Cups

Glenanne II to face another giant in IJC

Glenanne II to face another giant in IJC

November 16, 2009 | 79 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 | 86 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 | 95 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 | 95 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 | 85 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 | 86 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 | 90 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 | 75 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 | 82 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 | 106 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 | 106 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 | 93 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 | 82 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 | 141 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 | 83 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, […]

Neville Cup fixtures: News in Brief

Neville Cup fixtures: News in Brief

September 9, 2009 | 192 views | Leave a comment

* This season’s men’s Leinster senior hockey action this Saturday with the first round of the Neville Cup. Here’s the fixtures: Neville Cup Round 1Saturday, September 12: UCD vs Fingal, 1pm, Belfield; Glenanne vs Suttonians, 2pm, Glenanne Park; YMCA vs Three Rock Rovers, 2pm, Alexandra College, MilltownTuesday, September 15: Weston vs Pembroke Wanderers, 7.15pm, Esker […]

LHUA roll out two major initiatives

LHUA roll out two major initiatives

September 2, 2009 | 144 views | Leave a comment

In an incredibly busy summer of international hockey, Irish umpires yet again picked up top appointments across the board, culminating in Carol Metchette (left) and Colin Hutchinson taking charge of semi-finals and bronze medal matches at last week’s Europeans. The Leinster Hockey Umpires Association has been working equally hard in the summer months to ensure […]

Jermyn double fires Ireland to Euro glory

Jermyn double fires Ireland to Euro glory

August 8, 2009 | 103 views | Leave a comment

Ireland 2 (John Jermyn 2) Russia 1 (Alexandre Plantonov)John Jermyn’s double completed a fairytale ending to an incredibly successful international summer which yielded three trophies as Ireland came from behind to beat Russia and take the EuroHockey Nation’s Trophy title in Wrexham. No doubt this was the biggest of the three titles – the others […]

Ireland claim Glendwyr Cup

Ireland claim Glendwyr Cup

June 7, 2009 | 67 views | Leave a comment

A second win in two days over Wales saw Ireland pick up the Glendwyr Cup for their troubles in Wrexham but more importantly for Paul Revington’s side they were more effective in front of goal, racking up a 3-1 win. Once again, they dominated possession in the early phases, taking the lead through John Jermyn’s […]