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All the best pics as Blackrock open their 3 in-a-row Schools Cup bid with rout of Terenure

The 2015 Leinster Schools Senior Cup kicked off today in Donnybrook.

BLACKROCK EASED TO a 39-11 win over their arch-rivals Terenure at Donnybrook today as Peter Smyth’s side got their Leinster Schools Senior Cup campaign off to the perfect start.

Blackrock have won the last two tournaments and are second-favourites this year, with St Michael’s the only side with shorter odds to win it all.

As always, there was a lot of skill and passion on display at today’s game and here are some pictures that captured the occasion.

A Blackrock fan gets his face painted

Blackrock fans get their faces painted Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

A Terenure fan tries to get his supporters going

Terenure fans at the game Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

The Blackrock team huddle in front of their supporters

The Blackrock team form a huddle as their fans sing Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Cian Cooke is tackled by Gavin Mullen

Cian Cooke is tackled by Gavin Mullen Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Kyle Dixon scores a try for Blackrock

Kyle Dixon scores a try Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Blackrock claim a lineout

Roghan McMahon wins a line-out Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Stephen Killgallen makes a break

Stephen Killgallen makes a break Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Stephen Killgallen offloads the ball

Tommy O'Brien offloads Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

The next first round game takes place tomorrow between CUS and CBC Monkstown.

‘It was one of those days when we had license to spread the ball’ — Zebo

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