Cups

Avoca move six clear in Division Two

Avoca move six clear in Division Two

November 5, 2011 | 722 views | Comments (4)

Doubles from Sean Walsh and Martin Naughton saw Avoca come back from a goal down to complete a comprehensive game from a deceptively even game as their clinical edge contrasted with a student-style naivety from Rathgar.

Pegasus set to challenge UCD credentials

Pegasus set to challenge UCD credentials

November 4, 2011 | 1,271 views | Comments (1)

Unbeaten in the Leinster league and intervarsities retained, UCD can well and truly announce themselves on the national stage on Saturday evening on the Malone Road as they travel to Belfast to play national champs Pegasus.

Third IHL series to reveal playoff contenders

Third IHL series to reveal playoff contenders

November 4, 2011 | 1,311 views | Comments (1)

The third round of the Irish Hockey League often sees the split between contender and also-rans with back-to-back ties hastening the process. A busy weekend, Division one and two, the Neville Cup and Irish Trophy are also in action

Railway go top of Leinster division one

Railway go top of Leinster division one

October 30, 2011 | 895 views | Leave a comment

Railway picked up a big 3-0 win over Hermes to take pole position in Leinster’s division one in a game brought forward as both sides had their IHL games postponed; Shane O’Donoghue powered UCD into the Neville Cup semis

Glens and Railway into Neville semi-finals

Glens and Railway into Neville semi-finals

October 24, 2011 | 171 views | Comments (10)

Glenanne and Railway Union became the first sides to advance to the Neville Cup semi-finals with victories over Monkstown and Three Rock Rovers, respectively

Six national cup draws made at IHA offices

Six national cup draws made at IHA offices

October 12, 2011 | 287 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 | 1,573 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 | 273 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 | 1,245 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 | 1,173 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 | 182 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 | 191 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 | 247 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 | 586 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 | 528 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 | 184 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 | 188 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 | 922 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 | 677 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 | 205 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.