The Indian Maharadja to support The Hook’s coverage of youth and schools hockey

The Indian Maharadja to support The Hook’s coverage of youth and schools hockey

September 12, 2019 | 798 views | Leave a comment

The Hook is delighted to link up with The Indian Maharadja with the Dutch lifestyle Hockey Brand set to support our coverage of youth and schools hockey this season.

Loreto and Ballymoney win EHF Club of the Year awards

Loreto and Ballymoney win EHF Club of the Year awards

January 2, 2020 | 182 views | Leave a comment

Loreto were named the European Hockey Federation Large Club of the Year for their Hockey Mums project while Ballymoney earned the Small Club of the Year prize for increasing opportunities for Under-11 and 13 boys in playing the game.

Mullins boys fire Bulls to first ever senior crown

Mullins boys fire Bulls to first ever senior crown

December 26, 2019 | 886 views | Leave a comment

Kevin and John Mullins fired Clontarf to their first ever senior title as they ended their former club Three Rock Rovers’ reign as Neville Cup champions at Grange Road.

Newbridge, Muckross, Newpark and Beaufort set up final four

Newbridge, Muckross, Newpark and Beaufort set up final four

December 20, 2019 | 570 views | Leave a comment

Newbridge College, Muckross Park, Newpark and Loreto Beaufort will contest the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup semi-finals following their quarter-final victories in the week before Christmas.

Immaculate Corinthian hold all the aces at Christmas

Immaculate Corinthian hold all the aces at Christmas

December 19, 2019 | 419 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian completed an immaculate first half of the season with a 4-1 win at North Kildare, making it nine wins from nine in Leinster and 16 out of 17 in all competitions. The sole defeat came at the hands of national champions Pegasus in the Irish Senior Cup semi-final and this latest success gives them […]

Dancer names panel for first training camp of 2020 in South Africa

Dancer names panel for first training camp of 2020 in South Africa

December 19, 2019 | 426 views | Leave a comment

Sean Dancer has given Emma Buckley, Ellen Curran, Hannah McLoughlin, Sarah Torrans and Emily Beatty an early chance to stake a claim for a place in the Irish women’s Olympic squad.

UCD’s magic eight; Tarf produce stunning performance against Railway

UCD’s magic eight; Tarf produce stunning performance against Railway

December 16, 2019 | 719 views | Leave a comment

UCD won the only men’s EYHL tie on the agenda at a canter; Clontarf were in divine form in Leinster Division One; round-up of the men’s weekend action

Loreto make big move to close the gap on Pegasus

Loreto make big move to close the gap on Pegasus

December 15, 2019 | 619 views | Leave a comment

Loreto closed the gap significantly at the top of the women’s EY Hockey League with two wins over the weekend, moving within two points of leaders Pegasus.

Weekend round-up – December 15

Weekend round-up – December 15

December 15, 2019 | 135 views | Leave a comment

Loreto made a big move in the women’s EYHL, cutting the gap to leaders Pembroke; UCD won the only men’s EYHL tie; here are the weekend’s main results

Huge derby dates close the curtain on first half of women’s EYHL campaign

Huge derby dates close the curtain on first half of women’s EYHL campaign

December 13, 2019 | 558 views | Leave a comment

Derbies galore conclude the pre-Christmas schedule in the women’s EY Hockey League with six games on the agenda, all hoping to avoid any frost-related issues. Both Ca big EY Hockey League showdown at Rosbrien on Saturday (12pm) as Munster experiences its first top tier showdown for three years. For Quins coach Darren Collins says he […]

Alex, Muckross, Newbridge, Beaufort, Foxrock, Temple, Andrew’s and Newpark advance

Alex, Muckross, Newbridge, Beaufort, Foxrock, Temple, Andrew’s and Newpark advance

December 13, 2019 | 613 views | Leave a comment

The final eight for the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup were confirmed with Alexandra College’s 5-0 win over King’s Hospital this afternoon completing the line-up.

Playoff places on the line as Leinster schoolboy leagues reach the business end

Playoff places on the line as Leinster schoolboy leagues reach the business end

December 13, 2019 | 392 views | Leave a comment

The Leinster Schoolboys hockey Leagues are entering the business end of the pool stages with high-quality match-ups already looking likely in both the A and B league playoffs.

South Africa trip will stand to Ireland as Euros comes into focus8

South Africa trip will stand to Ireland as Euros comes into focus8

December 13, 2019 | 385 views | Leave a comment

Irish women’s indoor coach Dave Passmore says in spite of six losses to home hosts, the tour to South Africa will stand Ireland in good stead for their return to EuroHockey Championship action next month.

Four-star Muckross shine in brilliant Junior Cup final win

Four-star Muckross shine in brilliant Junior Cup final win

December 13, 2019 | 564 views | Leave a comment

Muckross Park produced a superb team performance to retain the Leinster Schoolgirls Junior Cup with goals from Ava Maleady, Darcy Gallagher, Charlotte Walsh and Sarah Rooney all on the mark at Belfield.

Muckross to face Mount Anville in Junior Cup final

Muckross to face Mount Anville in Junior Cup final

December 11, 2019 | 462 views | Leave a comment

Muckross Park will meet Mount Anville in the Leinster Schoolgirls Junior Cup final at 2pm (Belfield) after they fought through dramatic semi-finals against Teresians and Mount Sackville, respectively.

Cookstown stun Pembroke as UCD end Rovers’ reign; Tarf and Railway on track for big showdown

Cookstown stun Pembroke as UCD end Rovers’ reign; Tarf and Railway on track for big showdown

December 8, 2019 | 1,039 views | Leave a comment

Ulster Premier side Cookstown produced a thrilling comeback to defeat top tier Pembroke to reach the final four of the Irish Senior Cup joining UCD, Glenanne and Lisnagarvey on a weekend where Three Rock Rovers were dethroned.

McCay’s last second magic completes another amazing Pegasus comeback

McCay’s last second magic completes another amazing Pegasus comeback

December 8, 2019 | 904 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus produced yet another almighty comeback to beat Pembroke and move clear in women’s EYHL; Old Alex and UCD recorded good wins while Corinthian added yet another victory in EYHL2

Saturday round-up  – December 7

Saturday round-up – December 7

December 7, 2019 | 900 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus produced a comeback for the ages; Cookstown cause a big shock while Lisnagarvey, Glens and UCD through in men’s ISC; here’s the round-up

Pembroke’s title credentials put to the test by reigning champs Pegasus

Pembroke’s title credentials put to the test by reigning champs Pegasus

December 7, 2019 | 420 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke’s growing reputation as a side that can do big damage in the EY Hockey League face a big test on the road as they go to Queen’s on Saturday to face fellow leaders Pegasus.

C of I looking to show their mettle in huge cup test at Lisnagarvey

C of I looking to show their mettle in huge cup test at Lisnagarvey

December 6, 2019 | 324 views | Leave a comment

It’s Irish Senior Cup quarter-final day for the men on Saturday while there are Leinster Division One and indoor league ties also on the agenda

Fox creates history as Irish women return to indoor action

Fox creates history as Irish women return to indoor action

December 5, 2019 | 767 views | Leave a comment

Orla Fox created a little piece of history as the first Irish indoor international goalscorer since 1990 when she netted from a penalty corner in Durban on Wednesday evening.

David Harte in the running for Olympic athletes commission

David Harte in the running for Olympic athletes commission

December 5, 2019 | 179 views | Leave a comment

David Harte has been confirmed by the IOC as one of 30 athletes who will be seeking election onto the IOC Athletes’ Commission next summer. Four athletes will be elected at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by Olympians onto the commission that was established in 1981 as an official body that serves as a link between […]

Brown relishing chance to lead Ireland indoors

Brown relishing chance to lead Ireland indoors

December 4, 2019 | 669 views | Leave a comment

CHLOE Brown’s international career has been a largely frustrating affair until now, writes John Flack, but she can hardly contain her excitement at co-captaining the national indoor team which will be playing six games against South Africa over the next six days.

Glenanne, Monkstown and Naas make big moves in Leinster

Glenanne, Monkstown and Naas make big moves in Leinster

December 1, 2019 | 589 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne, Monkstown and Naas made big moves in Leinster women’s Division One but Corinthian continue to set a hot pace at the top

Cork duo in pole position at halfway stage of EYHL2 groups; Sweeney the North star

Cork duo in pole position at halfway stage of EYHL2 groups; Sweeney the North star

December 1, 2019 | 640 views | Leave a comment

The two Cork sides lead the men’s EYHL Division 2 groups at the halfway stage after Cork C of I and Harlequins’ home wins on Saturday; Dublin North land their second win of the season

Pembroke and Pegasus set pace in women’s EYHL

Pembroke and Pegasus set pace in women’s EYHL

December 1, 2019 | 567 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke and Pegasus continue to set the pace in the women’s EY Hockey League following their fourth wins from five outings thus far in the elite competition.

Town halve the gap to Garvey after incident packed day seven of men’s EYHL

Town halve the gap to Garvey after incident packed day seven of men’s EYHL

December 1, 2019 | 958 views | Leave a comment

Monkstown closed the gap to two points on Lisnagarvey on a day of high drama; TRR and Banbridge moved up while Corinthian and Pembroke drew on day seven of the men’s EYHL

Saturday round-up – November 30

Saturday round-up – November 30

November 30, 2019 | 1,107 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey dropped points for the first time despite a four-goal comeback; Pembroke and Pegasus lead the way in the women’s EYHL; here’s the round-up

Town old boys take on the blues as late November serves up cracking weekend of action

Town old boys take on the blues as late November serves up cracking weekend of action

November 30, 2019 | 830 views | Leave a comment

With Christmas rapidly closing in, it is a huge weekend with the last round of the men’s EYHL and EYHL2 before Christmas, the fifth round of the women’s EYHL as well as lots of Leinster league and Irish Junior Cup action on the agenda.

Mullan’s Green Army to make their mark on Olympic group in Tokyo

Mullan’s Green Army to make their mark on Olympic group in Tokyo

November 29, 2019 | 356 views | Leave a comment

Irish skipper Katie Mullan says there are “definitely points to be had” from their Olympic group after they were confirmed last Saturday to play against the Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, India and South Africa by the FIH.

Five new clubs launched in quick succession in Munster to build on recent Irish success

Five new clubs launched in quick succession in Munster to build on recent Irish success

November 28, 2019 | 387 views | Leave a comment

Michael Houghton says he has hit upon a framework that will play a key role in building a long-lasting dividend from the Irish hockey’s recent successes.

Carroll names Irish men’s panel for indoor return in Santander

Carroll names Irish men’s panel for indoor return in Santander

November 27, 2019 | 933 views | Leave a comment

Coach Kenny Carroll has named the first Irish men’s indoor team since the 1980s following two weeks of trials as preparations begin in earnest for January’s EuroHockey Championships III in Santander.

Railway and Avoca conjure up nine goals each in men’s Div One

Railway and Avoca conjure up nine goals each in men’s Div One

November 24, 2019 | 451 views | Leave a comment

Just two games in men’s Leinster Division One contrived to produce 23 goals as Railway Union and Avoca both scored nine times on Saturday. Railway’s was an incredible 9-5 victory over Kilkenny at Teresians. They fell behind 1-0 but got back to 2-2 at quarter-time, then led 5-2 at half-time. It was 6-3 at the […]

Town snatch important draw with Ards as Reds roll on in Leinster

Town snatch important draw with Ards as Reds roll on in Leinster

November 24, 2019 | 809 views | Leave a comment

Chloe Watkins snagged a late equaliser to end Ards’ 100% record as Corinthian make big move in Leinster Division One

Loreto end Pegasus’ 100% record as Pembroke, Pegs and Alex share top spot

Loreto end Pegasus’ 100% record as Pembroke, Pegs and Alex share top spot

November 24, 2019 | 873 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke, Pegasus and Old Alex all share top spot in the women’s EY Hockey League after four rounds of matches with three wins to their name as UCD and Loreto sit ominously in chase.

Bann bounce back as Garvey keep on rolling

Bann bounce back as Garvey keep on rolling

November 24, 2019 | 729 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey, Monkstown, Three Rock Rovers and Banbridge all picked up wins on day six of the men’s EY Hockey League to strengthen their place in the top half of the table.

Saturday round-up – November 23

Saturday round-up – November 23

November 23, 2019 | 959 views | Leave a comment

Loreto ended Pegasus’s perfect run as Pembroke went top of women’s EYHL; Lisnagarvey continue to set pace in men’s EYHL; here’s the Saturday round-up

Loreto hope to clip Pegasus wings in EY Champs Trophy final rematch

Loreto hope to clip Pegasus wings in EY Champs Trophy final rematch

November 23, 2019 | 574 views | Leave a comment

Last year’s EY Champions Trophy finalists Loreto and Pegasus face off at Beaufort in a big early season women’s EYHL battle with the hosts looking to end the Ulster side’s perfect record.

Newbridge College complete girls Senior Cup second round line-up

Newbridge College complete girls Senior Cup second round line-up

November 22, 2019 | 429 views | Leave a comment

Newbridge College completed the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup second round line-up on Friday afternoon as they got the better of St Kilian’s DSD 2-0.

Trinity’s 53-game unbeaten run ended by Corinthian

Trinity’s 53-game unbeaten run ended by Corinthian

November 19, 2019 | 623 views | Leave a comment

Corinthian ended Trinity’s incredible unbeaten run in women’s Leinster Division One, their run ending at 53 games since their last defeat in the provincial competition.

Avoca and Clontarf celebrate six-point weekends

Avoca and Clontarf celebrate six-point weekends

November 19, 2019 | 414 views | Leave a comment

Avoca and Clontarf both ran up two wins each over the weekend to push on in men’s Leinster Division One. Avoca started off with a 7-1 win over Bray on Saturday, going 3-0 up in the first half and never looking back as Richard Couse netted a hat trick and Elliott Goode scoring twice. On […]

Garvey extend lead as Monkstown make big statement

Garvey extend lead as Monkstown make big statement

November 18, 2019 | 924 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey extended their lead at the top; Monkstown moved up to second with big win over Three Rock while YM continued their upward curve at Annadale; UCD vs Pembroke and Glenanne vs Corinthian ended in draws

Pegasus flying high on dramatic double weekend

Pegasus flying high on dramatic double weekend

November 18, 2019 | 732 views | Leave a comment

Pegasus are the last side standing with a perfect record in the women’s EY Hockey League after three rounds following a double weekend packed with late drama across the 10 games.

Saturday round-up – November 16

Saturday round-up – November 16

November 17, 2019 | 918 views | Leave a comment

Lisnagarvey extended their lead at the head of the men’s EYHL as Monkstown made a big move; Pegasus and Pembroke made it two from two in the women’s EYHL; here’s the Saturday round-up

Alex land double coup with Evans and Duke on board

Alex land double coup with Evans and Duke on board

November 16, 2019 | 1,041 views | Leave a comment

Old Alex announced a massive double coup on Thursday evening with Irish internationals Nikki Evans and Deirdre Duke confirming they will play for the Milltown club.

Irish women’s international indoor returns after almost 30-year hiatus

Irish women’s international indoor returns after almost 30-year hiatus

November 15, 2019 | 312 views | Leave a comment

Dave Passmore has announced the first Irish women’s indoor international squad since 1990, naming a 14-player panel for a December trip to Durban, South Africa for six test matches.

North Dublin Knights impress at PSi UK indoor tournament

North Dublin Knights impress at PSi UK indoor tournament

November 13, 2019 | 410 views | Leave a comment

The North Dublin Knights produced a series of excellent performances at the inaugural PSi UK indoor hockey tournament which took place in Southampton.

Leinster flying high with AerCap boost

Leinster flying high with AerCap boost

November 13, 2019 | 276 views | Leave a comment

AerCap has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Leinster Hockey to support their ambitious high performance player and coach development programme for the Junior Age teams

Umpires get four-year boost from Sedgwick Ireland

Umpires get four-year boost from Sedgwick Ireland

November 13, 2019 | 420 views | Leave a comment

Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions has announced a four-year sponsorship agreement with the Irish Hockey Umpires Association (IHUA).

Corinthian flying on all fronts with four wins in eight days

Corinthian flying on all fronts with four wins in eight days

November 11, 2019 | 252 views | Leave a comment

Women’s EYHL Division 2/Leinster Division One round-up Corinthian have taken control of women’s EYHL Division 2 with a big 2-0 win over Leinster rivals Trinity, making it three wins from three in Pool A and moving seven points clear of the chasers. Hannah McKay laid on the perfect pass for Lauren McGrane to deflect in […]

C of I lead the way as Haycock denies Clontarf with final act

C of I lead the way as Haycock denies Clontarf with final act

November 11, 2019 | 492 views | Leave a comment

Cork C of I are the sole men’s EYHL2 side left with an unbeaten record; Pool B saw draws all round while Rathgar and Kilkenny won in Leinster