Cups

Jason Black retires

Jason Black retires

April 21, 2008 | 222 views | Leave a comment

Cork Harlequins’ Jason Black has retired from international hockey after nine years with the senior squad. He made his against Switzerland and went on to win a further 122 caps. His decision to retire comes in the wake of Ireland missing out on an Olympic spot with the highlights of Black’s career include finishing 1st […]

Wesley claim quadruple – Under 13 and Junior Final

Wesley claim quadruple – Under 13 and Junior Final

March 13, 2008 | 82 views | Leave a comment

Wesley completed a clean sweep of the boy’s schools titles today as they claimed the under 13 and junior cups. They were made to work hard, though, coming from behind in both matches. In the under 13 final, Stephen Keenan opened the scoring for St Andrews with a piledriver before Wesley equalised from a penalty […]

Irish Junior Cups

Irish Junior Cups

February 27, 2008 | 95 views | Leave a comment

In the Men’s IJC, Cookstown II host Annadale II in an all-Ulster clash at Coolnafrankey at 2.30pm hrs whilst last year’s semi-finalists, Banbridge II, take on the only remaining Leinster side and cup holders, Pembroke Wanderers II, at Havelock Park, also at 2.30pm. In the ESB IJC, none of this year’s semi-finalists featured at this […]

Schools Update

Schools Update

February 8, 2008 | 108 views | Leave a comment

The schools cups are reaching the business end right about now with St Andrews fighting for the four major titles – the boys and girls junior and senior cups. The big match sees Wesley face St Andrews in the Senior semi-final after the half-term break while Andrews juniors were in action today against Sutton Park […]

Metchette to represent Ireland at Olympics

Metchette to represent Ireland at Olympics

January 23, 2008 | 322 views | Leave a comment

Continuing the strong tradition of Irish umpiring, Carole Metchette was today notified of her appointment to the Beijing Olympics, 2008. This is the first time Ireland has ever had a female hockey umpire appointed to the Olympics. Dublin born Metchette had a good introduction to hockey when she attended Wesley College where she won the […]

Irish Junior Cups round-up…

Irish Junior Cups round-up…

November 25, 2007 | 161 views | Leave a comment

TRR needed a golden goal from Christian Judd to get past local rivals Corinthians. The game was level at the end of normal time after short corners from Ross Harris and Chris Pelow. Both Fingal and Clontarf had to go a stage further, needing penalties to dispatch YMCA and Weston respectively. Other Leinster winners were […]

ISC Previews and fixtures

ISC Previews and fixtures

November 15, 2007 | 120 views | Leave a comment

The most action-packed weekend of the hockey calendar – both Irish Senior Cups begin the business end of the competition this weekend with all the main players being introduced to the fray. On the men’s side, an intriguing tie pits C of I against Lisnagarvey to take on one of their own. Former Munster-man, Jason […]

Irish Senior Cup times…

Irish Senior Cup times…

November 1, 2007 | 129 views | Leave a comment

With Pembroke playing in the Euro Hockey League and the two Irish Senior Cups taking place this weekend, hockey fans are spoilt for choice. If you haven’t been able to book the flight to Belgium, here are the times and venues for some locally based fare. Highlights include the Santry double header, with Trinity ladies […]