Hermes nabbed a key win against Pembroke while Sarah Canning's double shaded Railway's date with Trinity; Ulster still have the edge in the boys interpros but all is still to play for; here are all the key results from Saturday's action
Hermes and Pembroke’s second league meeting of the season is the highlight of a full weekend of women’s Leinster division one, the first one for three weeks; Sunday sees the first tranche of matches in the second round of the Jacqui Potter Cup
Leinster’s U-18 boys are going for a fourth successive interprovincial crown but know that Ulster, in particular, provide a formidable road-block and probably hold the pre-competition’s favourite’s tag.
YMCA II broke their scoring duck – dating back to October 11 – to land their first win of men’s Leinster division two since Suttonians withdrew with a resounding 4-0 win over Railway Union II; weekend round-up
Rathgar extended their unbeaten run to five games after initial difficulties stepping up to the second tier for the first time in over a decade. They now look well at home and moved into fourth place in the division with their 2-1 win over Loreto II.
Orla Minogue proved a brick wall in the Loreto Dalkey goal to break Alexandra College’s winning run in the Leinster schoolgirls senior premier league Section A; all the highlights from the recent Leinster schoolgirl's Premier league and Junior Cup draw
Former Holy Child Killiney student Emma Russell, with Syracuse University, and Crescent College’s Roisin Upton, with the UConn Huskies, still have their NCAA hopes in tact following the first two rounds of playoff action in the US.
David Harte’s status as one of the world’s best goalkeepers was further confirmed on Saturday when he was bought at auction by Dabang Mumbai for the third edition of the Hockey India League for $51,000 (c. €40,700).
The women’s Irish Senior Cup has much more sense of opportunity about it following Railway Union’s surprise win over UCD eliminated the national double winners with the biggest name now removed from Monday’s draw; Loreto go second in women's division one
The men’s Irish Senior Cup was blown wide open on Saturday following top drawer performances from Pembroke and Banbridge to see off the reigning IHL and ISC champions, respectively; Railway through too while Corinthian cause big Mills Cup shock
All the major results from the Irish Senior Cup and the upper leagues in Leinster included; all the other league tables have been updated too following a full programme around the provinces. Any corrections/additions, let me know on firstname.lastname@example.org
The US college hockey season is down to its final 19 teams with plenty of Irish still in the mix for the title following the conclusion of the respective conferences with plenty landing regional titles.
Gareth Borland and Niall Denham announced their respective finalised Leinster schoolboys Under-18 and 16 panels earlier today for the upcoming interprovincial series that will take place in Grange Road in a fortnight’s time.
Kilkenny’s improving form saw them make it two wins from two in men’s Leinster division two as they won a 4-3 shoot-out in Mount Temple to beat Clontarf; Monkstown move into share of lead at the top while five Leinster sides advance in the Irish Junior Cup
Pembroke and Loreto shared the spoils in a tight-knit tussle in women's division one, allowed UCD to take the impetus in the league with a resounding victory on a rain-soaked Saturday; weekend round-up including women's div two and IJC results