Cups

Loreto strike gold in stellar encounter

Loreto strike gold in stellar encounter

May 9, 2010 | 82 views | Leave a comment

ESB Women’s Irish Senior Cup final Loreto 2 (Nikki Symmons 2) Railway Union 2 (Jean McDonnell, Trish O’Dwyer); Loreto win 4-2 on penalties Hannah Matthews showed composure beyond her tender years to plant home the winning penalty stroke to secure Loreto’s ninth Irish Senior Cup title, denying Railway Union a debut title in a stellar […]

Shaw binds Senior finals on Super Sunday

Shaw binds Senior finals on Super Sunday

May 8, 2010 | 83 views | Comments (3)

Irish Senior Cup finals: Sunday The Glenanne connection will be out in force on Senior Cup Sunday as a week of national titles tips off at Belfield with the finals the men’s and women’s knock-out competition throwing up a pair of Leinster derbies. Graham Shaw is the man to link the two fixtures as he […]

O'Leary double secures Galtrim glory

O'Leary double secures Galtrim glory

May 4, 2010 | 67 views | Leave a comment

Galtrim Cup Final Glenanne 1 Monkstown 2 (Sam O’Leary 2) Monsktown added the Galtrim Cup to their list of honours this season as they beat a tough Glenanne outfit by a single goal at Grange Road last Thursday night. The nature of the Galtrim cup always makes for a compelling competition and this proved no […]

UCD III retain Walters Cup

UCD III retain Walters Cup

May 3, 2010 | 145 views | Comments (1)

UCD III retained the Walters Cup last Thursday night at Grange Road, claiming a convincing 5-0 win over Naas marking the perfect end to Conor Doyle’s (pictured with the cup) six-year stint with the Belfield club. David Meade broke the deadlock inside the first five minutes, slipping the ball home at the near post before […]

Monks and Glens to contest all-Leinster affair

Monks and Glens to contest all-Leinster affair

April 24, 2010 | 103 views | Comments (1)

Men’s Irish Senior Cup semi-finals: Monkstown and Glenanne will make it an All-Leinster Irish Senior Cup final after they got the better of Annadale and Three Rock Rovers, respectively, this afternoon. Indeed, the Town remain on course for an incredible Senior and Junior double after they produced yet another of their now trademark wins, Andrew […]

Glens have final four ISC pedigree

Glens have final four ISC pedigree

April 23, 2010 | 119 views | Leave a comment

Glenanne look the pedigree outfit going into the final four stage of the Irish Senior Cup – the world’s oldest knock-out hockey competition – as they travel to Grange Road on Saturday in the all-Leinster tie against Three Rock Rovers. Three wins over the Rathfarnham side in 2009/10 should have them firmly in the box-seat […]

O'Malley strike earns Minor Cup; Avoca win Neville Davin crown

O'Malley strike earns Minor Cup; Avoca win Neville Davin crown

April 21, 2010 | 86 views | Comments (2)

Glenanne V claimed the Minor Cup for the fifth time last Sunday at the Maws, with John Roche (pictured joining a list of club legends including Brendan Carr, Austin Stack and Terry Cooney to lift the title they last won back in 1992. They shaded their tie with Fingal IV 1-0, Ryan O’Malley getting the […]

Hermes take U-16 title: cup final wrap

Hermes take U-16 title: cup final wrap

April 20, 2010 | 102 views | Leave a comment

Hermes U-16 bounced back from initial elimination to claim the Jacqui Potter U-16 cup title at Grange Road last Saturday, getting the better of Old Alex 2-1 in a tense final. They lost at the first time of asking to Railway Union but were reinstated due to a player eligibility issue and replayed against the […]

Captain Keenan inspires Pembroke III

Captain Keenan inspires Pembroke III

April 13, 2010 | 88 views | Leave a comment

Ladies Division 3/4 Cup Final Pembroke Wanderers III 4 (Fiona Keenan 2, Claire Picard, Kate Hurley) Suttonians 0 Pembroke II ended Suttonians reign as division 3/4 cup holders in style as they ran up an impressive 4-0 victory at Grange Road last Saturday afternoon. Captain Fiona Keenan led the charge with two fine goals and […]

Avoca and Railway playoff: News in brief

Avoca and Railway playoff: News in brief

April 13, 2010 | 78 views | Comments (6)

* The division one/two promotion/relegation playoff between Avoca and Railway Union will now take place in Park Avenue on Saturday at 2pm. The fixture was originally scheduled to be played in ALSAA but the sides came to an agreement to toss for home advantage which was made at Serpentine Avenue last Saturday with the Branch’s […]

First half Weston III blitz earns Junior win

First half Weston III blitz earns Junior win

April 13, 2010 | 130 views | Comments (7)

Leinster Junior Cup Final Weston III 4 (Enda Tucker 2, Jon Long 2) Mullingar II 2 (Peter Collins 2) A four-goal, first half blitz handed Weston III their second Leinster Junior Cup as they got the better of Mullingar II at Serpentine Avenue last Sunday, over-turning two league defeats at the hands of the same […]

Town bridge 41 year IJC gap

Town bridge 41 year IJC gap

April 13, 2010 | 70 views | Comments (7)

Men’s Irish Junior Cup final Monkstown II 3 (Theo Kirwan, Andy Ewington, Frank Ryan) YMCA II 1 (Johnny Miller) Monkstown deservedly took home the Irish Junior Cup for the first time in 41 years last Saturday at Belfield – their third team triumphing back in 1969 – as they were too sprightly for YMCA on […]

Monkstown II earn famous cup double

Monkstown II earn famous cup double

April 12, 2010 | 64 views | Leave a comment

Railway Cup final: Monkstown 2 (Simon Groves, Simon Allen) Railway Union 1 (Peter English) Monkstown II made it a weekend to remember for many a year as, despite a hard night’s celebrations after the Irish Junior Cup, they added the Railway Cup to their trophy cabinet with hard-fought win over Railway Union II at Serpentine […]

Avoca II fight back to oust TRL IV

Avoca II fight back to oust TRL IV

April 12, 2010 | 124 views | Comments (1)

Women’s Division 9/10 final: TRL IV 1 (Stephanie Bourke) Avoca II 3 ( Cara Kelehan, Rachel Murphy, Paula Anderton) Avoca II completed a league and cup double as they added the Division 9/10 cup title to the league crown they claimed in March as they came from a goal deficit at half-time to get the […]

YMCA complete second treble in-a-row

YMCA complete second treble in-a-row

April 12, 2010 | 83 views | Leave a comment

Women’s Division 5/6 final YMCA 4 (Emma Reardon 2, Dawn Allison, Helen Keane) Clontarf 1 YMCA ladies completed their second successive double as their customary, direct style was too much Clontarf II at Grange Road on Saturday afternoon. After plenty of early pressure, Emma Reardon deflected her first goal of the day on ten minutes […]

Gill serves up final decision for Sutts

Gill serves up final decision for Sutts

March 26, 2010 | 90 views | Leave a comment

Aaron Gill smashed home a hat-trick as Civil Service brought the Irish Hockey Trophy home in-style, as they thumped six goals past Suttonians in last Sunday’s final. With less than a minute on the clock, Suttonians swung into attack but Service captain Jamie Anderson saved the day clearing the ball off the line. From there […]

Leinster clubs claim Challenge success

Leinster clubs claim Challenge success

March 21, 2010 | 82 views | Comments (6)

YMCA and St Brendan’s/Phoenix Park claimed a Leinster double at Belfield, taking home the respective Irish Hockey Challenge titles after hard fought wins over Fermoy and Limerick. YM’s women continued their incredible run of success in all competitions since inaugurating four years ago, adding a second national title to the one they claimed last year, […]

Town take thrilling U-16 final on strokes

Town take thrilling U-16 final on strokes

March 18, 2010 | 115 views | Comments (2)

U-16 Benny Atkinson Cup final Corinthian 4 (Ian Stewart 2, Andrew Malcolm, Jonathon Lewis) Monkstown 4 (David Cole, Johnny Byrnes, Max Bradley, Lee Cole); Monkstown won 5-3 on strokes The sizable amount of early risers at Grange Road on St Patrick’s Day were greeted with a curtain-raiser to savour as Monkstown and Corinthian played out […]

Paddy' Day triumph for Pembroke

Paddy' Day triumph for Pembroke

March 17, 2010 | 105 views | Comments (13)

Mills Cup final Pembroke 4 (Alan Sothern 2, Gordon Elliott, Patrick Good) Fingal 1 (Eamon Bane) Pembroke picked off the one title to elude them in 2008/09 as they showed far too much know-how for underdogs Fingal at Grange Road yesterday, steaming clear in the second half. Alan Sothern was tormentor-in-chief, as he has been […]

Alex break ten year duck to win Potter title

Alex break ten year duck to win Potter title

March 17, 2010 | 120 views | Comments (6)

Jacqui Potter Cup final Old Alex 2 (Danielle Costigan, Rebecca Coll) Pembroke 0 Old Alex dug their heals in to claim their first Jacqui Potter Cup title in the modern era, holding off a thorough Pembroke examination at Grange Road yesterday afternoon. Goals from former Trinity duo Danielle Costigan and Becca Coll did the damage […]