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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.
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 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.
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 […]
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 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 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.
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
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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 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.
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
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 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 […]
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 made big moves in Leinster women’s Division One but Corinthian continue to set a hot pace at the top
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 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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Chloe Watkins snagged a late equaliser to end Ards’ 100% record as Corinthian make big move in Leinster Division One
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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 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 […]
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 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.
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
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.
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.
The North Dublin Knights produced a series of excellent performances at the inaugural PSi UK indoor hockey tournament which took place in Southampton.
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
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).
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 […]
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