Pegasus will lift the regulation season EY Irish Hockey League title on Saturday if they can secure the point they need against bottom club Muckross at the Dub.
Lisnagarvey will be aiming to repeat last Sunday’s Irish Senior Cup win over Glenanne to make a massive step toward a second EYHL title; Corinthian, meanwhile, took a big jump toward the Leinster Division One crown
Ireland’s men won their first two games since the World Cup as they beat France 2-0 and 2-1 in Utrecht this week in a pair of uncapped fixtures, kicking off their Olympic qualifier preparations.
Ursuline Thurles were the last team standing as they survived five rounds of a sudden death shoot-out to beat Mount Mercy in the So Hockey Munster Schoolgirls Junior A Cup final while Midleton won the boys final for the first time in eight years.
East Glendalough’s minor team picked up the school’s first ever boys hockey trophy in the school’s history; St Kilian’s won Junior B while Dundalk GS were Junior victors; round-up of recent schools finals
Trinity produced a stunning five minutes spell before half-time to win their second Leinster Division One title in three seasons as they go into the EYHL2 promotion playoffs in great shape.
Corinthian ended a manic weekend in men’s Leinster Division One at the top, level on points with UCD, as Railway dropped to third from first.
The in-form Lisnagarvey and Three Rock Rovers set up an eye-catching Irish Senior Cup final as they completed a pair of brilliant wins each over a hectic double weekend.
Cork Harlequins put an end to Pegasus’s hopes of an EYHL-Irish Senior Cup double as Emma Barber’s single goal knocked out the runaway league leaders at the semi-final stage.
Cork C of I scored a big win over Cookstown to keep their chances of staying in the EYHL alive; the top four all won, too, to strengthen their places in the Champions Trophy playoffs
Muckross won their first ever women’s EY Hockey League match to give their hopes of avoiding relegation a massive boost, winning 2-1 against Ards at Londonderry Park.
Muckross and Cork C of I scored huge wins in their bids to avoid relegation from the EYHL divisions; Corinthian moved top in Leinster Division One while Cork Harlequins won their first Munster men’s title since 2012
For Cookstown and Cork C of I, the two clubs face a pivotal day in their respective relegation battles as they face off against each other at Steelweld Park on Saturday for the second time in six weeks.
Each of the frontline games on the shortened women’s agenda this weekend carry huge importance in both the women’s EY Hockey League, Leinster and Irish Senior Cup.
The destination of the women’s Leinster Divison One title will go down to the final two matches with Trinity and Monkstown set for a big showdown for the silverware.
Railway Union and Corinthian look set to face a straight battle for the men’s Leinster Division One title as the reds consigned UCD to a third successive league defeat; Kilkenny and Dublin North recorded top wins, too
Queen’s assured themselves of top spot with a 6-0 win over Greenfields as Emily McStea’s hat trick lifted them to 27 points and out of range of Trinity.
Pegasus moved within a point of the women’s EY Hockey League regular season title as their incredible run of form in March saw them win their seventh successive victory on Saturday; the race for fourth also saw a number of twists
The latest twist in the men’s EY Hockey League title chase saw Lisnagarvey move three points clear at the top with Banbridge in pursuit and Glenanne and Three Rock Rovers waiting in the wings.
Pegasus moved to within a point of the women’s EYHL regular season title while Lisnagarvey strengthened their place at the top of the men’s division; here’s the round-up of Saturday’s main results
The men’s EYHL weekend faces the intriguing prospect of four rematches seven days after they met in the reverse fixtures, an opportunity for coaches and video analysts to test their mettle.
After a tumultuous 11-days, Pegasus have jumped from second place in the women’s EYHL to within touching distance of the title all of a sudden; preview of the weekend ahead including the Munster Senior Cup final
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Crescent Comprehensive endured a nerve-wracking two-hour wait to finally be crowned the Kate Russell All-Ireland Schoolgirls Champions on goal difference.
Newpark won the Leinster Junior Premier League for the very first time as they put in a breathtaking performance to beat Holy Child Killiney 4-1 in the final.
Reigning champions Kilkenny College and Limerick’s Crescent Comprehensive look to be the main title contenders at the midway point of the Kate Russell All-Ireland Championships in Booterstown.
Harry Lynch’s 20th minute smash saw The High School land their first ever Leinster Schools senior title as they won the cup 1-0 against Wesley at Grange Road.
Five former Kate Russell All-Ireland Championship winners from the past decade will convene in Booterstown on Thursday and Friday to try and win back the biggest prize in schoolgirls hockey with Sporting Limerick live-streaming every second.
Pembroke and Monkstown took the youth laurels on Leinster finals day, winning the Junior Jacqui Potter Cup and Benny Atkinson titles, respectively.
The Three Rock Rovers juggernaut rolls on as the club retained yet another trophy at Grange Road, storming back from 2-0 down to win the Mills Cup with a 4-2 victory over Glenanne.
Kate McKenna’s goal out of nothing continued Railway Union’s dominance in the Jacqui Potter Cup as they won for the sixth time in nine years, making it four trophies in one day for the Park Avenue club.
Cork Harlequins summoned an incredible comeback from 3-0 down to win back the Munster Senior Cup for the first time in seven years, denying holders Bandon in a shoot-out.
UCD fell to a second successive defeat in men’s Leinster Division One as injuries threaten to scupper their bid for top spot in the provincial league.
Trinity and Queen’s confirmed their place in the final four of the competition with wins over UCC and Corinthian, respectively.
Pegasus extended their lead at the top of the women’s EYHL table as they benefited from Belfast Harlequins’ excellent comeback draw against Loreto; Ards made a big move as Cork Harlequins strengthen their playoff place
Lisnagarvey took advantage of a Glenanne and Banbridge’s draw to move to the head of the men’s EYHL as Rovers moved into the top four for the first time in 2019; Monkstown ran up another impressive victory with a 7-1 win over YMCA
Pegasus extended their lead in the women’s EYHL as results went their way; Lisnagarvey moved to the top in the men’s EYHL; here’s the Saturday round-up
Railway Union will look to remain the dominant force in the Jacqui Potter Cup as they bid for their sixth success since 2011 on Sunday against Old Alex.
Glenanne face a monster weekend as the EYHL leaders host Banbridge on Saturday before they endeavour to win back the Mills Cup on Sunday from Three Rock Rovers on a busy bank holiday weekend.
Kate O’Donnell produced three remarkable shoot-out saves to earn Muckross Park a memorable Leinster Schoolgirls Premier League crown at Grange Road; Stephen’s Green win Senior 1B title
Adam Walker’s pair of pacy drag-flicks saw Wesley come from a goal down to beat St Andrew’s and land the Leinster Schoolboys Junior Cup title at Grange Road; round-up of the latest results from the schoolboys season
Wallace High kept on course for a rare Ulster schoolboy hockey double success on Wednesday when they defeated Banbridge Academy 4-1 at Lisnagarvey to book their place in the John Minnis Estate Agents Burney Cup final, writes John Flack.
Arlene Boyles has been handed the lead coaching role with Ireland’s women on a temporary basis following last week’s shock resignation of Graham Shaw who is leaving to take charge of the New Zealand national team, writes John Flack.
Loads of schools finals this week; here’s a quick wrap from the first big tranche of finals with plenty more to come in the next couple of weeks
Scoil Mhuire came back from a goal down to win the girls Munster Minor A League title last week.
Banbridge’s Havelock Park has been confirmed as the new host venue for the women’s Hockey Series Finals to take place from June 8th to 16th this year, ending a six-month saga.
Pegasus’s brilliant 3-2 win against Loreto saw the lead swap hands at the head of the women’s EY Hockey League as the Ulster side are now the side to beat in the division.
Trinity recorded a big win in Pool A of women’s EYHL2 to keep plenty of intrigue as the initial stage of the competition races to a conclusion over the next month.
The four sides for the EYHL2 semi-finalists were confirmed as Railway Union, UCD, Corinthian and Instonians all made it through with a game to spare with the final round being solely to decide who plays who.
Glenanne’s unbeaten record came to an end but that was mitigated against as both title rivals Lisnagarvey and Banbridge also dropped points; YMCA and Cookstown both drew to leave Cork C of I a further point adrift
Pegasus moved top of the women’s EYHL with a cracking win over Loreto; none of the top three in the men’s EYHL won, reigniting Pembroke and TRR’s outside interests in the title