Corinthian produced an incredible burst of three goals in the closing eight minutes to win the Leinster Senior Mills Cup for the fourth time, stunning Glenanne at Grange Road.
The marquee day in the Leinster hockey calendar sees five cup finals up for decision at Grange Road with eight different clubs dreaming of silverware with the Mills Cup, Jacqui Potter and three U-16 cups all on the agenda
St Gerard’s head of girls sport Sarah Scott hailed an “exceptional year” as the school won their first ever Leinster schoolgirls Senior Cup title last Thursday in front of a mammoth crowd at Grange Road.
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Corinthian set up a second LHA final of the season against Glenanne as they struck in the closing 20 seconds of extra time of their semi-final against Railway Union, sending the tie to strokes which eventually ran to sudden death.
Hermes will face the Ulster Elks in the final of the women’s Irish Senior Cup following their victories over Cork Harlequins and Railway Union, respectively, in contrasting ties; Loreto, Pembroke and UCD all won in division one
The first national finalists of the 2014/15 season will become known on Saturday afternoon as Leinster leaders Hermes and Railway Union hit the road for the Irish Senior Cup semi-finals to meet Cork Harlequins and Ulster Elks, respectively.
Aoife Flynn struck the odd goal in five to hand Muckross II an excellent women’s Irish Junior Cup 3-2 win over Pegasus, currently third in Ulster’s Junior One division.
Rory Nichols silver goal winner propelled Monkstown II into the quarter-finals of the men’s Irish Junior Cup, eliminating last year’s champions Pembroke II.
Railway Union II moved up to a share of second place with their fourth win in succession as they got the better of Loreto II 4-1; Three Rock Ladies scored the biggest surprise of round three of the Irish Hockey Trophy as they got the better of high-flyers Muckross
Lisnagarvey and Cork C of I battle it out for the final place in the men’s Irish Senior Cup semi-finals on Saturday to kick-start the second phase of the season while the men’s Leinster division one returns and the indoor league comes to a conclusion
Glenanne retained the Neville Cup in controlled fashion as they saw off Corinthian 3-0 in the annual St Stephen’s Day final at Serpentine Avenue.
Corinthian reached their second semi-final of the Leinster season in midweek as they beat Clontarf 3-1 in midweek to advance to the Neville Cup final four, adding to their recent run to the Mills Cup semis.
Four national cup draws took place in the IHA offices on Monday morning with the quarter-final line-up for the women’s Irish Senior Cup particularly keenly anticipated.
The women’s Irish Senior Cup has much more sense of opportunity about it following Railway Union’s surprise win over UCD eliminated the national double winners with the biggest name now removed from Monday’s draw; Loreto go second in women’s division one
The men’s Irish Senior Cup was blown wide open on Saturday following top drawer performances from Pembroke and Banbridge to see off the reigning IHL and ISC champions, respectively; Railway through too while Corinthian cause big Mills Cup shock
UCD and Corinthian were both given major scares by division two opposition but eventually prevailed to reach the quarter-finals of the Leinster senior Mills Cup on Sunday.
Five Leinster sides booked their ticket to the quarter-finals of the Irish Senior Cup on Saturday as results went mostly to the form guide though some of the results proved closer than anticipated.
Five Leinster sides confirmed their place in the quarter-finals of the Irish Senior Cup while Leinster’s U-16s moved within touching distance of the interpro title; here’s all the results from those competitions as well as the women’s and men’s top leagues
After a weekend of Ulster sides impressing in the Irish Hockey League, this weekend’s schedule in the Irish Senior Cup would appear to have the odds weighted more in Leinster side’s favour.