Piper's Hill and Rockport best in Senior and Junior Schools tests
Our Lady & St Patricks College Beth Coulter (Kirkistown Castle) winner of the best Junior Gross individual driving at the 18th in the 2017 Irish Schools Senior & Junior Cup Finals at Milltown Golf Club today (24/04/2017) Picture by Pat Cashman

Our Lady & St Patricks College Beth Coulter (Kirkistown Castle) winner of the best Junior Gross individual driving at the 18th in the 2017 Irish Schools Senior & Junior Cup Finals at Milltown Golf Club today (24/04/2017) Picture by Pat Cashman

Piper's Hill College in Kildare and Co Down's Rockport School  won the Irish Girls' Schools Senior and Junior Cup Finals at Milltown.

Lauren Walsh, Fiona Behan and Isobel Gorey shot a combined 55 gross points for Piper's Hill to edge out Ursuline College, Sligo's Maeve Rooney, Niamh Cronin and Jenny Demmel by one point.

Walsh's 32 points gave her the best gross and the Mary Nowlan Cup by a single point from Beth Coulter from Our Lady and St. Patrick's College in Knock.

The Junior Cup was equally tight with Katie Webb and Molly O’Hara from Rockport School racking up 45 points to win by one from the Muckross Park College duo of Anna Foster and Kate Sheridan.

Lauren Kelly (Scoile na Trinnoide Naofa) and Shiofra Ward-O’Meara (Portumna Community School) who won the Senior and Junior best nett prizes with excellent scores of 42 and 41 points respectively.

Irish Girls' Schools Senior & Junior Cup Finals, Milltown

Senior Cup

  1. Piper's Hill College, Kildare - Lauren Walsh, Fiona Behan, Isobel Gorey, 55 pts
  2. Ursuline College Sligo – Niamh Cronin, Jenny Demmel, Maeve Rooney, 54 pts
  • Best Nett Individual: Lauren Kelly (Scoil na Trinoide Naofa Doon, Limerick) 42 pts
  • Best Gross Individual & winner of the Mary Nowlan Cup: Lauren Walsh (Piper's Hill College, Kildare) 32 pts 

Junior Cup

  1. Rockport School, Down - Katie Webb, Molly O'Hara, 45 gross pts
  2. Muckross Park College, Dublin - Anna Foster, Kate Sheridan, 44 pts
  • Best Junior Nett Individual: Shiofra Ward (Portumna Community School) 41 pts
  • Best Junior Gross Individual: Beth Coulter (Our Lady & St. Patricks College) 30 pts