Banbridge Academy girls win All-Ireland hockey title

Banbridge Academy have won the All-Ireland Schoolgirls' Championships at the first attempt having landed their maiden Ulster title earlier this year
Banbridge Academy have won the All-Ireland Schoolgirls' Championships at the first attempt having landed their maiden Ulster title earlier this year
The tournament hosts beat Ursuline Convent from Thurles 6-2 in the final game
The tournament hosts beat Ursuline Convent from Thurles 6-2 in the final game
Katie McKee scored within the first 15 seconds for Banbridge
Katie McKee scored within the first 15 seconds with an amazing piece of skill, taking the ball from the tip off, racing to the circle and unleashing a reverse-stick finish
Banbridge's Gina Woods in action against Ursuline's Jill Shanahan during the final game of the Championship
Banbridge's Gina Woods in action against Ursuline's Jill Shanahan during the final game of the Championship
Orla Thompson, who scored a hat-trick for Banbridge, pictured in action against Ursuline's Izzy Walsh
Orla Thompson, who scored a hat-trick for Banbridge, pictured in action against Ursuline's Izzy Walsh
Captain Orla Thompson displays the trophy in front of her victorious Banbridge Academy team-mates
Captain Orla Thompson displays the trophy in front of her victorious Banbridge Academy team-mates