The PPS U17 1/2 Football Finals of the Lord Mayors Cup 2016 were played on Monday 16th May in Pairc Ui Rinn, with all Football Finals on the one day there was a great atmosphere and excitement in Pairc ui Rinn.
To help schools prepare senior teams for competitions in both Hurling and Football (2016/2017 season), it was decided to run an U17 1/2 competition at 3 grades, open to all schools.
All schools county wide were invited to participate and the schools listed below took the opportunity to take to the fields on Wed 4th & Thur 5th May in CIT and Ballincollig. The competition is a joint project between Cork GAA, Rebel Og and Cork Post Primary Schools and is organised by the coaching staff, headed up by GPO Noel Crowley. The qualifying rounds were played over six days, with finals in Pairc Ui Rinn on Monday May 16th for the Football. This initiative is in addition to a further Lord Mayors Cup competition in football ran by Jim Murphy on the 27th April in Football.
A Football Group sections (15 a side) was played in C.I.T on Thur 5th May with the following School teams taking part.
Colaiste Choilm Ballincollig
Clonakilty Community College
St Fachtnas DLS, Skibbereen
St Francis, Rochestown
At the end of a great days football Colaiste Choilm Ballincollig v Clonakilty Community College made the Football Finals which were played on Monday 16th in Pairc Ui Rinn on Monday May 16th
B Football Group sections (15 a side) was played in Ballincollig on Thur 5th May with the following school teams taking part.
Carrigaline Community School
Presentation Brothers College
St Michaels Rosscarbery
At the end of a great days football Presentation Brothers College Cork and Carrigaline Community School made the Finals which were played on Monday 16th in Pairc Ui Rinn
C Football Group section (11 a side) was played in C.I.T on Wed 4th May with the following school teams taking part.
Scoil Mhuire Kanturk
Colaiste Daibhaid Cork
Colaiste an Chraoidhin Fermoy
North Monastery CBS Cork
St Brogans College Bandon
At the end of a great days football St Brogans College Bandon and Colaiste an Craoibhin Fermoy made the finals which were play on Monday 16th in Pairc Ui Rinn
A Football Final: Colaiste Choilm Ballincollig winners over Clonakilty Community College
B Football Final: Carrigaline Community School winners over Presentation Brothers College Cork
C Football final: Colaiste an Craoibhin Fermoy winners over St Brogans College Bandon