Kildare school picks up Rugby Development Award

Advances in rugby at Patrician School, Newbridge, recognised at Rugby Awards

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Kildare school picks up Rugby Development Award

Andrew Burke and Ailleen Langton of Patrician Secondary School Newbridge, Kildare, with the Irish Independent Development School of the Year award

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Patrician Secondary School, Newbrige, has been awarded for the magnificent schools rugby they have enjoyed in 2019.

The school captured the Pat Rossiter Cup (Junior) and the Anne McInerney Cup (Senior) last March, a great achievement by any standards.

At the Leinster Rugby Awards Ball on Sunday last (April 28) in the Inter Continental Hotel, Dublin; Patrician Secondary School, Newbridge, was awarded the Irish Independent Development School Award.

Leinster Rugby President Lorcan Balfe alongside Irish Independent Editor, Fionnán Sheehan presented the award to coaches/teachers Andrew Burke & Aileen Langton of the Patrician School.