The hard-ball competition for the top schools in the Leinster region has reached the last eight stage with the quarter-finals getting under way this week.
There are three ties down for decision today (Wed) as Milverton take on Rush in a local derby. The sides have met already when Adam Clinton's 40 proved the difference despite a brilliant 47 from Finn McGee in a high scoring match.
Star of the Sea have home advantage over St Michael's College, while St Mary's warmed up for their clash at Willow Park with a 10-wicket win against St Gerard's - Cillian Jacobs taking 4 for 10.
The final match is next week with CUS having home advantage over Oliver Plunkett's.
St. Michael's College 102/5 15 overs (Daniel Ryan 26, Alistair Verdon 12, Michael O' Boyle 1-5, Henry McNamee 1-6) CUS 92/5 15 overs (Rory Honan 23, Ethan Marshall 14, Tom Barry 2-21, Jack O' Riordan 1-8) St Michael's College won by 10 runs.
St Gerard’s 24/5, 20 overs (M Murray 12, H Smith 8, Cillian Jacobs 4-10) St Mary’s College 28/0, 5 overs (Dan O’Mahony 12*, Brendan Carolan 15*) St Mary’s won by 10 wickets
Milverton NS 127/2, 20 overs (Adam Clinton 40, Sam Smyth 38*, Killian Hoare 17, Finn McGee 1-19) Rush NS 102/6, 20 overs (Finn McGee 47, Reece Price 14, Matthew Weldon 2-16) Milverton NS won by 25 runs
Oliver Plunkett’s NS 115/3, 20 overs Balrothery NS 35 all out, 9.3 overs Oliver Plunkett’s won by 80 runs