With a large section of the draw ruled out due to concerns over the weather, there was only a few results in the Irish Hockey Trophy and Irish Hockey Challenge. The only Leinster team in action, Muckross bowed out at the last 16 stage of the Trophy.
In the same competition, the Ulster Elks – spurred on by internationals Emma Clarke and Shirley McCay – were the big winners, hitting ten past Carrickfergus.
ESB Irish Hockey Trophy – ROUND 3
Ulster Elks 10 Carrickfergus 0; Waterford 3 Cath Institute 4; Ballymena 2 Muckross 1
Men’s Irish Hockey Trophy – ROUND 3
South Antrim 1 North Down 3; Antrim 3 Kilkeel 0
ESB Irish Hockey Challenge – ROUND 1
Renmore 4 Derg Valley 2; Limerick 2 Greenfields II 3; Monkstown w/o Bangor scr; Midleton scr Wexford II w/o
Sunday: Clonmel v Enniscorthy, 2.30pm, Tipperary; Tipperary v Mullingar, 2.30pm,Tipp Sports Complex
Men’s Irish Hockey Challenge – ROUND 1
Campbellians 2 Parkview 1; Ballymena 0 Saintfield 2