Cups

Six national cup draws made at IHA offices

Six national cup draws made at IHA offices

October 12, 2011 | 185 views | Leave a comment

On a bumper day of draws, clubs from all over the country found out their national fate as the initial rounds of the Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Trophy and Irish Hockey Challenge competitions were decided.

Students show higher learning to pick off big wins

Students show higher learning to pick off big wins

October 10, 2011 | 710 views | Comments (1)

Dublin’s student sides produced the performances of the round as both Trinity and UCD moved into the last 16 of the Irish Senior Cup while eight sides from Leinster remain standing in the competition

Annadale take big YM scalp in men’s ISC

Annadale take big YM scalp in men’s ISC

October 9, 2011 | 187 views | Comments (6)

Ulster sides continued to assert their superiority over their Leinster brethren in the men’s Irish Senior Cup as Annadale rocked YMCA’s promising start to the season with a resounding 4-1 victory in the stand-out first round performance

Big guns lie in wait as over-hauled UCD face youthful Quins in Cork

Big guns lie in wait as over-hauled UCD face youthful Quins in Cork

October 7, 2011 | 611 views | Leave a comment

With many of the big guns receiving byes to the second round of the ESB Electric Ireland Irish Senior Cup, the majority of ties fall into the banana-skin category rather than that of classic battles.

Shaw inspires Glenanne comeback over Bulls

Shaw inspires Glenanne comeback over Bulls

September 18, 2011 | 471 views | Comments (12)

A series of close run ties saw Glenanne come back from the dead against Clontarf while Pembroke, Corinthian and Monkstown started with wins; Portrane and Fingal were the big winners in the Neville Cup

YM and Annadale pick of ISC first round ties

YM and Annadale pick of ISC first round ties

August 4, 2011 | 116 views | Comments (4)

Annadale and YMCA is the sole all-IHL tie to be drawn together in the men’s Irish Senior Cup first round which will be played on October 8; On the women’s side, all three provincial champions have picked up byes

Monkstown claim second cup title from Glens

Monkstown claim second cup title from Glens

May 11, 2011 | 130 views | Comments (3)

Monkstown completed a fine season with a second cup title, adding the Neville Cup to the Mills Cup won on St Patrick’s Day, in a fixture postponed from last December due to the snow.

Ryan and Cole lead Town to U-21 triple

Ryan and Cole lead Town to U-21 triple

May 4, 2011 | 187 views | Comments (3)

Monkstown created history last Sunday as they became the first club in 40 years to win the Avoca Cup for the third time in a row, triumphing 5-3 against Railway Union

Pegasus soar to 14th Irish Senior crown

Pegasus soar to 14th Irish Senior crown

April 17, 2011 | 481 views | Comments (1)

Pegasus’ weight of experience saw the Ulster side claim their 14th Irish Senior Cup crown at Belfield yesterday, former internationals Suzanne Beaney and Arlene Boyles doing the damage as they beat Hermes 3-1

Sloan salvo sees Cooks serve up final treat

Sloan salvo sees Cooks serve up final treat

April 17, 2011 | 373 views | Comments (11)

Many in the know already knew of the prodigious talents of Ian Sloan but the 17 year-old announced himself on the national stage at Belfield, playing a starring role for Cookstown in their 4-3 win over Monkstown in the men’s ISC final

Hermes and Pegasus to contest classic final

Hermes and Pegasus to contest classic final

April 16, 2011 | 107 views | Leave a comment

Hermes and Pegasus will meet on Irish Senior Cup final day for the fourth time following their disposal of Ballymoney and UCD, respectively, at Belfield this afternoon.

Monkstown cruise to Cookstown final showdown

Monkstown cruise to Cookstown final showdown

April 16, 2011 | 123 views | Comments (1)

Monkstown’s bid to end a 97-year wait for the Irish Senior Cup is still intact as they were the big winners on semi-final day, putting a subdued Banbridge to the sword at Belfield, setting up a final date with Cookstown

Monkstown fly sole blue flag in men’s ISC finals

Monkstown fly sole blue flag in men’s ISC finals

April 15, 2011 | 621 views | Comments (4)

Monkstown, Leinster’s sole survivors, have once again proven the archetypal cup specialists, so much so that they are unbeaten in all three knock-out competitions they have contested this year.

Plenty of bite to ISC Leinster-Ulster rematches

Plenty of bite to ISC Leinster-Ulster rematches

April 15, 2011 | 569 views | Comments (2)

Revenge will be on the mind of Ulster’s Pegasus and Ballymoney as they face Belfield regulars UCD and Hermes, respectively, in Saturday’s ESB Electric Irish Senior Cup semi-finals with places in Sunday’s final on offer.

Railway make it fourth time lucky in IJC

Railway make it fourth time lucky in IJC

April 12, 2011 | 149 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union’s ladies seconds ended a run of three Irish Junior Cup final defeats to take the title for the first time since 1977 at Belfield on Saturday, overcoming Lisnagarvey II on penalty strokes.

Town celebrate two more Leinster Cups

Town celebrate two more Leinster Cups

April 12, 2011 | 376 views | Comments (2)

Five more domestic cup titles were decided last weekend in Leinster on the men’s and women’s sides; here is a brief round-up of the action

Bulls gain revenge in Neville Davin final

Bulls gain revenge in Neville Davin final

April 11, 2011 | 131 views | Leave a comment

Succeeding where they missed out two seasons ago, Clontarf got revenge for their 2009 Neville Davin Cup final defeat at the hands of Dublin University at Serpentine Avenue last Saturday, twice coming from behind to take the title.

Hermes ready for Leinster coronation

Hermes ready for Leinster coronation

April 8, 2011 | 612 views | Comments (8)

Barring any last minute miracles, Hermes will be the side to end Railway Union’s two-year reign as Leinster champions on Saturday as they are likely to be formally crowned at Belfield when they play UCD

Glens on the brink of fifth Leinster title

Glens on the brink of fifth Leinster title

April 1, 2011 | 263 views | Comments (1)

Glenanne will aim to top off their domestic season in style as just a point is all that is needed in Milltown to confirm their fifth Leinster league title, a debut title for Graham Shaw in his new role as player-coach.

Hermes’ treble ambitions face double threat

Hermes’ treble ambitions face double threat

April 1, 2011 | 412 views | Leave a comment

Hermes’ hopes on two of the three fronts they are still fighting will have defining battles in the space 36 hours as they travel north on Saturday to contest their Irish Senior Cup quarter-final