Cups

YM likeliest to score ISC shock

YM likeliest to score ISC shock

January 15, 2010 | 100 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 | 351 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 | 61 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 | 56 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 | 124 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 | 91 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 | 97 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 | 109 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 | 135 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 | 272 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 | 78 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 | 385 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 | 551 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 | 73 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 […]

Glenanne and Corinthian into Neville decider

Glenanne and Corinthian into Neville decider

November 29, 2009 | 115 views | Comments (16)

Neville Cup semi-finals: Corinthian 3 (Chris Pelow 2, Darren Kimfley) YMCA 1 (Simon Mills) Chris Pelow’s double copper-fastened their place in the Neville Cup final as Corinthian got the better of YMCA for the second time this season at Whitechurch Park. The Y had begun in lively fashion but failed to forge an early lead […]

UCD stay on course as three Leinster sides progress in ISC

UCD stay on course as three Leinster sides progress in ISC

November 29, 2009 | 329 views | Comments (3)

Rosie Carrigan’s corner rebound kept UCD’s dream of retaining the ESB Irish Senior Cup alive as she scored the decisive goal to beat Cork Harlequins at Belfield. She pounced on a 14th minute corner rebound for the game’s only goal. Laura Wilson bashed a superb strike which dinged off the inside of Amy O’Neill’s left-hand […]

Leinster ladies' eyes on ISC final four

Leinster ladies' eyes on ISC final four

November 27, 2009 | 93 views | Comments (9)

Crunch time in the ESB Irish Senior Cup as Leinster’s leading ladies seek to keep the trophy in the capital for a second successive year with the tournament already reaching the business end. Ireland’s World Cup qualifier has seen the women’s ISC and IHL matches moved to much earlier dates this season and the confirmation […]

Suttonians and TRL draw home comforts

Suttonians and TRL draw home comforts

November 24, 2009 | 110 views | Comments (3)

Weston will head back out on the road as they look to take a second Ulster scalp in the Irish Hockey Trophy quarter-finals. But in Antrim, finalists last season, they will face a sterner test than their trip to Armagh and home tie with Galway following the draw on Sunday night. Suttonians, though, will enjoy […]

Suttonians and Weston to fly flag: IHT results

Suttonians and Weston to fly flag: IHT results

November 21, 2009 | 241 views | Comments (9)

Goals galore in the men’s Irish Hockey Trophy as Suttonians and Weston keep the Leinster flag flying into the quarter-finals. Suttonians produced an incredible 8-3 win over Down which included no less than seven yellow cards and one red. Reuben Holden scored a goal to help his side into a 3-2 lead before being permanently […]

Pembroke mash Trinity in Mills Cup

Pembroke mash Trinity in Mills Cup

November 17, 2009 | 105 views | Comments (12)

Mills Cup second round Pembroke 9 (Mick O’Connor 2, Craig Wilson 2, Justin Sherriff 2, Adam Pritchard, Alan Giles, Scott Furlong) Dublin University 0 Pembroke became the first side to make it into the quarter-finals of the Mills Cup as they put Dublin University to the sword tonight at Serpentine Avenue with braces for Mick […]