Pembroke claimed the Junior Jacqui Potter Plate as Martha McCready grabbed a late winner on St Patrick’s Day at Grange Road to deny Loreto; final report from Zack Waters
David Keogh and Leo Micklem were the toast of Glenanne as the duo combined to hand the Tallaght club their first Mills Cup title in nine years, beating a much-decorated Monkstown side in a pumped up tie.
Lisa Mulcahy’s pair of goals saw Muckross claim their first ever Junior Jacqui Potter Cup title, swapping places with Railway Union from last year’s final at Grange Road.
Six St Patrick’s Day titles are up for grabs at Grange Road at the annual festival of Leinster hockey; Glenanne play Monkstown in the Mills final while Railway face UCD in the Jacqui Potter Cup final
Corinthian and Trinity prevailed from their respective Jacqui Potter Shield semi-finals on a weekend packed with incident across a series of cups as well as the Leinster women’s Division One.
There proved to be no fairytale Irish Senior Cup finalist as both Corinthian and UCD bowed out at the semi-final stage to Banbridge and Monkstown, the champions of the past two years.
Monkstown completed the men’s Irish Senior Cup semi-final line-up, eventually prevailing on strokes against Instonians, putting down a spirited comeback from the Belfast side.
Cork Harlequins will contest their first women’s Irish Senior Cup final in 14 years as they tested their nerves for a second successive round before seeing off Pegasus; UCD eased by Pembroke 7-0
The EY Irish Hockey League takes a back seat this weekend again as the National Cup competitions and the provincial leagues take center stage. On the women’s side the Irish Senior Cup takes center stage with the Semi-Final spots up for grabs. The tie of the round without doubt is the Dublin derby in Belfield […]
Three big guns advanced to the semi-finals of the Jacqui Potter Cup as Hermes-Monkstown, UCD and Railway Union advanced on Saturday.
UCD’s narrow escape against Cookstown suggests the gap between the provincial divisions and the bottom end of the national EY Hockey League to be wafer-thin.
Cookstown will have revenge on their mind as they meet UCD, the side that relegated them from the EYHL, in the Irish Senior Cup quarter-finals; Corinthian are another regional side eyeing a national semi-final
Old Alex downed EY Hockey League side Pembroke to reach the last eight of the Jacqui Potter Cup as they prevailed in a shoot-out, setting up a date with Hermes-Monkstown; on the indoor circuit, Railway Union took pole position from the group stages
The Junior Jacqui Potter Cup first round gets under on Sunday with 25 clubs beginning their bid for the biggest prize in the club schoolgirl game.
Trinity extended their unbeaten run in Leinster league and cup competition beyond a year as they won 4-2 against Our Lady’s on Saturday in the only all-Leinster Division One tie in the Jacqui Potter Cup.
While the women’s EY Hockey League not getting back to full action until February, the Jacqui Potter Cup takes centre stage to open the New Year of hockey with eight first round ties.
Teenager Sam Hyland provided the crucial strike for Monkstown as they claimed the St Stephen’s Day Neville Cup laurels, defeating Pembroke 4-3 at Serpentine Avenue.
Twelve months to the day since working together with Monkstown to try and plot a Neville Cup success, Jonny Caren and Michael Styles are now working out how they can take down their rival coach in the annual St Stephen’s Day battle at Serpentine Avenue.
The two big winners from the second round of the men’s Irish Senior Cup will meet each other with Corinthian facing Mossley in the quarter-finals in January, meaning a non-EYHL side is guaranteed of a place in the semi-finals.
Emma Russell once again was Railway Union’s tormentor as she scored late on for UCD to see them grab a 2-1 win at Park Avenue in the tie of the round in the Irish Senior Cup on Saturday.