Brave Academy girls fail in bid to make history

Orla Thompson of Banbridge and Katharine Hill of Sullivan. Photo by Andrew Paton/Presseye.com.
Orla Thompson of Banbridge and Katharine Hill of Sullivan. Photo by Andrew Paton/Presseye.com.

Banbridge Academy girls’ hockey team failed in their make history this afternoon (Wednesday) as Sullivan Upper lifted the Senior Schools’ Cup with a 2-1 victory.

Sarah Russel scored the opener for Banbridge after 16 minutes before Zara Malseed made it all square three minutres later.

Sullivan took the lead with a well worked set piece as Malseed flicked it to Katharine Hill who fired home. 2-1.

Banbridge had never reached the final before today whereas Sullivan have reached it twice but lost the 2008 decider against Royal School Armagh and shared the trophy after a goalless draw with Glenlola College back in 1980.