Cups

Pegasus swoop to second Dublin victory

Pegasus swoop to second Dublin victory

November 15, 2010 | 249 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 | 424 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 | 495 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 | 140 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 | 285 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 | 121 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 | 81 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 | 281 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 | 587 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 | 81 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 | 98 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 | 72 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 | 161 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 […]

Loreto strike gold in stellar encounter

Loreto strike gold in stellar encounter

May 9, 2010 | 97 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 | 99 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 | 87 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 | 170 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 | 119 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 | 142 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 | 121 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 […]