Fourteen years ago, on April 9 2001, Muckross were relegated from Leinster Division One for the first time in the club's history but they will return to the top tier in the province next year after they closed out this season in second place in division two
Aisling Naughton’s double saw Hermes win back the Leinster league title, ticking off trophy one of a still possible quadruple as they got the better of Loreto 2-0 – the only side to have beaten them since September
Monkstown's retention of the Leinster men's division one title was confirmed before they even took the field as Corinthian pulled off a surprise win over Pembroke; Railway edge a nerve-shredder against YMCA who are hanging on to IHL hopes by a finger-nail
Jessica McGirr and Niamh Small’s stunning strikes saw Loreto top Irish Hockey League Pool B as they powered the Beaufort side to a 3-1 win, eliminating Ards, while UCD also made it through; Pegasus top their group on goal difference from Hermes
Loreto and UCD completed the women's Irish Hockey League semi-final line-up; Pembroke confirmed they would take a women's IHL ticket at did Glenanne's men; Monkstown confirmed their men's Leinster league crown with a flourish as they beat Rathgar 8-0
Loreto, UCD and Ards are facing to an epic close to the group phase of the women’s Irish Hockey League with all battling it out for the two semi-final spots on offer with plenty of permutations to play out.
Barring a huge upset, Monkstown will be crowned Leinster division one champions on Saturday evening as they need just a point against basement side Rathgar. The IHL debate, though, continues to rumble on in Ulster with vice chairman Stuart MacDonnell resigning in midweek
After nine warm-up matches in 2015 already, Craig Fulton’s Irish senior men formally start their Olympic qualifying bid at Chula Vista in California at the World League round two, needing a top three finish to keep their road to Rio on course.
Alexandra College will face St Gerard’s in the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup final on Thursday, March 5 after they fought their way through semi-finals at Grange Road this afternoon against Loreto St Stephen's Green and Holy Child, Killiney respectively.
In the end, getting over the line proved a slightly drawn out affair but Pembroke II claimed the Leinster women’s division two title on Sunday, surviving a dramatic last gasp corner to draw 0-0 with Old Alex II.
A last minute winner from Jazze Henry saw Monkstown beat YMCA 2-1 and move a step closer to winning Leinster's division one; TRR and Railway tie in dramatic fashion; Pembroke land IHL place while Rathgar and Glenanne also win; Town IIs also progress title hopes