Cups

Leinster ladies' eyes on ISC final four

Leinster ladies' eyes on ISC final four

November 27, 2009 | 94 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 | 245 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 | 106 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 […]

Glenanne II to face another giant in IJC

Glenanne II to face another giant in IJC

November 16, 2009 | 81 views | Comments (4)

Glenanne II’s reward for their shock victory over holders Hermes II in the ESB Irish Junior Cup is another tough tie as they travel to Leinster division two’s Old Alex II in the sole Dublin derby of round three. Division five’s Clontarf II (pictured in action against TRL II) welcome Greenisland II to the bullring […]

UCD and Loreto to enjoy home comforts

UCD and Loreto to enjoy home comforts

November 8, 2009 | 88 views | Comments (11)

Reigning ISC champs UCD and IHL winners Loreto both picked up home ties in the quarter-final draw of the ESB Irish Senior Cup. The students face Cork Harlequins at Belfield while Loreto host the only all-Dublin tie against Pembroke. Railway Union will hope to repeat their recent 4-1 win over Ards in the last eight, […]

Smyth stormer sinks Hermes

Smyth stormer sinks Hermes

November 7, 2009 | 103 views | Comments (9)

That six of the eight ties ended in 2-1 results tells the tale of an incredibly tight day of ESB Senior Cup action as Railway battled back from a goal down to beat Hermes and Loreto and UCD needed golden goals to seal places in the quarter-finals. At St Andrew’s, Hermes showed many fine qualities, […]

Railway and Hermes set for stellar showdown

Railway and Hermes set for stellar showdown

November 6, 2009 | 96 views | Comments (6)

No doubt where the tastiest of the ESB Senior Cup second round ties as St Andrew’s hosts Hermes and Railway Union as two of the competition’s big guns face off. Mick McKinnon’s side have been flying thus far and showed the depth of their squad in last week’s win over Glenanne as a number of […]

Pembroke join ESB ISC last 16

Pembroke join ESB ISC last 16

October 24, 2009 | 97 views | Leave a comment

ESB Irish Senior Cup – Round One Pembroke 1 (Rachel McKeon) Lurgan 1 (Jill Edgar) – Pembroke win 3-2 on penalty strokes Pembroke advanced to the last 16 of the ESB Senior Cup as they nicked a dramatic tie on penalty strokes ahead of Lurgan to bring Leinster’s tally to eight in the second round […]

Irish cup draws announced

Irish cup draws announced

October 20, 2009 | 86 views | Comments (14)

The draws for all the national competitions bar the men’s Irish Senior Cup were recently released, for more information go to http://www.hockey.ie/ Men’s Irish Junior Cup First round (November 28): Weston II vs Mossley II; Portadown II vs Newry II; Kilkeel II vs South Antrim II; Banbridge II vs Cork C of I II; Clontarf II […]

Hermes and Railway face off in ESB second round

Hermes and Railway face off in ESB second round

October 12, 2009 | 88 views | Comments (6)

All-Ireland finalists Hermes will play Leinster league champions Railway Union on November 7 in the pick of the local ties drawn yesterday for the second round of the ESB Senior Cup. With eight of the 17 remaining Senior Cup entrants hailing from Leinster, it was always likely the draw would throw up a high profile […]

UCD begin Senior Cup defence in style

UCD begin Senior Cup defence in style

October 10, 2009 | 92 views | Comments (9)

ESB Senior Cup UCD began their first defence of the ESB Senior Cup in 59 years in some style as they beat IHL-bound Cork C of I with ease at Belfield with Fiona Bradish continuing her brilliant scoring form with her third and fourth goals inside a week. Her first set the scoreboard in motion […]

Jacob returns for students retention bid

Jacob returns for students retention bid

October 8, 2009 | 77 views | Comments (4)

Lisa Jacob, one of the heroines of last year’s final, returns for the first round of UCD’s defence of the ESB Senior Cup as the enforced rest for international players ends on Saturday afternoon. Cork C of I are the opposition but their status as Munster’s number two side is very much on the wane […]

Phenomenal comeback sees Glens through

Phenomenal comeback sees Glens through

October 3, 2009 | 84 views | Comments (4)

ESB Senior Cup: Glenanne 3 (Dearbhla Kieran 2, Paula Fitzpatrick) Ulster Elks 3 (Suman Bala, Kirstie Lammay, Caroline Smith); Glenanne win on psGlenanne worked the oracle this afternoon at St Mark’s as they produced a stunning comeback to dump the last season’s semi-finalists, Ulster Elks, out of the ESB Senior Cup at the first hurdle. […]

Corinthian sweep past threadbare ‘Broke

Corinthian sweep past threadbare ‘Broke

September 19, 2009 | 108 views | Comments (40)

Neville Cup quarter-finals Corinthian 4 (Lucas Piccioli 2, Davy Carson, Glenn Holmes) Pembroke 2 (Justin Sherriff 2) Corinthian comfortably got past Pembroke to reach the Neville Cup semi-finals, building up a 4-1 lead by half-time, inspired once again by Lucas Piccioli’s trickery. Davy Carson scored against his former club inside two minutes, tapping in after […]

‘Broke’s Kelly out of Neville panel

‘Broke’s Kelly out of Neville panel

September 18, 2009 | 107 views | Leave a comment

Pembroke have been rocked by what looks a serious Achilles tendon injury to veteran defender Colin Kelly (pictured, left) ahead of their Neville Cup second round tie against Corinthian at Whitechurch Park. His unavailability comes in addition to the players in the Irish panel though David Harte is entitled to return, given the exemptions for […]

Monkstown complete Neville quarters line-up

Monkstown complete Neville quarters line-up

September 17, 2009 | 95 views | Leave a comment

Neville Cup Round One:Dublin Uni 1 (Tolley Humphries) Monkstown 7 (Andy Ewington 5, Frank Ryan 2)Andy Ewington made a dream debut for Monkstown as the New Zealand showed his penalty corner menace at Santry this evening, crashing in four drag-flicks as well as rebounding another penalty corner. Trinity kept the visitors to just a single […]

Corinthian hit double figures

Corinthian hit double figures

September 16, 2009 | 84 views | Comments (5)

Neville Cup Round One: Corinthian 10 (Lucas Piccioli 3, Glen Holmes 3, Brian Doherty 2, Chris Pelow, Andrew Sutton) Avoca 1 (Stephen Brownlow) Corinthian made light work of their return to competitive action to gift Andrew Cronje a first win at the helm of the reds. Lucas Piccioli made it 3-0 in jig-time with an […]

Pembroke pass Weston examination; Horsfield confirms for Kelburne

Pembroke pass Weston examination; Horsfield confirms for Kelburne

September 15, 2009 | 143 views | Leave a comment

Neville Cup: Round One Weston 1 (Shane O’Hare) Pembroke 3 (Scott Furlong, Michael O’Connor, Patrick Good) Pembroke were pushed hard by a vastly improved Weston at Griffeen Valley Park this evening but still had enough in the tank to comfortably take the second round place on offer against either Corinthian or Avoca. Mick O’Connor hit […]

YM, Fingal and Glens advance: Neville Cup results

YM, Fingal and Glens advance: Neville Cup results

September 12, 2009 | 86 views | Leave a comment

Neville Cup, Round OneYMCA 3 (Richie Pedreschi, Mikey Fry, David Robinson) TRR 1 (Garry Ringwood)YMCA continued their fine recent form against Three Rock Rovers to record a comfortable opening day win and reach the last eight of the Neville Cup at Alexandra College. Shane Madeley had an early goal chalked off but, from then on, […]