Top Oil Connacht Senior Schools Cup, overcoming cup holders Garbally 16-15 in a hard fought match at the Sportsground .

Captain and Outhalf,  Morgan Codyre, wrapped up an outstanding season by kicking 11 points to help the Jes claim its 13th Connacht senior cup.

Many thanks to the fantastic crowd of supporters – students, teachers, parents and past-pupils who made their way to the Sportground and whose colour and vociferous support made it a Cup final to remember.

Colaiste Iognáid:

D Codyre; C McCabe, R Hunt, J Hill, D Molloy; M Codyre, J Byrne; A Corbett, C Fallon, G Keane; A Mannion, R Gorey; C Parsons, F Durkin, J Gallagher.


C McGuinness for Parsons (63 mins), S Monaghan for Hill (70).

Scorers for Colaiste Iognáid:

Try: D Molloy; Conversion: M Codyre; Penalties: M Codyre (3).

James Hill, Jake Gallagher and Conal Fallon tackle Frank Hopkins 16/3/2016 cup final c cup final e cup final b

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