St Kieran’s College are celebrating after being crowned All Ireland Under 15 champions on Wednesday in the RSC in Waterford.
The local side defeated Munster champions Douglas Community School from Cork 5-4 on penalties.
The sides went in at half time 0-0 however a goal from Jim Ryan early on in the second half put the local school ahead.
Kieran’s had a few more chances to increase the gap however Douglas hit a long-range strike to the top of the net bringing the game to extra time.
The sides remained 1-1 after extra time and the game went to penalties. Douglas hit their fifth one over the bar and Jim Ryan stepped up for Kieran’s and slotted home the winner.
Hard luck to @DCSsoccer today. Heartbreaking way to lose. 2 great teams and a wonderful game. What an equaliser!! https://t.co/yGLUh6zrG8
— St Kieran's College (@KieransCollege) April 6, 2016