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Pembroke cruise past YM challenge

Pembroke cruise past YM challenge

January 26, 2010 | 148 views | Leave a comment

Mills Cup, quarter-final: Pembroke 4 (Alan Sothern 2, Patrick Good, Gordy Elliott) YMCA 0 An awesome Pembroke opening salvo made a more than decent YMCA look decidedly average as their slick interplay saw them romp to a simple win at Serpentine Avenue tonight. They started without Ronan Gormley and Paddy Conlon, both in the Bahamas […]

Irish Hockey Challenge in full swing

Irish Hockey Challenge in full swing

January 26, 2010 | 177 views | Leave a comment

Portrane and St James Gate advanced to the second round of the Irish Hockey Challenge as they both managed away day victories over Skerries and Mullingar, respectively. Nasir Munir continues to show his skills on the Dublin scene as he netted in the 5-2 win in Skerries in the Co Fingal derby with Mukhtar Ahmed […]

Jacqui Potter draw throws up final repeat

Jacqui Potter draw throws up final repeat

January 20, 2010 | 160 views | Leave a comment

Hermes and Railway Union will face off in a repeat of last year’s Jacqui Potter Cup final, this time at the quarter-final stage in Park Avenue, on January 31 following the draw this week. Glenanne and Corinthian face off in the only other all-division one tie. Pembroke await the winner of Old Alex II and […]

Loreto and Railway make up All-Leinster final

Loreto and Railway make up All-Leinster final

January 17, 2010 | 162 views | Leave a comment

Railway Union and Loreto will contest the first all-Leinster ESB Irish Senior Cup final in four years in May after they disposed of Pegasus and reigning champions UCD respectively to advance. For Railway, it will be a first ever national senior title of any description as their incredible, 100pc season continues apace adding the Ulster […]

Fry cooks up breakthrough win for YMCA

Fry cooks up breakthrough win for YMCA

January 17, 2010 | 151 views | Leave a comment

YMCA’s progression continues apace as they dumped Cork Harlequins out of the Irish Senior Cup as veteran Mikey Fry grabbed the golden goal that earned a second round tie in Kilkeel in two weeks time. The Y have been threatening a big result for much of the season, pushing Pembroke all the way, tying with […]

Suttonians soar as McGrath dons Badgers’ pads

Suttonians soar as McGrath dons Badgers’ pads

January 16, 2010 | 573 views | Leave a comment

Men’s Irish Hockey Trophy – Quarter-final Suttonians 4 (Richie Wormold 2, Simon Walsh, Ed Hipwell) Queens 2 (Richard Kerrigan, Mark Lavery) Suttonians secured a first ever national semi-final appearance as they came from a goal down and survived a goalkeeper suspension to beat Queen’s University 4-2 at Sutton Park this afternoon. Richard Kerrigan had given […]

YM likeliest to score ISC shock

YM likeliest to score ISC shock

January 15, 2010 | 159 views | Leave a comment

Irish Senior Cup shocks were in short supply last season but the recent blanket cancellations and the degrees of success clubs have had in scrambling for pitch time, indoors or outdoors, could heighten the potential for a surprise as the world’s oldest national knock-out competition tips off with seven first round ties tomorrow. As David […]

Leinster trio eye ISC glory

Leinster trio eye ISC glory

January 15, 2010 | 1,146 views | Leave a comment

After the enforced Winter hibernation, women’s hockey finally kicks fully into gear as two hotly anticipated Irish Senior Cup ties take centre stage on a full weekend of action. Revenge will be foremost in the minds of Loreto as they seek to make up for last year’s second round exit at the hands of UCD […]

Railway ease into Potter quarter-final

Railway ease into Potter quarter-final

January 13, 2010 | 121 views | Leave a comment

Jacqui Potter Cup – second round Railway Union 3 (Jean McDonnell, Nikki Evans, Kate Dillon) UCD 0 Railway showed little sign of a Christmas hangover as they played at an entirely different tempo to UCD at Park Avenue to ease into the last eight of the Jacqui Potter Cup and build confidence ahead of Saturday’s […]

Irish Junior and Challenge ties off *Updated*

Irish Junior and Challenge ties off *Updated*

January 7, 2010 | 106 views | Leave a comment

The IHA has announced that all competitions under their jurisdiction this weekend – the Irish Junior and Challenge competitions – have been called off. The decision to postpone these matches has been taken in light of the current weather conditions and in the interest of personal safety. The replay date for these fixtures will be […]

Butler hat-trick earns Neville crown for Glens

Butler hat-trick earns Neville crown for Glens

December 26, 2009 | 179 views | Comments (4)

Neville Cup final: Glenanne 3 (Stephen Butler 3) Corinthian 0 Stephen Butler’s second half hat-trick gift-wrapped Glenanne’s tenth Neville Cup title as the Tallaght club showed the greater know-how against a Corinthian competing for the first time in a St Stephen’s Day decider a Serpentine Avenue. Butler struck from a corner, stroke and play after […]

Understrength Reds battle Glens in festive final

Understrength Reds battle Glens in festive final

December 24, 2009 | 147 views | Comments (4)

Corinthian’s hopes of ending a memorable 2009, the Whitechurch club’s 75th anniversary, with a second men’s senior trophy look set to be an uphill battle on St Stephen’s Day as the club’s cosmopolitan line-up has left the reds shy of a couple of key performers. The Neville Cup always throws up its fair share of […]

Glens hold Railway young guns at bay

Glens hold Railway young guns at bay

December 13, 2009 | 152 views | Comments (43)

Leinster Senior Mills Cup: A much-changed Glenanne line-up bounced back to beat Railway Union by the odd goal in five as Stephen Butler, Stephen Doran, Shane O’Donoghue and Joe Brennan were rested for the Mills Cup opening tie. David McCarthy scored his second of the weekend for the Union to give his side the lead […]

Penalties put paid to Loreto again

Penalties put paid to Loreto again

December 13, 2009 | 169 views | Comments (18)

Jacqui Potter Cup – first round Loreto were the first big name exit from the Jacqui Potter Cup as a side shorn of their international contingent as well as Cathy McKean and Catriona Tipping vacated the competition early on penalty strokes. Last time out it was Bray; this year the resurgent Corinthian were the victors […]

100pc Leinster records face major tests

100pc Leinster records face major tests

December 12, 2009 | 724 views | Leave a comment

Loreto face their first Leinster league tie away from the Beaufort Astroturf today as their 100pc credentials will be put to the test by Old Alex, a side whose youthful exuberance earned a 1-1 IHL draw at Beaufort two months ago. The Milltown club has since gone on to record a mixed bag of results, […]

Pembroke and Glens to set weekend alight

Pembroke and Glens to set weekend alight

December 12, 2009 | 1,071 views | Comments (3)

Pembroke and Glenanne is always the one to watch out for when the fixture list produced but the way the season has panned out to date, today’s fixture has been elevated to the first defining point of this Leinster league season. Both hold 100pc records and have been mildly inconvenienced en route. The stats – […]

Hermes' second half blitz downs TRL

Hermes' second half blitz downs TRL

December 10, 2009 | 127 views | Comments (1)

Jacqui Potter Cup – first round Three Rock Ladies 1 (Suzanne Mellon) Hermes 6 (Anna O’Flanagan 2, Jenny Burke, Aoife Harte, Sarah Greene, Niamh Atcheler) Hermes were made to work hard for their place in the second round of the Jacqui Potter Cup as they were held 1-1 at half-time at Grange Road by division […]

Andrew's begin defence with Wesley tester

Andrew's begin defence with Wesley tester

December 9, 2009 | 626 views | Comments (4)

Reigning champions St Andrew’s and Wesley College will meet in the tie of the round following the draw for the senior schoolgirl’s cup made this week. The pair played out a thrilling 4-3 fixture a fortnight ago with the Booterstown school, inspired by Niamh Atcheler eventually taking the spoils. Andrew’s all but secured their place […]

UCD up to third; Glenanne beat Trinity

UCD up to third; Glenanne beat Trinity

December 5, 2009 | 1,137 views | Comments (1)

Women’s Leinster Division One Trinity 1 (Eanna Horan) Glenanne 2 (Marie Goulding, Ciara Nugent) Glenanne recorded their second win of the season to jump off the bottom rung of the standings into eighth place as they recovered from a half-time deficit to beat Trinity 2-1 in Santry this afternoon. The students went 1-0 up against the […]

IHA announce key refixes to women's calendar

IHA announce key refixes to women's calendar

December 2, 2009 | 129 views | Comments (15)

* UPDATE: since this story was first posted the IHA has subsequently taken on board a request UCD to move the game from the December date due to exams. The ISC semi-finals will now be played on January 16, 2010. The IHA today confirmed the revised dates for the ESB Irish Senior Cup semi-finals and […]