Cups

YM take nine-goal thriller and first place

YM take nine-goal thriller and first place

January 15, 2011 | 392 views | Comments (11)

Despite a couple of scares, YM separated themselves from the field with a lively 5-4 win over UCD. Glenanne dropped points against Fingal, Railway again fought-back for a draw, Corinthian and Pembroke also won while the IJC first round was completed

News in brief: Locals brave sub-zero conditions

News in brief: Locals brave sub-zero conditions

January 2, 2011 | 307 views | Comments (8)

Gordon Watkins’ team brave elements to support Charlene’s Project; IHA explain Campbellians withdrawal from Irish Hockey Challenge; St Mary’s University offers places on hockey programme

National Indoor Trophy takes centre-stage

National Indoor Trophy takes centre-stage

December 19, 2010 | 90 views | Leave a comment

With the frost putting paid to all outdoor hockey this weekend, the National Indoor Trophy took centre-stage with the men playing at the new venue in the Loughlinstown Leisure Centre while the women took to DCU.

Loreto and Hermes explore all options

Loreto and Hermes explore all options

December 17, 2010 | 586 views | Comments (2)

Loreto and Hermes will give themselves every chance to lock swords tomorrow in what could prove an explosive battle as the top two fight for the right for the Christmas number one spot.

IHA confirms re-jigged national fixture calendar

IHA confirms re-jigged national fixture calendar

December 17, 2010 | 93 views | Leave a comment

The IHA has announced the new dates for the refixtures of the national level competitions which were wiped out by the recent weather conditions.

Glens’ Neville tree in-a-row bid on track

Glens’ Neville tree in-a-row bid on track

December 15, 2010 | 112 views | Comments (1)

A highly motivated Glenanne got back into action with a flourish as they brushed aside YMCA at St Mark’s in fine style to keep their three in-a-row Neville Cup hopes alive.

Town topple understrength Pembroke in Neville

Town topple understrength Pembroke in Neville

December 14, 2010 | 104 views | Comments (12)

Monkstown earned the first Neville Cup final berth when they swept to a comprehensive victory at Serpentine Avenue against an under-strength Pembroke this evening.

Joyce double pushes Railway into second round

Joyce double pushes Railway into second round

December 13, 2010 | 67 views | Leave a comment

Cecelia Joyce’s slick pair of deflections handed Railway Union a second round berth in the Jacqui Potter Cup, under-pinning a comfortable victory over Loreto II at Park Avenue

Hermes beat the weather to go top

Hermes beat the weather to go top

December 12, 2010 | 229 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 | 715 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 | 104 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 | 617 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 | 529 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 | 360 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 | 115 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 | 247 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 | 414 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 | 463 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 | 138 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 | 282 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.