Excitement, drama and goals at the Schools Cup 2017!

Under 15 S3 Boys’ Plate – Edinburgh Academy v Loretto School

A tense shootout was required to separate Edinburgh Academy and Loretto School in the S3 Boys’ Plate with Edinburgh Academy eventually snatching the win.

An early goal for Edinburgh Academy made it 1-0. Loretto School equalised on 26 minutes to make it 1-1 and an entertaining and competitive contest. With two minutes left on the clock a great save from the Loretto School goalkeeper took the game to running penalties. It was a contest of great goalkeeping (16 penalties with 15 saved!), eventually the winning running penalty was rattled home to give Edinburgh Academy the win.

Full time: Loretto School 1-1  (1-2) Edinburgh Academy

Open Boys’ Scottish Cup Final – Stewart’s Melville College v Loretto School

This was a hugely entertaining final played to a large and appreciative crowd.

Stewart’s Melville College took an early lead when they scored from the first penalty corner of the game. Just three minutes later and Stewart’s Melville College doubled their lead when they converted another penalty corner to further their advantage. Loretto School were back in the game just as the second half got underway when they immediately found the net to bring the score back to 2-1. Loretto School pressure found Stewart’s Melville College resolute and the win was sealed with five minutes left on the clock. Stewart’s Melville converted from a break down at a penalty corner to make it 3-1.

Full time: Loretto School 1-3 Stewart Melville College

Many congratulations to all the players and our thanks to all the supporters.

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