Enniskerry’s Emma Russell and Antrim’s Zoe Wilson continued Ireland’s excellent recent run in the NCAA in the US as they helped Syracuse University to their first ever national title on Sunday evening.
Hermes beat two of their closest rivals to build an imposing seven point lead over the chasers in the women’s EY Hockey League after just seven rounds of matches; Pembroke and Pegasus were double winners as all the other top half sides lost ground
It was leg one of the women's EY Hockey League double weekend, day two of the boys interpros and another significant day in both the men's and women's Leinster Division Ones - here are all the results from those games
Section C of the girls Senior Premier League looks set for a an epic showdown in the next couple of weeks as the race for the playoffs hots up; indeed, the league as a whole is building to a crescendo with all three sections still to be decided
Former Old Alex and Hermes starlet Emma Russell will line out against Limerick’s Roisin Upton on Friday afternoon bidding to take another big step closer to the NCAA crown in the semi-final of the US university competition.
Monkstown and Lisnagarvey have cut themselves clear at the top of the EY Hockey League as both recorded double wins over the weekend; TRR had the next-best output with four points; Cork C of I and Banbridge lost ground with winless runs
Hermes maintained their two-point lead at the top of the women’s EY Hockey League with a dramatic 3-2 win over title rivals Railway Union in a thrilling tussle at Park Avenue; Elks stay second while Pegasus, UCD and Cork Harlequins also won on day five
Battle royale at Park Avenue as Railway Union and Hermes show down in the biggest match of the women’s EY Hockey League season to date; it is part of a lively weekend with Muckross and Loreto facing off in Leinster and the Irish Junior Cup also getting under way