Cups

Hermes beat the weather to go top

Hermes beat the weather to go top

December 12, 2010 | 215 views | Comments (12)

On another weather-hit weekend, Hermes were rewarded for their pitch-clearing efforts with three points against UCD and a return to the top of division one; UCD won in the Jacqui Potter while TRR go through in the men’s IJC.

Icy conditions see third week of cancellations: updated

Icy conditions see third week of cancellations: updated

December 10, 2010 | 666 views | Comments (5)

The Leinster Ladies Hockey Union and the men’s Leinster Branch of the IHA have made the decision to call off all fixtures on Saturday.

Loreto next in Pegasus firing line

Loreto next in Pegasus firing line

December 4, 2010 | 103 views | Comments (1)

Another of the big guns will fall in the women’s Irish Senior Cup as Loreto were drawn to play at Pegasus in the second round, a draw made in Smyth’s of Ranelagh this evening.

Snow wipes out majority of fixtures

Snow wipes out majority of fixtures

November 27, 2010 | 560 views | Comments (15)

Overnight snow and the subsequent hazardous driving conditions have caused widespread cancelations to the domestic and national fixture schedule.

Seconds out for YM and Town round three

Seconds out for YM and Town round three

November 26, 2010 | 475 views | Comments (10)

Round three for YMCA and Monkstown as the pretenders to the Pembroke/Glenanne winner’s enclosure is the centrepiece for the men’s division one action, coming just six days after their last battle.

International returns to bolster big guns hand

International returns to bolster big guns hand

November 26, 2010 | 327 views | Leave a comment

With CPP players back in contention for starting places, Loreto against Old Alex looks the pick of the ties in the women’s division one this weekend with several players likely to make a comeback.

Watkins fires Town into Mills quarters

Watkins fires Town into Mills quarters

November 23, 2010 | 111 views | Comments (1)

Gareth Watkins continued his remarkable scoring record, bringing his tally to 12 goals from five games as his hat-trick helped Monkstown come from 2-0 down to beat YMCA in the Leinster Senior Mills Cup.

Pegasus swoop to second Dublin victory

Pegasus swoop to second Dublin victory

November 15, 2010 | 241 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union were the big name to be knocked out of the Irish Senior Cup as Pegasus raided Dublin for a second successive week to pluck a 3-2 victory against one of the country’s big guns.

Passing of Chambers marks sad day for Irish hockey

Passing of Chambers marks sad day for Irish hockey

November 15, 2010 | 406 views | Comments (9)

The tragic passing of Andrew Chambers will forever be the abiding memory on Saturday afternoon as the results of  the first round of the Irish Senior Cup became a mere footnote on a sad day for the sport in the country.

Reds’ Garvey mission for revenge

Reds’ Garvey mission for revenge

November 12, 2010 | 410 views | Comments (6)

If Corinthian and Lisnagarvey can come anywhere close to matching last season’s incredible 5-6 result in the IHL semi-finals, tomorrow’s ISC opener will be some spectacle.

Pegasus hope to breach Railway fortress

Pegasus hope to breach Railway fortress

November 12, 2010 | 135 views | Leave a comment

The early rounds of the ESB women’s Irish Senior Cup have thrown up some high profile ties and the trend continued as Leinster and All-Ireland champs Railway Union against Ulster queen-pins Pegasus have been pitted against each other at Park Avenue.

First step on path to national glory known

First step on path to national glory known

November 8, 2010 | 277 views | Comments (14)

Six cup draws were made by the IHA on Monday afternoon with interesting ties in the men’s and women’s Irish Junior, Trophy and Challenge events becoming apparent.

ISC contenders dealt tricky openers

ISC contenders dealt tricky openers

October 9, 2010 | 118 views | Leave a comment

Three men’s IHL sides will fall at the first hurdle of this year’s Irish Senior Cup following this evening’s draw. In the women’s competition, Railway play Pegasus in the stand-out first round fixture in the women’s competition.

Pembroke march on to Neville semis

Pembroke march on to Neville semis

October 6, 2010 | 78 views | Leave a comment

Mick O’Connor and Jethro Eustice both struck twice for Pembroke as they cruised into the Neville Cup semi-finals where they will play Monkstown

Marshall’s YMCA call to arms

Marshall’s YMCA call to arms

October 3, 2010 | 270 views | Comments (2)

Monkstown, Glenanne and YMCA took up the first three of the Neville Cup semi-final places. YM’s tie was the tightest, eventually needing silver goal to dispatch Railway with Phil Marshall returning to the Leinster league

Pembroke and Railway’s Neville stroke of fortune

Pembroke and Railway’s Neville stroke of fortune

September 19, 2010 | 524 views | Comments (13)

Pembroke advanced to the second round of the Neville Cup on penalty strokes, as did Railway Union against Corinthian. Fingal won 3-1 in Lucan while Clontarf won the battle of the division two sides.

Indoor groups named for 2010/11 season

Indoor groups named for 2010/11 season

July 21, 2010 | 79 views | Leave a comment

The line-up for the group stages of the National Indoor Trophy were released earlier this week with initial rounds of the competition in December and January, leading to the finals weekend in the NBA on Ferbuary 12 and 13, 2011. Lisburn will be a new venue for the competition as two men’s and two women’s […]

Humphries on hockey

Humphries on hockey

May 11, 2010 | 95 views | Leave a comment

The aftermath of the Hunky Dory’s affair evidently has provided an excellent showcase for hockey in Ireland. Famed Irish Times writer Tom Humphries’ piece on the issue a week ago, concerning sponsorship and media coverage of women’s sport, drew praise from Railway manager Helen Johnston and prompted her to invite the Locker Room columnist to Belfield […]

Shaw carves out unique place in history

Shaw carves out unique place in history

May 10, 2010 | 68 views | Leave a comment

Graham Shaw carved out a unique place in history on Sunday, becoming the first player to play and coach separate teams to Irish Senior Cup glory on the same day, throwing in a man-of-the-match performance to boot. Indeed, the achievement was heightened by further time constraints on his regular pre-match routine following Loreto’s epic penalties […]

Glens' legends add to ISC legacy

Glens' legends add to ISC legacy

May 9, 2010 | 150 views | Comments (1)

Men’s Irish Senior Cup final: Glenanne 4 (Stephen Butler 2, Shane O’Donoghue, Richie Shaw) Monkstown 1 (Ian Allen) Arul Anthoni admitted his tactical machinations did not go exactly to plan but saw his Glenanne side record their third Irish Senior Cup win, taking the laurels in a relentless end-to-end tussle with Monkstown, played out in […]